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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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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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Umar II on Humility: The caliph commands his son to sell his valuable jewelry

December 18, 2016

Al-Qurtubi reported: It reached Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, that his son purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so he wrote to him saying: Indeed, I have heard that you purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so sell it and feed a thousand starving people and buy a […]

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Hadith on Humility: The Prophet is not a king, so do not fear

November 29, 2016

Abu Mas’ud reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and his voice trembled as he spoke to him. The Prophet said to him, “Be calm, for I am not a king. Verily, I am only the son of a woman who ate dried meat.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 3312 […]

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Abdullah on Humility: Is my heart too arrogant to refuse house work?

October 31, 2016

Bukair ibn Al-Ashajj reported: Abdullah ibn Salaam, may Allah be pleased with him, came out from behind a building while carrying a bundle of firewood. When the people saw him, they said, “O father of Yusuf, your son and your servant are enough to help you with this!” Abdullah said, “I want to test my […]

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