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Thursday, 28 December 2017 04:39

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Fifteen

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22. When one intends wearing any new clothing, then it is preferable that he wears it for the first time on a Friday.

عن أنس رضي الله عنه قال كان رسول الله إذا استجد ثوبا لبسه يوم الجمعة (شرح السنة للبغوي، باب ما يقول إذا لبس جديدا)[1]

Hazrat Anas (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that when Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) intended to wear any new clothing, he would commence wearing it on the day of Jumu‘ah.

Saturday, 23 December 2017 05:05

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Fourteen

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21. When wearing any new clothing, one should recite the following du‘aa:

اَللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ أَنْتَ كَسَوْتَنِيهِ أَسْأَلُكَ مِنْ خَيْرِهِ وَخَيْرِ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهِ وَشَرِّ مَا صُنِعَ لَهُ

O Allah, for You alone is all praise. You have clothed me with this (new garment). I ask You for its good (that it may be a means of causing me to be grateful and recognizing Your favor upon me), and the good (benefits) for which it was made, and I seek Your protection from its evil (that it may be a means of me being ungrateful or being haughty and proud through it) and the evil for which it was made (using it in an impermissible way).

Saturday, 16 December 2017 05:17

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Thirteen

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20. When wearing new clothes, one should recite the following du‘aa:

اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِيْ كَسَانِيْ مَا أُوَارِيْ بِهِ عَوْرَتيْ وَأَتَجَمَّلُ بِهِ فِيْ حَيَاتِيْ

All praise is due to Allah Ta‘ala who has clothed me with such clothing through which I am able to conceal my private parts, and through which I am able to beautify myself in my life.

Thursday, 30 November 2017 05:27

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Twelve

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19. At the time of wearing one’s clothes, one should recite the following du‘aa:

اَلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي كَسَانِي هَذَا الثَّوبَ وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِن غَيرِ حَولٍ مِّنِّي وَلَا قُوَّةٍ

All praise is due to Allah Ta‘ala who has clothed me with this (clothing) and granted it to me without any effort or ability from my side.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 04:53

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Eleven

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17. The best clothing for one to wear is that which is worn by the pious and righteous.

عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من تشبه بقوم فهو منهم (سنن أبي داود #4033)

Hazrat ibn ‘Umar (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “The one who emulates a people will be counted from amongst them (in the court of Allah Ta‘ala).”

Saturday, 25 November 2017 04:22

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Ten

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15. One should wear trousers or a lungi under one’s kurta. One should avoid wearing Bermudas/jammies under the kurta.

16. The clothing one chooses to wear should not have any emblem or logo that has a kufr connotation or is a sign of kufr e.g. the cross, devil, Nike tick etc.

عن ابن عمر رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من تشبه بقوم فهو منهم (سنن أبي داود #4033)

Hazrat ibn ‘Umar (radihyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “The one who emulates a people will be counted from amongst them (in the court of Allah Ta‘ala).

Monday, 13 November 2017 06:40

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Nine

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13. One should not adopt the fashions and trends of the kuffaar in one’s dressing.

عن عبد الله بن عمرو بن العاص قال رأى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم علي ثوبين معصفرين فقال إن هذه من ثياب الكفار فلا تلبسها (صحيح مسلم #2077)

Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports, “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) had seen me wear two yellow-coloured pieces of cloth. He said, ‘This is from the clothing of the disbelievers, therefore do not wear it.’”

Saturday, 11 November 2017 04:25

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Eight

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10. One should not wear tattered and torn clothing.

11. If Allah Ta‘ala has provided a person with wealth, then out of shukr to Allah Ta‘ala, he should wear clothing of a good quality. However, if one has not been blessed with wealth, then he should wear clothing according to his means.

وعن عمرو بن شعيب عن أبيه عن جده قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إن الله يحب أن يرى أثر نعمته على عبده (سنن الترمذي #2819)

Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Certainly Allah Ta‘ala loves to see the signs of His bounties on His servants.”

Saturday, 04 November 2017 05:42

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Seven

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9. Males should avoid wearing bright colours that resemble the colors of women’s clothing e.g. saffron colors, pink etc.

عن عمرو بن شعيب عن أبيه عن جده قال هبطنا مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من ثنية فالتفت إلي وعلي ريطة مضرجة بالعصفر فقال ما هذه الريطة عليك فعرفت ما كره فأتيت أهلى وهم يسجرون تنورا لهم فقذفتها فيه ثم أتيته من الغد فقال يا عبد الله ما فعلت الريطة فأخبرته فقال ألا كسوتها بعض أهلك فإنه لا بأس به للنساء (سنن أبي داود #4068)

Hazrat ‘Abdullah bin ‘Amr bin ‘Aas (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports, “On one occasion, we descended a valley with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam). Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) turned to me while I was wearing a cloth which was dyed with a yellow-colored dye. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) asked me, “Why are you wearing this garment?” I thus perceived he disliked the clothing I was wearing (and was displeased) so I went to my family while they were lighting the oven and I threw it (in the oven and burnt it). I then went to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) the following day and he asked me, “O Abdullah, what did you do with your garment?” I informed him what I had done with it. Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Why didn’t you give it to one of the women in your family? There is no problem in women wearing this type of clothing.””

Saturday, 28 October 2017 06:01

Sunnats of Clothing – Part Six

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7. It is preferable for one to wear white clothing as the Hadith explains that white clothing is the best.

عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم البسوا من ثيابكم البياض فإنها خير ثيابكم وكفنوا فيها موتاكم (الترمذي #994)

Hazrat Ibn ‘Abbaas (radhiyallahu ‘anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) said, “Wear white clothing, for indeed it is the best of clothes, and enshroud your deceased in it.”

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