Archive for November, 2014

Hadith on the Beast: People will be forced to wear the Mark of the Beast

November 30, 2014

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Beast will emerge and place a mark on the faces of the people. They will be plentiful among you such that a man will purchase a camel and it will be said: From whom did you buy it? He will say: I […]

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Al-Warraq on Nearness: Seek nearness to Allah by asking from Him and not people

November 30, 2014

Muhammad ibn Hamid reported: I asked Abu Bakr Al-Warraq, “Teach me something that will bring me closer to people.” Abu Bakr said, “As for what brings you closer to Allah, then continue to ask him. As for what brings you closer to people, then stop asking from them.” Source: Shu’b Al-Iman 1061 عن محمد بن […]

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Hadith on Muhammad: The man who loved the Prophet more than anything else

November 30, 2014

Aisha reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, by Allah I love you more than myself. I love you more than my family and wealth. You are more beloved to me than my children. I would be in my house and I […]

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Hadith on Refuge: The Prophet’s supplication upon leaving his home

November 26, 2014

Umm Salamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say when leaving the house, “In the name of Allah, I trust in Allah for there is no power or might but in Allah. Verily, we seek refuge in you from being misguided or misguiding others, from being oppressed or oppressing others, from […]

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Ibrahim on Supplication: Why are our supplications not answered?

November 26, 2014

Al-Qurtubi reported: It was said to Ibrahim ibn Adham, “What is wrong with us that we supplicate and we receive no answer?” Ibrahim said, “It is because you know Allah and you do not obey him, and you know the Messenger and you do not follow him or his tradition (sunnah), and you know the […]

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Hadith on Leadership: Woe to evil leaders who will regret everything they have done

November 23, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessing be upon him, said, “Woe to the rulers! And woe to the chiefs! And woe to the trustees! Some people will wish on the Day of Resurrection that their hair was hanging from the sky and swinging between heaven and earth rather than to have done what […]

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Hadith on Wellness: O Allah, I ask you for well-being in this life and the Hereafter

November 23, 2014

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never forgot to say these supplications whenever he entered morning and evening, “O Allah, I ask you for welfare in this world and in the Hereafter. O Allah, I ask you for pardon and welfare in my religion and in my worldly […]

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Sufyan on Intelligence: The intelligent person follows good and avoids evil

November 18, 2014

Bishra ibn Al-Harith reported: Sufyan ibn Uyaina, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The reasonable person is not one who merely recognizes good and evil. Rather, the reasonable person is only one who follows good when he sees it, and who avoids evil when he sees it.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliya 12893 عن بشر بن الحارث قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Fitnah: Beware a trial that will affect everyone in the Ummah

November 15, 2014

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: We were sitting with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he mentioned several trials until he mentioned a trial in which people should remain in their houses. It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, what is this trial in which people should remain in their houses?” […]

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Hadith on Fitnah: A great tribulation is coming in which Muslims should not fight

November 15, 2014

Abu Musa Al-Ashari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, right before the Hour there will be a tribulation like pieces of the dark night in which a man might be a believer in the morning and an unbeliever by evening or he might be a believer in the […]

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