Tag: Animals الحيوانات

Hadith on Mercy: If you have mercy on the sheep, Allah will have mercy on you

February 27, 2016

Qurra ibn Iyas reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, I would have slaughtered a sheep but I had mercy on it.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you had mercy on the sheep, then Allah will have mercy on you twice.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 368 Grade: Sahih […]

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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 delegated to men in the matter of the price of a rabbit and other hunted animals. Allah said: O […]

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Al-Laith on Knowledge: I have not come to Medina to see elephants, only for knowledge

February 2, 2016

Al-Qadi Iyad reported: Yahya ibn Yahya Al-Laith was sitting with Malik one day in the assembly of his students when someone announced that elephants were walking nearby. All of the students of Malik left to look at them, except Al-Laith. Malik said to him, “Why have you not gone out to see them since they […]

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Umar on Rights: I fear Allah will ask my about the rights of my animals

October 8, 2014

Dawud ibn Ali reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a lost sheep under my care were to die on the banks of the Euphrates, I would expect Allah the Exalted to question me about it on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyāʼ 137 عن داود بن علي قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Nicknames: How Abu Huraira came to be known as the father of the kitten

June 17, 2014

Abdullah ibn Rafi reported: I said to Abu Huraira, “Why were you nicknamed Abu Huraira?” Abu Huraira said, “Do you not fear me?” Abdullah said, “Of course! By Allah, I am in awe of you.” Abu Huraira said, “I would tend to the sheep of my people and I had a small kitten. I used […]

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Hadith on Death: Seek refuge in Allah from seven types of harm

May 7, 2014

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Seek refuge from seven kinds of death: from an accidental death, from a snake bite, from a predator, from a fire, from drowning, from something falling above or below, and from battle at the time of fleeing.” Source: Musnad Ahmad […]

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Hadith on Lineage: He must not be disowned for inheriting a trait from his ancestors

March 13, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: A bedouin came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Indeed, my wife has given birth to a black boy and I have disowned him.” The Prophet said, “Do you have camels?” He said yes. The Prophet said, “What color are they?” He said, “They […]

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Hadith on Zakat: Allah withholds the rain for those who withhold their charity

February 5, 2014

Ibn Umar reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Never do people withhold alms from their wealth except that a portion from the sky will be withheld, and were it not for the animals it would never rain.” Source: Mu’jam Al-Kabeer 13454 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ […]

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Ahmad on Creation: Consider the beautiful animals that emerge from an egg

January 9, 2014

Ibn Kathir reported: Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal was asked about the existence of the Creator. Ahmad said, “Consider an impenetrable fortress without any doors or exits. The outside is like white silver and the inside is like shimmering gold. It is built like this until its walls crack and out comes an animal hearing and […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Creation: Many different phenomena are produced by a single Creator

January 9, 2014

Ibn Kathir reported: Imam Ash-Shafi’ee was asked about the existence of the Creator. Ash-Shafi’ee said, “The leaves of a berry bush all have one taste. Worms eat it and produce silk, bees eat it and produce honey. Goats, camels, and cows eat it and deliver offspring. Deer eat it and produce musk. Yet, all of […]

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