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Tag: Birds الطيور

Sa’eed on Funerals: We heard a voice reciting the Quran for Ibn Abbas

May 6, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas died while in At-Ta’if. I witnessed his funeral and then a bird came that had never been seen before. It entered the burial site and we looked and waited to see if it would come out, but we did not see it come out of the hole. When he […]

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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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Hadith on Animals: Permission to kill harmful animals while in a state of Ihram

August 14, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Five animals are harmful and are lawful to kill while in a state of pilgrimage: a snake, a speckled crow, a rat, a biting dog, and a kite.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1198 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهَا […]

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Hadith on Pictures: Remove them for it reminds me of the worldly life

May 18, 2013

Aisha reported: We had a curtain that had pictures of birds upon it. Whenever a visitor came in, he would find them in front of him. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Change them, for verily, every time I enter it brings to my mind the worldly life.” Aisha said, […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Hearts: The heart of a believer is like a bird in its love, fear, and hope

April 14, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “The heart on its journey towards Allah the Exalted is like that of a bird. Love is its head, and fear and hope are its two wings. When the head is healthy, then the two wings will fly well. When the head is cut off, the bird will die. When either of […]

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Hadith on Children: The Prophet would mix with children and tell jokes with them

October 13, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would mix with us children so often that one time the Prophet said to a younger brother of mine, “O Abu Umair, where is the little sparrow?” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5778 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari أَنَسَ بْنَ مَالِكٍ يَقُولُ‏ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ […]

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At-Tabari on Christ: An account of the last supper and ascension of Jesus Christ

October 4, 2012

Wahb reported: When Allah informed Jesus son of Mary that he would soon be departing this world, he was disheartened by death and sorely grieved. So he called the disciples for a meal which he had prepared for them. Jesus said, “Come to me tonight, for I have a favor to ask of you.” When […]

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Hadith on Animals: Even the oppressed animals will testify on the Day of Judgment

August 29, 2012

Sharid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever kills so much as a sparrow unjustly will have it pleading to Allah on the Day of Resurrection, saying: O Lord, he killed me for no reason, and he did not kill be for any beneficial purpose.” Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 4446 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to […]

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Hadith on Animals: Allah will hold people accountable for oppressing even a small bird

August 29, 2012

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If someone kills so much as a sparrow or anything larger without a just cause, then Allah the Exalted will ask him about it on the Day of Resurrection.” It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, what is a just […]

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Hadith on Animals: The Prophet admonishes his companions for mistreating a sparrow and some ants

August 29, 2012

Abdullah reported: We were on a journey with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he went out to relieve himself. We saw a red sparrow that had two chicks with her and we took her chicks, so the sparrow started to flap her wings. The Prophet came to us and […]

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