Saturday, June 18, 2011

✦ REVIVE A SUNNAH ⇨ "WEARING CLOTHES" ✦

Wearing and taking off clothes happen several times at day and night for the purpose of bathing, sleeping …etc. And there are several Sunnah upon wearing it.


If you want to wear or take off your clothes:
1 ➲ Say (Bismi Allāh i.e. In the name of Allah), when you wear or take off your clothes. An Nawawi said: It is (i.e. saying Bismi Allah) recommended in all actions.

2 ➲ The Prophet – Peace be upon him – used to say when he wearing his clothes, shirt, dress or turban:

" الْحَمْدُ للهِ الَّذِي كَسَانِي هَذَا (الثَّوبَ) وَرَزَقَنِيهِ مِنْ غَيْرِ حَوْلٍ مِنِّي وَلَا قُوَّةٍ".

Alhamdu lillaahil-lathee kasaanee haathaa (aththawba) wa razaqaneehi min ghayri hawlim-minnee wa laa quwwatin. (Praise is to Allah Who has clothed me with this (garment) and provided it for me, though I was powerless myself and incapable) [Aboo Dawood, The Book of Clothing, Hadith 4023]

3 ➲ Start by the right side upon wearing clothes. The Prophet – Peace be upon him – said: (If you wear clothes start with the right side) [Aboo Dawood, The Book of Clothing, Hadith 4141; At-Tirmidhee, The Book of Clothing, Hadith 1765; The wording is according to Aboo Dawood]

4 ➲ Upon taking off the clothes, start with the left side then the right.

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