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Abdullah on Prayer: There is no prayer unless it accompanies righteousness

October 31, 2016

Malik ibn Al-Harith reported: It was said to Abdullah ibn Yazeed, may Allah be pleased with him, “Indeed, this person prays a long time!” Abdullah said, “Verily, the prayer is only beneficial if it causes obedience.” Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “There is no prayer if the prayer does not […]

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Amir on Reflection: The light of faith is in deep thinking and positive contemplation

June 2, 2016

As-Suyuti reported: Amir ibn Abdi Qais, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I heard from more than one or two or three of the companions of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, that they said the radiance or light of faith is in reflection (tafakkur).” Source: al-Durr al-Manthūr 3:190 Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “The […]

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Umar on Benefit: Why would you not love for your brother what you love for yourself?

April 19, 2016

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Why would you prevent your brother from what benefits him, while you yourself benefit from it?” Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 10985 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عن البيهقي قَالَ عُمَرُ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ لِمَ تَمْنَعُ أَخَاكَ مَا يَنْفَعُهُ وَهُوَ لَكَ نَافِعٌ 10985 السنن […]

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Fudayl on Justice: You may not harm anyone or anything without a just cause

October 20, 2015

Adh-Dhahabi reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah, it is not lawful for you to harm a dog or a pig without a just cause, so how can you harm a Muslim?” Source: Siyar Aʻlām al-Nubalāʼ 8/427 عن الذهبي قَالَ الْفُضَيْلُ رحمه الله وَاللَّهِ مَا يَحِلُّ لَكَ أَنْ تُؤْذِيَ […]

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Umar on Marriage: Nothing benefits a man after faith as much as a righteous wife

June 15, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Nothing benefits a man after faith in Allah as much as a wife with good character, loving and fertile. Nothing harms a man after unbelief in Allah as much as a wife with evil character and a sharp tongue.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya […]

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Hadith on Benefit: Whoever can benefit his brother should do so

May 19, 2015

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: A man was stung by a scorpion while we were sitting with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. Another man said, “O Messenger of Allah, I will supplicate over him.” The Prophet said, “Whoever among you is able to benefit his brother, then let him do so.” […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Ask Allah for knowledge which benefits you

April 11, 2015

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ask Allah for beneficial knowledge and seek refuge in Allah from knowledge without benefit.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3843 Grade: Hasan (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ سَلُوا اللَّهَ عِلْمًا نَافِعًا وَتَعَوَّذُوا بِاللَّهِ […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Maslahah: The jurists’ definition of the principle of public welfare

January 9, 2015

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “The principle of public welfare (maslahah mursalah) is the case when a distinguished jurist (mujtahid) views another action as more likely to bring benefit and there is nothing in the law to negate it.” Source: Majmu’ Al-Fatawa 11/342 قال ابن تيمية الْمَصَالِحُ الْمُرْسَلَةُ وَهُوَ أَنْ يَرَى الْمُجْتَهِدُ أَنَّ هَذَا الْفِعْلَ يَجْلِبُ مَنْفَعَةً رَاجِحَةً […]

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Hadith on Roads: Remove harmful things from the pathways

December 20, 2014

Abu Barza reported: I said, “O Prophet of Allah, teach me something that will benefit me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Remove harmful things from the roads of the Muslims.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2618 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي بَرْزَةَ قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا نَبِيَّ اللَّهِ عَلِّمْنِي شَيْئًا أَنْتَفِعُ […]

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Hadith on Alcohol: Allah forbids wine and the people of Medina pour it into the streets

December 16, 2014

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressing the people in Medina, saying, “O people, Allah is alluding to a command for wine. Perhaps Allah will soon reveal an order regarding it. So whoever has some of it should sell it and benefit from it.” We […]

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