Archive for September, 2010

Hadith on Hardship: A believer is rewarded for any hardship he endures

September 29, 2010

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No believer is pricked by a thorn or more but that Allah will raise him one degree in status or erase a sin.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5317, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2572 Grade: Mutaffaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim  عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Believers are like a structure supporting each other

September 28, 2010

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the believers are like a structure, each one strengthening the other,” and the Prophet clasped his fingers together. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 467, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2585 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ أَبِي مُوسَى  عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Hadith on Charity: The virtue of visiting the sick for the sake of Allah

September 26, 2010

Thawban reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever visits a sick person will remain in an orchard of Paradise until he returns.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “Verily, if a Muslim visits his brother Muslim, he will remain in an orchard of Paradise until he returns.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Charity: Charity does not decrease wealth, forgiveness increases honor

September 20, 2010

“Charity does not decrease wealth, no one forgives except that Allah increases his honor.”

مَا نَقَصَتْ صَدَقَةٌ مِنْ مَالٍ وَمَا زَادَ اللَّهُ عَبْدًا بِعَفْوٍ إِلاَّ عِزًّا

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Hadith on Arguing: The most hated man to Allah is the one who is harsh in argument

September 19, 2010

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most hated man to Allah is the one who is harsh in argument.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2668 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏‏إِنَّ أَبْغَضَ الرِّجَالِ إِلَى اللَّهِ الأَلَدُّ الْخَصِمُ […]

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Hadith on Purification: The five prayers and Friday to Friday expiate sins on the record of deeds

September 18, 2010

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The five prayers, Friday to Friday, and Ramadan to Ramadan will be expiation for the sins committed between them as long as major sins are avoided.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 233 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Paradise is surrounded by hardship and difficulty

September 16, 2010

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Paradise is surrounded by adversity, and Hellfire is surrounded by lusts.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2823 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ حُفَّتْ الْجَنَّةُ بِالْمَكَارِهِ وَحُفَّتْ النَّارُ بِالشَّهَوَاتِ 2823 صحيح مسلم كتاب […]

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Hadith on Character: One who conceals the faults of a Muslim is like one who saves a baby girl

September 15, 2010 0 Comments

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He who sees a fault and conceals it is like the one who brought back to life an infant girl who had been buried alive.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4891 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Hadith on Cursing: Those who curse will not intercede or witness on the Day of Judgment

September 14, 2010

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Those who curse others will not be intercessors or witnesses on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2595 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عن أبي الدرداء قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا يَكُونُ اللَّعَّانُونَ شُفَعَاءَ وَلَا شُهَدَاءَ يَوْمَ […]

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Hadith on Honor: The worst type of usury is to attack a Muslim’s reputation without right

September 13, 2010

Sa’eed ibn Zaid reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the worst type of usury is attacking a Muslim’s honor without right.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4876 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ زَيْدٍ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ مِنْ أَرْبَى الرِّبَا الِاسْتِطَالَةَ فِي […]

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