Goal 3

GOAL  NUMBER 3 – Revive the Sunnnah of the Miswak

Miswaak Quick View of Benefits

  • Miswaak strengthens the gums and prevents tooth decay.
  • Miswaak assists in eliminating toothaches and prevents further increase of decay which has already set in.
  • Miswaak creates a fragrance in the mouth.
  • Miswaak is a cure for illness.
  • Miswaak eliminates bad odours and improves the sense of taste.
  • Miswaak sharpens the memory.
  • Miswaak is a cure for headaches.
  • Miswaak creates lustre (noor) on the face of the one who continually uses it.
  • Miswaak causes the teeth to glow.
  • Miswaak strengthens the eyesight.
  • Miswaak assists in digestion.
  • Miswaak clears the voice.
  • The greatest benefit of using miswaak is gaining the pleasure of Allah.
  • The reward of Salaah (Prayers) is multiplied 70 times if Miswaak was used before it.

Times when usage of Miswaak is Sunnah

  • For the recitation of the Qur’an.
  • For the recitation of Hadith.
  • When the mouth emits and odour.
  • For the learning or teaching of virtues of Islaam.
  • For making Dhikrullah (Remebrance of Allah, meditation).
  • After entering ones home.
  • Before entering any good gathering.
  • When experiencing pangs of hunger and thirst.
  • After the signs of death are evident.
  • At the time of Sehri.
  • Before meals.
  • Before undertaking a journey.
  • On returning from a journey.
  • Before sleeping.
  • Upon awakening