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Hadith on Aggression: The Prophet’s sword condemns unjust killing

March 10, 2017

Aisha reported: I found an engraving on the sword of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, that wrote, “Verily, the worst of people in insolence are those who strike at whoever did not strike them, a man who kills those who did not fight him, and a man who claims allegiance […]

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Hadith on Idolatry: Beware the lesser idolatry, ostentation in worship

February 6, 2017

Ma’qil ibn Yasar reported: I departed with Abu Bakr to meet the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and the Prophet said, “O Abu Bakr, there is idolatry among you more hidden than the crawling of an ant.” Abu Bakr said, “Is there idolatry other than to make another god alongside Allah?” The Prophet […]

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Hadith on Ostentation: Whoever worships to show off commits lesser idolatry

February 4, 2017

Shidad ibn Aws reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever prays to be seen has associated partners with Allah. Whoever fasts to be seen has associated partners with Allah.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 2967 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Kathir عَنْ شَدَّادِ بْنِ أَوْسٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Intention: Religious deeds for the sake of the world have no reward

February 4, 2017

Ubay ibn Ka’b reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Give glad tidings to this nation of honor, victory, and stability. Yet, whoever does a deed of the Hereafter for the sake of the world, then he will have no portion of it in the Hereafter.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 20717 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Ostentation: Allah does not accept good deeds shared with partners

February 2, 2017

Abu Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When Allah gathers the people on the Day of Resurrection, a day of which there is no doubt, an announcement will be made: To those who shared with anyone in deeds done for Allah, then let him seek his reward from […]

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Hadith on Society: How can Allah support a nation who does not care for the weak?

January 19, 2017

Jabir reported: When the emigrants returned to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, from across the sea, the Prophet said, “Will you not tell me about the most amazing things you saw in the land of Abyssinia?” They said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah. While we were sitting, an elderly […]

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Hadith on Treachery: Years of deceit and misplaced authority will come

December 18, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Years of treachery will come over people in which liars are believed and the truthful are denied, the deceitful are trusted and the trustworthy are considered traitors, and the al-Ruwaybaḍah will deliver speeches.” It was said, “Who are the al-Ruwaybaḍah?” The […]

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Hadith on Lies: The believer may commit many sins but can never lie

December 18, 2016

Safwan ibn Sulaim reported: It was said to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, “Can the believer be a coward?” The Prophet said yes. It was said, “Can the believer be a miser?” The Prophet said yes. It was said, “Can the believer be a liar?” The Prophet said no. Source: […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: Two neighbors will be the first to dispute on Judgment Day

December 14, 2016

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the first disputants on the Day of Resurrection will be two neighbors.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 16921 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَوَّلُ خَصْمَيْنِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ جَارَانِ […]

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Hadith on Daughters: Your daughters are your precious companions

December 14, 2016

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not hate your daughters, for they are your precious companions.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 16922 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا تُكْرِهُوا الْبَنَاتِ فَإِنَّهُنَّ الْمُؤْنِسَاتُ الْغَالِيَاتُ 16922 […]

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