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Ibn Mas’ud on Knowledge: True knowledge is enlightened fear of Allah

April 28, 2016

Abdullah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Knowledge is not knowing many narrations. Verily, knowledge is the fear of Allah.” Source: Rawḍat al-‘Uqalā 9 Ibn Rajab said, “Knowledge is not memorizing many narrations or sayings, but rather it is a light that Allah places in the heart by which a servant […]

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Hadith on Supplication: If he cannot memorize the Quran, then he can recite supplications

December 21, 2015

Abdullah ibn Awfa reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “I cannot memorize anything from the Quran, so teach me what will suffice me.” The Prophet said, “Say: Glory be to Allah, all praise is due to Allah, there is no God but Allah, Allah is […]

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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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Malik on Knowledge: True knowledge is a light in the heart, not just knowing many facts

December 26, 2014

Ibn Wahb reported: Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Knowledge is a light that Allah places wherever he wills. It does not consist of memorizing many narrations.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyā 8987 And Malik said, “Knowledge is not knowing many narrations. Verily, knowledge is only a light that Allah places in the hearts.” Source: al-Imla’ […]

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Hadith on Honor: I swear by Allah regarding charity, patience, and poverty

May 19, 2014

Abu Kabsha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I swear by Allah regarding three qualities about which I will tell you, so preserve them: the wealth of a servant is not decreased by charity, Allah will increase the honor of one who patiently endures oppression, and a servant does […]

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Umar on Sunnah: Beware of the people of opinion who abandon the Prophetic Sunnah

December 30, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The people who follow their opinions are opponents of the Sunnah. They failed to memorize the prophetic traditions and they desired to be free from faltering and feeling ashamed when they are asked and they do not know, so they turned away […]

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Hadith on Quran: The companions would learn knowledge and good deeds together

November 25, 2013

Abu Abdur Rahman Al-Aslami reported: The companions of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would learn ten verses from the Messenger of Allah and they would not take another ten verses until they learned their interpretation and ruling. They said, “We would learn knowledge and action together.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 22971 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Quran: Remind each other of verses we were made to forget

November 25, 2013

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, was listening to a man recite in the mosque and he said, “May Allah have mercy upon him. He reminded me of a verse I was made to forget.” Source: Sahih Muslim 788 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ قَالَتْ كَانَ النَّبِيُّ […]

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Hadith on Quran: He did not forget the Quran but rather he was made to forget

November 25, 2013

Ibn Mas’ud reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Wretched is it for a man to say I have forgotten such-and-such chapter or I have forgotten such-and-such verse. Rather, he was made to forget.” Source: Sahih Muslim 790, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Imam Muslim An-Nawawi said, “It is […]

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Hadith on Quran: The example of the Quran’s companion is one who keeps a camel

November 25, 2013

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the parable of the companion of the Quran is the parable of a tied camel. If he maintains it he will retain it, but if he releases it he will lose it.” Source: Sahih Muslim 789 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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