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Archive for October, 2015

Hadith on Marriage: A man has a right to enjoy his wife but he may not harm her

October 28, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man calls his wife to bed and she refuses for no reason and he spends the night angry with her, then the angels will curse her until the morning.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 3065, Sahih Muslim 1436, Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi […]

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Hadith on Neglect: It is sufficient sin for someone to neglect those he is responsible for

October 28, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is enough sin for a man to withhold from those who are dependent upon him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 996 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَفَى […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Knowledge: Humility is a third of all knowledge

October 27, 2015

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If you are asked about something you do not know, then say: I do not know. Verily, saying so is a third of knowledge.” And Ibn Mas’ud said, “I say things that are my opinion. If they are correct, then they are from […]

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Hadith on Hope: Allah will save those who have fear and hope during death

October 25, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered upon a young man in the throes of death. The Prophet said, “How do you feel?” The man said, “By Allah, O Messenger of Allah, I hope in Allah and I fear for my sins.” The Prophet said, “These two feelings are […]

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Umar on Charity: The non-Muslims deserve their fair share of public charity

October 25, 2015

Abu Bakr Al-‘Absi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, saw a blind non-Muslim citizen abandoned at the gate of the city. Umar said, “What is the matter with you?” The man said, “I have been burdened by this tribute until I become blind and they left me here and no one […]

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Hadith on Children: The Prophet forcefully condemns the killing of children

October 25, 2015

Aswad ibn Sari’ reported: I came with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and I participated in the battle with him. I engaged in the skirmish that day until some people killed children. News of this reached the Prophet and he said, “What is wrong with these people who have transgressed […]

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Umar II on Tribute: The non-Muslims must have enough wealth to take care of themselves

October 25, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from house to house begging for charity. Umar said, “We have not been fair to you that we have taken tribute from you in your youth and now you are helpless in […]

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Hadith on Concessions: Allah loves to make things easy for you

October 25, 2015

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah loves for you to take his concessions, just as he dislikes you to be disobedient.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 5832 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ […]

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Fudayl on Faith: The believer is happy for others and has good will towards others

October 21, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Admiration is part of faith and envy is part of hypocrisy. The believer admires others and does not envy others, and the hypocrite envies others and does not admire others. The believer overlooks the faults of others, admonishes others, and gives good advice. The hypocrite disgraces […]

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Fudayl on Justice: You may not harm anyone or anything without a just cause

October 20, 2015

Adh-Dhahabi reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah, it is not lawful for you to harm a dog or a pig without a just cause, so how can you harm a Muslim?” Source: Siyar Aʻlām al-Nubalāʼ 8/427 عن الذهبي قَالَ الْفُضَيْلُ رحمه الله وَاللَّهِ مَا يَحِلُّ لَكَ أَنْ تُؤْذِيَ […]

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