Archive for December, 2013

Hadith on Sunnah: I am narrating from the Prophet and you contradict it?

December 30, 2013

Abu Qatadah reported: We were sitting with Imran ibn Hussein along with Bushair ibn Ka’b and Imran narrated to us that one day the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Modesty is goodness in everything,” or the Prophet said, “Modesty is entirely good.” Bushair said, “Indeed, we find in some of […]

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Ibn Sireen on Hadith: This knowledge is the religion so be careful where you get it

December 30, 2013

Hisham reported: Muhammad ibn Sireen said, “Verily, the knowledge of narrating traditions is religion, so be careful from whom you take your religion.” Source: Sahih Muslim, Introduction Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ هِشَامٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِيرِينَ قَالَ إِنَّ هَذَا الْعِلْمَ دِينٌ فَانْظُرُوا عَمَّنْ تَأْخُذُونَ دِينَكُمْ صحيح مسلم مُقَدِّمَةٌ بَاب أَنَّ الْإِسْنَادَ […]

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Umar on Sunnah: Beware of the people of opinion who abandon the Prophetic Sunnah

December 30, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The people who follow their opinions are opponents of the Sunnah. They failed to memorize the prophetic traditions and they desired to be free from faltering and feeling ashamed when they are asked and they do not know, so they turned away […]

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Hadith on Daughters: Whoever is fair to his daughters will enter Paradise

December 30, 2013

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has a daughter born to him and he does not bury her alive, nor humiliate her, nor prefer his sons over her, then he will enter Paradise because of her.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 1958 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ahmad Shakir […]

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Hasan on Repentance: Satan wants you to be tired of repentance, so continue to seek forgiveness

December 30, 2013

Ja’far ibn Burqan reported: I said to a man from Basra, “How can one of us continue to kneel before his Lord seeking his forgiveness for a sin, then he returns to it, then again he seeks forgiveness, then again he returns to it?” It was mentioned to Al-Hasan Al-Basri and he said, “Satan wishes […]

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Hadith on Death: Do not wish for death because you might increase in good deeds

December 28, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Let none of you wish for death. If he is righteous then he might increase his good deeds, and if he is sinful then he might repent.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 6808 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ […]

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Hadith on Living: Four things are part of happiness and miserable living

December 28, 2013

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Four things are part of happiness: a righteous spouse, a spacious dwelling, a righteous neighbor, and a comfortable mount. Four things are part of misery: a bad neighbor, a bad spouse, a restrictive dwelling, and a bad mount.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Happiness: Comfortable living is in good neighbors, a good ride, and a good house

December 28, 2013

Nafi’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is part of a person’s happiness to have a righteous neighbor, a comfortable mount, and a spacious dwelling.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 14947 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Mundhiri عَنْ نَافِعِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْحَارِثِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Al-Ghazali on Takfeer: Leaving a thousand unbelievers is better than killing a single believer

December 28, 2013

Ibn Hajar reported: Al-Ghazali said, “Verily, to permit the killing of someone worshiping upon monotheism is a serious mistake. The mistake of leaving a thousand unbelievers to go free is lesser than shedding the blood of a single Muslim.” Source: Fath ul-Bari 12/314 عن ابن حجر قال الغزالي فَإِنَّ اسْتِبَاحَةَ دِمَاءِ الْمُصَلِّينَ الْمُقِرِّينَ بِالتَّوْحِيدِ خَطَأٌ […]

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Hadith on Torah: The Prophet caused a Jewish man to enter Paradise

December 28, 2013

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: Allah the Exalted sent His Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, to be the cause of a man entering Paradise. The Prophet entered the synagogue among the Jews and there was a Jew reading the Torah to them. When they came to the description of the Prophet they stopped reading. […]

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