Archive for November, 2010

Hadith on Friendship: A person follows the religion of his close friend, so be careful whom you befriend

November 30, 2010

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man is upon the religion of his best friend, so let one of you look at whom he befriends.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4833 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ‏ الرَّجُلُ عَلَى دِينِ خَلِيلِهِ فَلْيَنْظُرْ […]

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Hadith on Transgression: The great sin of transgression and cutting ties of kinship

November 30, 2010

Abu Bakrah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no sin more deserving for Allah to quicken its punishment in this life, in addition to the Hereafter, other than transgression and cutting off family ties.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2511 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي بَكْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Desire: Miserable is the worshiper of money and wealth

November 26, 2010

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Wretched is the slave of gold, silver, fine clothes, and garments. If he is given he is pleased, but if he is not given he is displeased.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6071 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رضى الله عنه قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ […]

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Hadith on Life: The first Judgments on Judgment Day will be cases of murder

November 24, 2010

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The first matters to be judged between people in the Hereafter will be cases of murder.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 6471 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَوَّلُ مَا يُقْضَى بَيْنَ النَّاسِ فِي […]

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Hadith on Manners: Have an inclusive manner such that people are not saddened

November 22, 2010

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two people should not converse to the exclusion of a third, for indeed, that will make him sad.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4851 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم لاَ يَنْتَجِي […]

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Hadith on Character: Good character is equal to many fasts and prayers

November 21, 2010

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the believer may reach by his good character the rank of one who regularly fasts and stands for prayer at night.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 4798 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَائِشَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ‏ إِنَّ الْمُؤْمِنَ لَيُدْرِكُ بِحُسْنِ خُلُقِهِ دَرَجَةَ […]

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Hadith on Truth: Do not lie by repeating everything you hear

November 18, 2010

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is enough falsehood for someone to speak of everything he hears.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 5 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَفَى بِالْمَرْءِ كَذِبًا أَنْ يُحَدِّثَ بِكُلِّ مَا سَمِعَ 5 صحيح مسلم […]

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Hadith on Mercy: Show mercy to those on the earth

November 16, 2010

“Be merciful to the people of the earth and the One above the heavens will have mercy upon you.”

ارْحَمُوا أَهْلَ الْأَرْضِ يَرْحَمْكُمْ مَنْ فِي السَّمَاءِ

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Hadith on Sincerity: Allegiance to Islam is to be sincere to every Muslim

November 15, 2010

Jareer ibn Abdullah reported: I pledged allegiance to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, to established prayer, to give charity, and to be sincere to every Muslim. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 57, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 56, Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim Ibn Rajab said, “As for sincere good will towards the Muslims, it means […]

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Hadith on Providence: Everything is the decree of Allah, and then the will of so-and-so

November 14, 2010 0 Comments

Hudaifah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not say: what Allah wills and so-and-so wills. Rather you should say: what Allah wills, and then what so-and-so wills.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4980 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ لَا تَقُولُوا مَا شَاءَ اللَّهُ […]

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