Tag: Islam الإسلام

Hadith on Hearts: Allah turns the hearts whichever way he wills

June 5, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would often say, “O turner of the hearts, affirm my heart upon your religion!” I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we believe in you and in that with which you were sent. Do you fear for us?” The Prophet said, “Yes, for the […]

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Hudhaifa on Islam: The religion is divided into eight components

June 5, 2017

Silah reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Islam has eight parts. Islam is a part, prayer is a part, charity is a part, jihād is a part, Ḥajj pilgrimage is a part, fasting Ramadan is a part, enjoining good is a part, and forbidding evil is a part. He has failed who […]

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Hadith on Character: Honor guests, orphans, and your neighbors in Islam

May 21, 2017

Sa’ib ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to him, “O Sa’ib, look at the character of your deeds in the time of ignorance and continue them in Islam: honor the guest, be generous to the orphan, and be good to your neighbor.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15074 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Charity: The Prophet commands charity for all people

March 27, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, used to order charity only for the people of Islam, until this verse was revealed, “It is not your duty to guide them, for Allah guides whom he wills,” (2:272). Thereafter, the Prophet ordered charity for everyone who asked from every religion. Source: Tafsīr […]

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Al-Kattani on Islam: The religion of Allah is truth, justice, and honesty

February 6, 2017

Al-Ghazali reported: Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Kattani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We have found that the religion of Allah Almighty is built upon three pillars: truth, honesty, and justice. Truth is in the body, justice is in the heart, and honesty is in the mind.” Source: Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn 4/387 عن الغزالي عن […]

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Raja on Islam: How excellent is Islam when it is adorned by faith

January 9, 2017

Abu Nuaim reported: Raja’ ibn Haywah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “How excellent is Islam when it is adorned with faith! And how excellent is faith when it is adorned with mindfulness! And how excellent is mindfulness when it is adorned with knowledge! And how excellent is knowledge when it is adorned with […]

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Hasan on Islam: The religion is to worship Allah and be at peace with others

October 27, 2016

Isra’il Abi Musa reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Islam! And what is Islam? It is that you surrender your heart to Allah Almighty and that every Muslim and protected person is safe from you.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 644 عَنْ إِسْرَائِيلَ أَبِي مُوسَى قَالَ الحسن البصري رحمه الله الْإِسْلَامُ وَمَا الْإِسْلَامُ […]

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Hadith on Character: The best people in Islam have the best character, if they understand

April 11, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you in Islam are those with the best character, if they have understanding.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 9880 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خَيْرُكُمْ إِسْلَامًا أَحَاسِنُكُمْ أَخْلَاقًا […]

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Hadith on Islam: Submission to Allah and not harming people is Islam

April 7, 2016

Amr ibn Absah reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, what is Islam?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That you surrender your heart to Allah and that the Muslims are safe from your tongue and hand.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 20 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَمْرِو […]

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Hadith on Islam: The best Muslims are those with the best character

April 3, 2016

Jabir ibn Samurah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, obscenity and immorality are not part of Islam. Verily, the best people in Islam are those with the best character.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 20320 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Iraqi عَن جَابِرِ بْنِ سَمُرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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