Archive for August, 2013

Hadith on Mosques: Recommendation to walk further to the mosque if possible

August 29, 2013

Jabir reported: There was some land near the mosque that was vacant. The people of Banu Salimah decided to move onto the land to be nearer to the mosque. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, heard about this and he said to them, “I have heard you intend to move near […]

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Hadith on Mosques: Those who walk to the mosque in darkness will be given light

August 29, 2013

Burdah Al-Aslami reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Give glad tidings to those who walk to the mosque in darkness, for it will be completely light on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 223 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ بُرَيْدَةَ الْأَسْلَمِيِّ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ بَشِّرْ الْمَشَّائِينَ […]

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Hadith on Mosques: Allah has written the rewards for those who walk to the mosque

August 29, 2013

Ubay ibn Ka’b reported: There was a man from the Ansar whose house was the farthest from the mosque. As far as I know, he never missed a congregational prayer. It was said to him, “If you buy a donkey, you can ride it during the dark nights and hot days.” He said, “I do […]

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Hadith on Curses: Prohibition of cursing a specific person by name

August 29, 2013

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, raised his head from the last bowing in dawn prayer and he said, “O Allah, curse and punish this person and this person,” after he had said, “Allah listens to those who praise him. Our Lord, for you is the praise.” Then Allah revealed […]

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Hadith on Friday: The special time on Friday is during the sermon and prayer

August 23, 2013

Abu Burdah reported: Abdullah ibn Umar said to me, “Have you heard anything narrated by your father from the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about the special moment on Friday?” I said, “Yes. I heard him narrate that the Messenger of Allah said: It is the moment between the beginning of […]

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Hadith on Friday: There is a time on Friday when all righteous supplications will be answered

August 23, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, mentioned the day of Friday and he said, “During it is an hour when any Muslim servant who stands in prayer and asks Allah the Exalted for something will have it granted,” and he indicated with his hand that the time is […]

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Hadith on Friday: Ablution on Friday is good but a ritual bath is better

August 23, 2013

Samurah ibn Jundab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever performs ablution on the day of Friday has done well, but it is better to take a bath.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 497 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ سَمُرَةَ بْنِ جُنْدَبٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Friday: Those who neglect Friday prayer will have hard hearts and be heedless

August 23, 2013

Ibn Umar reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say while upon the pulpit, “People need to stop neglecting the Friday prayers lest Allah place a seal over their hearts and then they become heedless.” Source: Sahih Muslim 865 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عن ابن عمر قال سمع رَسُولَ […]

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Hadith on Friday: The virtue of performing Friday prayers in an excellent manner

August 23, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever performs ablution in an excellent manner and comes to Friday prayer and listens while remaining quiet, then he will have his sins forgiven until the next Friday and an additional three days, but whoever plays with pebbles has behaved frivolously.” […]

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Hadith on Friday: The angels write down the names of those who arrive early for Friday prayer

August 23, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the day of Friday arrives there are angels upon the door of every mosque to record those who arrive in order and when the Imam sits to deliver the sermon they close their scrolls and come to listen to the […]

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