Tag: Corruption فساد

Hadith on Sham: If the Syrian people are corrupted, the Ummah is corrupted

July 10, 2017

Qurrah ibn Iyas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the people of Syria (al-Shām) are corrupted, then there will be no good in you. A group among my nation will continue to be supported, unharmed by those who fail them until the establishment of the Hour.” Source: Sunan […]

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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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Hadith on Hatred: Bring people together to reconcile when they are apart

November 12, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said to Abu Ayyub, “Shall I not tell you about a good transaction?” He said, “Of course!” The Prophet said, “Strive to reconcile people if their relations are corrupted and bring them closer together when they are apart.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 2160 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Reconciliation: Allah and His Messenger love good relations between people

April 7, 2016

Abu Ayyub reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Shall I not tell you of a charity beloved to Allah and his messenger? Reconcile people when there is hatred and corruption between them.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 3824 Grade: Hasan li ghayri (fair due to external evidence) according to Al-Albani عن […]

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Al-Ghazali on Desire: Corruption and lust turns kings into slaves to their desires

November 12, 2015

Al-Ghazali said, “Glory to Him who made kings into slaves by their disobedience and made slaves into kings by their obedience to Him. Verily, desire and lust turn kings into slaves and that is part of their corruption. If they are patient and mindful of Allah, then slaves will turn into kings.” Source: Iḥyāʼ ʻUlūm al-Dīn […]

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An-Nawawi on Rebels: Fighting an unjust ruler is worse than his oppression

December 1, 2014

An-Nawawi said, “As for rebelling against the ruler and fighting him, it is forbidden by consensus of the Muslims even if he is sinful and oppressive. I have mentioned many traditions with this meaning. The people of the Sunnah have agreed that the ruler should not be removed due to his sinfulness. As for the view mentioned […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Fatwa: Islamic rulings and judgments may change by time, place, and condition

September 25, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “As for knowing the condition of people, this is a tremendous principle required of the scholar and judge. For if he does not have a proper understanding of commanding and forbidding and then he applies one judgment over another, it will cause more harm than benefit. Indeed, if he does not understand the […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Jama’ah: If you alone are following the truth, then you alone are the true community

August 23, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Abdullah Ibn Mas’ud said, “The true community (jama’ah) is that which adheres to the truth, even if you are alone.” Nuaim ibn Hammad said, “If the community becomes corrupted, then you must adhere to its practice before it became corrupted. Even if you are alone, then you by yourself would be the […]

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Ibn Kathir on Khawarij: The Kharijites commit mass murder of men, women, and children

August 22, 2014

Ibn Kathir said, “If the Kharijites ever gained power, they would corrupt the entire land, Iraq and Syria. They would not leave a boy or a girl or a man or a woman, for in their view the people have become so corrupt that they cannot be reformed except by mass killing.” Source: Al-Bidayah wa […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Benefit: If an action is good and evil, choose the lesser of two evils

August 4, 2014

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “The scholars know that Allah the Exalted sent Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, for the welfare of the servants in this life and in the Hereafter, and he commanded them with what is beneficial and he prohibited corruption. If an action contains both benefit and corruption, they must be weighed […]

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