Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)-A Model of Excellence: –
Allah sent the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as the last messenger for the guidance of mankind. He completed the religion of Islam by the grace of Allah. He devoted his whole life to the cause of Islam and it serves as a model for all the Muslims to follow till the world lasts. Even his enemies testified about his honesty and truthfulness. He demonstrated excellent traits of a leader. He was merciful with the enemies, kind to animals and very affectionate towards children. Muslims today are blessed to have the Holy Quran and Sunnah acts as a source of guidance.
Sunnah refers to the acts, words and everything that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) approved of. We must follow the daily Sunnah acts in order to make sure that we are on the Guided Path as prescribed by Allah the Almighty. These daily Sunnah of Holy Prophet might seem very little. However, in reality, they carry huge significance in shaping our lives in the best way, bringing out the best versions of ourselves and leading to Heaven in the hereafter.
Importance of Following Daily Sunnah Acts of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): –
If we are to attain success in this world and hereafter, we must follow daily Sunnah acts. Allah says it very clearly in the Holy Quran that if we love Allah we must follow the footsteps of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). We must adapt what he adopted and we must abstain from everything that he abstained from. Allah loves those who follow Sunnah of Holy Prophet.
Some Simple Daily Sunnah Acts: –
Here are some daily sunnah acts that not only help us earn great rewards but also make our lives more organized, peaceful and successful.
Sleeping posture: –
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to lie down on the right side of his body when he would go to sleep. Today it is proven by science that sleeping on the right side of the body helps improve blood flow to the body. It helps in the proper functioning of the heart and helps maintain a healthy level of blood pressure. This proves how powerful impact daily Sunnah acts have on our lives.
Waking up and going to bed early: –
Sleep plays a significant role on health and productivity. Our Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to sleep early and get up in the last part of the night to worship Allah before retiring to bed again. He also used to wake up early in the morning. If we follow daily Sunnah acts of sleeping and getting up early we can see significant improvement in our health and productivity. Fajr prayer is a very important prayer of the day. The best way to begin our day is by offering Fajr prayer and remembering Allah after that as indicated by daily Sunnah acts.
Using miswak: –
Oral hygiene is very important. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to do Miswak to keep his mouth and teeth clean and healthy. It is affordable, easily available and has immense benefits. It keeps the mouth free from bacteria. This one of the simplest daily Sunnah acts that can save us from a huge amount of pain and distress.
Speaking well: –
Our Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) had such a pleasant personality that people used to love to listen to him. He spoke very eloquently and positively. He never spoke ill of anyone. If we follow the Sunnah of Holy Prophet of speaking good and remaining silent when required, we can prevent many problems in life.
Sunnah Acts to Visit Ailing Persons: –
Implementing daily Sunnah acts can help us establish a great society where people look forward to helping and care for each other. For instance, it is one of the most prominent daily Sunnah acts of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to visit sick people. This way we can earn great rewards. Moreover, if we do well to someone today, tomorrow, it will come back to us at a time when we need it.
These are some of the daily Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that can help us make our lives better.