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Wahb on Hereafter: The example of worldly life and the Hereafter is one who cannot please two wives

February 17, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The parable of this world and the Hereafter is that of a man with two wives. If he pleases one of them, he will incur disapproval from the other.” Source: Az-Zuhd war Raqa’iq 582 عن ابن مبارك عَنْ وَهْبِ بْنِ مُنَبِّهٍ رحمه […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Humility: The best people are those who do not see their own virtues

September 11, 2014

An-Nawawi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Humility is part of noble character and arrogance is the habit of villains.” And he said, “Humility inherits love and contentment inherits comfort.” And he said, “The highest of people in status are those who do not see their status, and the greatest of them […]

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Ibn Qayyim on Hearts: In the heart is a void that can only be filled by loving Allah

August 28, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “In the heart are disorders that cannot be remedied except by responding to Allah. In it is a desolate feeling that cannot be removed except by intimacy with Him solitude. In it is sadness which will not leave except by happiness with knowing Him and truthfulness in his dealings. In it is anxiety […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Whoever makes the Hereafter important, Allah takes care of his affairs

August 11, 2014

Zaid ibn Thabit reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Whoever makes the world his most important matter, Allah will confound his affairs and make poverty appear before his eyes and he will not get anything from the world except what has been decreed for him. Whoever makes the Hereafter […]

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Hatim on Tawakkul: My reliance upon Allah is built upon four characteristics

August 2, 2014

Adh-Dhahabi reported: It was said to Hatim Al-Asm, “Upon what do you build your trust in Allah?” Hatim said, “It is upon four traits. I know that my provision will not be consumed by another besides me, so I am content with myself. I know that my good deeds will not be performed by another […]

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Hadith on Obedience: No pleasure in disobeying Allah for the sake of people

May 26, 2014

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever seeks to please Allah with something displeasing to people, then Allah will be pleased with him. Whoever seeks to please people with something displeasing to Allah, then Allah and the people will both be displeased with him.” Source: Sahih Ibn Hibban […]

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Sa’eed on Funerals: We heard a voice reciting the Quran for Ibn Abbas

May 6, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas died while in At-Ta’if. I witnessed his funeral and then a bird came that had never been seen before. It entered the burial site and we looked and waited to see if it would come out, but we did not see it come out of the hole. When he […]

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Hadith on Worship: Busy yourself with worship and Allah will take care of your needs

December 28, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah the Exalted said: O son of Adam, busy yourself with my worship and I will fill your heart with riches and alleviate your poverty, but if you do not do so I will fill your hands with problems and never alleviate your poverty.” […]

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Hadith on Islam: Successful are those who enter Islam and are content with enough

August 6, 2013

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He has succeeded who embraces Islam, whose provision is sufficient, and who is content with what Allah has given him.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1054 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرِو بْنِ الْعَاصِ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Censure for a wife who refuses her husband without a valid reason

May 13, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “By the one in whose hand is my soul, when a man calls his wife to her bed and she refuses him, then the one above the heavens will be displeased with her until her husband is pleased with her.” Source: […]

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