Archive for April, 2014

Hadith on Bounties: These four blessings are goodness in this life and the Hereafter

April 29, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are four that whomever receives has been given goodness in this world and the Hereafter: a grateful heart, a tongue of remembrance, a body patient with trials, and a wife neither treacherous with herself nor her husband’s wealth.” Source: Shu’b […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Remember the Hellfire during severe weather of summer and winter

April 27, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the heat is severe, then let it cool down for prayer. Verily, severe heat is from the raging of Hell. The Hellfire complained to its Lord saying: My Lord, my parts are eating each other. So it was given permission to make […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Let it cool down during severe heat for the Dhuhur prayer

April 27, 2014

Abu Dharr reported: The caller of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, made the announcement for noon prayer but the Prophet said, “Let it cool. Let it wait. Severe heat is from the raging of Hell, so when you feel severe heat then let it cool down for prayer until we see shadows in […]

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Umar on Knowledge: Learn and teach others with dignity, tranquility, and humility

April 25, 2014

Imran ibn Muslim reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Acquire knowledge and teach people. Learn along with it dignity and tranquility and humility for those who teach you and humility for those whom you teach. Do not be tyrannical scholars and thus base your knowledge upon your ignorance.” Source: Shu’ab […]

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Malik on Honor: A man loses his glory and splendor when he praises himself

April 24, 2014

Ibn Wahb reported: Imam Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, when a man starts praising himself, then his honor will leave him.” Source: Ta’reekh Al-Islam Adh-Dhahabi 2731 قال ابن وهب عن مالك قال إِنَّ الرَّجُلَ إِذَا ذَهَبَ يَمْدَحُ نَفْسَهُ ذَهَبَ بَهَاؤُهُ 2731 تاريخ الإسلام الذهبي الطبقة الثامنة عشرة تراجم هذه الطبقة على […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Fitnah: How will you be when the Sunnah is changed, seeking the world?

April 23, 2014

Shaqiq reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud said, “How will you be when you are afflicted with trials that make the young grow old and the old grow senile? And the people take the prophetic tradition and say it has been changed?” They said, “O Abu Abdur Rahman, when will this be?” Ibn Mas’ud said, “It will […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: Blessings of living a long life full of good deeds

April 22, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: There were two men from the tribe of Quda’ah who embraced Islam with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. One of them was martyred and the other lived for another year. Talha said: I had a dream of Paradise and I saw the one who lived longer enter Paradise before […]

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Umar on War: No permission to kill women, children, or non-combatants

April 20, 2014

Yahya ibn Yahya Al-Ghasani reported: I wrote to Umar ibn Abdul Aziz and I asked him about the verse, “Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress,” (2:190) Umar wrote back to me, saying, “This refers to women, children, and whoever is not waging war against you among them.” […]

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Hadith on Bloodshed: Allah will protect the Muslim nation from disasters but not bloodshed

April 20, 2014

Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came down one day from the highland and he passed by the mosque of the tribe of Mu’awiya. The Prophet entered and he performed two bowings. We prayed along with him and he performed a long supplication. Then the Prophet came to us […]

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Hadith on Satan: Praise be to Allah who repels the evil whisperer

April 20, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, one of us has thoughts within himself suggesting something that would make him love to be reduced to charcoal rather than to speak of it.” The Prophet said, “Allah is the greatest, Allah […]

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