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Tag: Ali ibn Abi Talib علي بن أبي طالب

Ali on Faith: Patience is to faith like a head is to a body

January 22, 2017

Masruq reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, patience is to faith as the head is to the body. If the head is cut, the body will perish.” Then Ali raised his voice and he said, “No doubt, there is no faith for one without patience!” Source: al-Ṣabr li […]

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Al-Baqir on Character: Kindness and good character are all that is good

January 9, 2017

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Baqir, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever has qualities of character and kindness has been given all that is good and comforting. His situation will be pleasant in his life and in his Hereafter. And whoever is deprived of qualities of kindness and character, then it will […]

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Ali on Adultery: No punishment for the woman forced into adultery

May 11, 2016

Abdur Rahman As-Salami reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was asked to judge a woman who had been suffering from thirst. She had passed by a shepherd and asked him for water. The man refused to give her anything unless she offered herself to him, so she had intercourse with him. […]

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Hadith on Companions: The Prophet explains the virtues of his senior companions

April 17, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most merciful of my nation is Abu Bakr. The strongest of them in the affair of Allah is Umar. The most sincere of them in modesty is Uthman. The best reciter of the Book of Allah among them is […]

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Hadith on Marriage: She is your wife only if you treat her in the best way

February 25, 2016

Hujr ibn Qais reported: When Ali offered a marriage proposal to Fatimah, the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “She is yours if you treat her with the best company.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 3490 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ حُجْرِ بْنِ قَيْسٍ قَالَ خَطَبَ عَلِيٌّ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى عَنْهُ إِلَى […]

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Ibn Abbas on Khawarij: The winning argument against the Kharijite rebels

February 4, 2016

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, confronted the Khawarij, saying, “As for your statement that Ali has delegated ruling to men in the affair of Allah, I recite to you a judgment referred to men regarding the matter of the price of a rabbit and other hunted animals. Allah said: O […]

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Hadith on Sanctity: The life of believers is more sacred than anything else in the world

January 23, 2016

Al-Bara’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The passing of the world is less significant to Allah than the killing of a believer without a just cause.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2619 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, […]

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Ali on Naseeha: The believers have good will and hypocrites intend evil for each other

October 3, 2015

Ibn Asakir reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the believers are people with good will between themselves even if they reside far away from each other. The hypocrites are people with malevolence between themselves.” Source: Tareekh Dimashq 23310 عن ابن عساكر قال علي بن أبي طالب رضي الله […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Recommendation to marry couples of similar age

March 28, 2015

Buraida reported: Abu Bakr and Umar, may Allah be pleased with them, offered a marriage proposal to the Prophet’s daughter Fatimah. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “She is too young.” Then, Ali proposed to Fatimah and the Prophet married her to him. Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 3221, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hasan on Ali: A man died whom no one could match in knowledge and piety

February 17, 2015

Amr ibn Hubshi reported: Hasan ibn Ali addressed the people after the killing of Ali ibn Abi Talib and he said, “A man has departed you yesterday whom none from the early generation could surpass in knowledge and none from the later generation will match him. If the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon […]

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