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Tag: Elders شيوخ

Hadith on Society: How can Allah support a nation who does not care for the weak?

January 19, 2017

Jabir reported: When the emigrants returned to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, from across the sea, the Prophet said, “Will you not tell me about the most amazing things you saw in the land of Abyssinia?” They said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah. While we were sitting, an elderly […]

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Mu’adh on Conscience: Beware if a wise man contradicts your conscience

May 1, 2016

Abu Idrees reprted: Mu’adh ibn Jabal, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I warn you of the deviation of the wise man, for Satan can speak a word of misguidance through the wise man and the hypocrite can speak the truth. Thus, accept the truth for upon the truth is light.” They said, “How […]

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Abu Hanifa on Character: The scholars have the best manners and character

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The stories and gatherings of the scholars are more beloved to me than a great deal of jurisprudence (fiqh), for they have the best manners and character.” Mālik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, it is the duty […]

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Umar II on Tribute: The non-Muslims must have enough wealth to take care of themselves

October 25, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from house to house begging for charity. Umar said, “We have not been fair to you that we have taken tribute from you in your youth and now you are helpless in […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Fatwa: The scholars disliked to say this was Halal or Haram

December 8, 2014

Ash-Shafi’ee reported: Abu Yusuf said, “I know our elders among the scholars would dislike to say in their judgments (fatwa) that this is lawful (halal) and this is unlawful (haram), unless it was clearly found in the Book of Allah the Exalted without need of interpretation.” Source: Al-Umm 2120 عن الشافعي قَالَ أَبُو يُوسُفَ أَدْرَكْتُ […]

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Ibn Mubarak on Respect: Do not belittle the scholars, the rulers, or your Muslim brothers

August 28, 2014

Adh-Dhahabi reported: Abdullah ibn Mubarak said, “It is a duty upon the wise man not to belittle three persons: the scholars, the authorities, and his brothers. Indeed, whoever belittles the scholars will lose his place in the Hereafter. Whoever belittles the authorities will lose his place in the world. Whoever belittles his brothers will lose […]

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Hadith on Rights: He is not a true Muslim who does not honor their rights

August 6, 2014

Ubadah ibn As-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He is not from my nation who does not honor our elders, nor have mercy on our young ones, nor recognize the rights of our scholars.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 22249 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عُبَادَةَ بْنِ الصَّامِتِ […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Scholars: People will be upon the truth as long as they learn from scholars

January 20, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Wahb reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The people will continue to be upon goodness as long as they take knowledge from their elders, their trustworthy ones, and their scholars. If they take knowledge from their youth and their evil ones, then they will be destroyed.” Source: Nasihah […]

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Hadith on Elders: Those who honor their elders will be honored when they become elders

December 17, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No youth will honor his elders but that Allah will appoint someone to honor him in his old age.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2022 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Greetings: Spread peace between riders, walkers, groups, and the elders

July 28, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The rider should greet those walking with peace, those walking should greet those sitting with peace, and a small group should greet a larger group with peace.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5880, Sahih Muslim 2160 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according […]

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