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Hadith on Neighbors: Two neighbors will be the first to dispute on Judgment Day

December 14, 2016

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the first disputants on the Day of Resurrection will be two neighbors.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 16921 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَوَّلُ خَصْمَيْنِ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ جَارَانِ […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: It is enough evil to belittle another Muslim

November 12, 2016

Wathila ibn Al-Asqa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslim is sacred to another Muslim: his life, his honor, and his wealth. The Muslim is the brother of another Muslim. He does not wrong him or betray him. Righteousness is here,” and he pointed to his heart. The […]

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Umar II on Curses: Someone curses their oppressor until they become even worse than him

October 27, 2016

Riyah ibn Abida reported: I was sitting with Umar ibn Abdul Aziz when (the ruler) Al-Hajjaj was mentioned, so I reviled and denounced him. Umar said, “Calm down, O Riyah! Verily, I have heard that a man might be oppressed with a great wrong and he continues to revile and belittle his oppressor until he […]

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Fudail on Forgiveness: I ask Allah to forgive one who slanders me

October 26, 2016

Abu Razeen reported: A man came to Fudail ibn Bazwan, may Allah have mercy on him, and he said, “Indeed, a man has slandered you!” Fudail said, “Verily, I will infuriate the one who commanded him! May Allah forgive me and forgive him.” It was said, “Who has commanded him?” Fudail said, “Satan.” Ibn Farasifa […]

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Ibn Farafisa on Forgiveness: Whoever forgives his oppressor has conquered Satan

October 25, 2016

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Al-Hajjaj ibn Farafisa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We have learned from some of the books: Whoever acts without consulting others, then that is falsehood by which he suffers. Whoever does not take revenge upon his oppressor by his hand, nor by his tongue, nor by malice, then that is […]

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Hadith on Oppression: The supplication of the oppressed is eventually answered

June 14, 2016

Khuzaima ibn Thabit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of the supplication of the oppressed, for it is carried above the clouds. Allah the Exalted says: By my might and majesty, I will help you in due time.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 3630 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani […]

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David on Character: My Lord enjoined upon me nine good character traits

May 22, 2016

Hasan ibn Dhakwan reported: David, peace be upon him, said, “My Lord Almighty enjoined upon me nine traits. He enjoined me to revere him in privacy and in public, to be just in a time of anger or pleasure, and to be moderate in a time of wealth or poverty. He enjoined me to reconcile with […]

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Hasan on Character: A concise description of the character of a true believer

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, from the character of the believer is strength in religion, determination with leniency, faith with certainty, eagerness for knowledge, sympathy with understanding, moderation in worship, mercy with effort, giving to those who ask, not wronging the one he hates, not sinning […]

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Hadith on Sanctity: The life of believers is more sacred than anything else in the world

January 23, 2016

Al-Bara’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The passing of the world is less significant to Allah than the killing of a believer without a just cause.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2619 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, […]

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Hadith on Greed: Beware of greed, miserliness, cutting family ties, and wickedness

January 21, 2016

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, delivered a sermon, saying, “Beware of greed, for it was only greed that destroyed those who came before you. It commanded them to be miserly and they did so. It commanded them to sever their family ties and they did so. […]

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