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Tag: Ignorance الجاهلية

Hadith on Humanity: All people are descendants of Adam, so no excuse for boasting

January 11, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, delivered a sermon to the people on the day Mecca was liberated. The Prophet said, “O people, Allah has removed the slogans of ignorance from you and the exaltation of its forefathers. The people are only two kinds: either a righteous, Godfearing believer dignified […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Knowledge: Humility is a third of all knowledge

October 27, 2015

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If you are asked about something you do not know, then say: I do not know. Verily, saying so is a third of knowledge.” And Ibn Mas’ud said, “I say things that are my opinion. If they are correct, then they are from […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Ask Allah for knowledge which benefits you

April 11, 2015

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ask Allah for beneficial knowledge and seek refuge in Allah from knowledge without benefit.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3843 Grade: Hasan (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ سَلُوا اللَّهَ عِلْمًا نَافِعًا وَتَعَوَّذُوا بِاللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Bloodshed: The worst person to Allah kills those who do not fight him

December 22, 2014

Abu Shuraih reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most tyrannical of people to Allah the Exalted is he who kills those who did not fight him, or he demands the blood feuds of ignorance be settled by the people of Islam, or he claims his eyes have […]

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Hadith on Refuge: The Prophet’s supplication upon leaving his home

November 26, 2014

Umm Salamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say when leaving the house, “In the name of Allah, I trust in Allah for there is no power or might but in Allah. Verily, we seek refuge in you from being misguided or misguiding others, from being oppressed or oppressing others, from […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Fatwa: Islamic rulings and judgments may change by time, place, and condition

September 25, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “As for knowing the condition of people, this is a tremendous principle required of the scholar and judge. For if he does not have a proper understanding of commanding and forbidding and then he applies one judgment over another, it will cause more harm than benefit. Indeed, if he does not understand the […]

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Hadith on Trials: The Prophet fears for his nation six trials

August 22, 2014

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I fear for you six trials: foolish leaders, shedding of blood, bribery in judgments, severing family ties, people who take the Quran as a musical instrument, and an excessive amount of conditions.” Source: Mu’jam Al-Kabeer 14550 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Ahmad on Sunnah: He should not act upon the Hadith until he asks the scholars if it is authentic

July 25, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Abdullah ibn Ahmad said, “I asked my father about a man who has books within which are the sayings of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and the companions and the followers, but he cannot recognize weak and rejected narrations, nor a strong chain of narration from a […]

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Hadith on Generosity: The generous ignorant person is closer to Allah than a greedy scholar

July 17, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Generosity is near to Allah, near to Paradise, near to the people, and far from the Hellfire. Miserliness is far from Allah, far from Paradise, far from the people, and near to the Hellfire. An ignorant generous person is more beloved to Allah […]

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Wahb on Khawarij: Dreadful consequences of the Kharijite heresy and rebellion

June 23, 2014

Ibn Asakir reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih said, “I knew the early period of Islam. By Allah, the Kharijites never had a group except that Allah caused it to split due to their evil condition. Never did one of them proclaim his opinion except that Allah caused his neck to be struck. Never did the Muslim […]

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