Archive for August, 2011

Hadith on Jihad: Are your parents alive? Strive in their service

August 31, 2011

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, asking permission to strive in jihad. The Prophet said, “Are your parents alive?” He said yes. The Prophet said, “Then strive in their service.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “Then return to your parents and treat them with […]

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Hadith on Intention: Deeds are only rewarded according to their intentions

August 29, 2011

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, deeds are only with intentions. Verily, every person will have only what they intended. Whoever emigrated to Allah and his messenger, then his emigration is for Allah and his messenger. Whoever emigrated to get something in the world or […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: Look for the Night of Decree in the last week of Ramadan

August 25, 2011 0 Comments

Ibn Umar reported: Some of the companions of the Prophet were shown the Night of Decree (laylat al-qadr) while sleeping in the last seven nights of Ramadan. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I see that your dreams agree regarding the last week, so whoever wants to seek the Night of Decree should […]

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Hadith on Family: The excellence of kindness to family members even if they are idolaters

August 22, 2011

Asma bint Abi Bakr reported: My mother was an idolater and she came to me during the peace treaty with the Quraish. I asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, “O Messenger of Allah, my mother has come to me and she is hoping for kind treatment. Should I treat her well?” The […]

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Hadith on Religion: Allah grants religious understanding to the blessed

August 19, 2011

Mu’awiya reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If Allah intends goodness for someone, he gives him understanding of the religion.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 71, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1037 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ مُعَاوِيَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه و سلم مَنْ […]

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Hadith on Arrogance: The kings of the earth who arrogantly exalted themselves will be the worst on the Day of Judgment

August 15, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, related many sayings, and one of them was that he said, “The most vile man to Allah on the Day of Resurrection, the most filthy and the most wretched, is a man who was called king of kings, for there is no […]

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Hadith on Understanding: The companions did not criticize each other for taking concessions

August 13, 2011

Anas bin Malik reported: We would travel with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and those who fasted did not rebuke those who broke their fast and those who broke their fast did not rebuke those who fasted. Source: Sahih Bukhari 1845, Sahih Muslim 1118 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari […]

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Hadith on Fasting: There is no righteousness in unnecessary hardship; a person may break their fast while traveling

August 9, 2011

Jabir bin Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was on a journey and he saw a crowd of people and a man was being shaded by them. The Prophet said, “What is the matter?” They said, “He is fasting.” The Prophet said, “It is not righteousness that you fast […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Fasting is a great virtue and a shield from the Hellfire

August 7, 2011 0 Comments

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: Allah Almighty said, “All of the deeds of the children of Adam are for them, except fasting which is for me and I will reward it.” The Prophet said further, “Fasting is a shield. If one of you is fasting, he should […]

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Hadith on Fasting: True fasting must be accompanied by good deeds and leaving sins

August 6, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever does not leave evil words and deeds while fasting, then Allah does not need him to leave food and drink.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1804 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم مَنْ […]

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