Subscribe via RSS Feed Connect on Google Plus Connect on YouTube

Tag: Imam Ash-Shafi’ee الإمام الشافعي

Hadith on Pardon: Conceal legal offenses from punishment if possible

October 5, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Keep away from these ugly deeds that Allah has prohibited. Whoever falls into them should cover himself with the covering of Allah the Exalted.” Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “In the time of the Messenger of Allah, Abu […]

Continue Reading »

Ibn Abbas on Knowledge: I would love for everyone to have the knowledge that I have

April 11, 2016

Ibn Rajab reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, I will pass over a verse from the Book of Allah and I would love for all of the people to know it as I know it.” Source: Jāmi’ al-‘Ulūm wal-Ḥikam 13 Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I never […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Pardon: Allah has remained silent on matters to pardon you for them

January 19, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That which Allah has declared lawful in his book is lawful, and that which he has declared unlawful is unlawful. Whatever he has remained silent upon is pardonable for you, so accept the pardon from Allah. Verily, Allah is never forgetful.” […]

Continue Reading »

Ash-Shafi’ee on Leadership: You have to achieve understanding before leadership

January 7, 2016

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “You must achieve understanding before leadership. If you achieve leadership first, there will be no way to achieve understanding.” Source: Madkhal ila Sunan 271 عن البيهقي قال الشافعي رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ تَفَقَّهْ قَبْلَ أَنْ تَرَأَّسَ فَإِذَا تَرَأَّسْتَ فَلا سَبِيلَ إِلَى التَّفَقُّهِ 271 المدخل إلى السنن […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Graves: The disapproval of plastering and building structures over graves

November 11, 2015

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited plastering the graves, sitting upon them, and building structures over them. Source: Sahih Muslim 970, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “In this tradition is the disapproval of plastering graves and building over them, and the prohibition of sitting upon […]

Continue Reading »

Ash-Shafi’ee on Knowledge: Religion and medicine are the main branches of knowledge

September 17, 2015

Ibn Abi Hatim reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Indeed, knowledge is of two types: knowledge of the religion and knowledge of the world. The knowledge of religion is to achieve understanding (fiqh) and the knowledge of the world is medicine. Do not settle in a land in which there is no scholar […]

Continue Reading »

Ash-Shafi’ee on Debate: I do not mind if Allah brings the truth through my opponent

August 1, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I never debated anyone except that I would love for him to be reconciled, to be satisfied, and to be helped and for him to be in the care of Allah and His protection. And I never debated with anyone except that I did […]

Continue Reading »

Ash-Shafi’ee on Fatwa: The scholars disliked to say this was Halal or Haram

December 8, 2014

Ash-Shafi’ee reported: Abu Yusuf said, “I know our elders among the scholars would dislike to say in their judgments (fatwa) that this is lawful (halal) and this is unlawful (haram), unless it was clearly found in the Book of Allah the Exalted without need of interpretation.” Source: Al-Umm 2120 عن الشافعي قَالَ أَبُو يُوسُفَ أَدْرَكْتُ […]

Continue Reading »

Ash-Shafi’ee on Humility: The best people are those who do not see their own virtues

September 11, 2014

An-Nawawi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Humility is part of noble character and arrogance is the habit of villains.” And he said, “Humility inherits love and contentment inherits comfort.” And he said, “The highest of people in status are those who do not see their status, and the greatest of them […]

Continue Reading »

Ash-Shafi’ee on Faith: True faith is words and actions, a debate with the Murjia

August 10, 2014

Rabia ibn Sulaiman reported: A man among the people of Balakh asked Ash-Shafi’ee about faith. Ash-Shafi’ee said to him, “What do you say about it?” The man said, “I say it is words alone.” Ash-Shafi’ee said, “From where do you say this?” The man said, “From the saying of Allah the Exalted: Verily, those who […]

Continue Reading »