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Ibn Abbas on Deeds: Good deeds bring light and evil deeds bring darkness

April 2, 2017

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, good deeds bring brightness upon the face, a light in the heart, an expanse of provision, strength in the body, and love in the hearts of the creation. And evil deeds bring blackness upon the face, darkness in the grave and in […]

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Hadith on Funerals: Stand up for a funeral out of respect for the deceased

December 22, 2015

Amir ibn Rabia reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you see a funeral procession, then stand up for it until it passes or the deceased is placed in the grave.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 1245, Sahih Muslim 958 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim […]

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Hadith on Graves: The disapproval of plastering and building structures over graves

November 11, 2015

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited plastering the graves, sitting upon them, and building structures over them. Source: Sahih Muslim 970, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “In this tradition is the disapproval of plastering graves and building over them, and the prohibition of sitting upon […]

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Hadith on Graves: To be burned by hot coal is better than disrespecting a grave

November 11, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “For one of you to sit upon a hot coal and burn himself and his clothes would be better than sitting upon a grave.” Source: Sahih Muslim 971 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Graves: Desecrating the dead body is like harming the living

November 11, 2015

Malik reported: Aisha the wife of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say, “Breaking the bones of a dead Muslim is like breaking them when he is alive.” Source: Muwatta 557 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ مَالِك أَنَّهُ بَلَغَهُ أَنَّ عَائِشَةَ زَوْجَ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَانَتْ تَقُولُ كَسْرُ […]

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet’s beautiful supplication for the deceased

June 11, 2015

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, performed the funeral prayer and I memorized his supplication, “O Allah, forgive him, have mercy on him, make him well, and pardon him. Dignify his residence and make his resting place spacious. Cleanse him with water, snow, and ice. Purify him […]

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Hadith on Relief: Allah has mercy on a man who relieved others of debt

January 13, 2015

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The angels received the soul of a man who lived before you. They said: Have you done anything good? The man said no. They said: Try to remember. The man said: I used to give loans and I would order my servants […]

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Hadith on Graves: O Anas, do not pray towards the graves

October 2, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab saw me while I was praying near a grave and he raised his voice saying, “The grave!” I thought he said something else, so I looked toward the sky. Umar came and he said, “Indeed, I said the grave. Do not pray towards it.” Source: Musannaf Abdur Razzaq […]

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Ibn Abbas on Deeds: Good deeds being light and strength, bad deeds bring darkness and weakness

August 3, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Abdullah ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, good deeds will brighten the face, enlighten the heart, expand provision, strengthen the body, and cause love in the hearts of the creation. Verily, evil deeds will blacken the face, darken the grave and the heart, weaken the body, restrict provision, […]

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Sa’eed on Funerals: We heard a voice reciting the Quran for Ibn Abbas

May 6, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas died while in At-Ta’if. I witnessed his funeral and then a bird came that had never been seen before. It entered the burial site and we looked and waited to see if it would come out, but we did not see it come out of the hole. When he […]

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