Tag: Loyalty الولاء

Hadith on Aggression: The Prophet’s sword condemns unjust killing

March 10, 2017

Aisha reported: I found an engraving on the sword of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, that wrote, “Verily, the worst of people in insolence are those who strike at whoever did not strike them, a man who kills those who did not fight him, and a man who claims allegiance […]

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Ahnaf on Envy: No rest and relaxation for the envious and hateful

March 8, 2015

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ahnaf ibn Qais, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Five are as I say: There is no rest for the envious, there is no chivalry for the liar, there is no loyalty for kings, there is no escape for the miser, and there is no respect for bad character.” Source: Shu’b al-Imān 6123 عن […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Believers: Their righteous hearts and supplications are the unbeatable army

March 7, 2015

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “The Muslims in the eastern and western lands have a single heart in loyalty to Allah, His Messenger, and the believers, and in opposing the enemies of Allah, His Messenger, and the believers. Their truthful hearts and righteous prayers are the army which will not be defeated and the soldier which will not […]

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Hadith on Rulers: Whoever affirms their lies and oppression will not drink with the Prophet

August 4, 2014

Ka’b ibn Ujrah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to us while we were a group of nine. The Prophet said, “Verily, tyrannical rulers will come after me and whoever affirms their lies and supports their oppression has nothing to do with me and I have nothing to do […]

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Umar on Qunut: The supplication of Umar during the persecution by unbelievers

July 15, 2014

Ubaid ibn Umair reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, supplicated after bowing in prayer and he said, “O Allah, forgive the believing men and believing women and the Muslim men and Muslim women, bring their hearts together and reconcile between them, support them against your enemies and their enemies. O Allah, […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Knowledge: Seeking knowledge is better than voluntary prayers

June 17, 2014

An-Nawawi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Seeking knowledge is better than voluntary prayers.” And he said, “Nothing after the obligations is better than seeking knowledge.” And he said, “Whoever desires the world must seek knowledge, and whoever desires the Hereafter must seek knowledge.” And he said, “Whoever does not love knowledge, […]

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Hadith on Family: The Prophet’s family disowned him but he still maintained relations

May 12, 2014

Amr ibn Al-‘As reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saying publicly and not secretly, “Verily, the relatives of my father are not my allies. Verily, only Allah and the righteous believers are my allies. Yet, they have the bonds of kinship and I will uphold their family ties.” Source: Sahih Bukhari […]

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Hadith on Greetings: The one nearest and more beloved to Allah will greet with peace first

July 28, 2013

Abu Umamah reported: He said, “O Messenger of Allah, when two people meet each other, who should greet with peace first?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one closest to Allah will greet first.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2694 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ قَالَ قِيلَ يَا رَسُولَ […]

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Hadith on Love: Those who loved each other for Allah will have no fear or sadness

June 5, 2013

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there are some people among the servants of Allah who are neither prophets nor martyrs, yet the prophets and martyrs will admire them due to their status on the Day of Resurrection.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell us who they are.” The […]

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Hadith on Injustice: You must seize the oppressor and make him be just

May 20, 2013

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No, by Allah, you must enjoin good and forbid evil, seize the hand of the oppressor, make him follow the truth, and restrict him to what is right.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 4336 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar […]

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