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Hadith on Charity: The Prophet commands charity for all people

March 27, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, used to order charity only for the people of Islam, until this verse was revealed, “It is not your duty to guide them, for Allah guides whom he wills,” (2:272). Thereafter, the Prophet ordered charity for everyone who asked from every religion. Source: Tafsīr […]

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Hasan on Character: A concise description of the character of a true believer

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, from the character of the believer is strength in religion, determination with leniency, faith with certainty, eagerness for knowledge, sympathy with understanding, moderation in worship, mercy with effort, giving to those who ask, not wronging the one he hates, not sinning […]

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Hadith on Virtues: The people of Paradise are just, kind, and patient

January 12, 2016

Iyad ibn Himar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The people of Paradise are three kinds: an authority who is fair, truthful, and guided, a man who has mercy and kindness in his heart towards his relatives and every Muslim, and one who refuses to beg although he has dependents.” […]

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Umar II on Tribute: The non-Muslims must have enough wealth to take care of themselves

October 25, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from house to house begging for charity. Umar said, “We have not been fair to you that we have taken tribute from you in your youth and now you are helpless in […]

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Al-Warraq on Nearness: Seek nearness to Allah by asking from Him and not people

November 30, 2014

Muhammad ibn Hamid reported: I asked Abu Bakr Al-Warraq, “Teach me something that will bring me closer to people.” Abu Bakr said, “As for what brings you closer to Allah, then continue to ask him. As for what brings you closer to people, then stop asking from them.” Source: Shu’b Al-Iman 1061 عن محمد بن […]

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Hadith on Satan: The devil sits in the presence of those who curse each other

September 2, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: A man reviled Abu Bakr while the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was sitting down. That made the Prophet impressed by Abu Bakr and he smiled. Then, Abu Bakr reviled the man with the same words as him and the Prophet became angry and he stood to leave. Abu Bakr went to […]

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Hadith on Honor: I swear by Allah regarding charity, patience, and poverty

May 19, 2014

Abu Kabsha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I swear by Allah regarding three qualities about which I will tell you, so preserve them: the wealth of a servant is not decreased by charity, Allah will increase the honor of one who patiently endures oppression, and a servant does […]

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Hadith on Paradise: Three people among the first to enter Paradise

February 6, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I was shown three people who will be among the first to enter Paradise: a martyr, one who refrains from begging, and a servant who worships Allah in the best manner and is sincere to his master.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1642 […]

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Hadith on Begging: Those who are given something by the unwilling are not blessed

August 6, 2013

Mu’awiya reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not be persistent in begging. By Allah, if one of you asks me for something and I give it to him unwillingly, then there will be no blessing in what I have given him.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1038 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Poverty: Allah loves the poor who do not beg and have many children

August 6, 2013

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah loves his believing servant who is poor but does not beg others, and who raises many children.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 4121 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عِمْرَانَ بْنِ حُصَيْنٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ […]

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