Narrated Abu Huraira, “The Prophet said, ‘But for my fear that it would be hard for my followers, I would have ordered them to clean their teeth with Siwak on every performance of ablution.” Bukhari :: Book 2 :: Volume 13 :: Hadith 13

Times when usage of Miswaak is Sunnah:

  • Before recitation of the Qur’an.
  • Before recitation of Hadith.
  • When the mouth emits and odor.
  • On Friday (Juma mubarik)
  • Before learning or teaching of virtues of Islaam.
  • After entering ones home.
  • Before sleeping.
  • Performing Tahajjud Salaat
  • Upon awakening.
  • 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.