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Tag: Friendship صداقة

Hadith on Kindness: The Prophet would show kindness to the worst of people

May 6, 2016

Amr ibn Al-‘As reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would embrace the worst people with a cheerful face and kind words, and by that he would soften their hearts. The Prophet would embrace me with a cheerful face and kind words until I thought that I was the best of […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Knowledge: Seeking knowledge is better than voluntary prayers

June 17, 2014

An-Nawawi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Seeking knowledge is better than voluntary prayers.” And he said, “Nothing after the obligations is better than seeking knowledge.” And he said, “Whoever desires the world must seek knowledge, and whoever desires the Hereafter must seek knowledge.” And he said, “Whoever does not love knowledge, […]

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Hadith on Character: You enrich people with righteousness, not wealth

January 11, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you do not enrich the people with your wealth, but rather you enrich them with your cheerful faces and good character.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 7567 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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Ibn Sireen on Hadith: This knowledge is the religion so be careful where you get it

December 30, 2013

Hisham reported: Muhammad ibn Sireen said, “Verily, the knowledge of narrating traditions is religion, so be careful from whom you take your religion.” Source: Sahih Muslim, Introduction Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ هِشَامٍ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِيرِينَ قَالَ إِنَّ هَذَا الْعِلْمَ دِينٌ فَانْظُرُوا عَمَّنْ تَأْخُذُونَ دِينَكُمْ صحيح مسلم مُقَدِّمَةٌ بَاب أَنَّ الْإِسْنَادَ […]

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Hadith on Greetings: Recommendation to shake hands when meeting but not to bow or kiss

November 30, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, when a man among us meets his brother or friend should he bow for him?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No.” The man said, “Should he embrace him and kiss him?” The Prophet said, “No.” The man said, “Should he […]

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Hadith on Wine: Do not drink alcohol because it is the key to all bad deeds

January 29, 2013

Abu Ad-Darda reported: I said, “Enjoin upon me, my dear friend!” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not drink wine, for verily, it is the key to every evil.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3371 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ قَالَ أَوْصَانِي خَلِيلِي صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا […]

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Hadith on Friendship: The Prophet would be kind to his wife’s friends even after she passed way

October 15, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: Whenever the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was given something, he would say, “Go to so-and-so, for she was a friend of Khadija. Go to so-and-so, for she loved Khadija.” Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 232 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَنَسٍ قَالَ‏ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صلى الله عليه وسلم إِذَا أُتِيَ […]

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Umair ibn Ishaq on Friendship: The first thing to be removed from people would be friendship

October 13, 2012

Umair ibn Ishaq, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “We used to say that the first thing to be removed from the people would be friendship.” Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 262 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ عُمَيْرِ بْنِ إِسْحَاقَ قَالَ‏ كُنَّا نَتَحَدَّثُ‏ إِنَّ أَوَّلَ مَا يُرْفَعُ مِنَ النَّاسِ الأُلْفَةُ‏ 262 الأدب المفرد للبخاري

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Hadith on Friendship: The souls of two believers meet each day even if they do not see each other

October 13, 2012

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the spirits of two believers will meet throughout the day, even if they do not see each other.” Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 261 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ عَمْرِو بْنِ الْعَاصِ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ‏ إِنَّ […]

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Hadith on Khadija: Aisha was jealous of Khadija bint Khuwaylid for receiving the glad tidings of Paradise

October 5, 2012

Aisha reported: I never felt so jealous about any woman as I did for Khadija, although she had died three years before I married the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. That was because I heard him mentioning her so often and because his Lord has ordered him to give her glad tidings that […]

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