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Ka’b on Mercy: Blessed are those who are merciful to creation

June 8, 2017

Ka’b reported: Allah Almighty said to Moses, upon him be peace, “O Moses, be soft in nature, for the most abhorred creation to me is one within whom is arrogance, in whose tongue is sharpness, and in whose heart is hardness. The most beloved character traits to me are mercy, compassion, kindness, and gentleness. O […]

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Hadith of Faith: Those with even the weakest faith will enter Paradise

May 21, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He will not enter Hellfire who has the weight of a seed of faith in his heart. And he will not enter Paradise who has the weight of a seed of arrogance in his heart.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 91 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Wahb on Arrogance: Beware of lowly desires, evil friends, and selfish pride

May 11, 2017

Ahmad reported: Wahb ibn Munnabih, may Allah have mercy on him, delivered a sermon to the people upon the pulpit and he said, “Guard for me three things. Beware of whims that are followed, an evil companion, and the vanity of a man impressed by his own opinion.” Source: al-Zuhd li-Aḥmad Ibn Ḥanbal 2230 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Tyranny: Beware of residing in Hell with tyrants

May 11, 2017

Abu Musa reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is a valley in Hell named Habhab, in which will reside every tyrant. Thus, beware lest you be among them!” Source: Sunan al-Dārimī 2816 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Mundhiri عن أبي موسى عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ […]

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Hadith on Pride: Beware of arrogance from wealth and status

May 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of arrogance, for arrogance may be in a man due to the clothing he wears.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 558 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُمَرَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِيَّاكُمْ […]

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Fudayl on Sincerity: True good will is to love for others more than yourself

April 14, 2017

Ibn Asakir reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you love for people to be equal to you, then you have not fulfilled sincerity for the sake of your Lord. How so while you love for people to be less than you?” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 48/418 Ibn Rajab said, “He […]

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Fudayl on Arrogance: Let him not love for his sandal to be better

April 13, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said regarding the verse, “This is the home of the Hereafter that We make for those who desire not exaltation in the earth,” (28:83) that it means, “It is one who does not love for even his sandal to be better than the […]

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Hadith on Jihad: Only jihad for the right reason and method is rewarded

February 4, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Expeditions are of two kinds. As for one who seeks the countenance of Allah, obeys the leader, spends in charity from his precious possessions, shows leniency to his colleagues, and avoids corruption, then the entirety of his sleep and vigilance […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: It is enough evil to belittle another Muslim

November 12, 2016

Wathila ibn Al-Asqa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslim is sacred to another Muslim: his life, his honor, and his wealth. The Muslim is the brother of another Muslim. He does not wrong him or betray him. Righteousness is here,” and he pointed to his heart. The […]

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Abdullah on Humility: Is my heart too arrogant to refuse house work?

October 31, 2016

Bukair ibn Al-Ashajj reported: Abdullah ibn Salaam, may Allah be pleased with him, came out from behind a building while carrying a bundle of firewood. When the people saw him, they said, “O father of Yusuf, your son and your servant are enough to help you with this!” Abdullah said, “I want to test my […]

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