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Hadith on Character: None behave with deeds more beloved to Allah than these

February 21, 2015

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, met Abu Dharr and he said, “O Abu Dharr, shall I not show you two qualities which are light on your back and heavier on the scale than others?” Abu Dharr said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah.” The Prophet said, “You must […]

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Wahb on Hereafter: The example of worldly life and the Hereafter is one who cannot please two wives

February 17, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The parable of this world and the Hereafter is that of a man with two wives. If he pleases one of them, he will incur disapproval from the other.” Source: Az-Zuhd war Raqa’iq 582 عن ابن مبارك عَنْ وَهْبِ بْنِ مُنَبِّهٍ رحمه […]

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Hasan on Ali: A man died whom no one could match in knowledge and piety

February 17, 2015

Amr ibn Hubshi reported: Hasan ibn Ali addressed the people after the killing of Ali ibn Abi Talib and he said, “A man has departed you yesterday whom none from the early generation could surpass in knowledge and none from the later generation will match him. If the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Context: The scholar must consider the context to issue a true ruling

February 15, 2015

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “Neither a scholar nor a judge can issue a ruling (fatwa) by the truth unless he has two types of understanding. First, understanding the context and deriving the reality of what occurred through gathering facts and signs until he achieves comprehensive knowledge. Second, understanding the religious obligation related to the context and […]

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Hasan on Khawarij: The ruler prevented them from the worldly life so they fought him for it

February 12, 2015

Abu Hayyan At-Tawhidi reported: A man from the Kharijites came to Hasan Al-Basri and he said, “What do you say about the rebels?” Hasan said, “They are seekers of the world.” He said, “Why do you say that when one of them goes out with his spear until it breaks and he leaves his family and children?” […]

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Hadith on Friday: Allah made this day an Eid so take a bath, use perfume, and clean your teeth

February 6, 2015

Ibn As-Sabaq reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would say on Friday, “O assembly of Muslims, Allah has made this day a celebration. So perform a bath and there is no harm for whoever applies perfume and you should use the toothstick.” Source: Al-Muwatta 146 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to […]

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Sufyan on Hereafter: Take care of your Hereafter and Allah will take care of your life

February 1, 2015

Abu Na’eem reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Behave with excellence in your privacy and Allah will make your behavior excellent in public. Set right what is between you and Allah, and He will set right what is between you and the people. Work for your Hereafter and Allah will suffice […]

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Sufyan on Mercy: Be merciful to the people even if they wrong you

January 28, 2015

Abu Na’eem reported: Sufyan At-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Do not hate anyone who obeys Allah. Be merciful to the common people and their leaders. Do not sever family ties and keep good relations with those who cut you off. Keep good relations with them even if they cut you off. Overlook those who […]

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Yunus on Backbiting: Fasting in the hot summer days is easier than leaving gossip

January 28, 2015

Ja’far ibn Burqan reported: I heard that Yunus ibn Ubaid was kind and righteous, so I wrote to him saying: O brother, write to me about what you are upon. Yunus wrote back to me saying: I have received your letter asking about what I am upon. I will tell you that I suggested to my […]

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Jesus on Excellence: True goodness is to be good to those who are evil to you

January 27, 2015

Ash-Sha’bi reported: Jesus the son of Mary, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, excellence (ihsan) is that you are good to those who are evil to you, not that you are good only to those who are good to you.” Source: Tafseer Ibn Kathir 29:69 عَنِ الشَّعْبِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ عِيسَى ابْنُ مَرْيَمَ عَلَيْهِ […]

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