Archive for May, 2012

Hadith on Women: The Prophet set aside special classes for women, and the virtue of parenthood

May 29, 2012

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: Some women asked the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, to set aside a day for them, as the men were taking up all of his time. So he promised them a day for religious lessons and commandments. During one such lesson, the Prophet said, “A woman whose three children […]

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Hadith on Persecution: The Quraish threatened violence against those who practiced Islam

May 28, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: Regarding the verse, “We will call the angels of Hell,” (96:18) Abu Jahl said, “If I see Muhammad praying, I will stomp on his neck!” So the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If he does so, he will be seized by the angels.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 3348 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Paradise: Al-Kauthar is a river in Paradise whose banks have tents made of pearls

May 28, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: Regarding the Surah, “Indeed, We have given you Al-Kauthar,” (108:1) The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is a river in Paradise.” He said further, “I saw a river in Paradise whose banks had tents made of pearls. I asked: what are these, O Gabriel?” Gabriel said, “This […]

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Hadith on Judgment: The Prophet was sent to warn about punishment in the Hereafter

May 28, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: One day the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, ascended mount As-Safa and he called out, “O people! Come at once!” So the Quraish gathered before him. He said, “Indeed, I am a warner to you before the coming of a severe punishment. (34:46) Do you think that if I […]

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Hadith on Family: The best of you are the best to their family, and do not abuse the dead

May 28, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you are the best to their families, and I am the best to my family. When your companion dies, then do not abuse him.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 3895 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Hijab: The women among the Companions would veil themselves out of modesty

May 23, 2012

Aisha said: May Allah have mercy on the foremost women of the emigrants! When Allah revealed the verse, “Draw their cloaks over their bodies,” (24:31) they cut their sheets and veiled themselves with them. Source: Sahih Bukhari 4481 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهَا قَالَتْ يَرْحَمُ اللَّهُ نِسَاءَ الْمُهَاجِرَاتِ الْأُوَلَ […]

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Hadith on Graves: Allah cursed the Jews and Christians who took graves as places of worship

May 22, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said during his illness from which he did not recover, “Allah has cursed the Jews and Christians who have taken the graves of their prophets as places of worship.” Aisha said, “If it were not for that, his grave would have been in […]

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Hadith on Intention: Allah rewards good intentions but He does not punish bad intentions unless the evil deed is done

May 22, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, related from his Lord the Blessed and Exalted, “Verily, Allah has recorded good and bad deeds and he made them clear. Whoever intends to perform a good deed but does not do it, then Allah will record it as a complete good […]

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Hadith on Shame: A person without shame will do whatever he pleases

May 22, 2012

Abu Mas’ud Uqbah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, among the words people obtained from the prophets are this: If you feel no shame, then do as you wish.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 3296 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari Ibn Rajab said, “The scholars interpret this saying in two […]

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Hadith on Idolatry: Muslims must reject false gods in order to complete monotheism

May 22, 2012

Abu Malik reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Whoever says there is no God but Allah and disbelieves in what is worshiped besides Him will make his property and life sacred, and his account will be with Allah.” Source: Sahih Muslim 23 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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