Archive for July, 2011

Hadith on Islam: The Muslim does not harm others, and performs spiritual emigration away from sin

July 30, 2011

Abdullah bin Amr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslim is the one from whose tongue and hand the Muslims are safe. The emigrant is the one who abandons what Allah has forbidden.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 10, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 40 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ […]

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Hadith on Charity: The best charity is given from your wealth to your needy family members

July 24, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best charity is what you give when you are independent, and you should start with spending on your dependents.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5041 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Charity: Spending on your family is an act of charity

July 22, 2011

Abu Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a Muslim spends on his family seeking reward from Allah, then it is charity for him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5036, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1002 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ أَبِي مَسْعُودٍ الْأَنْصَارِيِّ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Charity: O son of Adam, spend in charity and Allah will spend on you

July 22, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah said: Spend in charity, O son of Adam, and I will spend on you.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “The right hand of Allah is full and it is not emptied by spending day and night. Do you not see that […]

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Hadith on Paradise: No one knows what comfort has been hidden as a reward

July 20, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah said: I have prepared for my righteous servants what no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no heart has perceived. Recite the verse if you wish: No soul knows what has been hidden for them of comfort.” (32:17) Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Understanding: Excellence in Islam requires understanding of religion

July 18, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: It was said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Which people are the most noble?” The Prophet said, “The most noble to Allah are the most righteous.” They said, “That is not what we are asking about.” The Prophet said, “The most noble of people was Joseph, the prophet […]

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Hadith on Women: Do not prevent women from attending the Mosque

July 15, 2011

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not prevent the female servants of Allah from the mosques of Allah.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 858, Sahih Muslim 442 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم […]

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Hadith on Family: Taking care of daughters and young girls leads to Paradise

July 13, 2011

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no Muslim with two daughters, caring for them in the best manner as long as he accompanies them, except that they will admit him to enter Paradise.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 3414 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عن ابن عباس عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ‏‏ مَا […]

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Hadith on Peace: Greeting the People of the Book with peace

July 10, 2011

Abu Uthman reported: Abu Musa wrote to a Persian leader and greeted him with peace in his letter. It was said, “Do you greet him with peace when he is a unbeliever?” Abu Musa said, “Indeed, he wrote to me and greeted me with peace, so I have returned it.” Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 1101 Grade: Hasan (fair) according […]

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Hadith on Character: Harshness is disgraceful, for Allah loves gentleness

July 8, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Harshness is not found in anything except that it disgraces it. Verily, Allah is kind and he loves kindness.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 462 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَنَسٍ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ لا يَكُونُ الْخُرْقُ فِي شَيْءٍ […]

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