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Archive for April, 2015

Hadith on Muhammad: They would love to see the Prophet even at great cost to themselves

April 22, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the strongest in love for me in my nation are some people who will come after me. One of them would wish to see me even at the cost of his family and wealth.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2832 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Humility: Rather, I will be a prophet servant and not a king

April 16, 2015

Ibn Abbas reported: Allah sent an angel to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, along with the Angel Gabriel, upon him be peace. The angel said, “O Muhammad, Allah the Exalted has given you the choice to be a prophet servant or a prophet king.” The Prophet turned to Gabriel for advice and […]

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Hadith on Conflict: I will boast of your greater numbers, so do not fight each other

April 12, 2015

Sunabih Al-Ahmasi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No doubt I will reach the Cistern (al-hawd) ahead of you and I will be proud of your great numbers before the nations, so do not fight each other after me.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3944 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Iyas on Hearts: The foolish man cannot recognize the defects in his own soul

April 12, 2015

Ibn Asakir reported: Iyas ibn Mu’awiya said, “No man does not recognize the defects in his soul except that he is the greatest fool.” It was said, “O Abu Wathila, what is your defect?” Iyas said, “Speaking too much.” Source: Tareekh Dimashq 7784 عن بن عساكر قَالَ إياس بْن مُعَاوِيَة ما من رجل لا يعرف […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Ask Allah for knowledge which benefits you

April 11, 2015

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ask Allah for beneficial knowledge and seek refuge in Allah from knowledge without benefit.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3843 Grade: Hasan (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ سَلُوا اللَّهَ عِلْمًا نَافِعًا وَتَعَوَّذُوا بِاللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Wealth: I do not fear poverty for you, but rather the increase in wealth

April 10, 2015

Amr ibn Awf reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “By Allah, it is not poverty I fear for you, but rather I fear you will be given the wealth of the world just as it was given to those before you. You will compete for it just as they […]

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Hadith on Tribulation: How will you be when the world is given to you?

April 10, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the treasures of Persia and Rome were opened for you, what kind of people will you be?” Abdur Rahman ibn Awf said, “We will be as Allah has ordered us.” The Prophet said, “Perhaps you will be something else. […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: The virtue of knowledge is more beloved than the virtue of worship

April 4, 2015

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The virtue of knowledge is more beloved to me than the virtue of worship, and the best of your religion is mindfulness (al-wara’).” Source: al-Ādāb lil-Bayhaqī 818 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Ibn Taymiyyah said, “Mindfulness means to […]

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Hadith on Prayer: O Allah, guide me to the most righteous deeds and character

April 1, 2015

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would begin his prayer by exalting Allah and then he would say, “Verily, my prayer, my rites, my life, and my death are for Allah the Lord of the worlds. He has no partner and with this I have been commanded and I am among the […]

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