Tag: Abyssinia الحبشة

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 Racism: The Prophet reprimands his companion for insulting Bilal’s race

February 5, 2013

Abu Umamah reported: Abu Dharr reproached Bilal about his mother, saying, “O son of a black woman!” Bilal went to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he told him what he said. The Prophet became angry and then Abu Dharr came, although he was unaware of what Bilal told him. […]

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Hadith on Dancing: Permission to sing and dance within the limits of Islamic etiquette

January 15, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Abyssinians were dancing in front of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and they were saying, “Muhammad is a righteous servant.” The Messenger of Allah said, “What are they saying?” They said, “Muhammad is a righteous servant.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 12131 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Muflih […]

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Hadith on Aggression: The Prophet forbade Muslims from initiating war against peaceful people

December 29, 2012

Abu Sukainah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Leave the Abyssinians alone as long as they leave you alone, and leave the Turks alone as long as they leave you alone.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4302, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti Ibn Rushd said, “It is narrated from Malik that he said […]

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Hadith on Moderation: The Prophet let the Jews know that there is flexibility, leniency, and ease in Islam

October 22, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, placed my chin on his shoulder so I could watch the Abyssinians playing until I felt tired and turned away. The Prophet said, “This is for the Jews to know that there is flexibility in our religion. Verily, I have been sent with a lenient, upright religion.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Medina: The people of Medina rejoice and celebrate at the coming of the Prophet

September 29, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, arrived in Medina, the Abyssinians began playing, rejoicing at his arrival, and they played with their spears. Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4923 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ أَنَسٍ قَالَ لَمَّا قَدِمَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Ibn Shihab on Seerah: The Jewish Rabbi Mukhayriq fought in defense of Islam and was martyred at Uhud

September 27, 2012

Ibn Shihab reported: Mukhayriq the Jew gave his wealth as an endowment to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and on the day of Uhud he was martyred and killed during the battle. The Messenger of Allah said, “Mukhayriq is the foremost among the Jews, Salman is the foremost among the Persians, and […]

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Hadith on Diplomacy: The Prophet had written to every tyrant to call them to Allah and Islam

August 31, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: Before the passing away of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, he had written to Khosrau and to Casear and to Negus and to every tyrant calling them to Allah, but this was not the Negus for whom the Prophet had prayed the funeral prayer. Source: Sunan […]

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet prayed the funeral prayer for the King of Ethiopia, An-Najashi

April 5, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, told us about the Negus, the ruler of Abyssinia, on the day he died and he said to us, “Seek forgiveness for your brother.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 1263, Sahih Muslim 951 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: Follow the way of the Prophet and beware innovation

March 5, 2012

Al-Irbad ibn Sariya reported: One day the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, stood up among us and he admonished us so eloquently that it moved our hearts and made tears come to our eyes. It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, you have given us a farewell sermon, so what do […]

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