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Archive for September, 2013

Hadith on Honor: Allah will protect those who defend their brother’s reputation

September 22, 2013

Abu Ad-Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever defends the honor of his brother, then Allah will protect his face from the Hellfire on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1931 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ رَدَّ […]

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Hadith on Calamity: Do not gloat over your brother’s hardship

September 16, 2013

Wathila ibn Al-Asqa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not rejoice over the misfortune of your brother, lest Allah have mercy upon him and subject you to trials.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2506 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ وَاثِلَةَ بْنِ الْأَسْقَعِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Hadith on Quran: The greatest verse in the Quran is Ayat Al-Kursi

September 5, 2013

Ubayy ibn Ka’b reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Abu Mundhir, do you know the greatest verse in the book of Allah?” I said, “Allah and His Messenger know best.” The Prophet said, “O Abu Mundhir, do you know the greatest verse in the book of Allah?” I […]

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Hadith on Community: Establish congregational prayer because Satan attacks those left alone

September 5, 2013

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If three people in a town or in the desert do not establish the congregational prayer, then Satan has overcome them. You must establish the congregation, for the wolf eats the isolated sheep.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 547 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Prayer in the mosque is twenty seven times greater

September 5, 2013

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Prayer in congregation is better than prayer alone by twenty seven degrees.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 619, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 650 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُمَرَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Hadith on Angels: The angels send blessings upon those who remain in prayer

September 5, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The prayer of a man in congregation is twenty five times greater than prayer in his home or shop. When he performs ablution in a good manner and leaves to the mosque only to perform prayer, then his every step will […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Encouragement for the blind man to pray in congregation if possible

September 5, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: A blind man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, I have no one to guide me to the mosque.” So he asked the Messenger of Allah for a concession to pray in his home and he was given a concession. When […]

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Hadith on Forgiveness: Seek forgiveness for your sins and for the believers

September 4, 2013

Abdullah ibn Sarjis reported: I met the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and I ate a meal of stew with him. I said, “I ask Allah to forgive you, O Prophet.” The Prophet said, “Yes and for you as well.” Then the Prophet recited the verse, “Seek forgiveness for your sins and for the believing men […]

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Hadith on Dishonesty: Allah will punish those who refuse to share water or swear false oaths

September 4, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are three to whom Allah will not speak on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He look at them, nor will He purify them, and they will have a painful punishment: a man who has extra water but he refuses […]

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