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Hadith on Optimism: The Prophet was optimistic and had good expectations

June 16, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was optimistic and he did not see evil omens, and he liked good names. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2762 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ كَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَتَفَاءَلُ وَلَا يَتَطَيَّرُ وَيُعْجِبُهُ الِاسْمُ الْحَسَنُ […]

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Hadith on Nicknames: How Abu Huraira came to be known as the father of the kitten

June 17, 2014

Abdullah ibn Rafi reported: I said to Abu Huraira, “Why were you nicknamed Abu Huraira?” Abu Huraira said, “Do you not fear me?” Abdullah said, “Of course! By Allah, I am in awe of you.” Abu Huraira said, “I would tend to the sheep of my people and I had a small kitten. I used […]

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Hadith on Punishment: Do not curse him for he loves Allah and His Messenger

November 16, 2012

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: During the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, there was a man named Abdullah who was nicknamed Donkey and he would make the Messenger of Allah laugh. The Prophet would flog him for drinking wine, and one day he was brought again and flogged. A man among […]

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Hadith on Names: Give people the names of prophets, but not names of war or bitterness

November 8, 2012

Abu Wahb Al-Jushami reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Name yourselves with the names of the prophets. The most beloved names to Allah are Abdullah, the servant of Allah, and Abdur Rahman, the servant of the Merciful. The most truthful of them is Harith, the harvester of good, and […]

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Hadith on Arrogance: The kings of the earth who arrogantly exalted themselves will be the worst on the Day of Judgment

August 15, 2011

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, related many sayings, and one of them was that he said, “The most vile man to Allah on the Day of Resurrection, the most filthy and the most wretched, is a man who was called king of kings, for there is no […]

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Hadith on Names: The most beloved names to Allah are Abdullah and Abdur Rahman

December 5, 2010

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most beloved names to Allah the Exalted are Abdullah, the servant of Allah, and Abdur Rahman, the servant of the Merciful.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4949 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Taymiyyah عَنِ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم أَحَبُّ […]

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