Tag: Charity صدقة

Hadith on Water: Giving water to the thirsty is great charity

July 23, 2017

Sa’d ibn Ubadah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, my mother has died. Shall I give charity on her behalf?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Yes.” I said, “Which charity is best?” The Prophet said, “A drink of water.” Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 3664 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Ibn Abbas on Pregnancy: A pregnant woman has permission to break fasting

June 12, 2017

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a pregnant woman fears for herself and the nursing of her child during Ramadan, she should break her fast and in place of each day feed a poor person. She does not need to make up the fasts.” Source: Tafsīr al-Ṭabarī […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: A man expiates his sin of breaking fast by charity

June 8, 2017

Aisha reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and said that he was ruined. The Prophet said, “What is the matter?” He said, “I had intercourse with my wife while fasting in Ramadan.” Then a basket of dates was brought to the Prophet, and the Prophet said, “Where is […]

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Hudhaifa on Islam: The religion is divided into eight components

June 5, 2017

Silah reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Islam has eight parts. Islam is a part, prayer is a part, charity is a part, jihād is a part, Ḥajj pilgrimage is a part, fasting Ramadan is a part, enjoining good is a part, and forbidding evil is a part. He has failed who […]

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Hadith on Angels: The angels bless those who give in charity

May 27, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is an angel at a gate among the gates of Paradise, saying: Whoever offers a good loan today will be rewarded tomorrow! And there is an angel at another door, saying: O Allah, give repayment to one who spends […]

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Hadith on Charity: On the door of Paradise is inscribed the virtue of charity

May 27, 2017

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man entered Paradise. I saw written upon its door: Charity is multiplied by ten times, and a good loan is multiplied by eighteen times.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 7976 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللهِ […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Charity: A monk is forgiven adultery due to his charity

May 24, 2017

Abu Az-Zar’a reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A monk worshiped Allah in his hermitage for sixty years. Then a woman came and laid down at his side, so he laid down with her and was intimate (in adultery) with her for six nights. He became regretful and he fled. […]

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Hadith on Character: Spread peace, offer food, and be modest before Allah

May 11, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent him to a people and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet said, “Spread peace, offer food, and be modest before Allah as a man of dignity is modest with his family. If you do a bad deed, then […]

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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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