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Archive for February, 2015

Hadith on Hijrah: The best emigration is to leave what Allah dislikes

February 23, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: A man asked, “O Messenger of Allah, which emigration is best?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “To emigrate from that which Allah disapproves. Emigration is of two kinds: the emigration of the resident and the bedouin. As for the emigration of the bedouin, he responds […]

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Hadith on Character: None behave with deeds more beloved to Allah than these

February 21, 2015

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, met Abu Dharr and he said, “O Abu Dharr, shall I not show you two qualities that are easy on your back and heavier on the scale than others?” Abu Dharr said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah.” The Prophet said, “You must have good […]

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Wahb on Hereafter: The example of worldly life and the Hereafter is one who cannot please two wives

February 17, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The parable of this world and the Hereafter is that of a man with two wives. If he pleases one of them, he will incur disapproval from the other.” Source: Az-Zuhd war Raqa’iq 582 عن ابن مبارك عَنْ وَهْبِ بْنِ مُنَبِّهٍ رحمه […]

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Hasan on Ali: A man died whom no one could match in knowledge and piety

February 17, 2015

Amr ibn Hubshi reported: Hasan ibn Ali addressed the people after the killing of Ali ibn Abi Talib and he said, “A man has departed you yesterday whom none from the early generation could surpass in knowledge and none from the later generation will match him. If the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Context: The scholar must consider the context to issue a true ruling

February 15, 2015

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Neither a scholar nor a judge can issue a ruling (fatwa) by the truth unless he has two types of understanding. First, understanding the context and deriving the reality of what occurred through gathering facts and signs until he achieves comprehensive knowledge. Second, understanding the religious obligation related to the context and […]

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Hasan on Khawarij: The rebels fight for the sake of the world, not Allah

February 12, 2015

Abu Hayyan At-Tawhidi reported: A man from the Kharijites came to Hasan Al-Basri and he said, “What do you say about the rebels?” Hasan said, “They are seekers of the world.” He said, “Why do you say that when one of them goes out with his spear until it breaks and he leaves his family and children?” […]

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Hadith on Friday: Allah made this day an Eid so take a bath, use perfume, and clean your teeth

February 6, 2015

Ibn As-Sabaq reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would say on Friday, “O assembly of Muslims, Allah has made this day a celebration. So perform a bath and there is no harm for whoever applies perfume and you should use the toothstick.” Source: Al-Muwatta 146 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to […]

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Sufyan on Hereafter: Take care of your Hereafter and Allah will take care of your life

February 1, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Behave well in your private life and Allah will make your public life excellent. Take care of what is between you and Allah, and he will take care of what is between you and the people. Work for your Hereafter and Allah will suffice your affairs in […]

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