Tag: Al-Qadi Iyad القاضي عياض

An-Nawawi on Respect: It is recommended to stand for the people of virtue

November 8, 2012

An-Nawawi writes: The saying of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Stand for your chief or the best of you,” implies the desirability of respecting the people of virtue and standing for them when they arrive. This is how the majority of scholars established the desirability of standing. Al-Qadi Iyad said, “This standing […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: Temporary restriction on writing the Sunnah in order to focus on preserving the Quran

September 9, 2012

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not write down anything from me, and anyone who writes down something from me other than the Quran should erase it. Narrate from me for there is no harm in it, and he who deliberately lies about me then […]

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Hadith on Pride: Abu Huraira prevents men and women from priding themselves over which gender is a majority in Paradise

September 2, 2012

Muhammad ibn Sireen reported: Some people were boasting and they mentioned whether men or women would be a majority in Paradise. Abu Huraira said: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, the first group to enter Paradise will have faces as bright as the full moon at night; and the […]

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