Archive for March, 2015

Hadith on Charms: Whoever hangs an amulet will be entrusted to it

March 31, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever ties a knot and blows on it has performed magic, and whoever performs magic has committed idolatry. Whoever hangs something as a charm will be entrusted to it.” Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 4079 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Muflih عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Charms: Spells, amulets, and charms are acts of idolatry

March 31, 2015

Zainab reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, spells, amulets, and charms are acts of idolatry.” I said, “Why do you say this? I swear by Allah that when my eye was twitching I would go to a Jewish man who would cast […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Recommendation to marry couples of similar age

March 28, 2015

Buraida reported: Abu Bakr and Umar, may Allah be pleased with them, offered a marriage proposal to the Prophet’s daughter Fatimah. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “She is too young.” Then, Ali proposed to Fatimah and the Prophet married her to him. Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 3221, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Supplication: Bring us the new moon with faith, peace, and Islam

March 16, 2015

Talha ibn Ubaid reported: When the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saw the crescent moon, he would say, “O Allah, bring it over us with blessings and faith, safety and Islam. My Lord and your Lord is Allah.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 3451 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ طَلْحَةَ بْنِ عُبَيْدِ اللَّهِ أَنَّ […]

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Hadith on Silence: Those who are silent are saved from speaking evil

March 16, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is silent has been saved.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2501, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir Al-Baji said, “It means he should be silent when there is no good in speaking.” Source: Sharh Muwatta Malik 1678 عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Those whose last deeds are righteous will enter Paradise

March 16, 2015

Hudhaifa reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever declares there is no God but Allah seeking the countenance of Allah as his last deed, he will enter Paradise. Whoever fasts a day seeking the countenance of Allah as his last deed, he will enter Paradise. Whoever gives in charity seeking the […]

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Abu Darda on Wisdom: Silence is a type of wisdom but not many practice it

March 13, 2015

Isa ibn Uqbah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah besides whom there is no God, nothing on the surface of the earth is in greater need of a lengthy prison sentence than the tongue.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyā 421 Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Silence is a form […]

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Umair on Faith: Our faith increases when we remember our Lord and fear Him

March 10, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: Umair ibn Habib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Faith increases and decreases.” It was said, “How does it increase and decrease?” Umair said, “If we remember our Lord and fear him, then it will increase. If we are heedless and we forget and we waste our time, then it will […]

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Ahnaf on Envy: No rest and relaxation for the envious and hateful

March 8, 2015

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ahnaf ibn Qais, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Five are as I say: There is no rest for the envious, there is no chivalry for the liar, there is no loyalty for kings, there is no escape for the miser, and there is no respect for bad character.” Source: Shu’b al-Imān 6123 عن […]

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Hadith on Masjid: Whoever comes to the mosque is the guest of Allah

March 8, 2015

Salman Al-Farsi reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever performs ablution well in his home and thereafter comes to the mosque, then he is the guest of Allah and it is a duty upon the host to honor his guest.” Source: Mu’jam Al-Kabeer 6010 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ […]

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