1 Revelation 1 to 7

Narrated ‘Umar bin Al-Khattab: I heard Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) saying, “The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. So whoever emigrated for worldly benefits or for a woman to marry, his emigration was for what he emigrated for.” Sahih al-Bukhari 1 Narrated […]

2 Belief 8 to 58

Narrated Ibn ‘Umar: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: Islam is based on (the following) five (principles): 1. To testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and Muhammad is Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ). 2. To offer the (compulsory congregational) prayers dutifully and perfectly. 3. To pay Zakat (i.e. obligatory charity) . 4. To perform […]

3 Knowledge 59 to 134

Narrated Abu Huraira: While the Prophet (ﷺ) was saying something in a gathering, a Bedouin came and asked him, “When would the Hour (Doomsday) take place?” Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) continued his talk, so some people said that Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) had heard the question, but did not like what that Bedouin had asked. Some of […]

4 Ablutions (Wudu’) 135 to 247

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “The prayer of a person who does Hadath (passes urine, stool or wind) is not accepted till he performs the ablution.” A person from Hadaramout asked Abu Huraira, “What is ‘Hadath’?” Abu Huraira replied, ” ‘Hadath’ means the passing of wind.” Sahih al-Bukhari 135 Narrated Nu`am Al-Mujmir: Once […]

5 Bathing (Ghusl) 248 to 293

Narrated `Aisha: Whenever the Prophet (ﷺ) took a bath after Janaba he started by washing his hands and then performed ablution like that for the prayer. After that he would put his fingers in water and move the roots of his hair with them, and then pour three handfuls of water over his head and […]

6 Menstrual Periods 294 to 333

Narrated Al-Qasim: `Aisha said, “We set out with the sole intention of performing Hajj and when we reached Sarif, (a place six miles from Mecca) I got my menses. Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) came to me while I was weeping. He said ‘What is the matter with you? Have you got your menses?’ I replied, ‘Yes.’ […]

7 Rubbing hands and feet with dust (Tayammum) 334 to 348

Narrated `Aisha: (the wife of the Prophet) We set out with Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) on one of his journeys till we reached Al- Baida’ or Dhatul-Jaish, a necklace of mine was broken (and lost). Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) stayed there to search for it, and so did the people along with him. There was no water […]

8 Prayers (Salat) 349 to 520

Narrated Abu Dhar: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “While I was at Mecca the roof of my house was opened and Gabriel descended, opened my chest, and washed it with Zamzam water. Then he brought a golden tray full of wisdom and faith and having poured its contents into my chest, he closed it. Then he […]

9 Times of the Prayers 521 to 602

Narrated Ibn Shihab: Once `Umar bin `Abdul `Aziz delayed the prayer and `Urwa bin Az-Zubair went to him and said, “Once in ‘Iraq, Al-Mughira bin Shu`ba delayed his prayers and Abi Mas`ud Al-Ansari went to him and said, ‘O Mughira! What is this? Don’t you know that once Gabriel came and offered the prayer (Fajr […]

10 Call to Prayers (Adhaan) 603 to 875

Narrated Anas: The people mentioned the fire and the bell (they suggested those as signals to indicate the starting of prayers), and by that they mentioned the Jews and the Christians. Then Bilal was ordered to pronounce Adhan for the prayer by saying its wordings twice, and for the Iqama (the call for the actual […]

11 Friday Prayer 876 to 941

Narrated Abu Huraira: I heard Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) (p.b.u.h) saying, “We (Muslims) are the last (to come) but (will be) the foremost on the Day of Resurrection though the former nations were given the Holy Scriptures before us. And this was their day (Friday) the celebration of which was made compulsory for them but they […]

12 Fear Prayer 942 to 947

Narrated Shu’aib: I asked Az-Zuhri, “Did the Prophet (ﷺ) ever offer the Fear Prayer?” Az-Zuhri said, “I was told by Salim that `Abdullah bin `Umar I had said, ‘I took part in a holy battle with Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) I in Najd. We faced the enemy and arranged ourselves in rows. Then Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) […]

13 The Two Festivals (Eids) 948 to 989

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Umar: `Umar bought a silk cloak from the market, took it to Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) and said, “O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! Take it and adorn yourself with it during the `Id and when the delegations visit you.” Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) (p.b.u.h) replied, “This dress is for those who have no share (in […]

14 Witr Prayer 990 to 1004

Narrated Ibn `Umar: Once a person asked Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) (ﷺ) about the night prayer. Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) replied, “The night prayer is offered as two Rak`at followed by two Rak`at and so on and if anyone is afraid of the approaching dawn (Fajr prayer) he should pray one Rak`ah and this will be a […]

15 Invoking Allah for Rain (Istisqaa) 1005 to 1039

Narrated `Abbad bin Tamim’s uncle: The Prophet (p.b.u.h) went out to offer the Istisqa’ prayer and turned (and put on) his cloak inside out. Sahih al-Bukhari 1005 Narrated Abu Huraira;: Whenever the Prophet (p.b.u.h) lifted his head from the bowing in the last rak`a he used to say: “O Allah! Save `Aiyash bin Abi Rabi`a. […]

16 Eclipses 1040 to 1065

Narrated Abu Bakra: We were with Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) when the sun eclipsed. Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) stood up dragging his cloak till he entered the Mosque. He led us in a two-rak`at prayer till the sun (eclipse) had cleared. Then the Prophet (p.b.u.h) said, “The sun and the moon do not eclipse because of someone’s […]

17 Prostration During Recital of Qur’an 1067 to 1079

Narrated `Abdullah bin Mas`ud: The Prophet (ﷺ) recited Suratan-Najm (103) at Mecca and prostrated while reciting it and those who were with him did the same except an old man who took a handful of small stones or earth and lifted it to his forehead and said, “This is sufficient for me.” Later on, I […]

18 Shortening the Prayers (At-Taqseer) 1080 to 1119

Narrated Ibn `Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) once stayed for nineteen days and prayed shortened prayers. So when we travel led (and stayed) for nineteen days, we used to shorten the prayer but if we traveled (and stayed) for a longer period we used to offer the full prayer. Sahih al-Bukhari 1080 Narrated Yahya bin ‘Is-haq: […]

19 Prayer at Night (Tahajjud) 1120 to 1187

Narrated Ibn `Abbas: When the Prophet (ﷺ) got up at night to offer the Tahajjud prayer, he used to say: Allahumma lakal-hamd. Anta qaiyyimus-samawati wal-ard wa man fihinna. Walakal-hamd, Laka mulkus-samawati wal-ard wa man fihinna. Walakal-hamd, anta nurus-samawati wal-ard. Wa lakal-hamd, anta-l-haq wa wa’duka-lhaq, wa liqa’uka Haq, wa qauluka Haq, wal-jannatu Han wan-naru Haq wannabiyuna […]

20 Virtues of Prayer at Masjid Makkah and Madinah 1188 to 1197

Narrated Quza’a: I heard Abu Said saying four words. He said, “I heard the Prophet (ﷺ) (saying the following narrative).” He had participated in twelve holy battles with the Prophet. Sahih al-Bukhari 1188 Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Do not set out on a journey except for three Mosques i.e. Al-Masjid-AI-Haram, the Mosque […]

21 Actions while Praying 1198 to 1223

Narrated Kuraib Maula Ibn `Abbas: `Abdullah bin `Abbas said that he had passed a night in the house of Maimuna the mother of the faithful believers , who was his aunt. He said, “I slept across the bed, and Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) along with his wife slept lengthwise. Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) slept till midnight or […]

22 Forgetfulness in Prayer 1224 to 1236

Narrated `Abdullah bin Buhaina: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) once led us in a prayer and offered two rak`at and got up (for the third rak`a) without sitting (after the second rak`a). The people also got up with him, and when he was about to finish his prayer, we waited for him to finish the prayer with […]

23 Funerals (Al-Janaa’iz) 1237 to 1394

Narrated Abu Dhar: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “Someone came to me from my Lord and gave me the news (or good tidings) that if any of my followers dies worshipping none (in any way) along with Allah, he will enter Paradise.” I asked, “Even if he committed illegal sexual intercourse (adultery) and theft?” He replied, […]

24 Obligatory Charity Tax (Zakat) 1395 to 1512

Narrated Ibn `Abbas: The Prophet (ﷺ) sent Mu`adh to Yemen and said, “Invite the people to testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and I am Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ), and if they obey you to do so, then teach them that Allah has enjoined on them five prayers in every day […]

25 Hajj (Pilgrimage) 1513 to 1771

Narrated `Abdullah bin `Abbas: Al-Fadl (his brother) was riding behind Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) and a woman from the tribe of Khath’am came and Al-Fadl started looking at her and she started looking at him. The Prophet (ﷺ) turned Al-Fadl’s face to the other side. The woman said, “O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! The obligation of Hajj […]

26 `Umrah (Minor pilgrimage) 1773 to 1805

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “(The performance of) `Umra is an expiation for the sins committed (between it and the previous one). And the reward of Hajj Mabrur (the one accepted by Allah) is nothing except Paradise.” Sahih al-Bukhari 1773 Narrated Ibn Juraij: `Ikrima bin Khalid asked Ibn `Umar about performing `Umra before […]

27 Pilgrims Prevented from Completing the Pilgrimage 1806 to 1820

Narrated Nafi`: When `Abdullah bin `Umar set out for Mecca intending to perform Umra, at the time of afflictions, he said, “If I should be prevented from reaching the Ka`ba, then I would do the same as Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) did, so I assume the lhram for Umra as Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) assumed the Ihram […]

28 Penalty of Hunting while on Pilgrimage 1821 to 1866

Narrated `Abdullah bin Abu Qatada: My father set out (for Mecca) in the year of Al-Hudaibiya, and his companions assumed Ihram, but he did not. At that time the Prophet (ﷺ) was informed that an enemy wanted to attack him, so the Prophet (ﷺ) proceeded onwards. While my father was among his companions, some of […]

29 Virtues of Madinah 1867 to 1890

Narrated Anas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Medina is a sanctuary from that place to that. Its trees should not be cut and no heresy should be innovated nor any sin should be committed in it, and whoever innovates in it an heresy or commits sins (bad deeds), then he will incur the curse of Allah, […]

30 Fasting 1891 to 2007

Narrated Talha bin ‘Ubaidullah: A bedouin with unkempt hair came to Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) and said, “O Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ)! Inform me what Allah has made compulsory for me as regards the prayers.” He replied: “You have to offer perfectly the five compulsory prayers in a day and night (24 hours), unless you want to […]