Wisdom حكمة

Hadith on Tribulations: If there is no true Muslim leader, withdraw from all sects

July 12, 2017

Hudhaifa ibn Al-Yaman reported: The people used to ask the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about good, but I would ask about evil for fear it would overtake me. I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we were in ignorance and evil and Allah sent us this good. Will there be evil […]

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Hadith on Hijab: Men must respect women by not staring at them

July 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abbas reported: Al-Fadl was riding with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and a woman from Khash’am came. Al-Fadl began to stare at her and she stared at him. The Prophet made Al-Fadl turn his face in the other direction. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1442, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1334 Grade: Muttafaqun […]

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Hadith on Clothes: Permission to wear non-religious clothing of unbelievers

July 10, 2017

Al-Mughirah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, wore a Roman coat (jubbah) with tight sleeves. Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1768 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi Al-Qari said, “Among the benefits of this hadīth is wearing the clothes of the unbelievers, even if they are proven to be dirty.” Source: Mirqāt al-Mafātīḥ 4305 […]

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Hadith on Trials: Muslims will flee to the mountains escaping persecution

July 10, 2017

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Soon the best wealth of a Muslim will be a flock of sheep he takes to the top of a mountain or in valleys of rainfall, fleeing with his religion from tribulations.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 19 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Pray two raka’at when entering and leaving home

June 12, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you leave your home, then pray two cycles (rak’atayn) to prevent you from an evil exit. And when you enter your home, then pray two cycles to prevent you from an evil entrance.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 8567 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to […]

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Hadith on Eid: Wear your best clothes on Eid

June 12, 2017

Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, would wear his best clothes on the days of the two Eids. Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 5667 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ نَافِعٍ أَنَّ ابْنَ عُمَرَ رضي الله عنه كَانَ يَلْبَسُ فِي الْعِيدَيْنِ أَحْسَنَ ثِيَابِهِ 5667 السنن الكبرى للبيهقي كتاب الجمعة باب التكبير […]

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Hadith on Quran: Let him read from the Mushaf

June 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever would be pleased to love Allah and his messenger, then let him read from the scripture (muṣḥaf).” Source: Mu’jam Ibn al-Muqri’ Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ […]

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Hudhaifa on Islam: The religion is divided into eight components

June 5, 2017

Silah reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Islam has eight parts. Islam is a part, prayer is a part, charity is a part, jihād is a part, Ḥajj pilgrimage is a part, fasting Ramadan is a part, enjoining good is a part, and forbidding evil is a part. He has failed who […]

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Hadith on Hygiene: Clean your nose three times in the morning

June 5, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When one of you awakens from his sleep, then let him perform ablution and sniff water into his nose three times. Verily, Satan spends the night in the upper part of his nose.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 3121, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 238 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Charity: A monk is forgiven adultery due to his charity

May 24, 2017

Abu Az-Zar’a reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A monk worshiped Allah in his hermitage for sixty years. Then a woman came and laid down at his side, so he laid down with her and was intimate (in adultery) with her for six nights. He became regretful and he fled. […]

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