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Hadith on Pardon: Allah has remained silent on matters to pardon you for them

January 19, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That which Allah has declared lawful in his book is lawful, and that which he has declared unlawful is unlawful. Whatever he has remained silent upon is pardonable for you, so accept the pardon from Allah. Verily, Allah is never forgetful.” […]

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Ibn Al-Jawzi on Hadith: How to recognize a narration is weak or fabricated

January 19, 2016

Ibn Al-Jawzi said, “If you find a prophetic narration disagreeing with sound reason, contradicting established revelation, or conflicting with the principles, then know that it is inauthentic.” As-Suyuti said, “The meaning of conflicting with the principles is that it falls outside the literature of Islam, the transmitted sciences and the famous books.” Source: Tadrīb al-Rāwī […]

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Salman on Holiness: The Holy Land itself does not make anyone holy

January 18, 2016

Malik reported: Salman Al-Farisi, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, land itself does not make anyone holy. Rather, a human being is only made holy by his righteous deeds.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭaʼ 1500 عن مالك قال سلمان الفارسي رضي الله عنه إِنَّ الْأَرْضَ لَا تُقَدِّسُ أَحَدًا وَإِنَّمَا يُقَدِّسُ الْإِنْسَانَ عَمَلُهُ 1500 موطأ مالك كتاب […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: If you love Allah, then be truthful, trustworthy, and treat neighbors well

January 12, 2016

Ibn Abi Qurda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is pleased to love Allah and His Messenger, or to be loved by Allah and His Messenger, then let him be truthful when he speaks, let him fulfill the trust to whom it is due, and let him treat well anyone […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: The impression of your neighbors is a sign of your behavior

January 12, 2016

Kulthum Al-Khuza’i reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, how may I know if I have done well or badly?” The Prophet said, “If your neighbors say have you done well, then you have done well. If they say you have done […]

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Wahb on Desires: Protect yourself from lusts, whispering devils, and arrogance

January 12, 2016

Abu Nuaim reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be on guard from three things. Beware of a sinful desire that is indulged, a companion who suggests evil, and a person impressed by himself.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliya 4863 عن أبي نعيم قال وهب بن منبه رحمه الله احْفَظُوا مِنِّي ثَلاثًا إِيَّاكُمْ […]

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Hadith on Humanity: All people are descendants of Adam, so no excuse for boasting

January 11, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, delivered a sermon to the people on the day Mecca was liberated. The Prophet said, “O people, Allah has removed the slogans of ignorance from you and the exaltation of its forefathers. The people are only two kinds: either a righteous, Godfearing believer dignified […]

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Hadith on Unity: Allah is pleased by Muslim unity and displeased by division

January 7, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah the Exalted is pleased with you by three things and displeased by three things. He is pleased for you to worship Him without associating anything with Him, to hold fast to the rope of Allah altogether, and to not […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Leadership: You have to achieve understanding before leadership

January 7, 2016

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “You must achieve understanding before leadership. If you achieve leadership first, there will be no way to achieve understanding.” Source: Madkhal ila Sunan 271 عن البيهقي قال الشافعي رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ تَفَقَّهْ قَبْلَ أَنْ تَرَأَّسَ فَإِذَا تَرَأَّسْتَ فَلا سَبِيلَ إِلَى التَّفَقُّهِ 271 المدخل إلى السنن […]

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Ahmad on Apocrypha: Many books of history and exegesis have no reliable foundation

January 5, 2016

Al-Khateeb Al-Baghdadi reported: Ahmad ibn Hanbal, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Three types of books have no basis: chronicles of military history, great battles at the end of time, and Quranic exegesis (tafseer).” Al-Khateeb said, “These words should be understood at face value as they are. The meaning is that there are some […]

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