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Hadith on Expiation: Any discomfort in the world purifies the believers

November 2, 2016

Abu Sa’eed reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believer is not afflicted by fatigue, nor exhaustion, nor illness, nor sadness, nor even anxiety that distresses him, but that his sins are expiated by it.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5318, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2573 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari […]

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Hadith on Anxiety: A supplication to relieve worry and debt

August 15, 2016

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, entered the mosque one day while a man from the Ansar was there who was called Abu Umamah. The Prophet said, “O Abu Umamah, what is the matter that I see you sitting in the mosque while it is not time […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Those who ask for forgiveness will find relief and unexpected provision

April 17, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever increases his prayers for forgiveness, then Allah will give him relief from every worry, a way out from every hardship, and provide for him in ways he cannot imagine.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2234 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir […]

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Hadith on Companions: I enjoin you to follow my companions and stick to the community

September 29, 2014

Ibn Umar reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab delivered a sermon to us at Al-Jabiya and he said, “O people! Indeed, I have stood among you as the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, stood among us and he said: I enjoin you to follow my companions, then those after them and those after […]

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Ibn Qayyim on Hearts: In the heart is a void that can only be filled by loving Allah

August 28, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “In the heart are disorders that cannot be remedied except by responding to Allah. In it is a desolate feeling that cannot be removed except by intimacy with Him solitude. In it is sadness which will not leave except by happiness with knowing Him and truthfulness in […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet would shorten his prayer to make it easier for some people

June 17, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I might begin the prayer and I intend to prolong it, but then I hear the crying of an infant. I will shorten the prayer as I know his crying will distress his mother.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 678, Sahih Muslim 470 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi […]

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Hadith on Grief: The Prophet would pray whenever he was distressed or saddened

June 17, 2014

Hudhaifa reported: If the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was distressed about anything, he would pray. Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 1319 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ قَالَ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِذَا حَزَبَهُ أَمْرٌ صَلَّى 1319 سنن أبي داود كتاب الصلاة أبواب قيام الليل باب وقت قيام […]

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Hadith on Calamity: Allah will honor the believers who consoled their brothers

February 19, 2014

Umar ibn Hazm reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no believer who consoles his brother at the time of a calamity but that Allah the Exalted will clothe him with noble garments on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 1601 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عمرو […]

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Hadith on Living: Four things are part of happiness and miserable living

December 28, 2013

Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Four things are part of happiness: a righteous spouse, a spacious dwelling, a righteous neighbor, and a comfortable mount. Four things are part of misery: a bad neighbor, a bad spouse, a restrictive dwelling, and a bad mount.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Disobedience: Those who are given but disobedient only increase in sin

December 6, 2013

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you see Allah giving a servant what he loves from the world while he is disobedient, then know it is only an increase in sin for him.” Then the Prophet recited the verse, “So when they forgot that of which they […]

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