Tag: Mu’awiya معاوية ابن أبي سفيان

Mu’awiya on Insight: A man has little insight until his forbearance is strong

December 14, 2016

Ibn Asakir reported: Mu’awiya, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A man will not achieve the range of insight until his forbearance overcomes his ignorance and his patience overcomes his desires. And he will not achieve that unless his forbearance is strong.” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 63923 عن ابن عساكر مُعَاوِيَةُ رضي الله عنه لا […]

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Hadith on Hajj: In the Messenger of Allah you have an excellent example

February 8, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: He was circling the House with Mu’awiya and Mu’awiya would touch all of its corners. Ibn Abbas said, “Why did you touch these two corners? The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, did not touch these two.” Mu’awiya said, “Nothing from the House should be abandoned.” Ibn Abbas said, […]

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Mu’awiyah on Balance: Good leadership involves balance between the ruler and the people

April 17, 2013

Al-Mada’ini reported: Mu’awiyah, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “It is as if there is strand of hair between the people and myself for me to keep straight without breaking it.” It was said, “How is that?” Mu’awiyah said, “When they loosen it, I will tighten it. When they tighten it, I will loosen it.” […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Obedience to Allah and His Messenger is the best for a marriage

March 19, 2013

Fatimah bint Qais reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “When you are lawful for marriage, then call for me.” So she called for him when she received proposals from Mu’awiyah ibn Abu Sufyan, Abu Al-Jahm, and Usama ibn Zaid. The Messenger of Allah said, “As for Mu’awiyah, […]

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Ibn Abbas on Companions: Do not say anything bad about Mu’awiya ibn Abu Sufyan because he is the Prophet’s companion

September 27, 2012

Ibn Abu Mulaika reported: After the night prayer, Mu’awiya would offer only one cycle of Witr prayer. At the time, a freed slave of Ibn Abbas was present and he disagreed. He went to Ibn Abbas and he said, “Leave him, for he is a companion of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be […]

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Ibn Abbas on Understanding: Mu’awiyah ibn Abu Sufyan was a learned jurist among the companions

September 27, 2012

Ibn Abu Mulaika reported: It was said to Ibn Abbas, “Will you speak with the leader of the believers, Mu’awiya, as he does not pray but one cycle in his Witr prayer?” Ibn Abbas said, “Verily, he is a jurist.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 3554 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari حَدَّثَنِي ابْنُ أَبِي مُلَيْكَةَ قِيلَ […]

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Hadith on Treachery: Mu’awiyah returns because it is forbidden to betray even an aggressive enemy

December 19, 2011 0 Comments

Sulaym ibn Amir reported: There was a peace treaty between Muawiyah and the Byzantines. He was marching towards their country and when the covenant came to an end, he would attack them. A man came on a horse, saying, “Allah is Most Great! Allah is Most Great! Let there be faithfulness and not treachery!” When […]

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