Archive for July, 2014

Hadith on Debt: O Allah, make me independent of all besides you

July 31, 2014

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, suffice me with your allowances against your prohibitions, and make me independent of all those besides you.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 3563 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ عَلِيٍّ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet encourages women to give charity on the day of Eid

July 26, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: I witnessed the prayer on the day of breaking the fast (eid al-fiṭr) with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman. All of them performed the prayer before the sermon, and then he would deliver the sermon. The Prophet descended, as if I am seeming […]

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Hadith on Eid: There are no calls to prayer for Eid or any voluntary prayer

July 26, 2014

Jabir ibn Samura reported: I performed the Eid prayers with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, several times without announcing the two calls to prayer. Source: Sahih Muslim 887, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim At-Tirmidhi said, “This tradition is acted upon by the scholars among the companions of the Prophet, […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet would deliver a sermon and encourage charity

July 26, 2014

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would go out on the days of Eid and lead the prayer. When the Prophet finished the prayer and invoked peace, he would stand and turn to the people while they were sitting in their places of prayer. If he needed […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet’s wisdom in returning home by different paths on Eid

July 26, 2014

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would return on the day of Eid by using a different route from which he came. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 943 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “It is said that the reason he did this was to greet the people […]

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Hadith on Eid: Recommendation to wear best clothes on Eid

July 26, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would wear a red-striped cloak on the day of Eid. Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 7808 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani An-Nawawi said, “The scholars agreed with Ash-Shafi’ee that it is recommended to wear the best clothes on the day of Eid.” Source: al-Majmū’ Sharḥ […]

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Hadith on Takbir: Exalt Allah before the Eid prayer until the Imam arrives

July 26, 2014

Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, would depart to the Eid prayer from the mosque and he would raise his voice declaring the greatness of Allah (takbīr) until he arrived at the place of prayer. He would continue to exalt Allah until the Imam arrived. Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 5652 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Eid: Recitation of Surah Qaf and Al-Qamar in the Eid prayers

July 26, 2014

Ubaidullah ibn Abdullah reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab asked Abu Waqid Al-Laithi what the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would recite in the prayer on the two Eids. He said: The Prophet would recite therein, “Qaf, by the honored Quran,” (50:1) and, “The Hour has come near and the moon has split.” […]

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Hadith on Eid: Recitation of Quran in Eid and Friday prayers

July 26, 2014

Num’an ibn Basheer reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would recite in the two Eid prayers and in the Friday prayer the chapters, “Glorify the name of your Lord the Most High,” (87:1) and, “Has there come to you the report of the Overwhelming?” (88:1) If the Eid and Friday prayer were to […]

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Hadith on Eid: Recitation of seven and five takbir in the Eid prayers

July 26, 2014

Amir ibn Awf reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would declare the greatness of Allah (takbīr) during the Eid prayer seven times before the recitation in the first bowing and five times before the recitation in the second bowing. At-Tirmidhi said, “This tradition is acted upon by some of the people of knowledge among the companions of […]

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