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Umar on Providence: We run from the decree of Allah to the decree of Allah

April 10, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abbas reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, went out to Syria until he arrived at Sargh. The commanders of the army, Abu Ubaidah ibn Al-Jarrah and his companions, met him and told him that an epidemic had befallen the land of Syria. Umar announced to the people, “I will […]

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Hadith on Care: The Prophet cares for a mentally ill woman

April 10, 2017

Anas reported: A woman with some illness in her mind said, “O Messenger of Allah, I have a problem!” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O mother of a child, come to whichever side of the road you wish that I may take care of your need.” The Prophet spoke privately with her […]

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Hadith on Supplication: The quickest answer is a prayer for someone absent

April 9, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No supplication is quicker to be answered than a supplication on behalf of one absent.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1980 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَا دَعْوَةٌ أَسْرَعَ إِجَابَةً […]

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Hadith on Cooking: Recommendation to eat food after it cools down

April 7, 2017

Ibn Shihab reported: Asma bint Abi Bakr, may Allah be pleased with her, when cooking a meal would cover it with something until its boiling and steaming would fade away. Then she would say, “I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say: Verily, there is greater blessing in it.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Thoughts: Rejection of evil whisperings is a sign of pure faith

April 7, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was asked about evil whisperings and he said, “It is a sign of pure faith.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 133 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ سُئِلَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ عَنْ الْوَسْوَسَةِ قَالَ تِلْكَ مَحْضُ الْإِيمَانِ 133 صحيح […]

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Hadith on Silence: The Prophet’s wise silence at times of controversy

April 6, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If my companions are mentioned, then be restrained. If the stars are mentioned, then be restrained. If the divine decree is mentioned, then be restrained.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 10302 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Providence: All must act to fulfill their destinies

April 3, 2017

Imran ibn Hussein reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, are the people of Paradise and the people of Hellfire known?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said yes. It was said, “Then what is the use of deeds?” The Prophet said, “Everyone will be facilitated to that for which he was […]

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Hadith on Unlawful: Protect yourself with a barrier of what is lawful

March 19, 2017

An-Nu’man ibn Basheer reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Make between yourself and the unlawful a barrier of what is lawful. Whoever does so will clear himself in regard to his honor and his religion. A shepherd who grazes near the side of a sanctum will nearly fall into […]

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Hadith on Wisdom: The Prophet’s wise advice for Abu Dharr

March 10, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I advise you to be mindful of Allah Almighty, for it will beautify all of your affairs.” I said, “Tell me more.” The Prophet said, “You must recite the Quran and remember Allah Almighty, for […]

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Hadith on Health: All praise to Allah who has given me well-being

February 26, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say upon exiting the lavatory, “All praise is due to Allah who has removed the harm and given me health.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 301 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ash-Shawkani عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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