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Fudayl on Sincerity: The righteous became so by generosity, purity, and sincerity

January 31, 2017

Abu Nuaim reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Those who achieved never did so, in our view, with an abundance of fasts, nor prayers. Indeed, they only achieved, in our view, with the spirit of generosity, purity of heart, and sincerity to the community.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā 8/103 قَالَ الفضيل رحمه الله […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Fasting is a fortress and shield for the believer

June 25, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fasting is a shield and it is a fortress among the fortresses of the believer. Every deed is for its companion, but Allah says: Except fasting, as it is for me and I will reward it.” Source: Musnad al-Shāmīyīn 3381 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Fasting: True fasting is from vanity, obscenity, falsehood, and abuse

June 23, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, fasting is not only from eating and drinking. Rather, fasting is from vanity and obscenity. If someone abuses you or acts foolish against you, then say: Indeed, I am fasting.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 3561 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Hadith on Fasting: There is nothing similar to fasting in reward

June 20, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell me a deed to do.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You must fast, for there is nothing equal to it.” Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 2223 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ مُرْنِي […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Whoever fasts will be separated from the Hellfire by great distances

June 12, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever fasts a day in the way of Allah, then Allah will make a trench between him and the Hellfire whose distance is like that between the heavens and the earth.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1624 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي […]

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Yunus on Love: I strive to love for people what I love for myself

April 9, 2016

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Maymun ibn Mihran wrote to Yunus ibn Ubaid, may Allah have mercy on him, saying, “I would love for you to write to me about what you do that I might do it.” Yunus wrote back to him, saying, “Verily, I strive for my soul to love for people what it loves for […]

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Hadith on Moderation: Do not worship to the neglect of your body and family

January 2, 2016

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “O Abdullah, I am told you fast all day and pray all night.” I said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah.” The Prophet said, “Do not do so. Fast and break your fast, pray in the night and […]

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Hadith on Rights: Your own body has rights over you, so take care of it

July 6, 2015

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent for Uthman ibn Mazh’un and he came. The Prophet said, “O Uthman, do you not desire my practice?” Uthman said, “O Messenger of Allah, no by Allah. I seek your practice.” The Prophet said, “Verily, I sleep and I pray, I fast and I […]

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Sulaiman on Fasting: You must behave with serenity and dignity while fasting

July 5, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Sulaiman ibn Musa said, “When you fast, then let your hearing, seeing, and tongue fast from lies and do not harm your servants. You must behave with serenity and dignity. Do not make the days you fast the same as days you are not fasting.” Source: Az-Zuhd Ibn Mubarak 452 عن ابن […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Those whose last deeds are righteous will enter Paradise

March 16, 2015

Hudhaifa reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever declares there is no God but Allah seeking the countenance of Allah as his last deed, he will enter Paradise. Whoever fasts a day seeking the countenance of Allah as his last deed, he will enter Paradise. Whoever gives in charity seeking the […]

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