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Archive for January, 2013

Hadith on Mercy: Allah has sent one share of mercy to the world, so the creation is merciful

January 31, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah has made mercy into one hundred parts. He kept ninety nine parts with himself and sent down one part to the earth, so the creation is merciful such that a horse raises its hoof over its child for fear of hurting […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Whoever dies while her husband is pleased will enter Paradise

January 31, 2013

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever among women dies while her husband is pleased with her, then she will enter Paradise.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1078 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أُمِّ سَلَمَةَ قَالَتْ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَيُّمَا امْرَأَةٍ مَاتَتْ وَزَوْجُهَا عَنْهَا رَاضٍ […]

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Hadith on Rights: Encouragement to fulfill the rights of mothers and husbands, women and men

January 31, 2013

Aisha reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, which of the people has the greatest right over a woman?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Her husband.” I said, “Which of the people has the greatest right over a man?” The Prophet said, “His mother.” Source: Al-Mustadrak ‘ala as-Saheehain 7326 […]

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Hadith on Humility: The Prophet refuses to have his companions prostrate for him

January 31, 2013

Qais ibn Sa’d reported: I went to Al-Jeerah and I saw them prostrating for their clerics. I said to myself, “The Messenger of Allah is more deserving that he should be prostrated for.” So I went to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and I said, “Verily, I went to Al-Jeerah and I […]

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Hadith on Respect: No prostration for other than Allah, but a women should still respect her husband

January 31, 2013

Abdullah ibn Abu Awfa reported: When Mu’adh returned from Syria, he prostrated in front of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. The Prophet said, “What is this, O Mu’adh?” He said, “I went to Syria and I found them prostrating to their priests and bishops, so I wanted to do that myself for […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Prohibition of wives voluntarily fasting without permission from their husbands

January 31, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A woman should not fast in the presence of her husband except with his permission.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 4820, Sahih Muslim 1710, Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim An-Nawawi said, “This should be understood as voluntary and […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Encouragement for wives to respect their husbands and behave well

January 31, 2013

Hussein ibn Mihsan reported: A woman came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, with a need and when she finished explaining her need, the Prophet said to her, “Do you have a husband?” She said yes. The Prophet said, “How are you with him?” She said, “I do not neglect him unless […]

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Hadith on Character: The closest to the Prophet are those with best character

January 30, 2013

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most beloved and nearest to my gathering on the Day of Resurrection are those of you with the best character. Verily, the most reprehensible of you to me and the furthest from my gathering on the Day of […]

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Hadith on Kindness: The Prophet did not want to hurt the feelings of a Muslim

January 30, 2013

As-Sa’b ibn Jathamah reported: He presented the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, with a wild donkey as a gift when he was at Al-Abwa or Waddan and the Prophet returned it to him. When the Prophet saw the look of disappointment on his face, he said, “Verily, we have only returned it because […]

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Hadith on Jihad: The best jihad is to speak truth in front of an oppressor

January 29, 2013

Tariq ibn Shihab reported: A man asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, “What is the best jihad?” The Prophet said, “A word of truth in front of a tyrannical ruler.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 18449 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi عَنْ طَارِقِ بْنِ شِهَابٍ أَنَّ رَجُلًا سَأَلَ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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