Tag: Congregational Prayer صلاة الجماعة

Abu Darda on Virtue: No deeds are better than prayer, good character, and reconciliation

October 31, 2016

Abu Idrees reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “No deeds of the children of Adam are better than walking to prayer, having exceptional character, and reconciling people.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 725 عَنْ أَبِي إِدْرِيسَ قال أبو الدرداء رضي الله عنه مَا عَمِلَ آدَمِيٌّ عَمَلًا خَيْرًا مِنْ مَشْيٍ إِلَى صَلَاةٍ وَمِنْ خُلُقٍ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: You are in a state of prayer even while waiting for prayer

August 23, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “One of you continues to be in a state of prayer as long as the prayer occupies him and nothing stops him from returning to his family but prayer.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 649 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي […]

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Hadith on Prayer: If people knew the excellence of prayer, they would compete in it

July 1, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If people knew the virtues in the call to prayer and the first row of prayer and that they could not get it without drawing lots, then they would surely draw lots. If they knew the virtue in joining prayer at […]

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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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Hadith on Masjid: Whoever comes to the mosque is the guest of Allah

March 8, 2015

Salman Al-Farsi reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever performs ablution well in his home and thereafter comes to the mosque, then he is the guest of Allah and it is a duty upon the host to honor his guest.” Source: Mu’jam Al-Kabeer 6010 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet encourages women to give charity on the day of Eid

July 26, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: I witnessed the prayer on the day of breaking the fast (eid al-fiṭr) with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and Abu Bakr, Umar, and Uthman. All of them performed the prayer before the sermon, and then he would deliver the sermon. The Prophet descended, as if I am seeming […]

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Hadith on Eid: There are no calls to prayer for Eid or any voluntary prayer

July 26, 2014

Jabir ibn Samura reported: I performed the Eid prayers with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, several times without announcing the two calls to prayer. Source: Sahih Muslim 887, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim At-Tirmidhi said, “This tradition is acted upon by the scholars among the companions of the Prophet, […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet would deliver a sermon and encourage charity

July 26, 2014

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would go out on the days of Eid and lead the prayer. When the Prophet finished the prayer and invoked peace, he would stand and turn to the people while they were sitting in their places of prayer. If he needed […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet’s wisdom in returning home by different paths on Eid

July 26, 2014

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would return on the day of Eid by using a different route from which he came. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 943 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “It is said that the reason he did this was to greet the people […]

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Hadith on Takbir: Exalt Allah before the Eid prayer until the Imam arrives

July 26, 2014

Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, would depart to the Eid prayer from the mosque and he would raise his voice declaring the greatness of Allah (takbīr) until he arrived at the place of prayer. He would continue to exalt Allah until the Imam arrived. Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 5652 Grade: Sahih […]

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