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Hadith on Medicine: Seek cures for disease but not what is unlawful

July 24, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah sent down the disease and the cure, and for every disease he made a cure. Seek treatment, but do not seek treatment by the unlawful.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 3874 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Al-Mulaqqin عَنْ أَبِي […]

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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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Hadith on Friday: Uthman institutes extra calls to Friday prayer due to the people’s needs

January 9, 2013

As-Sa’ib ibn Yazeed reported: During the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, there would be one call to prayer when the prayer leader would sit and this continued in the time of Abu Bakr and Umar, may Allah be pleased with them. During the time of Uthman, may Allah be pleased […]

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An-Nawawi on Bid’ah: Innovations are divided into five types in the categories of Fiqh jurisprudence

January 8, 2013

An-Nawawi said, “The scholars have said that innovations are divided into five types: obligatory (wajib), recommended (mandub), forbidden (haram), reprehensible (makruh), and permissible (mubah). Among the obligatory innovations is the composition of evidences by the theologians to respond to the atheists and heretics. Among the recommended innovations is the authoring of books of knowledge, building […]

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Ibn Kathir on Innovation: The term innovation has a religious and linguistic meaning

January 8, 2013

Ibn Kathir said, “Innovations (bid’ah) are divided into two types. One of them is the innovation in religious law (sharia), such as the Prophet’s saying: Every newly invented matter is an innovation and every innovation is misguidance. The other type is the linguistic usage of innovation, such as the saying of the leader of the […]

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Hadith on Aisha: Gabriel tells the Prophet that Aisha is his wife in this life and the Hereafter

January 3, 2013

Aisha reported: Gabriel came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, with her image on a green, silken cloth and he said, “Verily, this is your wife in this world and in the Hereafter.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 3880 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ عَائِشَةَ أَنَّ جِبْرِيلَ جَاءَ بِصُورَتِهَا فِي خِرْقَةِ حَرِيرٍ […]

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As-Suyuti on Jurisprudence: The five principles of the school of Imam Ash-Shafi’ee

December 19, 2012

As-Suyuti reported: The judge Abu Sa’eed responded comprehensively in regard to a question about the school of Ash-Shafi’ee with four rules (qawa’id); first, certainty does not remove doubt. The basis of this is the saying of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Verily, Satan comes to one of you while he is in […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Muhammad: Allah found that the best heart was in Prophet Muhammad

December 11, 2012

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, Allah looked at the hearts of the servants and He found that the heart of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, was the best among them, so He choose him for Himself and He sent him with His message. Then, He looked at […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Do not exaggerate about the Prophet by saying he knows the future

October 23, 2012

Ar-Rubai bint Mu’awidh reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, came to me after consummating our marriage and he sat on my bed as you are sitting now, and some young girls were playing the tambourine and singing in lamentation of my father who had been killed on the day of the battle […]

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Hadith on Pacts: Every treaty of justice during the time of ignorance is affirmed

October 15, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every pact from the time of ignorance is not increased by Islam except in strength and affirmation.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 2904, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir Zuhrah said, “A pact such as the Hilf al-Fudul, in which they agreed not to help an […]

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