Archive for February, 2016

Hadith on Mercy: If you have mercy on the sheep, Allah will have mercy on you

February 27, 2016

Qurra ibn Iyas reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, I would have slaughtered a sheep but I had mercy on it.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you had mercy on the sheep, then Allah will have mercy on you twice.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 368 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Marriage: She is your wife only if you treat her in the best way

February 25, 2016

Hujr ibn Qais reported: When Ali offered a marriage proposal to Fatimah, the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “She is yours if you treat her with the best company.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 3490 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ حُجْرِ بْنِ قَيْسٍ قَالَ خَطَبَ عَلِيٌّ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى عَنْهُ إِلَى […]

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Hadith on Ikhlas: Whoever recites Surat al-Ikhlas ten times a day will have Paradise

February 23, 2016

Mu’adh ibn Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever recites the chapter ten times completely: He is Allah, the One (112:1), then Allah will build a palace for him in Paradise.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 15183 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ مُعَاذِ بْنِ أَنَسٍ الْجُهَنِيِّ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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Al-Bukhari on Sunnah: The best of Muslims revive the Prophet’s traditions

February 18, 2016

Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi reported: Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The best of the Muslims is a man who revives one of the traditions of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, after it has died out. O followers of the Sunnah, be patient and Allah will have mercy on you, for you […]

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Salaf on Learning: It is not befitting for any person to give up seeking knowledge

February 18, 2016

Ibn Manadhir reported: I asked Abu Amr ibn Al-Ala, may Allah have mercy on him, “For how long is it appropriate for a man to learn?” Abu Amr said, “It is appropriate for him to learn his entire life.” Sufyan ibn Uyainah, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked, “Which people are most obliged […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Seekers of knowledge and the world are never satisfied

February 18, 2016

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The seekers of two concerns are never satisfied: the seeker of knowledge and the seeker of the world.” Source: al-Muʻjam al-Kabīr 10239 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْهُومَانِ […]

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Ibn Al-Mubarak on Knowledge: A man becomes ignorant when he stops seeking knowledge

February 17, 2016

Nu’aim ibn Hammad reported: Ibn Al-Mubarak, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “A man will continue to have knowledge as long as he is seeking knowledge. If he assumes that he has knowledge, then he has become ignorant.” Source: al-Mujālasah wa Jawāhir 312 In another narration, it was said, “For how long will you seek […]

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Hadith on Supplication: You must use the comprehensive and concise supplications

February 15, 2016

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered upon me while I was praying and I took too long to meet his need. The Prophet said, “O Aisha, you must use the comprehensive and concise supplications.” When I finished the prayer, I said, “O Messenger of Allah, what are the comprehensive and […]

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Hadith on Character: What does the Prophet teach to the people?

February 12, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: When Abu Dharr heard that the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had appeared in Mecca, he said to his brother, “Ride to this valley and tell me about this man who claims to have received revelation from the heavens. Listen to his words and then inform me.” The man rode […]

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Hadith on Morals: Allah sent Prophet Muhammad to perfect good character and ethics

February 12, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has sent me to perfect noble morals and complete good deeds.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 7073, Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar Ad-Dahhak, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The head of the matter is good character.” Source: Makārim […]

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