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Hadith on Tribulation: A time of few scholars and many preachers

June 6, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you are in a time of many scholars and few preachers. Whoever leaves a tenth of what he knows will be destroyed. There will come to people a time of few scholars and many preachers. Whoever holds fast to a tenth of […]

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Malik on Knowledge: Muslims should never stop learning

June 1, 2017

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is not befitting for anyone with knowledge to give up learning.” Source: Jāmi’ Bayān al-‘Ilm 423 عن ابن عبد البر قال مالك بن أنس رحمه الله لا يَنْبَغِي لأَحَدٍ يَكُونُ عِنْدَهُ الْعِلْمُ أَنْ يَتْرُكَ التَّعَلُّمَ 423 جامع بيان العلم وفضله […]

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Hadith on Gathering: The best assembly is one of remembrance and virtue

May 11, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, which gathering is best?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A gathering of those who inspire you to remember Allah when you see them, whose discourse increases your knowledge, and whose good deeds inspire you to remember the Hereafter.” Source: Musnad Abī […]

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Ahnaf on Knowledge: I learned sacred knowledge by treating others as myself

April 9, 2017

Ibn Al-Mulaqqin reported: Al-Ahnaf ibn Qais, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked, “From whom did you learn sacred knowledge?” Al-Ahnaf said, “From myself.” It was said, “And how is that?” Al-Ahnaf said, “If I hated something did by another, then I would never do the same to anyone else.” Source: al-Tawḍīḥ li-Sharḥ al-Jāmi’ […]

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Hadith on Providence: The pens have dried upon the knowledge of Allah

April 5, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty created his creation in darkness and he cast over them his light. Whoever is touched by that light is guided, and whoever misses it is astray. Thus, I say the pens have been dried upon the knowledge […]

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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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Hadith on Quran: Teach the Quran but do not use it to gain wealth

December 20, 2016

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Learn the Quran. When you teach it to others, then do not exaggerate with it, do not be crude with it, do not earn your livelihood from it, and do not accumulate wealth by it.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15239 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: The scholars are successors of the prophets

December 18, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The scholars are the successors of the prophets. Verily, the prophets do not pass on gold and silver coins, but rather they only impart knowledge.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 10/68 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bazzār عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ […]

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Hadith on Providence: The reality of faith is to believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everything has a reality, and the servant will not reach the reality of faith until he knows that what afflicted him could never miss him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 26944 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Providence: Faith is not complete until we believe Allah controls destiny

December 3, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant does not have faith until he believes in providence, both its good and its evil, and until he knows that what afflicts him could never have missed him and that what missed him could never have afflicted him.” […]

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