Tag: Mecca مكة

Umar on Fate: O Allah, if my fate is evil then change it

April 3, 2017

Abu Uthman Al-Hindi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was performing Ṭawāf around the House and he was weeping, saying, “O Allah, if you have written me among the blessed, then affirm it therein. And if you have written me among the sinful and the damned, then wipe it away and […]

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Hadith on Tawaf: Every step around the Ka’bah is reward and forgiveness

September 15, 2016

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever circles the Ka’bah seven times (ṭawāf) and prays two bowings (raka’āt) will have a reward as if he has freed a slave. A man does not raise his foot and bring it back down except that ten good deeds […]

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Hadith on Arafat: The Hajj pilgrimage culminates in the day of Arafat

September 6, 2016

Abdu Rahman ibn Ya’mar reported: I witnessed the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while people came to him to ask about the Ḥajj pilgrimage. The Prophet said, “The Ḥajj is itself ‘Arafāt. Whoever reaches the night of ‘Arafāt before the rising of the sun at dawn the following day has completed […]

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Hadith on Transgression: The worst people are those who kill peaceful people

April 12, 2016

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the worst transgressors to Allah are those who kill in the sacred mosque, those who kill whoever did not fight him, or those who kill with the vindictiveness of ignorance.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 6643 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Hadith on Character: What does the Prophet teach to the people?

February 12, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: When Abu Dharr heard that the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had appeared in Mecca, he said to his brother, “Ride to this valley and tell me about this man who claims to have received revelation from the heavens. Listen to his words and then inform me.” The man rode […]

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Hadith on Ka’bah: The lives, property, and honor of believers is more sacred than Mecca

January 23, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, looked at the Ka’bah and said, “How great are you and how great is your sanctity! Yet, the believer has greater sanctity to Allah than you. Verily, Allah sanctified you once and sanctified the believer thrice in his life, his wealth, and […]

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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 Humanity: All people are descendants of Adam

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 Arafat: The best supplication to say on the day of Arafat

September 23, 2015

Amr ibn Shu’aib reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best supplication is that which is made on the day of ‘Arafāt. The best of it is what was said by myself and the prophets before me: There is no god but Allah alone without any partners, unto him belong the […]

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Wahb on Khawarij: Dreadful consequences of the Kharijite heresy and rebellion

June 23, 2014

Ibn Asakir reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I knew the early period of Islam. By Allah, the Kharijites never had a group except that Allah caused it to split due to their evil condition. Never did one of them proclaim his opinion except that Allah caused his neck to […]

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