come out from his body, even coming out from under his nails."
(Muslim)9. Performing two rak'ahs (Units of prayer) after ablution.
Always pray 2 Raka‟a Tahiyyatul
Wudu after making Wudu, with full khushu (concentration) for paradise becomes obligatory (Wajib)for the performer
Abu Hurraira (Ra) narrated that the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said to Bilaal (Ra)
about the most hopeful act (i.e. one which you deem the most rewarding with Allah) you have donesince your acceptance of Islam because I heard the sound of the steps of your shoes in front of me in
“I do not consider any act more hopeful than that whenever I make
ablution (Wudhu) at any time of night or day, I offer salaah (prayer) for as long as was destined for
me to offer.”
During Ramadan the reward of paying a nawafil (voluntary) prayer is that of a Fard (oblgatory)prayer.
Hair, beard, nails:
(For more detailed information on this and all other Sunnah's refer to link below title)
10. Not to delay in cutting face and body hair for more than 40 days:
Annas (Ra) narrated:"A time limit has been prescribed for us for trimming the moustache, clippingthe nails, plucking the hair under the armpits, shaving the pubes,
that none of them should beleft for more than forty nights.
11. The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to clip his nails either on Thursday or Friday.(
12. Regarding method of cutting nails:
There is no evidence from the Sunnah regarding themethod of cutting nails but it is recommended to start from the right hand from the index finger, thenforefinger, ring finger and then little finger. Then to the left hand he started from the little fingeracross to the ring finger, forefinger, index finger, thumb and then lastly the thumb of the right hand.When clipping the toe nails it is recommended to start on the small toe of the right foot and thenwork your way across till the small toe on the left foot.
These methods of cutting the nails are recommended in (
Fathul Bari,Vol.10: Page.345)
13. ReciteBismillah(In the name of Allah) before dressing or undressing
Sunnah way of dressing:
When wearing one‟s trousers, first put on the right leg, then the left
one. When putting on a kurta or shirt, first put on the right sleeve and then the left one. The sameprocedure should be followed when wearing a vest. When wearing a shoe, first put on the right shoe.When removing any garment or shoe, first remove the left, then the right. This is the Sunnah methodwhen removing any garment from the body
(Bukhari, Tirmidhi “the chapter on clothing” and
Recite the following when getting dressed:
Alhamdu lillaahil-ladhee kasaanee haadhaa (aththawba) wa razaqaneehi min ghayri hawlim-minneewa laaquwwatin.