Daily Archives: October 4, 2013

Verse of the day

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Hadith of the day

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Quote of the day

“Some people worship God to gain His blessings: this is the worship of merchants. Some people worship Him to avoid his punishment: this is the worship of slaves. Some worship Him solely to show gratitude towards Him: this is the worship of the free!”
Imam Husayn ibn Ali

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‘Sugar gel’ helps premature babies

_70094382_premature_baby-spl-2Over 1400 years ago, when a child was born, the messenger (salAllahu alayhi wa sallam) made it his sunnah to take a small part of a date and place it in his mouth. He would then chew it until it was soft and then he would rub it onto the palate of the new born baby. This is called the tahneek.

Aaishah (may Allah be pleased with her) reports, “new-born children used to be brought to the Messenger of Allah and he would supplicate for blessings for them, and rub a chewed date upon their palate.” (Muslim)

Today, over 1400 years later – the BBC News has reported that “experts” have said – “A dose of sugar given as a gel rubbed into the inside of the cheek is a cheap and effective way to protect premature babies against brain damage” Read the rest of this entry

Good Character- Hadith

Allah’s Apostle (Peace be upon him) said,

‘The best among you are those who have the best manners and character.’

(Saheeh Al Bukhari, Book #73, Hadith #56)

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