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Hadith on Wealth: The best wealth is gratitude and a righteous spouse

July 11, 2017

Thawban reported: When the verse was revealed, “And those who hoard gold and silver,” (9:43), some of the companions said, “This was revealed about gold and silver. Were it only revealed that we may know which wealth is best to take.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best wealth is a […]

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Hadith on Reflection: Think deeply about the blessings of Allah

February 14, 2017

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Reflect deeply upon the blessings of Allah, but do not reflect upon the essence of Allah.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6489 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ تَفَكَّرُوا فِي آلاءِ اللَّهِ وَلا […]

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Hadith on Reflection: Think about wonders in creation, but not Allah’s essence

February 14, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Reflect deeply upon the creation, but do not reflect upon the essence of the Creator. Verily, his essence cannot be known other than to believe in it.” Source: Musnad al-Rabī’ 742 Grade; Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Blessings: Wealth is not sinful, but health is better

July 26, 2016

Abdullah ibn Khubayb reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is nothing wrong with being wealthy for one who is mindful of Allah, yet good health for one who is mindful is better than wealth. And cheerfulness is among the blessings.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2141 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Supplication: O Allah, take the hatred out of my heart

June 19, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would supplicate by saying, “O Lord, help me and do not help against me, support me and do not support against me, plan for me and do not plan against me. Guide me and make guidance easy for me. Support me against those who […]

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Hadith on Blessings: The first thing a servant will asked about are his blessings

June 16, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the first thing a servant will be asked about on the Day of Resurrection will be his blessings. It will be said to him: Did We not give you health in your body and cool water to drink?” Source: Sunan […]

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Hadith on Wealth: The best wealth is gratitude, remembrance, and a faithful spouse

November 9, 2015

Thawban reported: When the verses about gold and silver were revealed, they said, “What kind of wealth should we acquire?” Umar said, “I will learn it for you.” He rode on his camel until he caught up to the Prophet and I followed him. Umar said, “O Messenger of Allah, what kind of wealth should we […]

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Hasan on Eid: Every day a Muslim obeys Allah is itself a celebration

September 1, 2015

Ibn Rajab reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Every day in which Allah is not disobeyed is a celebration. Every day the believer spends in obedience, servitude, remembrance, and gratitude is a celebration.” Source: Lata’if Al-Ma’arif 1/278 عن ابن رجب قال الحسن البصري رحمه الله تعالى كلُ يومٍ لا يُعصى اللهُ […]

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Umar on Gratitude: O Allah, make us among the few who are grateful to you

June 9, 2015

Al-Qurtubi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, heard a man saying, “O Allah, make me among the few.” Umar said, “What is this supplication?” The man said, “I refer to the saying of Allah the Exalted: And few of my servants are grateful.” (34:13) Umar said, “All of the people know […]

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Ibrahim on Supplication: Why are our supplications not answered?

November 26, 2014

Al-Qurtubi reported: It was said to Ibrahim ibn Adham, “What is wrong with us that we supplicate and we receive no answer?” Ibrahim said, “It is because you know Allah and you do not obey him, and you know the Messenger and you do not follow him or his tradition (sunnah), and you know the […]

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