Tag: Exaggeration الغلو

Hadith on Quran: Teach the Quran but do not use it to gain wealth

December 20, 2016

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Learn the Quran. When you teach it to others, then do not exaggerate with it, do not be crude with it, do not earn your livelihood from it, and do not accumulate wealth by it.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15239 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Moderation: Be moderate in worship and never give up

June 10, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him passed by a man who was praying on a rock. The Prophet went to Mecca and remained there for a while, then he returned and found the man still praying this way. The Prophet stood and clasped his hands and said, […]

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Sa’eed on Sunnah: Allah will punish a man if he prays differently than the Sunnah

March 18, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: He saw a man praying after the rising of the sun at dawn with more than two bowings and he was excessive in his bowing and prostration, so he prohibited him. The man said, “O Abu Muhammad, will Allah punish us for praying?” Sa’eed said, “No, but he will punish you […]

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Hadith on Transgression: Beware not to exaggerate or transgress in your prayers

June 6, 2013

Abdullah ibn Mughaffal reported: He heard his son supplicating, “O Allah, I ask you for the white palace on the right side of Paradise when I enter it.” Abdullah said: O my son, ask Allah for Paradise and seek refuge in Him from the Hellfire, for I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings […]

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Hadith on Supplication: Beware not to be among those who exaggerate in supplication

June 6, 2013

Ibn Sa’d reported: His father Sa’d ibn Abu Waqqas heard him supplicating, “O Allah, I ask you for Paradise, its blessings, its pleasures, and such-and-such. I seek refuge in you from Hellfire, from its chains, from its collars, and from such-and-such.” Then his father said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be […]

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Hadith on Graves: Abu Musa Al-Ashari’s instructions for his funeral prayer and burial

June 3, 2013

Abu Burdah reported: Abu Musa Al-Ashari enjoined upon us at the time of his death, saying, “You should hasten with my funeral procession and do not follow me in suspense. Do not put it my grave anything that will come between me and the dust, and do not build anything over my grave. Bear witness […]

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Hadith on Muhammad: Do not exaggerate in praising the Prophet

May 3, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: A man said, “O Muhammad! O master, son of our master! O best of us, son of the best of us!” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O people, you must be mindful of Allah and do not allow Satan to deceive you. I am Muhammad the […]

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Hadith on Blessings: Enjoy the blessings of Allah but without pride or extravagance

April 24, 2013

Amr in Shu’aib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Eat, drink, and give in charity. Wear nice clothing but without extravagance or pride. Verily, Allah loves to see His blessings upon His servants.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 6656 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ عَمْرِو بْنِ شُعَيْبٍ عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Supplications: Do not supplicate so loudly, for Allah is Hearing and Seeing

February 1, 2013

Abu Musa reported: We were with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, during a journey when the people began to exalt Allah loudly. The Prophet said, “O people, be gentle with yourselves for you are not calling upon one who is deaf or absent. Rather, you are calling upon the Hearing, the Seeing.” […]

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Hadith on Quran: Read the entire Quran once a month at least, but not in less than seven days

February 1, 2013

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Read the Quran once in every month.” I said, “Indeed, I have strength to do more.” The Prophet said, “Then read it in twenty nights.” I said, “Indeed, I have strength to do more.” The Prophet said, “Then read it […]

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