Tag: Forgetfulness نسيان

Salaf on Fasting: A purpose of fasting is to remember the poor and starving

May 24, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Some of the righteous predecessors were asked, “Why has fasting been instituted?” They said, “That the rich will taste hunger and thus will not forget the hungry.” Source: Laṭāʼif al-Maʻārif 1/168 عن ابن رجب وسئل بعض السلف لم شرع الصيام قال ليذوق الغني طعم الجوع فلا ينسى الجائع 1/168 لطائف المعارف لابن […]

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Hadith on Haste: Hurry to good deeds before disaster strikes

April 27, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Hasten to perform good deeds before seven events: Are you waiting for poverty that makes you forgetful? Or wealth that burdens you? Or a debilitating disease or senility? Or an unexpected death or the False Messiah? Or is it evil in […]

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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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Hadith on Pardon: Allah has remained silent on matters to pardon you for them

January 19, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That which Allah has declared lawful in his book is lawful, and that which he has declared unlawful is unlawful. Whatever he has remained silent upon is pardonable for you, so accept the pardon from Allah. Verily, Allah is never forgetful.” […]

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Umair on Faith: Our faith increases when we remember our Lord and fear Him

March 10, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: Umair ibn Habib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Faith increases and decreases.” It was said, “How does it increase and decrease?” Umair said, “If we remember our Lord and fear him, then it will increase. If we are heedless and we forget and we waste our time, then it will […]

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Hadith on Preaching: Severe punishment for those who do not practice what they preach

August 2, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I passed by some men on the night of Ascension whose lips were being sheared by scissors of fire. I said: O Gabriel, who are these people? Gabriel said: These are preachers from your nation who commanded people to be […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Count the glorification of Allah on your fingers after prayer

April 4, 2014

Yusaira bint Yasir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You must glorify Allah and declare the oneness and holiness of Allah. Count them on your fingers. Verily, the fingers will be questioned and made to speak. Do not become heedless such that you forget the mercy of Allah.” Source: […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Menses: Permission for a menstruating woman to recite the Quran

February 3, 2014

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “It is said it is not permissible to recite the Quran for one with major impurity but it is permissible for the menstruating woman, either with unrestricted permission or if she fears she will forget it. This is the way of Malik and it is the opinion in the school of Ahmad […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet would sometimes forget as all people forget

December 28, 2013

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prayed with us five bowings (raka’at). We said, “O Messenger of Allah, you added something to the prayer.” The Prophet said, “What is that?” They said, “You have prayed fived bowings.” The Prophet said, “Verily, I am only a human being […]

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Hadith on Quran: Remind each other of verses we were made to forget

November 25, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was listening to a man recite in the mosque and he said, “May Allah have mercy upon him. He reminded me of a verse I was made to forget.” Source: Sahih Muslim 788 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ […]

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