Tag: Favoritism أثرة

Hadith on Religion: No one is superior to another except by righteous deeds

January 4, 2016

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No one is better than anyone else except by religion or good deeds. It is sufficient evil for a man to be profane, vulgar, greedy, or cowardly.” Source: Shu’b al-Iman 4767 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ […]

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Hadith on Racism: No virtue in skin color but only in good deeds

January 4, 2016

Abu Dharr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Behold! Verily, there is no good in red skin or black skin, but rather only by virtue of righteousness.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 20885 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي ذَرٍّ أَنّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ لَهُ انْظُرْ فَإِنَّكَ لَيْسَ […]

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Farewell Sermon: No one is superior to another except by good deeds

January 4, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressed us during the middle of the day at the end of the pilgrimage in the farewell sermon. The Prophet said, “O people, your Lord is one and your father Adam is one. There is no virtue of an Arab over […]

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Hadith on Daughters: Whoever is fair to his daughters will enter Paradise

December 30, 2013

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has a daughter born to him and he does not bury her alive, nor humiliate her, nor prefer his sons over her, then he will enter Paradise because of her.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 1958 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ahmad Shakir […]

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Hadith on Allegiance: The companion’s pledge to listen, obey, and be patient in difficulty

May 20, 2013

Ubadah ibn As-Samit reported: We pledged allegiance to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, pledging to listen and obey in hardship and in ease, in pleasure and displeasure even if someone is wrongly favored over us, and pledging not to dispute the rule of those in authority and that we should […]

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Ibn Abu Layli on Arabs: Most of the jurists were non-Arabs, to the displeasure of Arab tribalists

February 13, 2013

Ibn Abu Layli reported: Eisa ibn Musa said to me, and he was a religious man who was severe in his tribalism toward the Arabs, “Who is the jurist of Basra?” I said, “Al-Hasan ibn Abu Al-Hasan and Muhammad ibn Sireen.” He said, “What are these two?” I said, “They are both not Arabs.” He […]

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Hadith on Mosques: The Day of Judgment will not come until people compete in decorating the Masajid

August 1, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Hour will not be established until the people compete with each other concerning the mosques.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 449 Grade:  Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi عَنْ أَنَسٍ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ لَا تَقُومُ السَّاعَةُ حَتَّى يَتَبَاهَى النَّاسُ فِي […]

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Hadith on Patience: Be patient with the rulers until you meet the Prophet at the Fountain

June 27, 2012

Usaid ibn Hudair reported: A man among the Ansar took aside the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Will you not appoint me as a leader as you have appointed others?” The Prophet said, “Verily, you will see favoritism after me, so be patient until you meet me at the fountain in Paradise.” […]

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Hadith on Patience: The Prophet orders patience with an unfair ruler

June 27, 2012

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, after me there will be favoritism and matters you will reject.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, what do you order us to do if we live during that?” The Prophet said, “Fulfill the duties placed over you and […]

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Hadith on Tribalism: Tribalism is to support your people in injustice and oppression

March 18, 2012

Wathila ibn Al-Asqa’ reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, what is tribalism?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That you support your people in wrongdoing.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 5119, Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar In another narration, he said, “O Messenger of Allah, is it part of […]

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