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Archive for April, 2016

Hadith on Righteousness: Beware of what disturbs the soul, even if scholars approve it

April 30, 2016

Abu Tha’laba reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell me what is lawful and unlawful for me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Righteousness is serenity in the soul and peace of mind in the heart. Sin is not serene in the soul and not satisfying to the heart, even if […]

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Hadith on Repentance: Allah did not accept the last minute repentance of Pharaoh

April 30, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Allah drowned Pharaoh, he said: I believe in the one in whom the children of Israel believe. Gabriel said: O Muhammad, if only you could have seen me while I was taking mud from the sea and filling his mouth, fearing lest […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Knowledge: True knowledge is enlightened fear of Allah

April 28, 2016

Abdullah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Knowledge is not knowing many narrations. Verily, knowledge is the fear of Allah.” Source: Rawḍat al-‘Uqalā 9 Ibn Rajab said, “Knowledge is not memorizing many narrations or sayings, but rather it is a light that Allah places in the heart by which a servant […]

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Hadith on Reckoning: Whoever is fully taken to account for his sins will perish

April 27, 2016

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is taken to account on the Day of Resurrection will be punished.” I said, “Has not Allah the Exalted said: He will soon have an easy reckoning?” (84:8) The Prophet said, “That is not the reckoning, for that is only the […]

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Hadith on Praise: The believer praises Allah for everything, even when facing death

April 27, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted said: Verily, the believer is with me in every good situation. He praises me even as I remove his soul from between his two sides.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 8514 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami Al-Munawi said, “The faithful servant […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Asceticism: The companions were better due to their desire of the Hereafter

April 27, 2016

Abdur Rahman ibn Yazeed reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “You strive for longer and you perform more prayers than the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, yet they are better than you.” They said, “Why is that?” Ibn Mas’ud said, “They were less interested […]

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Hadith on Guidance: The Prophet supplicates to guide the unbelievers, not destroy them

April 23, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: At-Tufail came with his companions and they said, “O Messenger of Allah, the tribe of Daws has disbelieved and rejected you, so pray to Allah against them.” And it was said, “May the tribe of Daws be destroyed!” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, guide the tribe […]

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Hadith on Forgiveness: The Prophet asks Allah to forgive his oppressors in the battle of Uhud

April 23, 2016

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, forgive my people for they do not know.” Abu Hatim, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The Prophet said this supplication during the battle of Uhud when they slashed his face.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 985 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Teaching: The Prophet was the kindest and most patient teacher to his companions

April 19, 2016

Mu’awiya ibn Al-Hakam reported: I was praying with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while a man among the people sneezed, so I said, “May Allah have mercy on you!” The people began to glare at me in disapproval, so I said, “Woe to me! Why are you staring at me?” […]

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Hadith on Parables: The angels strike of parable for the Prophet while he sleeps

April 19, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The angels came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, while he was sleeping and some of them said, “He is asleep.” And some of them said, “His eyes are asleep but his heart is awake.” They said, “Verily, your companion has a parable, so present the parable for […]

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