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Archive for October, 2011

Hudhaifa on Moderation: The straight path does not swerve right or left

October 29, 2011

Hammam reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O townspeople, remain straight upon the path and you will have taken a great lead, but if you swerve right or left then you will be led far astray.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 6853 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ هَمَّامٍ عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ قَالَ يَا مَعْشَرَ […]

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Hadith on Dhul-Hijjah: The virtue of the first ten days of the month of Dhul Hijjah

October 28, 2011

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No good deeds are better than what is done in these first ten days of Dhul Ḥijjah.” Some companions of the Prophet said, “Not even jihād in the way of Allah?” The Prophet said, “Not even jihād in the way of Allah, except for a man who goes […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: All Muslims will enter Paradise except those who refuse

October 28, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everyone from my nation will enter Paradise except those who refuse.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, who will refuse?” The Prophet said, “Whoever obeys me enters Paradise and whoever disobeys me has refused.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6851 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Charity: Muslims can earn good deeds after death with charity, knowledge, and offspring

October 23, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the human being dies, his deeds come to an end except for three: ongoing charity, beneficial knowledge, or a righteous child who prays for him.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1631 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim  عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ […]

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Hadith on Reliance: Seek refuge in Allah from disability, bad character, unbeneficial knowledge and an impure heart

October 22, 2011

Zaid ibn Arqam reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would supplicate, “O Allah, I seek refuge in you from disability, laziness, cowardice, miserliness, weakness, and the punishment of the grave. O Allah, grant my soul a sense of righteousness and purify it, for you are the best purifier. You are the […]

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Hadith on Responsibility: The Prophet counsels a man to earn for himself and his family instead of begging

October 13, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: A man from the Ansar came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and begged from him. The Prophet said, “Have you nothing in your house?” The man said, “Yes, a piece of cloth, a part of which we wear and a part of which we spread on the ground, […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Do not hate others, true righteousness is in the heart

October 7, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not envy each other, do not outbid each other, do not hate each other, do not turn away from each other, and do not outsell each other. Rather, be servants of Allah as brothers. The Muslim is the brother of another Muslim. […]

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Hadith on Suspicion: Assumption and speculation are the biggest lies

October 4, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of suspicion, for suspicion is the most false of speech. Do not seek out faults, do not spy on each other, do not contend with each other, do not envy each other, do not hate each other, and do not […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Brotherhood means to reject hate, envy, and cruelty

October 3, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not hate each other, do not envy each other, do not turn away from each other, but rather be servants of Allah as brothers. It is not lawful for a Muslim to boycott his brother for more than three days.” […]

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