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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 and inheritors 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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Ibn Abbas on Knowledge: Learn from many sources, but blindly follow no one

September 23, 2016

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Take knowledge wherever you find it and do not unquestioningly accept the opinion jurists have of one another. Indeed, they differ with each other like goats in a pen.” Source: Jāmi’ Bayān al-‘Ilm 1308 عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ الْمُسَيِّبِ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Those who learn and teach in the mosque have a great reward

June 5, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever leaves for the mosque in the morning for no reason but to learn goodness or teach others, then he will have a reward as if he has completed the Hajj pilgrimage.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 7346 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Mundhiri عَنْ […]

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Abu Darda on Reflection: Spiritual contemplation for an hour is better than night prayer

May 10, 2016

Umm Darda reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with them both, said, “True reflection for an hour is better than prayer at night.” Source: al-Tāsi’ min Fawā’id 5 Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “No poverty is worse than ignorance, no wealth is better than reason, no worship is like contemplation, […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Knowledge: True knowledge is enlightened fear of Allah

April 28, 2016

Abdullah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Knowledge is not knowing many narrations. Verily, knowledge is the fear of Allah.” Source: Rawḍat al-‘Uqalā 9 Ibn Rajab said, “Knowledge is not memorizing many narrations or sayings, but rather it is a light that Allah places in the heart by which a servant […]

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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 […]

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