Archive for June, 2015

Umar on Marriage: Nothing benefits a man like a righteous wife

June 15, 2015

Abu Nu’aym reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Nothing benefits a man after faith in Allah as much as a wife with good character, loving and fertile. Nothing harms a man after unbelief in Allah as much as a wife with evil character and a sharp tongue.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā […]

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet’s beautiful supplication for the deceased

June 11, 2015

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, performed the funeral prayer and I memorized his supplication, “O Allah, forgive him, have mercy on him, make him well, and pardon him. Dignify his residence and make his resting place spacious. Cleanse him with water, snow, and ice. Purify him […]

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Umar on Gratitude: O Allah, make us among the few who are grateful to you

June 9, 2015

Al-Qurtubi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, heard a man saying, “O Allah, make me among the few.” Umar said, “What is this supplication?” The man said, “I refer to the saying of Allah the Exalted: And few of my servants are grateful.” (34:13) Umar said, “All of the people know […]

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Hadith on Supplication: O Allah, I seek refuge in you from the evil I have done

June 8, 2015

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say in his supplications, “O Allah, I seek refuge in you from the evil I have done and the evil I have not done.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2716 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَانَ يَقُولُ […]

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Hadith on Supplication: The praise and glory of Allah remove sins like falling leaves

June 7, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by a tree with dry leaves, so he struck it with his staff making the leaves fall. The Prophet said, “Verily, the praise of Allah (taḥmīd), the glorification of Allah (tasbīḥ), the declaration there is no God but Allah (tahlīl), […]

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Hasan on Responsibility: The believer is a guardian over himself and holds himself accountable

June 3, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, the believer is a guardian over himself and he holds himself accountable to Allah the Exalted. Verily, the reckoning will only be lightened on the Day of Resurrection for people who held themselves accountable in this world. Verily, the reckoning will only […]

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Ibrahim on Mercy: A man has wronged me so I will have mercy on him

June 2, 2015

Adh-Dhahabi reported: Ibrahim At-Taymi, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Indeed, a man has wronged me, so I will have mercy on him.” Source: Siyar A’lam An-Nubula 5/61 عن الذهبي عَنْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ التَّيْمِيِّ رحمه الله قَالَ إِنَّ الرَّجُلَ لَيَظْلِمُنِي فَأَرْحَمُهُ 5/61 سير أعلام النبلاء الطبقة الثانية إبراهيم بن يزيد

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