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Hadith on Turmoil: Muslims will be afflicted by worldliness, hatred, and injustice

January 14, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “My nation will be afflicted by the diseases of the former nations.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, what are the diseases of the former nations?” The Prophet said, “Excessive amusement, ingratitude, disunity, competition for worldly gain, hatred, and greed until […]

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Hadith on Supplication: Call upon Allah with certainty and without distraction

March 17, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Call upon Allah with certainty that he will answer you. Know that Allah will not answer the supplication of a heart that is negligent and distracted.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 3479 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani An-Nawawi said, “It is to have good […]

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An-Nawawi on Joking: Jokes are only permissible within limits and conditions

March 11, 2014

An-Nawawi said, “Forbidden joking is that which is excessive and persistent, for it leads to too much laughter and hardening of the heart, it distracts from the remembrance of Allah, and it often causes abuse, rancor, and lack of respect and dignity. As for those who are safe from these matters, then it permissible as […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: I have been given the Quran and something like it, the Sunnah

December 28, 2013

Miqdam ibn Ma’di reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I have been given the Quran and something along with it, but the time is coming when a man will recline on his couch and say: Keep to the Quran, for whatever you find in it lawful is lawful […]

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Hadith on Toys: Have you not heard Solomon had a horse with two wings?

May 18, 2013

Aisha reported: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, arrived home after the expedition to Tabuk (or Khaybar), the wind raised the end of a curtain which was hanging in front of her room and it revealed her dolls. The Prophet asked, “O Aisha, what is this?” She said, “My dolls.” […]

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Hadith on Children: Permission for children to play with dolls and toys

May 18, 2013

Aisha reported: I used to play with dolls in the presence of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and my girlfriends would play with me. When the Messenger of Allah would enter, they would hide themselves but he would call them to join me and play with me. Source: Sahih Bukhari 5779 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Dancing: Permission to sing and dance within the limits of Islamic etiquette

January 15, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Abyssinians were dancing in front of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and they were saying, “Muhammad is a righteous servant.” The Messenger of Allah said, “What are they saying?” They said, “Muhammad is a righteous servant.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 12131 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Muflih […]

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Hadith on Laughter: The Prophet sat with the companions while they read poetry and laughed

January 15, 2013

Simak ibn Harb reported: I said to Jabir ibn Samurah, “Did you sit with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him?” Jabir said, “Yes. The companions would sit and recite poetry and mention some affairs from the time of ignorance. The Prophet would laugh and smile among with them when they laughed.” Source: Tafseer […]

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Ibn Umar on Companions: Their faith would move mountains and still they had time to laugh

January 15, 2013

Qatadah reported: It was asked of Ibm Umar, “Did the companions of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, laugh?” Ibn Umar said, “Yes, and the faith in their hearts was greater than the mountains.” Source: Musannaf Abdur Razzaq 20976 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ قتادة قَالَ سُئِلَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ هَلْ كَانَ أَصْحَابُ النَّبِيِّ […]

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Hadith on Marriage: The Prophet would play games, be kind and have fun with his wives

December 7, 2012

Aisha reported: She was with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, while on a journey. She said, “I raced him on foot and I outran him, but when I gained some weight, I raced him again and he outran me. The Prophet said: This is for that race.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 2578, Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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