Tag: Orphans اليتيم

Hadith on Character: Honor guests, orphans, and your neighbors in Islam

May 21, 2017

Sa’ib ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to him, “O Sa’ib, look at the character of your deeds in the time of ignorance and continue them in Islam: honor the guest, be generous to the orphan, and be good to your neighbor.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15074 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Poverty: You are only supported if you support the weak

May 7, 2014

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Seek out the vulnerable among you. Verily, you are only given provision and support due to your support of the weak.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1702 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Poor: Allah provides for you because of your charity to the poor

May 7, 2014

Mus’ab ibn Sa’d reported: Sa’d viewed himself as better than those below him, so the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Are you not given support and provision due to your weak ones?” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2739 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ مُصْعَبِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ قَالَ رَأَى سَعْدٌ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّ […]

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Hadith on Hearts: If you want to soften your heart, be kind

January 23, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he complained about the hardness of his heart. The Prophet said, “If you want to soften your heart, then feed the poor and pat the head of the orphan.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 7522 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar […]

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Hadith on Orphans: The best house cares for orphans and children

October 13, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best house among the Muslims is the one in which an orphan is treated well. The worst house among the Muslims is the one in which an orphan is treated badly. The one who cares for an orphan and myself […]

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Hadith on Orphans: Whoever cares for orphans will be in Paradise

October 5, 2012

Sahl ibn Sa’d reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one who cares for an orphan and myself will be together in Paradise like this,” and he held his two fingers together to illustrate. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5659 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari سَهْلَ بْنَ سَعْدٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Ja’far on Islam: The companions meet the Christian King of Abyssinia

September 7, 2012

Umm Salamah reported: When Ja’far ibn Abu Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, was in Abyssinia, he addressed the Negus saying, “O king! We were plunged in the depth of ignorance and barbarism. We adored idols, we lived in immorality, we ate dead bodies, and we spoke abominations. We disregarded every feeling of humanity […]

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An-Nawawi on Charity: Charity for disbelievers is rewarded, even those at war with Muslims

August 16, 2012

An-Nawawi said, “It is preferred to give charity to the righteous, people of goodness, virtue, and those in need, but it is permissible for you to give charity to a sinner or a disbeliever among the Jews, Christians, or Magians and, in general, there will be a reward for it. As-Saymari said: The same applies […]

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Al-Qurtubi on Neighbors: Be good to all your neighbors, whether he is a Muslim or a disbeliever

August 16, 2012

Al-Qurtubi writes regarding the verse, “Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and to parents do good, and to relatives, orphans, the needy, the near neighbor, the neighbor farther away… (4:36)” that, “I say: based upon this, kind treatment of neighbors is enjoined and is recommended, whether they are Muslim or a disbeliever, and this […]

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Hadith on Jihad: One who strives to help people is performing Jihad for the sake of Allah

March 22, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “One who strives to help the widows or the poor is like one who strives in the cause of Allah, or one who prays at night and fasts during the day.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5038, Sahih Muslim 2982 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity […]

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