Archive for July, 2015

Hadith on Islam: This religion will reach everywhere in the world

July 30, 2015

Tameem Ad-Dari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “This matter will certainly reach every place touched by the night and day. Allah will not leave a house or residence except that Allah will cause this religion to enter it, by which the honorable will be honored and the disgraceful […]

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Hadith on Forgiveness: Blessed is one who often seeks forgiveness from Allah

July 30, 2015

Abdullah ibn Busr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is he who finds many prayers for forgiveness in his record.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3818 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عن عبد الله بن بسر قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ طُوبَى لِمَنْ وَجَدَ فِي صَحِيفَتِهِ اسْتِغْفَارًا كَثِيرًا […]

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Umar II on Humility: May Allah have mercy on one who shows me my flaws

July 26, 2015

Al-Kalabadhi reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “May Allah have mercy on a man who shows me my faults.” Source: Baḥr al-Fawāʼid 1/129 عن الكلاباذي قَالَ عُمَرُ بْنُ عَبْدِ الْعَزِيزِ رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ رَحِمَ اللَّهُ امْرَأً أَهْدَى إِلَيَّ عُيُوبِي 1/129 بحر الفوائد المشهور بمعاني الأخبار

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Abu Darda on Learning: Knowledge and forbearance only come from nurturing these qualities

July 26, 2015

Raja’ ibn Haywah reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, knowledge only comes by learning and forbearance only comes by cultivating forbearance. Whoever aims for good will receive goodness and whoever seeks to evade evil will be protected from it.” Source: Rawḍat al-ʻUqalā 100 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Sufyan on Confidence: If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by slander and gossip

July 25, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Sufyan At-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by whatever is said about you.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awilya 6/390 عن ابن المبارك قَالَ قَالَ سُفْيَانُ الثَّوْرِيُّ رحمه الله إِذَا عَرَفْتَ نَفْسَكَ لَمْ يَضُرَّكَ مَا قِيلَ فِيكَ 6/390 حلية الأولياء وطبقات الأصفياء ذكر […]

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Hadith on Patience: A time will come when Islam is like holding a hot coal

July 23, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The people will see a time of patience in which someone adhering to his religion will be as if he were grasping a hot coal.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2260 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Hadith on Night Decree: Supplication for forgiveness on Laylat Al-Qadr in Ramadan

July 12, 2015

Aisha reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I see that you know which night is the Night of Decree (laylat al-qadr). What should I say during it?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Say: O Allah, you are pardoning and generous. You love to forgive, so forgive me.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Rights: Your own body has rights over you, so take care of it

July 6, 2015

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent for Uthman ibn Mazh’un and he came. The Prophet said, “O Uthman, do you not desire my practice?” Uthman said, “O Messenger of Allah, no by Allah. I seek your practice.” The Prophet said, “Verily, I sleep and I pray, I fast and I […]

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Sulaiman on Fasting: You must behave with serenity and dignity while fasting

July 5, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Sulaiman ibn Musa said, “When you fast, then let your hearing, seeing, and tongue fast from lies and do not harm your servants. You must behave with serenity and dignity. Do not make the days you fast the same as days you are not fasting.” Source: Az-Zuhd Ibn Mubarak 452 عن ابن […]

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Hadith on Persecution: The Prophet fought for religious freedom, not political authority

July 5, 2015

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: We were met by Abdullah ibn Umar and we hoped that he would narrate to us a good saying. A man approached him and he said, “O Abu Abdur Rahman, tell us about fighting during times of persecution as Allah said: And fight until there is no more persecution.” (2:193) Ibn […]

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