Archive for October, 2012

Hadith on Self-Sufficiency: The companions pledged to the Prophet that they would not ask people for anything

October 31, 2012

Awf ibn Malik reported: We were with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while there were seven, or eight, or nine of us and he said, “Will you not give your pledge of allegiance to the Messenger of Allah?” We had recently given our pledge, so we said, “We have given […]

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Hadith on Monotheism: Human beings were made to worship Allah, but Satan leads people astray

October 31, 2012

Iyad ibn Himar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was delivering a sermon and he said, “Verily, my Lord has commanded me that I should teach you that which you do not know and which He has taught me today. He says: All wealth which I have bestowed upon them […]

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Hadith on Adam: The story of the covenant before creation and Adam’s mistakes inherited by his offspring

October 31, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Allah created Adam, He wiped Adam’s back and every person that He would create from him until the Day of Resurrection fell from his back. Allah placed a shining light between the eyes of each one of them. Allah showed […]

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Hadith on Worship: Allah commanded people to worship Him alone even before they were born

October 31, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It will be said to a man among the people of Hellfire on the Day of Resurrection: If you owned all that is on the earth, would you pay it as ransom for yourself? He will say yes. It will be said: […]

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Hadith on Love: The servant does not reach true faith until he loves others for the sake of Allah

October 29, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The servant does not reach the reality of faith until he loves for the people what he loves for himself of goodness.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 238, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Ibn Al-Arabi said, “It will not be a pure heart if it […]

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Hadith on Manners: Treat people how you love to be treated

October 29, 2012

Abu Al-Muntafiq reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, teach me what will save me from the punishment of Allah and admit me into Paradise.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Worship Allah and do not associate anything with Him, establish the prescribed prayers, and give the obligatory charity.” And I think the Prophet […]

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Hadith on Hatred: Beware the destructive diseases of hatred and envy

October 29, 2012

Az-Zubair ibn Awwam reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Lurking towards you are the diseases of the nations before you, envy and hatred, and hatred is the razor. It shaves away the religion and it does not shave hair. By the one in whose hand is the soul of Muhammad, you […]

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Hadith on Abraham: The story of Zaid ibn Amr’s search for the true religion of Abraham

October 25, 2012

Ibn Umar reported: Zaid ibn Amr ibn Nufail went to Syria to ask about a true religion to follow. He met a Jewish scholar and he asked them about their religion. Zaid said, “I intend to embrace your religion, so tell me something about it.” The Jew said, “You cannot embrace our religion until you […]

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Hadith on Monotheism: Zaid ibn Amr would reject sacrifices made in the name of other gods

October 25, 2012

Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, met Zaid ibn Amr ibn Nufail at a place near Baldah during the time before the Messenger of Allah received revelation. The Messenger of Allah presented a dish of meat to Zaid but he refused to eat it and he said to the […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Sins are erased by fasting on the day of Arafat and Ashura

October 24, 2012

Abu Qatadah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was asked about fasting the day of ‘Arafāt. The Prophet said, “It will expiate the sins of the previous and upcoming years.” Then he was asked about fasting the day of ‘Ashūrā. The Prophet said, “It will expiate the sins of the year.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1162 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim […]

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