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Hadith on Reflection: Think deeply about the blessings of Allah

February 14, 2017

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Reflect deeply upon the blessings of Allah, but do not reflect upon the essence of Allah.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6489 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ تَفَكَّرُوا فِي آلاءِ اللَّهِ وَلا […]

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Hadith on Reflection: Think about wonders in creation, but not Allah’s essence

February 14, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Reflect deeply upon the creation, but do not reflect upon the essence of the Creator. Verily, his essence cannot be known other than to believe in it.” Source: Musnad al-Rabī’ 742 Grade; Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ […]

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Abu Sulaiman on Sincerity: Blessed are those who walk sincerely to Allah

February 1, 2017

Ibn Qudamah reported: Abu Sulaiman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Blessed is he who takes a single step desiring nothing but Allah Almighty.” And Ma’ruf Al-Karkhi, may Allah have mercy on him, would strike himself and say, “O my soul! Be sincere and purify yourself!” Source: Minhāj al-Qāṣdīn 1/365 عن ابن قدامة قال […]

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Hadith on Blessings: Wealth is not sinful, but health is better

July 26, 2016

Abdullah ibn Khubayb reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is nothing wrong with being wealthy for one who is mindful of Allah, yet good health for one who is mindful is better than wealth. And cheerfulness is among the blessings.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2141 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Medina: O Allah, bless the people of Medina in their business and trade

July 5, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, bless them in their measurements and bless them in their portions and allotments,” meaning the people of Medina. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6900, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1368 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ أَنَسِ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Allah blesses those who sit on the right side of the prayer row

June 14, 2016

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah and his angels send blessings upon those on the right side of the prayer rows.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 676 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Mundhiri Al-Qārī said, “They are the first to receive the greeting of peace.” Source: Mirqāt […]

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Umar II on Thought: Thinking about the blessings of Allah is the best worship

May 23, 2016

Ibn Kathir reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Speaking in remembrance of Allah the Exalted is good, and thought upon the blessings of Allah is the best act of worship.” Source: Tafsīr Ibn Kathīr 3:190 Abu Sulaiman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Thought upon the world is […]

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Jesus on Love: Blessed is he who loves for people what he loves for himself

April 17, 2016

Ammar ibn Nusair reported: Jesus the son of Mary, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is he whose speech is the remembrance of Allah, whose silence is reflection, and whose observation is a lesson, who controls his tongue, whose house is sufficient, who weeps for his sins, and from whose evil the people […]

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Hudhaifa on Love: If you love people as yourself, you will get blessings from the heavens

April 12, 2016

Musa ibn Al-Alā reported: Hudhaifa ibn Qatadah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O Musa, if you have three qualities, then no good will descend from the heavens but that you will have a share of it: that your deeds be for the sake of Allah, that you love for people what you love for […]

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Hadith on Muhammad: Send peace upon the Prophet and receive it ten fold

January 29, 2016

Abu Talha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to us one day with a cheerful face. We said, “We see you smiling.” The Prophet said, “Verily, the angel came to me and he said: O Muhammad, your Lord has asked if would you not be pleased that no one sends […]

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