Tag: Compassion عطف

Hadith on Wealth: The riches of the world cause hatred and hostility between people

April 12, 2016

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The world is not opened for anyone but that Allah the Exalted will cast enmity and hatred between them, and I feel pity on them for it.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 94 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عن عمر […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: The Muslims are like one body in their love of each other

April 9, 2016

An-Nu’man ibn Basheer reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslims are like a single man. If the eye is afflicted, then the whole body is afflicted. If the head is afflicted, then the whole body is afflicted.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2586, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim Al-Halimi, may […]

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Hasan on Character: A concise description of the character of a true believer

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, from the character of the believer is strength in religion, determination with leniency, faith with certainty, eagerness for knowledge, sympathy with understanding, moderation in worship, mercy with effort, giving to those who ask, not wronging the one he hates, not sinning […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: The believers feel their pain together

April 15, 2014

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the believer among the people of faith is in the position of the head of the body. The believer feels pain for the people of faith just as the body feels pain in its head.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 22370 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Hadith on Mercy: He will lose if he has no mercy in his heart for people

March 16, 2014

Amr ibn Abi Habeeb reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant has failed and lost if Allah has not placed mercy in his heart towards humanity.” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 19863 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَمْرِو بْنِ أَبِي حَبِيبٍ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ […]

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Ibn Kathir on Ayyub: The story of the Prophet Ayyub’s vow to strike his wife

March 24, 2013

Ibn Kathir said: Allah said, “Take in your hand a bundle of grass and strike with it and do not break your oath.” (38:44) The Prophet Job, upon him be peace, was angry with his wife and upset about something she had done, so he swore an oath that if Allah healed him, he would […]

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Hadith on Love: The foundation of reason after faith is love for the people

March 2, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The basis of reasoning, after faith in Allah, is loving kindness towards people.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6067 Grade: Hasan li ghayri (fair due to external evidence) according to As-Saffarini Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Loving kindness towards people is […]

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Hadith on Hearts: Among the believers are those who would soften the Prophet’s heart

March 2, 2013

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, took me by the hand and he said, “O Abu Umamah, among the believers are those who soften my heart.” Source: Al-Mu’jam Al-Kabeer 7539 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ قَالَ أَخَذَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ بِيَدِي فَقَالَ يَا أَبَا أُمَامَةَ إِنَّ […]

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Hadith on Graves: Permission to visit graves as a reminder of death and the Hereafter

January 11, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, visited the grave of his mother and he wept and made others around him start weeping. The Prophet said, “I asked my Lord for permission to seek forgiveness for her and He did not give me permission, then I asked my Lord for permission […]

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Hadith on Clemency: Allah loves the traits of forbearance, modesty, and clemency

November 10, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to Ashaj Abdul Qais, “Verily, you have two qualities that Allah loves. They are forbearance and clemency.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “They are forbearance and modesty.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 17 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ […]

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