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Hadith on Character: A house in paradise for those with honesty and character

March 16, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever abandons lies in support of falsehood, then a house will be built for him in the surroundings of Paradise. Whoever abandons arguments even though he is right, then a house will be built for him in its middle. And […]

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Hadith on Righteousness: The Prophet’s sword contained righteous sayings

March 10, 2017

Ali reported: When the weapon of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had been assembled, I found on the handle or blade of his sword three sayings, “Maintain relations with those who cut you off, speak the truth even if it is against yourself, and be good to one who is evil to […]

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Hadith on Charity: The man who gave charity to the thief and the prostitute

February 19, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man intended to give charity, so he went out with his charity and placed it in the hands of a thief. In the morning, people were saying: Charity was given to a thief! The man said: O Allah, praise be […]

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Hadith on Sincerity: Good will and honest intentions protect from malice, deception

February 7, 2017

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are three traits by which a believer will not be deceived or consumed by hatred: sincerity in deeds for Allah, offering good will to the Muslims, and keeping to their community.” Source: Musnad al-Shāmiyyīn 1279 Grade: Sahih li ghayri (authentic […]

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Hadith on Sincerity: The best act of worship is sincerity to Allah

January 31, 2017

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty said: The most beloved act with which my servant worships me is sincerity for my sake.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 21687 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ قَالَ اللَّهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ أَحَبُّ […]

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Hadith on Funerals: Muslims whose good is witnessed enter Paradise

January 22, 2017

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whenever four persons testify to the goodness of a Muslim, then he will enter Paradise.” We said, “And three?” The Prophet said, “Even three.” We said, “And two?” The Prophet said, “Even two.” Thereafter we did not ask about only one person. […]

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Hadith on Kindness: Good character builds a house in Paradise and increases life

December 21, 2016

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, whoever has been given the quality of kindness has been given his portion of good in this life and in the Hereafter. Maintaining family ties, good character, and good treatment of neighbors will build their heavenly abodes and increase their life spans.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Charity: Good deeds protect us from an evil fate in the Hereafter

December 17, 2016

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Good works protect from evil fates. Charity in secret extinguishes the wrath of the Lord, maintaining family ties increases life span, and every good deed is charity. The people of good in the world are the people of good in the […]

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Hadith on Kindness: Whoever is gentle has been blessed with good

December 14, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has the quality of kindness has been given his portion of goodness. And whoever is deprived of the quality of kindness has been deprived of his portion of goodness.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2013 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ […]

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Hadith on Charity: To give in charity is like emancipating slaves

December 5, 2016

Al-Bara’ ibn Azib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever donates a gift of milk or a piece of silver or who guides others through a strait will have the reward as if he has freed a slave.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1957 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عن […]

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