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Ibn Sireen on Sin: The biggest sinners always mention other people’s sins

July 23, 2017

Hisham ibn Hassan reported: Muhammad ibn Sireen, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We used to say that the people with the most faults are the quickest of them to mention the faults of others.” Source: al-Ṣamt li Ibn Abī Dunyā 138 عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ حَسَّانَ عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِيرِينَ رحمه الله قَالَ كُنَّا نُحَدِّثُ […]

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Umar on Supplication: O Allah, I am weak so make me strong

July 19, 2017

Shidad ibn Aws reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O Allah, I am weak, so make me strong. I am harsh, so make me gentle. I am miserly, so make me generous.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 5179 عن شداد بن أوس قال عمر بن الخطاب رضي الله عنه اللَّهُمَّ […]

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Hadith on Hijab: Men must respect women by not staring at them

July 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abbas reported: Al-Fadl was riding with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and a woman from Khash’am came. Al-Fadl began to stare at her and she stared at him. The Prophet made Al-Fadl turn his face in the other direction. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1442, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1334 Grade: Muttafaqun […]

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Hadith on Doubts: Even the Prophets must overcome doubts in their faith

June 12, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “We are more likely to doubt than Abraham when he said: Lord, show me how you give life to the dead. Allah said: Do you not have faith? Abraham said: Of course, but rather to put my heart at rest.” (2:260) […]

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Hadith on Pride: Beware of arrogance from wealth and status

May 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of arrogance, for arrogance may be in a man due to the clothing he wears.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 558 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُمَرَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِيَّاكُمْ […]

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Hadith on Humility: If I wished, I could have a mountain of gold

May 3, 2017

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Aisha, if I wished, a mountain of gold would have walked with me. An angel came to me whose belt was like the Ka’bah. He said: Verily, your Lord sends you greetings of peace and he says if you wish you […]

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Hadith on Humility: The Prophet is a humble servant

May 3, 2017

Yahya ibn Katheer reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I eat as the servant eats, and I sit as the servant sits. Verily, I am only a servant.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 5519 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ يَحْيَى بْنِ أَبِي كَثِيرٍ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Fudayl on Sincerity: True good will is to love for others more than yourself

April 14, 2017

Ibn Asakir reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you love for people to be equal to you, then you have not fulfilled sincerity for the sake of your Lord. How so while you love for people to be less than you?” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 48/418 Ibn Rajab said, “He […]

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Fudayl on Arrogance: Let him not love for his sandal to be better

April 13, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said regarding the verse, “This is the home of the Hereafter that We make for those who desire not exaltation in the earth,” (28:83) that it means, “It is one who does not love for even his sandal to be better than the […]

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Hasan on Faith: How can you be a Muslim if people are not safe from you?

April 13, 2017

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O son of Adam, how can you be a believer while your neighbor is not secure from you? O son of Adam, how can you be a Muslim while the people are not safe from you? O son of Adam, you will never achieve […]

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