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Tag: Enjoining Good الأمر بالمعروف

Hadith on Charity: Good deeds protect us from an evil fate in the Hereafter

December 17, 2016

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Good works protect from evil fates. Charity in secret extinguishes the wrath of the Lord, maintaining family ties increases life span, and every good deed is charity. The people of good in the world are the people of good in the […]

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Abdullah on Prayer: There is no prayer unless it accompanies righteousness

October 31, 2016

Malik ibn Al-Harith reported: It was said to Abdullah ibn Yazeed, may Allah be pleased with him, “Indeed, this person prays a long time!” Abdullah said, “Verily, the prayer is only beneficial if it causes obedience.” Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “There is no prayer if the prayer does not […]

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Hadith on Prayer: An evil prayer only moves people away from Allah

October 31, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is not prohibited from immorality and evil by his prayer, then it will not increase him with Allah except in distance.” Source: Musnad al-Shihāb 483 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Saffarini Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, […]

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Al-Ghazali on Neighbors: The right of the neighbor includes good behavior, not simply avoiding harm

April 19, 2016

Al-Ghazali reported: Ibn Al-Muqaffa heard that some people complained of the many rats in his house. It was said to him, “If only you had a cat!” Ibn Al-Muqaffa said, “I am afraid that the rats would hear the sound of the cat and flee to the houses of my neighbors, for then I would […]

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Hadith on Character: What does the Prophet teach to the people?

February 12, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: When Abu Dharr heard that the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had appeared in Mecca, he said to his brother, “Ride to this valley and tell me about this man who claims to have received revelation from the heavens. Listen to his words and then inform me.” The man rode […]

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Hadith on Marriage: A man has a right to enjoy his wife but he may not harm her

October 28, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man calls his wife to bed and she refuses for no reason and he spends the night angry with her, then the angels will curse her until the morning.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 3065, Sahih Muslim 1436, Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi […]

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Hadith on Evil: Allah will punish a community that refuses to condemn evil

September 5, 2014

Adi’ Al-Kindi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah the Exalted will not punish a community for the sins of a few unless they see evil appear among themselves and they are able to reject it but do not. If they do so, then Allah will punish the entire community […]

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Hadith on Preaching: Severe punishment for those who do not practice what they preach

August 2, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I passed by some men on the night of Ascension whose lips were being sheared by scissors of fire. I said: O Gabriel, who are these people? Gabriel said: These are preachers from your nation who commanded people to be […]

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Abdullah on Enjoining Good: He is destroyed who does not enjoin good in his heart

June 3, 2014

Tariq ibn Shihab reported: Itrees ibn Urqub came to Abdullah ibn Mas’ud and he said, “He is destroyed who does not enjoin good and forbid evil.” Abdullah said, “Rather, he is destroyed who does not know good in his heart and reject evil in his heart.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 426 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Hadith on Virtues: No Muslim practices these virtues but that he enters Paradise

April 17, 2014

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, what will save a servant from the Hellfire?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Faith in Allah.” I said, “O Prophet of Allah, what deeds must accompany faith?” The Prophet said, “He should give in charity from what he has been provided.” I […]

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