Archive for December, 2011

Hadith on Forgiveness: O son of Adam, I will forgive you without reservation

December 31, 2011

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted said: O son of Adam, if you call upon me and place your hope in me, I will forgive you without any reservation. O son of Adam, if you have sins piling up to the clouds and then ask […]

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Farewell Sermon: Your Lord is one and your father Adam is one

December 30, 2011

Abu Nadrah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said during the middle of the day at the end of the pilgrimage, “O people, your Lord is one and your father Adam is one. There is no virtue of an Arab over a foreigner nor a foreigner over an Arab, and […]

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Khutbah Al-Hajah: How to begin a Khutbah Sermon in Arabic and English

December 26, 2011

Click here to read the instructions in printable PDF format When the Khateeb begins his sermon, he should say the following words in Arabic (along with the English translation if the sermon will be in English). Links to the sources in the Sunnah have been provided. Note: This is not the only permissible formula that can […]

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Hadith on Forgiveness: Allah descends in the last third of the night

December 24, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Our Lord descends to the heaven on the last third of every night, and he says: Who is calling upon me that I may answer him? Who is asking from me that I may give him? Who is seeking my forgiveness […]

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Hadith on Charity: No Muslim plants a tree except that it is rewarded as charity

December 22, 2011

Anas bin Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no Muslim who plants a tree or sows seeds and then a bird, or a person, or an animal eats from it except that it is charity for him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2195, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1553 Grade: Muttafaqun […]

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Hadith on Treachery: Mu’awiyah returns because it is forbidden to betray even an aggressive enemy

December 19, 2011 0 Comments

Sulaym ibn Amir reported: There was a peace treaty between Muawiyah and the Byzantines. He was marching towards their country and when the covenant came to an end, he would attack them. A man came on a horse, saying, “Allah is Most Great! Allah is Most Great! Let there be faithfulness and not treachery!” When […]

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Hadith on Emigration: Establish Islam and live with your people wherever you wish

December 15, 2011 0 Comments

Salih ibn Bashir reported: Fudayk came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and said, “O Messenger of Allah, they argue that whomever does not make emigration will be destroyed.” The Prophet said, “O Fudayk, establish prayer, avoid sins, and live in the land with your people wherever you wish.” Source: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Consultation: No one consulted his companions more than the Prophet

December 13, 2011 0 Comments

Abu Huraira reported: I never saw anyone consult his companions more often than the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 18449 Source: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Bayhaqi عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ مَا رَأَيْتُ أَحَدًا قَطُّ كَانَ أَكْثَرَ مَشُورَةً لِأَصْحَابِهِ مِنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ 18449 مسند أحمد أَوَّلُ […]

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Hadith on Righteousness: Good deeds will seem strange to those accustomed to sin

December 11, 2011

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “We are now in this day. Blessed are the strangers.” It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, who are the strangers?” The Prophet said, “Righteous people among many evil people. Those who disobey them are more numerous than those who obey […]

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Hadith Khutbah Al-Hajah: How the Prophet would begin his sermons, and the conversion of the people of Dimad to Islam

December 8, 2011 0 Comments

Ibn Abbas reported: Dimad came to Mecca and he belonged to the tribe of Azd Shanu’a, and he used to protect the person who was under the influence of charms. He heard the foolish people of Mecca say that Muhammad was under the spell. Upon this he said, “If I were to come across this […]

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