Archive for May, 2011

Hadith on Gratitude: Thanking others is part of gratitude to Allah

May 29, 2011

“He has not thanked Allah who has not thanked people.”

لاَ يَشْكُرُ اللَّهَ مَنْ لاَ يَشْكُرُ النَّاسَ

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Hadith on Curses: He who frequently condemns people is in reality the most condemned of among them

May 26, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man says the people are destroyed, then he himself is the most destroyed among them.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2623, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “The scholars agree that this tradition refers to those who say this to belittle people, […]

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Hadith on Rights: The rights of people and animals will be restored on the Last Day

May 25, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The rights of every people will be restored on the Day of Resurrection until justice is fulfilled, even between the hornless sheep and the horned sheep.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2582, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased […]

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Hadith on Golden Rule: None has true faith until he loves others as himself

May 24, 2011

“None of you has faith until he loves for his brother or his neighbor what he loves for himself.”

لَا يُؤْمِنُ أَحَدُكُمْ حَتَّى يُحِبَّ لِأَخِيهِ أَوْ قَالَ لِجَارِهِ مَا يُحِبُّ لِنَفْسِهِ

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Hadith on Compassion: Mercy is removed only from those who are miserable in the Hereafter

May 23, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Mercy is deprived only from those who are miserable.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1923 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا تُنْزَعُ الرَّحْمَةُ إِلَّا مِنْ شَقِيٍّ 1923 سنن الترمذي كِتَاب الْبِرِّ وَالصِّلَةِ […]

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Hadith on Greed: Even if a human being had all the gold, he wants more

May 21, 2011

Anas bin Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the son of Adam had a valley full of gold, he would want to have two valleys. Nothing fills his mouth but the dust of the grave, yet Allah will accept whoever repents to him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6075, Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Humanity: The Prophet maintained good relations with peaceful Jews and non-Muslims throughout his entire life

May 20, 2011

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, passed away while his armor was mortgaged to a Jew for thirty units of barley. Source: Sahih Bukhari 2759, Sahih Muslim 1603 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهَا قَالَتْ تُوُفِّيَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ وَدِرْعُهُ […]

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Hadith on Science: The Prophet distinguished between religion and science, revelation and reason

May 19, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by people grafting trees. The Prophet said, “It would be better if you did not do that.” So they abandoned the practice and there was a decline in the yield. He passed by again and said, “What is wrong with your trees?” They […]

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Hadith on Christ: Muhammad is closer to Jesus than anyone else

May 18, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I am the closest of the people to Jesus the son of Mary in this life and in the Hereafter.” It was said, “How is that, O Messenger of Allah?” The Prophet said, “The prophets are brothers from one father with different […]

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Hadith on Patience: The reward is Paradise for someone who loses a friend and remains patient

May 16, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted says: I have nothing to give to my faithful servant except Paradise if I cause his dear friend to die and he remains patient.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6060 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ […]

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