Tag: Following إتباع

Hadith on Forgiveness: The most honorable act of worship is forgiveness

April 7, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Moses asked his Lord about six qualities he thought he had, but the seventh he did not like. Moses said: O Lord, who is the most mindful of your servants? Allah said: Those who remember and do not forget. Moses said: […]

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Abu Hanifa on Character: The scholars have the best manners and character

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The stories and gatherings of the scholars are more beloved to me than a great deal of jurisprudence (fiqh), for they have the best manners and character.” Mālik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, it is the duty […]

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Sufyan on Intelligence: The intelligent person follows good and avoids evil

November 18, 2014

Bishra ibn Al-Harith reported: Sufyan ibn Uyaina, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The reasonable person is not one who merely recognizes good and evil. Rather, the reasonable person is only one who follows good when he sees it, and who avoids evil when he sees it.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliya 12893 عن بشر بن الحارث قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Malik on Sunnah: Whatever I say that disagrees with the Book and Sunnah, then leave it

July 9, 2014

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I am only a human being. I make mistakes and I am correct, so examine my opinions. Whatever agrees with the Book and the Sunnah, then take it. Whatever does not agree with them, then abandon it.” Source: Jāmiʻ Bayān al-ʻIlm wa […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Sunnah: Do not be amazed by any miracle until it is in accordance with the Sunnah

June 5, 2014

Yunus ibn Abdul ‘Ala reported: I said to Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah be pleased with him, “Our companion Laith ibn Sa’d would say: If you see a man walking on water, then do not be amazed by him until he demonstrates that he follows the commands of the Book and the Sunnah.” Ash-Shafi’ee said, “Even less, […]

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Ali on Caliphs: Abu Bakr and Umar followed the Sunnah of the Prophet

May 7, 2014

Abdul Khair reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, climbed upon the pulpit and he mentioned the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. Ali said, “The Messenger of Allah passed away and he was succeeded by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him. He acted as the Prophet had done […]

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Hadith on Caliphs: Follow the two rightly-guided Khalifa after me, Abu Bakr and Umar

April 10, 2014

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Follow closely the two who come after me, Abu Bakr and Umar.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 3662 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ اقْتَدُوا بِاللَّذَيْنِ مِنْ بَعْدِي أَبِي بَكْرٍ وَعُمَرَ 3662 سنن الترمذي […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Sunnah: The consensus of the scholars on following the prophetic tradition

March 30, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ash-Shafi’ee said, “The people are in consensus that if the tradition (sunnah) of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, is made clear to anyone, then he may not abandon it for the saying of any other person.” Source: I’lam Al-Muwaqi’een 2/201 عن ابن القيم َقَالَ الشَّافِعِيُّ أَجْمَعَ النَّاسُ […]

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Hasan on Sunnah: Allah made following the Sunnah the sign of true love for the Prophet

January 1, 2014

Bakr ibn Al-Aswad reported: I heard Hasan Al-Basri mention a people during the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, who said, “O Muhammad! We love our Lord.” So Allah the Exalted revealed the verse, “Say: If you love Allah, then follow me. Allah will love you and forgive your sins.” (3:31) […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: I am narrating from the Prophet and you contradict it?

December 30, 2013

Abu Qatadah reported: We were sitting with Imran ibn Hussein along with Bushair ibn Ka’b and Imran narrated to us that one day the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Modesty is goodness in everything,” or the Prophet said, “Modesty is entirely good.” Bushair said, “Indeed, we find in some of […]

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