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Archive for March, 2011

Hadith on Islam: The sweetness of faith is satisfaction with Islam

March 31, 2011

Al-Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He has tasted the sweetness of faith who is content with Allah as his Lord, Islam as his religion, and Muhammad as his prophet.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 34 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنِ الْعَبَّاسِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْمُطَّلِبِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Respect: The Prophet stands up for the funeral of a Jew out of respect

March 30, 2011

Qais ibn Sa’d reported: A funeral passed by the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he stood up. It was said to him, “It is a Jew.” The Prophet said, “Was he not a soul?” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1250, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 961 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and […]

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Hadith on Peace: The Prophet commands his companions to spread peace

March 27, 2011 0 Comments

Abu Umamah reported: Our Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, commanded us to spread peace. Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3693 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ قَالَ أَمَرَنَا نَبِيُّنَا صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَنْ نُفْشِيَ السَّلَامَ 3693 سنن ابن ماجه كِتَاب الْأَدَبِ أمرنا نبينا صلى الله عليه وسلم أن نفشي السلام 5/280 […]

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Hadith on Faith: Faith is perfected by good character, kindness to women and family

March 23, 2011

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the believers with the most complete faith are those with the most excellent character and who are most kind to their families.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2612 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “A mark of tranquility and dignity is […]

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Hadith on Faith: The trust descended from heaven to the hearts of people

March 21, 2011

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Faithfulness descended from the heavens and settled in the hearts of men. The Quran was revealed and they read it in the Quran, and they learned it from the prophetic tradition (sunnah).” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6848, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 143 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed […]

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Hadith on Certainty: Be determined and certain in your supplications

March 19, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When one of you supplicates, let him be determined in the supplication and he should not say: O Allah, give me if you will. There is none to coerce Allah.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5979, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2678 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed […]

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Hadith on Faith: Love for your brother in humanity what you love for yourself

March 18, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None of you will have faith until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 13, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 45 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim An-Nawawi said “This is interpreted as brotherhood in general, such that it […]

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Hadith on Major Sins: The biggest enormities are idolatry, disobedience with parents, and giving false testimony

March 17, 2011

Abu Bakrah reported: We were with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Shall I not tell you about the worst enormities? They are three: idolatry against Allah, disobedience to parents, and false witness.” The Messenger of Allah was reclining and then he sat up and he kept repeating it until we […]

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Hadith on Peacemaking: The Prophet would reconcile two tribes who were fighting each other

March 16, 2011

Sahl bin Sa’d reported: The people of Quba were fighting to the point of throwing stones. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was informed about that, so he said, “Go with us to reconcile them.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 2547 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ سَهْلِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ رضى الله […]

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Hadith on Oppression: Help the oppressor by preventing him from oppressing others

March 14, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Support your brother whether he is an oppressor or is being oppressed.” It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, we help the one being oppressed but how do we help an oppressor?” The Prophet said, “By seizing his hand.” In another […]

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