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Archive for November, 2012

Umar on Women: The Caliph appoints a woman, Shifa bint Abdullah, as overseer of the market

November 29, 2012

Yazeed ibn Abu Habeeb reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, appointed Shifa bint Abdullah over the market. I do not know of a woman who was appointed besides her. Source: Al-Ahad wal-Mathani 2860 عَنْ يَزِيدَ بْنِ أَبِي حَبِيبٍ أَنَّ عُمَرَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ اسْتَعْمَلَ الشِّفَاءَ عَلَى السُّوقِ قَالَ وَلا نَعْلَمُ امْرَأَةً […]

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Hadith on Women: Umar appointed Samrah bint Nuhaik as an overseer of the market

November 29, 2012

Abu Balj Yahya reported: I saw Samrah bint Nuhaik and she had known the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. She had on a thick corset and veil. In her hand was a whip which she used to discipline people, and she would enjoin good and forbid evil. Source: Al-Mu’jam Al-Kabeer At-Tabarani 785, Grade: […]

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Hadith on Animals: Allah and His Messenger have cursed whoever mutilates an animal

November 28, 2012

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: I was in the presence of Ibn Umar when we passed by a group who had tied down a chicken and they were using it as a target. When they saw Ibn Umar, they fled and left it behind. Ibn Umar said, “Whoever has done this, then the Prophet, peace and […]

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Hadith on War: The Prophet forbade plundering and mutilation during military campaigns

November 28, 2012

Abdullah ibn Yazid Reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited plundering and mutilation. Source: Sahih Bukhari 5197 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عن عبد الله بن يزيد عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَنَّهُ نَهَى عَنْ النُّهْبَةِ وَالْمُثْلَةِ 5197 صحيح البخاري كتاب الذبائح والصيد باب ما يكره من المثلة والمصبورة والمجثمة

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Hadith on Mutilation: The Prophet encouraged charity and he prohibited mutilation

November 28, 2012

Al-Hayyaj ibn Imran reported: A servant boy of Imran had ran away and he vowed by Allah that if he caught him, he would cut off his hand. Then he sent me to ask about that, so I came to Samurah ibn Jundab and I asked him. He said, “The Messenger of Allah, peace and […]

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Hadith on Jihad: No reward for one who fights for spoils or worldly gains

November 27, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, a man intends to fight for the sake of Allah and he is seeking worldly gains.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no reward for him.” The people found that very difficult and they said, “Return to the […]

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Hadith on Mercy: The most pardoning of people regarding killing are the people of faith

November 27, 2012

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most restrained of the people regarding killing are the people of faith.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 3720 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَنَّهُ قَالَ أَعَفُّ النَّاسِ قِتْلَةً أَهْلُ الْإِيمَانِ 3720 مسند أحمد مُسْنَدُ […]

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Hadith on Slaves: The Prophet encouraged good treatment of slaves

November 26, 2012

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, enjoined good treatment of slaves and he would say, “Feed them from the same food you eat, clothe them from the same clothes you wear, and do not torture the creation of Allah Almighty.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 188 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عن […]

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Ammar on Slaves: Whoever oppresses his slaves will be punished on the Day of Judgment

November 26, 2012

Ammar ibn Yasir, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “None of you strikes his slave unjustly except that the slave will be granted retaliation on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 181 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَمَّارِ بْنِ يَاسِرٍ قَالَ‏ لاَ يَضْرِبُ أَحَدٌ عَبْدًا لَهُ وَهُوَ ظَالِمٌ لَهُ إِلاَّ أُقِيدَ مِنْهُ يَوْمَ […]

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Hadith on Freedom: The expiation for the sin of beating a slave is to free him

November 26, 2012

Zadhan reported: Ibn Umar called his boy and he found traces of a beating upon his back. Ibn Umar said to him, “I have hurt you.” The boy said no, but Ibn Umar said, “You are free.” Then he took hold of some dust from the earth and he said, “There is no reward for me, even […]

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