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Umar on Humility: May Allah have mercy on one who shows me my flaws

July 26, 2015

Al-Ghazali reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, would say, “May Allah have mercy on the one who shows my faults to me.” Source: Ihya Ulum ud-Deen 182 عن الغزالي كَانَ عمر رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ يَقُولُ رَحِمَ اللَّهُ امْرَأً أَهْدَى إِلَيَّ عُيُوبِي 182 موعظة المؤمنين من إحياء علوم الدين

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Abu Ad-Darda on Learning: Knowledge and forbearance only come from nurturing these qualities

July 26, 2015

Raja’ ibn Haywah reported: Abu Ad-Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, knowledge only comes by learning and forbearance only comes by cultivating forbearance. Whoever aims for good will receive goodness and whoever seeks to evade evil will be protected from it.” Source: Rawdat Al-‘Uqala Ibn Hibban 100 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Sufyan on Confidence: If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by slander and gossip

July 25, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Sufyan At-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by whatever is said about you.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awilya 6/390 عن ابن المبارك قَالَ قَالَ سُفْيَانُ الثَّوْرِيُّ رحمه الله إِذَا عَرَفْتَ نَفْسَكَ لَمْ يَضُرَّكَ مَا قِيلَ فِيكَ 6/390 حلية الأولياء وطبقات الأصفياء ذكر […]

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Hadith on Patience: A time will come when practicing Islam is like holding a hot coal

July 23, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will come a time of patience upon people wherein one adhering to his religion will be as if he were grasping a hot coal.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2260 Grade: Sahih li ghayri (authentic due to external evidence) according to […]

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Hadith on Night Decree: Supplication for forgiveness on Laylat Al-Qadr in Ramadan

July 12, 2015

Aisha reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I see that you know which night is the Night of Decree. What should I say during it?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Say: O Allah, you are pardoning and generous. You love to forgive, so forgive me.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi […]

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Hadith on Rights: Your own body has rights over you, so take care of it

July 6, 2015

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent for Uthman ibn Mazh’un and he came. The Prophet said, “O Uthman, do you not desire my practice?” Uthman said, “O Messenger of Allah, no by Allah. I seek your practice.” The Prophet said, “Verily, I sleep and I pray, I fast and I […]

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Sulaiman on Fasting: You must behave with serenity and dignity while fasting

July 5, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Sulaiman ibn Musa said, “When you fast, then let your hearing, seeing, and tongue fast from lies and do not harm your servants. You must behave with serenity and dignity. Do not make the days you fast the same as days you are not fasting.” Source: Az-Zuhd Ibn Mubarak 452 عن ابن […]

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Hadith on Persecution: The Prophet fought for religious freedom, not political authority

July 5, 2015

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: We were met by Abdullah ibn Umar and we hoped that he would narrate to us a good saying. A man approached him and he said, “O Abu Abdur Rahman, tell us about fighting during times of persecution as Allah said: And fight until there is no more persecution.” (2:193) Ibn […]

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Umar on Marriage: Nothing benefits a man after faith as much as a righteous wife

June 15, 2015

Abu Na’eem reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Nothing benefits a man after faith in Allah as much as a wife with good character, loving and fertile. Nothing harms a man after unbelief in Allah as much as a wife with evil character and a sharp tongue.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya […]

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet’s beautiful supplication for the deceased

June 11, 2015

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, performed the funeral prayer and I memorized his supplication, “O Allah, forgive him, have mercy on him, make him well, and pardon him. Dignify his residence and make his resting place spacious. Cleanse him with water, snow, and ice. Purify him […]

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