5 Ways to Follow the Sunnah
- February 13, 2023
- Posted by: Tasneem Ragab
- Category: Blog
“Say, (O Muhammad, to mankind): If you (really) love Allah, follow me; Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”[Quran: Chapter 3, Verse 31]
The Sunnah is the way of the final delivery person, Prophet Muhammad (sa). As Muslims, we have been urged to take after not as it were the lessons of the Quran but to imitate and take after everything the Prophet (sa) said, did, or acknowledged. Once Ammar (ra) said to Ayesha (ra), “O mother of the devotees, let me know almost the character of the Courier of Allah, peace and gifts be upon him.” Aisha said, “Have you not examined the Quran? Verily, the character of the Courier of Allah was the Quran.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 1342, Sahih
On the off chance that we too need to create the Quran our character, we have to be taken after the Prophet (sa). In today’s day and age, it can be a challenge, but we must endeavor to take after the Prophet’s illustration since that will certainly lead us to Jannah, which is what we are here in this world to gain.
Here are 5 ways to assist you to take after The Sunnah!
1- Make sure you are following authentic information.
One of the greatest situations for our Ummah nowadays is the over-burden of unauthenticated data. We have begun to depend so much on learning online, that we don’t stop checking whether the data we are perusing is redressed or not.
As Muslims, it is basic that we make beyond any doubt that we are not crediting anything that the Prophet has not said, as he said, “Telling lies to almost me isn’t like telling lies about anybody else. Whoever tells lies about me intentionally, let him take his put in Hell.” Described by al-Bukhari, 1229.
Indeed even though one may take after an inaccurate hadith or tell it to others inadvertently, we have to be capable Muslims and continuously check our sources.
One of the most excellent online resources for looking for true hadith is www.sunnah.com. You’ll cross-reference what you’ve listened to or learned here to form sure you’re not taking after something erroneous. Then again, one can learn from instructors and researchers and www.qutor.com may be a great place to search for Quran classes for kids and adults.
2- “We hear and we obey”
Don’t choose and choose your Sunnah. After you listen to something that the Prophet (sa) utilized to do and you’ve confirmed it to be genuine, then follow it instantly. Let not your nafs (inner self) come within the way, and don’t let Shaytan or other individuals discourage you.
“The Messenger has believed in what was revealed to him from his Lord, and [so have] the believers. All of them have believed in Allah and His angels and His books and His messengers, [saying], “We make no distinction between any of His messengers.” And they say, “We hear and we obey. [We seek] Your forgiveness, our Lord, and to You is the [final] destination.” (2:285)
3- Make good friends
An individual is known by the companions he keeps. Hang out with individuals who adore the Prophet(sa) as much as you are doing. Having this bolster and the reminders that come with it could be a. incredible treasure for any Muslim. The Prophet (sa) has said “Man is in the religion of his companion, so let each one of you look at whom he befriends.” (Tirmidhi, reliable)
4- Learn about the Sahaba
The Sahaba were effective in imitating the Prophet (sa) in each way. Studying them and picking up motivation from them. They were people rather like us and on the off chance that they can do it, at that point so can we! Perusing approximately their cherish for the Prophet(sa) and the lengths they went to in order to imitate him will rouse you as well.
5- Seek reward from Allah By Following The Sunnah
When it gets to be troublesome to take after the Prophet, keeping in mind the challenges that society nowadays places for the Ummah, at that point be understanding and keep in mind that your remuneration is as it were with Allah! Don’t look for acknowledgment or appreciation in this world from others. Be steadfast and know that you just will be with the ones you adore on the Day of Judgment; in case you adore the Prophet (sa), you may Insha Allah be rewarded with his company within the hereafter.