Tag: Bilal ibn Rabah بلال بن رباح

Hadith on Eid: The Prophet encourages women to give charity on the day of Eid

July 26, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: I witnessed the prayer on the day of breaking the fast (eid al-fiṭr) with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman. All of them performed the prayer before the sermon, and then he would deliver the sermon. The Prophet descended, as if I am seeming […]

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Hadith on Poor: Do not turn away those who sincerely call upon Allah

May 7, 2014

Sa’d reported: We were with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, when the idolaters said to the Prophet, “Drive these people away, lest they turn against us.” We were myself, Ibn Mas’ud, Bilal, a man from the tribe of Hudhail, and two men whose names I did not know. The Prophet thought within himself […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet would fix a barrier in front of himself for prayer

July 21, 2013

Abu Juhaifa reported: I came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, in Mecca while he was residing in a red leather tent. Bilal came out with the water of ablution from him, which some of them took and used for themselves. Then the Prophet came out wearing a red mantle and I […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Continue to eat and drink until you hear the call to prayer

July 16, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Bilal performs the call to prayer at night, so eat and drink until you hear the call of Ibn Maktum.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 597, Sahih Muslim 1092 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Imam Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ […]

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Hadith on Forbearance: The people will say Muhammad is killing his companions

May 12, 2013

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, at Al-Ji’rānah from Ḥunayn and there was some silver in the pocket of Bilal. The Messenger of Allah took a handful from it and distributed it among the people. The man said to him, “O Muhammad, be just!” The […]

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Hadith on Religion: Allah can support His religion at the hands of a sinful man

April 3, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: We witnessed the battle of Khaibar along with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. He said concerning a man who claimed to be a Muslim, “He is among the people of Hellfire.” When the battle began, the man fought so fiercely that he was inflicted with many wounds.  […]

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Hadith on Racism: The Prophet reprimands his companion for insulting Bilal’s race

February 5, 2013

Abu Umamah reported: Abu Dharr reproached Bilal about his mother, saying, “O son of a black woman!” Bilal went to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he told him what he said. The Prophet became angry and then Abu Dharr came, although he was unaware of what Bilal told him. […]

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Hadith on Reflection: Woe to him who reads this verse and he does not contemplate upon it

December 24, 2012

Ata’ reported: Ubaida ibn Umair and I entered upon Aisha and she said to Ubaida, “What keeps you from seeing us?” He said, “I say to you, O mother, as the poet said: Visit once in a while and you will be loved more.” She said, “Spare us this jargon of yours!” Ubaida said, “Tell […]

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Hadith on Life: Abdur Rahman ibn Awf uses his body to protect the life of an unbeliever Umayyah ibn Khalaf

December 4, 2012

Abdur Rahman ibn Awf reported: There was an agreement between me and Umayyah ibn Khalaf that he would protect my property in Mecca and I would protect his in Medina. When I mentioned the words, “The Most Merciful,” in the documents, he said, “I do not know the Most Merciful; write your name in the […]

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Ibn Shihab on Seerah: The Jewish Rabbi Mukhayriq fought in defense of Islam and was martyred at Uhud

September 27, 2012

Ibn Shihab reported: Mukhayriq the Jew gave his wealth as an endowment to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and on the day of Uhud he was martyred and killed during the battle. The Messenger of Allah said, “Mukhayriq is the foremost among the Jews, Salman is the foremost among the Persians, and […]

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