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Tag: Oppression ظلم

Hadith on Anger: A strong man controls his anger and defeats Satan

April 24, 2017

Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by people wrestling and he said, “What is this?” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, this is a wrestler and none can wrestle like him!” The Prophet said, “Shall I not tell you who is even stronger than him? It is a man wronged […]

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Ali on Justice: Wrong no one as you would not love to be oppressed

April 9, 2017

Al-Muttaqi Al-Hindi reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Make yourself a scale between you and others, and love for those besides you what you love for yourself and hate for them what you hate for yourself. Do not wrong others, as you would love not to be wronged. Be […]

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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 an oppressor until they become even worse

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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