Tag: Hardship العسر

Hadith on Providence: Every day Allah attends to some matters

April 3, 2017

Abu Darda reported: Regarding the saying of the Almighty, “Every day he brings forth a matter,” (55:29), the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among his affairs are forgiving sins, relieving hardship, raising a people and debasing others.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 202 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ عَنْ […]

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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 Ease: Allah does not need unnecessary hardship

September 23, 2016

Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saw an old man being supported by his two sons. The Prophet said, “What is wrong with this man?” They said, “He has made a vow to walk to the Ka’bah.” The Prophet said, “Verily, Allah does not need this man to punish himself,” and […]

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Hadith on Moderation: Be moderate in worship and never give up

June 10, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him passed by a man who was praying on a rock. The Prophet went to Mecca and remained there for a while, then he returned and found the man still praying this way. The Prophet stood and clasped his hands and said, […]

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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 Concessions: Allah loves to make things easy for you

October 25, 2015

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah loves for you to take his concessions, just as he dislikes you to be disobedient.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 5832 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ يُحِبُّ […]

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Hadith on Rage: Allah fills with faith those who swallow and control their anger

August 29, 2015

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever grants respite to someone in difficulty or alleviates him, then Allah will save him from the gates of Hell. No doubt, the deeds of Paradise are difficult to reach for they are atop a hill and the deeds of Hellfire […]

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Hadith on Supplication: If you want Allah to answer you in hardship, then supplicate in ease

August 13, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever would be pleased for Allah to answer him during times of hardship and difficulty, then let him increase his supplications during times of ease.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 3382 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ […]

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Hasan on Jihad: The best jihad is the jihad against your soul and desires

January 27, 2015

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: It was said to Hasan Al-Basri, “O Abu Sa’eed, which jihad is best?” Hasan, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Your jihad against your desires.” Source: Rawdat Al-Muhibeen 1/478 Abu Na’eem reported: Ibrahim ibn Adham, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The most difficult jihad is the struggle against desire. Whoever […]

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Hadith on Medina: Whoever is patient with Medina will earn the Prophet’s intercession

September 18, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No one is patient with the rigors and hardship of Medina except that I will be an intercessor for him or a witness on his behalf.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1378 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ نَّ رَسُولَ […]

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