Archive for May, 2017

Hadith on Character: Honor guests, orphans, and your neighbors in Islam

May 21, 2017

Sa’ib ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to him, “O Sa’ib, look at the character of your deeds in the time of ignorance and continue them in Islam: honor the guest, be generous to the orphan, and be good to your neighbor.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15074 Grade: […]

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Hadith of Faith: Those with even the weakest faith will enter Paradise

May 21, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He will not enter Hellfire who has the weight of a seed of faith in his heart. And he will not enter Paradise who has the weight of a seed of arrogance in his heart.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 91 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Beauty: Allah is beautiful and loves beauty

May 21, 2017

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is beautiful and he loves beauty. He loves the loftiest of affairs and disapproves of foolishness.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6902 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ جَمِيلٌ يُحِبُّ […]

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Ibn Umar on Family: Whoever is good to his family is rewarded in this life

May 15, 2017

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever fears his Lord and maintains family ties, his life will be prolonged, his wealth will be enriched, and his family will love him.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 59 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن البخاري  قَالَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ مَنِ اتَّقَى رَبَّهُ وَوَصَلَ رَحِمَهُ […]

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Hadith on Character: Spread peace, offer food, and be modest before Allah

May 11, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent him to a people and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet said, “Spread peace, offer food, and be modest before Allah as a man of dignity is modest with his family. If you do a bad deed, then […]

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Hadith on Gentleness: Kind and gentle behavior will always benefit a family

May 11, 2017

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The people of a household are not granted kindness but that it will benefit them.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 13261 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَا أُعْطِيَ أَهْلُ بَيْتٍ الرِّفْقَ إِلَّا […]

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Hadith on Kindness: Allah supports kind and gentle people

May 11, 2017

Khalid ibn Ma’dan reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty is kind. He loves kindness and is pleased by it. He offers support for it, that which is not offered for harshness.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 17277 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ خَالِدِ بْنِ مَعْدَانَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Satan: The devil always comes to tempt people with their wealth

May 11, 2017

Abdur Rahman ibn Awf reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Satan, whom Allah has cursed, said: The owner of wealth will never be safe from me by one of three ways. I come to him with them and leave with them: His taking of wealth without permission, his spending […]

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Hadith on Greed: Human beings are greedy for more and more until death

May 11, 2017

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the son of Adam had a valley of date palms, he would wish for another like it, then another and another, until he wished to have many valleys. Nothing will fill his belly but the dust of the grave.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad […]

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Hadith on Gathering: The best assembly is one of remembrance and virtue

May 11, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, which gathering is best?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A gathering of those who inspire you to remember Allah when you see them, whose discourse increases your knowledge, and whose good deeds inspire you to remember the Hereafter.” Source: Musnad Abī […]

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