Tag: Abu Sufyan أبي سفيان

Sufyan on Taqwa: Righteousness is to love people as yourself

March 22, 2017

Ath-Tha’labi reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri and Al-Fudayl, may Allah have mercy on them both, said, “The righteous man is he who loves for people what he loves for himself.” And Al-Junaid ibn Muhammad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The righteous man is not he who loves for people what he loves for himself. Rather, […]

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Ibn Abbas on Fatwa: The wisdom of Ibn Abbas in issuing different judgments

October 13, 2015

Sa’d ibn Ubaida reported: A man came to Ibn Abbas and he said, “Is there repentance for one who kills a believer?” Ibn Abbas said, “No, there is nothing but Hellfire.” After the man left, those sitting nearby said to him, “What is this? You have given us two different judgments, for earlier you judged […]

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Sufyan on Hereafter: Take care of your Hereafter and Allah will take care of your life

February 1, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Behave well in your private life and Allah will make your public life excellent. Take care of what is between you and Allah, and he will take care of what is between you and the people. Work for your Hereafter and Allah will suffice your affairs in […]

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Sufyan on Mercy: Be merciful to the people even if they wrong you

January 28, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Sufyan At-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Do not hate anyone who obeys Allah. Be merciful to the common people and their leaders. Do not sever family ties and keep good relations with those who cut you off. Keep good relations with them even if they cut you off. Overlook those who […]

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Hadith on Reconciliation: The Prophet calls the Roman Emperor to a common word between them

January 6, 2013

Ibn Abbas reported: Abu Sufyan ibn Harb told me that Heraclius called for his interpreter and then asked for the letter of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Heraclius read in it, “In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. From Muhammad the servant of Allah and His Messenger to Heraclius: O […]

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Hadith on Mercy: The liberation of Mecca is a day of mercy

November 22, 2012

Ibn Asakir reported: When Sa’d passed by Abu Sufyan with the banner of the Prophet on the day Mecca was liberated, he announced, “O Abu Sufyan! Today is a day of slaughter! Today the unlawful will be lawful! Today Allah will disgrace the Quraish!” So the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, […]

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Abu Bakr on Just War: Abu Bakr gives his military orders in the war against the rebels

October 5, 2012

Yahya ibn Sa’d reported: Abu Bakr, the truthful, was sending armies to Syria. He went for a walk with Yazid ibn Abu Sufyan, who was the commander of one of the battalions. Yazid said to Abu Bakr, “Will you ride or shall I get down?” He said, “I will not ride and you will not […]

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Hadith on Family: Permission for a wife use her husband’s wealth if he neglects his family’s rights

October 4, 2012

Aisha reported: Hind bint Utba came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and she said, “O Messenger of Allah, Abu Sufyan is a miser. Is there any harm if I spend something from his wealth on our children?” The Prophet said, “There is no harm if you feed your children with a […]

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Hadith on Islam: The Prophet orders the Muslims to pray, give charity, be chaste, and be kind to their families

October 3, 2012

Abdullah ibn Abbas reported: Abu Sufyan said that Heraclius had sent for him and he said, “What does Muhammad order you to do?” Abu Sufyan said, “He orders us to perform prayers, to give charity, to be chaste, and to keep good relations with our families.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5635 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Liberation: The Prophet declares general amnesty for his enemies on the day Mecca is liberated

October 2, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: On the day of Mecca’s liberation, Al-Abbas ibn Abdul Muttalib came to the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him, with Abu Sufyan ibn Harb and he embraced Islam at that time. Al-Abbas said, “O Messenger of Allah, Abu Sufyan is a proud man so give him something.” The Prophet said, “Yes. […]

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