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Hadith on Justice: The Prophet accepts retaliation by his companion

April 24, 2017

Usaid ibn Hudair reported: While he was talking to people and telling jokes to make them laugh, the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, poked him in the side with a staff. Usaid said, “Let me retaliate!” The Prophet said, “Take retaliation.” Usaid said, “Indeed, you are wearing a shirt and I am not.” […]

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Hadith on Wisdom: The Prophet’s wise advice for Abu Dharr

March 10, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I advise you to be mindful of Allah Almighty, for it will beautify all of your affairs.” I said, “Tell me more.” The Prophet said, “You must recite the Quran and remember Allah Almighty, for […]

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Hadith on Words: People stumble with their tongues more than their feet

November 6, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the servant may say a word for no reason other than to make people around him laugh, yet by it he plunges farther than the distance between the heaven and earth. Verily, a man stumbles with his tongue worse than […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: Do not argue, mock, or break your promises

May 27, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not argue with your brother, do not make fun of your brother, and do not make a promise for him only to break it.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1995 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ  عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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An-Nawawi on Joking: Jokes are only permissible within limits and conditions

March 11, 2014

An-Nawawi said, “Forbidden joking is that which is excessive and persistent, for it leads to too much laughter and hardening of the heart, it distracts from the remembrance of Allah, and it often causes abuse, rancor, and lack of respect and dignity. As for those who are safe from these matters, then it permissible as […]

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Umar on Joking: Beware of joking that leads to grudges and ugly behavior

March 11, 2014

Ibn Abu Rawad reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz said, “You must fear Allah alone without associating partners with Him. Beware of joking for it leads to ugliness and causes rancor. Sit together for the Quran and discuss it. If it is too difficult for you, then narrate the stories of pious men and go forth […]

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Hadith on Marriage: The Prophet would play games, be kind and have fun with his wives

December 7, 2012

Aisha reported: She was with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, while on a journey. She said, “I raced him on foot and I outran him, but when I gained some weight, I raced him again and he outran me. The Prophet said: This is for that race.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 2578, Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Ibn Sireen on Entertainment: The companions would entertain themselves with songs and poetry

October 24, 2012

Qurra ibn Khalid reported: I asked Muhammad ibn Sireen, “Did the companions have fun?” He said, “They are were but people. Ibn Umar would have fun and compose songs of poetry.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 2437 عَنْ قُرَّةَ بْنِ خَالِدٍ قَالَ قُلْتُ لِمُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِيرِينَ هَلْ كَانُوا يَتَمَازَحُونَ فَقَالَ مَا كَانُوا إِلا كَالنَّاسِ كَانَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ […]

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Hadith on Moderation: The Prophet let the Jews know that there is flexibility, leniency, and ease in Islam

October 22, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, placed my chin on his shoulder so I could watch the Abyssinians playing until I felt tired and turned away. The Prophet said, “This is for the Jews to know that there is flexibility in our religion. Verily, I have been sent with a lenient, upright religion.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Joking: Do not take something from another person as a joke or otherwise

October 15, 2012

Abdullah ibn Sa’ib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Let none of you take the goods of his companion as a joke or otherwise. If one of you has taken his companion’s staff, then return it to him.” Source: Al-Adab Al-Mufrad 241 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ […]

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