Archive for March, 2016

Hadith on Debt: Allah will shade those who forgave their debtors on Judgment Day

March 30, 2016

Abu Qatadah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever gives relief to his debtor or waives his debt completely, then he will be in the shade of the Throne on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 22053 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي قَتَادَةَ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Ibn Abbas on Usury: Those who consumed usury will be humiliated in the Hereafter

March 30, 2016

At-Tabari reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “It will be said on the Day of Resurrection to those who consumed usury: Take your weapon for war!” Then he recited the verse, “Those who consume interest cannot stand except as one stands who is being beaten by Satan into insanity.” (2:275) Source: […]

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Hadith on Humility: The Prophet chooses to be a servant and not a king

March 29, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: Gabriel was with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he looked towards the sky as an angel descended. Gabriel said, “Verily, this angel has not come down since the day he was created.” The angel said, “O Muhammad, your Lord has sent me to you with the offer that […]

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Hadith on Sects: The Muslims will split into sects due to their infectious desires

March 27, 2016

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No doubt, the people of the Book before you were split into seventy two sects and this religion will split into seventy three sects and seventy two will be in the Hellfire. Only one will be in Paradise, for they are the […]

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Hadith on Sects: The Muslims will split into seventy three sects

March 27, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Jews were split into seventy one or seventy two sects, and the Christians were split as well. My nation will split into seventy three sects.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2640, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi Ash-Shatibi said, “Indeed, this splitting has […]

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Hadith on Tafsir: The cause of revelation for Surat at-Tahreem

March 26, 2016

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would spend time with his wife Zainab bint Jahsh and he would drink a concoction of honey. Hafsa and I agreed that whomever the Prophet visited first, we would say, “I notice a strong odor of mimosa gum on you.” The Prophet visited one of […]

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Sufyan on Dua: What a servant dislikes is good if it causes him to supplicate

March 24, 2016

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Sufyan ibn Uyaina, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “What a servant dislikes is better for him than what he likes. What he dislikes spurs him to supplicate, and what he likes distracts him from it.” Source: al-Faraj baʻda al-Shiddah 21 عن ابن أبي الدنيا قَالَ ابْنُ عُيَيْنَةَ رحمه الله […]

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Hadith on Sleep: The people of Paradise do not sleep or die

March 24, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet was asked, “O Messenger of Allah, do the people of Paradise sleep?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Sleep is the sister of death, and the people of Paradise do not sleep.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “Sleep is the brother of death, […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Fatwa: Whoever issues religious judgments about all issues is senseless

March 21, 2016

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever issues a judgment (fatwa) to people about everything that he is asked, then he is foolish.” Ibn Sireen, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “For a man to die ignorant is better for him than to speak about what he does […]

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Hadith on Diyyah: The victim’s relatives my seek compensation or capital punishment

March 16, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has a relative killed has two legal choices: either he is paid the blood money or he takes the life of the killer.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6486, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1355 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and […]

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