Lewisham Islamic Centre
363-365 Lewisham High Street
Tel: 0208 690 5090
Delivered by Abuz Zubair
There is a great importance in learning Adab
Imam Ahmad narrates from Ibn ‘Abbas in his Musnad that the Prophet – SallAllahu ‘alaihi wa-sallam said: “Surely, the good ways and manners, and a sense of balance is a part from twenty-five parts of prophethood.”
Al-Nakha’i would say: “When the predecessors would come to a person to learn from him, they would first observe his manners, his prayers and his condition. Only then they would take knowledge from him.”
‘Umar used to say: “Learn ethics, and then acquire knowledge”
What does the term Adab, or Ethics mean?
The word Adab lexically refers elegance, gracefulness and good treatment.
Ibn Hajar says: Adab is to behave in one’s statements and actions in a praiseworthy manner, while some describe it as adhering to the best of manners.
Abuz Zubair will be studying a book by Al-Imam As-Saffarini called Ghitha' Al-Albab Sharh Mandhumat Al-Adab.
This book focuses on Islamic culturing, ethics, morals, manners, values etc.
We encourage you to come and benefit from this important yet undervalued topic