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Hadith on Water: Giving water to the thirsty is great charity

July 23, 2017

Sa’d ibn Ubadah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, my mother has died. Shall I give charity on her behalf?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Yes.” I said, “Which charity is best?” The Prophet said, “A drink of water.” Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 3664 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Angels: The angels bless those who give in charity

May 27, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is an angel at a gate among the gates of Paradise, saying: Whoever offers a good loan today will be rewarded tomorrow! And there is an angel at another door, saying: O Allah, give repayment to one who spends […]

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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 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 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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Hadith on Family: Fear Allah and be good to your family

May 3, 2017

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fear Allah and maintain relations with your family members.” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 56/317 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن ابن مسعود قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَصِلُوا أَرْحَامَكُمْ 56/317 تاريخ دمشق لابن عساكر 108 المحدث […]

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Umar on Protection: Umar enjoins the Caliph to be good to non-Muslims

April 19, 2017

Amr ibn Maymun reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Enjoin the Caliph after me to be good to the people under the protection of Allah and the protection of his messenger (ahl al-dhimmah), peace and blessings be upon him, that he honors their covenant, he fights on their behalf, and […]

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Hadith on Love: He will be joined in Paradise with the one he loves

April 9, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever loves a man for the sake of Allah, then he should say: I love you for the sake of Allah. They will both enter Paradise together. He whose love is greater will be raised in status over the other; […]

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Hadith on Praise: Write for him an abundance of love and mercy

April 2, 2017

Abu Sa’eed reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the servant glorifies Allah, then Allah Almighty says: Record for my servant an abundance of my mercy. If the servant praises Allah, then Allah Almighty says: Record for my servant an abundance of my mercy. If the servant declares there is no […]

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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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