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Hadith on Reflection: Think deeply about the blessings of Allah

February 14, 2017

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Reflect deeply upon the blessings of Allah, but do not reflect upon the essence of Allah.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6489 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ تَفَكَّرُوا فِي آلاءِ اللَّهِ وَلا […]

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Hadith on Reflection: Think about wonders in creation, but not Allah’s essence

February 14, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Reflect deeply upon the creation, but do not reflect upon the essence of the Creator. Verily, his essence cannot be known other than to believe in it.” Source: Musnad al-Rabī’ 742 Grade; Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Tribulation: In the darkest of trials, stay inside and hide yourselves

February 7, 2017

Jundub ibn Sufyan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come after me a tribulation like the dark of night, in which a man will awaken as a believer and enter evening as an unbeliever, or awaken as an unbeliever and enter evening as a believer.” A man […]

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Hadith on Self: The Prophet seeks refuge in Allah from having an evil soul

December 14, 2016

Abu Rashid reported: Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O Messenger of Allah, teach me what to say in the morning and evening.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Abu Bakr, say: O Allah, originator of the heavens and earth, knower of the seen and unseen, […]

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David on Virtues: Allah loves those who perform these ten righteous deeds

April 13, 2016

Fadalah ibn Ubaid reported: David, peace be upon him, asked his Lord the Exalted about the most beloved deeds to him. Allah said, “They are ten deeds. If you do them, O David, you will not mention any of my creation but with good, you will not backbite any of my creation, and you will […]

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Hadith on Character: The Prophet would supplicate for good character

April 3, 2016

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would say, “O Allah, you have made my form excellent, so make my character excellent.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 23871 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ اللَّهُمَّ أَحْسَنْتَ خَلْقِي فَأَحْسِنْ خُلُقِي 23871 مسند […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Reason: Islam balances human reason and divine revelation

January 19, 2016

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “Reason is a requirement for acquiring knowledge and performing righteous deeds, through which knowledge and deeds are perfected, but it is not enough on its own. Rather, it is a faculty of the soul and an ability like the ability within the eye to see. If it is connected with the light […]

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Hadith on Humanity: All people are descendants of Adam

January 11, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, delivered a sermon to the people on the day Mecca was liberated. The Prophet said, “O people, Allah has removed the slogans of ignorance from you and the exaltation of its forefathers. The people are only two kinds: either a righteous, Godfearing believer dignified […]

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Farewell Sermon: No one is superior to another except by good deeds

January 4, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressed us during the middle of the day at the end of the pilgrimage in the farewell sermon. The Prophet said, “O people, your Lord is one and your father Adam is one. There is no virtue of an Arab over […]

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Abu Hazim on Worship: Allah will take care of those who worship Him well

May 16, 2015

Adh-Dhahabi reported: Abu Hazim said, “No servant behaves well between himself and Allah except that Allah will set right what is between him and the creation. No servant behaves badly between himself and Allah except that Allah will ruin what is between him and the creation.” Source: Siyar A’lam An-Nubula 6/100 عن الذهبي وقال أبو […]

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