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Archive for November, 2013

Hadith on Greetings: Recommendation to shake hands when meeting but not to bow or kiss

November 30, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, when a man among us meets his brother or friend should he bow for him?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No.” The man said, “Should he embrace him and kiss him?” The Prophet said, “No.” The man said, “Should he […]

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Hadith of Remembrance: The best of you inspire the remembrance of Allah

November 30, 2013

Asma bint Yazid reported: She heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Shall I tell you about the best of you?” They said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah.” The Prophet said, “The best of you are those who, when they are seen, inspire others to remember Allah Almighty.” Source: […]

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Abu Ad-Darda on Remembrance: Remember Allah during ease and He will remember you during difficulty

November 30, 2013

Ibn Rajab reported: A man said to Abu Ad-Darda, “Advise me.” Abu Ad-Darda said, “Remember Allah the Exalted when you are happy and He will remember you during adversity. Call upon Allah during your joyful days that perhaps He will respond to you during your days of hardship.” Source: Jami’ Al-Ulum wal Hikam 19 عن […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Whoever neglects his prayers will be resurrected with Pharaoh and the sinful

November 29, 2013

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, mention prayer one day and he said, “Whoever guards his prayers will have light and clarity and salvation on the Day of Resurrection. Whoever does not guard his prayers will not have light nor clarity nor salvation, and on the Day of Resurrection […]

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Hadith on Islam: The bonds of Islam will be undone just as a rope is untied

November 28, 2013

Fairuz Ad-Daylami reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The bonds of Islam will be undone one by one just as a rope is undone knot by knot.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 17578 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Wadi’ee عَنِ ابْنِ فَيْرُوزَالدَّيْلَمِيِّ عَنْ أَبِيهِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Islam: The bonds of Islam will be undone until people will not pray

November 28, 2013

Abu Umamah Al-Bahili reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The bonds of Islam will be undone one by one, and every time a bond is undone the people will cling to what follows it. The first to be undone will be the loss of judgment and the last will […]

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Hadith on Quran: Those who recite Ayat Al-Kursi will be protected until morning

November 28, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, ordered me to guard the alms of Ramadan. Then someone came and was stealing from the food. I caught him and said, “I will take you to the Messenger of Allah!” He said to me, “Please do not take me to the […]

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Hadith on Quran: The companions would learn knowledge and good deeds together

November 25, 2013

Abu Abdur Rahman Al-Aslami reported: The companions of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would learn ten verses from the Messenger of Allah and they would not take another ten verses until they learned their interpretation and ruling. They said, “We would learn knowledge and action together.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 22971 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Be dignified and upright during prostration, not like a dog

November 25, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Be straight in prostration and let none of you put his forearms on the ground like a dog.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 788, Sahih Muslim 493 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ […]

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Hadith on Quran: Remind each other of verses we were made to forget

November 25, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was listening to a man recite in the mosque and he said, “May Allah have mercy upon him. He reminded me of a verse I was made to forget.” Source: Sahih Muslim 788 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ […]

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