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Archive for November, 2015

Hadith on Tribulation: A time will come when a little practice will be salvation

November 23, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you are in a time in which whoever among you leaves of tenth of what he has been commanded will be destroyed in the Hereafter. Then there will come a time in which whoever among you practices a tenth of what he […]

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Aisha on Humility: Among the best acts of worship is humility

November 22, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “Verily, you are neglecting the best act of worship: humility.” Source: Az-Zuhd war Riqa’iq 391 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عن ابن المبارك عَنْ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهَا قَالَتْ إِنَّكُمْ لَتُغْفِلُونَ أَفْضَلَ الْعِبَادَةِ التَّوَاضُعَ 391 الزهد والرقائق لابن المبارك 96 المحدث ابن […]

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Abu Ad-Darda on Hypocrisy: A Muslim might lose their religion after a single test

November 20, 2015

Jubair ibn Nufair reported: I entered the residence of Abu Ad-Darda while he was standing and praying in his place of prayer. When he sat down, he began fervently to recite the testimony of faith and to seek refuge in Allah from hypocrisy. After he finished, I said, “May Allah forgive you, O Abu Ad-Darda! […]

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Al-Ghazali on Desire: Corruption and lust turns kings into slaves to their desires

November 12, 2015

Al-Ghazali said, “Glory to Him who made kings into slaves by their disobedience and made slaves into kings by their obedience to Him. Verily, desire and lust turn kings into slaves and that is part of their corruption. If they are patient and mindful of Allah, then slaves will turn into kings.” Source: Iḥyāʼ ʻUlūm al-Dīn […]

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Hadith on Graves: The disapproval of plastering and building structures over graves

November 11, 2015

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited plastering the graves, sitting upon them, and building structures over them. Source: Sahih Muslim 970, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “In this tradition is the disapproval of plastering graves and building over them, and the prohibition of sitting upon […]

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Hadith on Graves: To be burned by hot coal is better than disrespecting a grave

November 11, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “For one of you to sit upon a hot coal and burn himself and his clothes would be better than sitting upon a grave.” Source: Sahih Muslim 971 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Graves: Desecrating the dead body is like harming the living

November 11, 2015

Malik reported: Aisha the wife of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say, “Breaking the bones of a dead Muslim is like breaking them when he is alive.” Source: Muwatta 557 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ مَالِك أَنَّهُ بَلَغَهُ أَنَّ عَائِشَةَ زَوْجَ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَانَتْ تَقُولُ كَسْرُ […]

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Sufyan on Knowledge: The purpose of learning is to become conscious of Allah and purify the heart

November 10, 2015

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, knowledge is only studied to become mindful of Allah. Verily, knowledge is only favored over other virtues because one is made conscious of Allah by it.” Source: Jāmiʻ Bayān al-ʻIlm 759 Al-Ghazali said, “Seeking knowledge is an act of worship of the […]

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Hadith on Wealth: The best wealth is gratitude, remembrance, and a faithful spouse

November 9, 2015

Thawban reported: When the verses about gold and silver were revealed, they said, “What kind of wealth should we acquire?” Umar said, “I will learn it for you.” He rode on his camel until he caught up to the Prophet and I followed him. Umar said, “O Messenger of Allah, what kind of wealth should we […]

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Hadith on Provision: Keep working to maintain the weak among you

November 7, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: There were two brothers in the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, one of whom would attend the lessons of the Prophet and the other would engage in business. The businessman complained to the Prophet about his brother and the Prophet said, “Perhaps you are granted provision […]

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