Ahadith for Muslim teenagers: The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) has given the Muslims two power sources for the improvement of the individual self and the society; they are the Quran and the Hadith. Both are useful and significant guides for Muslims to follow and choose the right path. For the character building of the teenage, it is important that they memorize the most popular hadith compiled in this article.
These ahadith will help them in establishing a proper link with the religion. There are duas for kids as well that can be read here.
What Did the Prophet Muhammad Teach Muslim Teenagers?
This article comprises 10 Hadith for Muslim teenagers that can be memorized and included in their daily routine tasks to become better individuals. The main source of ahadith can be found in six hadith books. They are Sahih al-Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Sunan Ibn Majah, Sunan Abu Dawud, Jami al-Tirmidhi, Sunan al-Nisai and A.H. (After Hegira).
10 – Faith
Faith is the main testimony is Islam and its stands on six pillars. Faith is so significant that a whole article is can be read here about how to keep your faith strong.
It means to believe in Allah Almighty, the last messenger Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), the Angels, the last book; Quran, the Last Day of Judgment, and the divine Decree both good or bad. You can also gain full knowledge about the Day of Judgement here.
To believe in Allah SWT means that He is the Creator, Sustainer, King, Planner, and everything in existence.
The famous narration taught to the Muslims by the last Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) should be learned and believed by teenagers. It says:
9 – Spread Knowledge
The first verse that descended on the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Was Iqra, meaning “read,” opening the door to read, write, and ponder. The Quran urges mankind to think, ponder, reflect and acquire knowledge that would bring them closer to God and his creation. The Quran uses repetition to embed certain key concepts in the consciousness of its listeners. Allah (God) and Rab (the Sustainer) are repeated 2,800 and 950 times, respectively, in the sacred text; Ilm (knowledge) comes third with 750 mentions.
The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) commanded knowledge upon all Muslims, and urged them to seek knowledge as far they could reach, and also to seek it at all times. Ali ibn Abu Talib, 4th Caliph (may Allah be pleased with him), once said, “I would be slave of a person who teaches me a letter” accentuating the importance of knowledge. Following these commands and traditions, Muslim rulers insisted that every Muslim acquire learning and they gave considerable support to the institution and learning in general. This contributed to making elementary education almost universal amongst Muslims.
8 – Anger Control
Teenage is a time when the child starts to think of themselves as adults and independent and start running short on patience. This hadith is for both the parents and the children as both have to be patient in their dealings.
7 – Cleanliness
6 – Help/Visit the Sick
5 – Hospitality
It is advisable to be a gracious host as guests are Allah’s SWT blessings.
4 – Status of Women
3 – Ethics
2 – Manners of Eating
Here is our detailed post on Sunnahs of Eating and Drinking That All Muslims Should Follow.
1 – Manner of Drinking
Sunnah is the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and interpretations of the Qur’an. It is necessary for all Muslims around the world to follow the Sunnah in every matter of their life. How To drink water in accordance with the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is given and it is for all people around the world without the distinction of Muslims or non-Muslims.
Take a clean glass and fill it with water according to your requirement. It is necessary that you don’t drink a lot of water at a time even if you’re very thirsty.
Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “Do not drink directly from a water pitcher (or any water container)”. (Hadith Bukhari)
Recite “Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim” / “بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ” (In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful).
- Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “When commencing to drink first recite Bismillah.” (Hadith Tirmidhi).
- Drink water with the right hand.
- Sit down and drink water.
- Drink water while taking three breathing pauses.
- While drinking water, do not blow or exhale your breath into the glass.
- Abdullah Bin Abbas (RA) narrates the Prophet of Allah (Sallallaho Alaihi Wasallam) said, “Do not blow from your mouth into food and water.”
The Prophet (PBUH) forbade that a man should drink standing. (Muslim).
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Who is Allah SWT for teens?
Ans. Allah Swt is the creator of the universe. He commands everything and gives life and death. He provides sustenance for every being on this earth.
Q. What does Islam say about parenting?
Ans. Islam has defined the rights and responsibilities of parents and children very clearly. Parents are held accountable for their children and their upbringing. Parenting checks and balances are given which should be followed to raise Muslim individuals.
Q. How to deal with teenagers as per Islam?
Ans. To raise good Muslims and human beings is by establishing yourselves as a role model. Teenagers are watching your every move. Practice all religious beliefs and they will follow suit.