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Tag: Charity صدقة

Aisha on Charity: The Prophet’s wife was amazingly charitable and ascetic

April 7, 2017

Urwah ibn Az-Zubayr reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, would give seventy thousand coins in charity while her clothes were covered in patches. Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 754 عَنْ عُرْوَةَ بْنِ الزُّبَيْرِ قَالَ لَقَدْ تَصَدَّقَتْ يَعْنِي عَائِشَةَ رضي الله عنها بِسَبْعِينَ أَلْفًا وَإِنَّ دِرْعَهَا لَمُرَقَّعٌ 754 الزهد والرقائق لابن المبارك

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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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Hadith on Charity: The man who gave charity to the thief and the prostitute

February 19, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man intended to give charity, so he went out with his charity and placed it in the hands of a thief. In the morning, people were saying: Charity was given to a thief! The man said: O Allah, praise be […]

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Hadith on Jihad: Only jihad for the right reason and method is rewarded

February 4, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Expeditions are of two kinds. As for one who seeks the countenance of Allah, obeys the leader, spends in charity from his precious possessions, shows leniency to his colleagues, and avoids corruption, then the entirety of his sleep and vigilance […]

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Fudayl on Sincerity: The righteous became so by generosity, purity, and sincerity

January 31, 2017

Abu Nuaim reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Those who achieved never did so, in our view, with an abundance of fasts, nor prayers. Indeed, they only achieved, in our view, with the spirit of generosity, purity of heart, and sincerity to the community.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā 8/103 قَالَ الفضيل رحمه الله […]

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Hasan on Character: Good character is generosity, charity, and love

January 9, 2017

Al-Washa’ reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked about good character and he said, “It is generosity, charitable giving, and loving kindness towards people.” Source: al-Muwashā 1/28 عن الوشاء قال سُئِل الحسن عن حُسن الخُلق فقال الكرم والبذلة والتَّودُّد إلى النَّاس 1/28 الموشى الظرف والظرفاء

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Umar II on Humility: The caliph commands his son to sell his valuable jewelry

December 18, 2016

Al-Qurtubi reported: It reached Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, that his son purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so he wrote to him saying: Indeed, I have heard that you purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so sell it and feed a thousand starving people and buy a […]

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Hadith on Charity: Good deeds protect us from an evil fate in the Hereafter

December 17, 2016

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Good works protect from evil fates. Charity in secret extinguishes the wrath of the Lord, maintaining family ties increases life span, and every good deed is charity. The people of good in the world are the people of good in the […]

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Hadith on Charity: To give in charity is like emancipating slaves

December 5, 2016

Al-Bara’ ibn Azib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever donates a gift of milk or a piece of silver or who guides others through a strait will have the reward as if he has freed a slave.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1957 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عن […]

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Hadith on Peace: Spread peace and be brothers as Allah has commanded

December 3, 2016

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Spread peace, feed the hungry, and be brothers as Allah Almighty has commanded you.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 3252 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَفْشُوا السَّلَامَ […]

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