Tag: Parables الأمثال

Hadith on Quran: Readers of the Quran never enter Hellfire

March 26, 2017

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the Quran were placed in a leatherskin and then thrown into the fire, it would not burn.” Al-Bayhaqi said, “It means whoever carries the Quran and recites it will never be touched by Hellfire.” Source: Sunan al-Dārimī 3310 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Unlawful: Protect yourself with a barrier of what is lawful

March 19, 2017

An-Nu’man ibn Basheer reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Make between yourself and the unlawful a barrier of what is lawful. Whoever does so will clear himself in regard to his honor and his religion. A shepherd who grazes near the side of a sanctum will nearly fall into […]

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Ibn Mu’adh on Intention: Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from evil deeds

February 1, 2017

Abu Hayyan reported: Ibn Mu’adh, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from sins just as milk is distinguished from filth and blood.” Sa’eed ibn Jubair, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity is to not associate partners with Allah in one’s religion and to not display ostentation in good deeds […]

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Ali on Faith: Patience is to faith like a head is to a body

January 22, 2017

Masruq reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, patience is to faith as the head is to the body. If the head is cut, the body will perish.” Then Ali raised his voice and he said, “No doubt, there is no faith for one without patience!” Source: al-Ṣabr li […]

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Hadith on Truth: Verify information before you rely upon it

December 7, 2016

Abu Qilabah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is an evil mount for a man to rely upon what others merely assert.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 4972 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Al-Sakhāwī said, “Indeed, it is said ‘they imagine…’ in their speech without attribution or verification, […]

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Ibn Abbas on Knowledge: Learn from many sources, but blindly follow no one

September 23, 2016

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Take knowledge wherever you find it and do not unquestioningly accept the opinion jurists have of one another. Indeed, they differ with each other like goats in a pen.” Source: Jāmi’ Bayān al-‘Ilm 1308 عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ الْمُسَيِّبِ عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: The world is nothing but a needle submerged in the sea

July 12, 2016

Al-Mustawrid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “What is the world compared to the Hereafter but as a needle dipped into the waters of the ocean?” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 17148 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ الْمُسْتَوْرِدِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَا أَخَذَتِ الدُّنْيَا […]

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Ibn Sireen on Hearts: Allah guides the pure hearts of his servants to moral and spiritual truth

May 13, 2016

Abu Nuaim reported: Ibn Sireen, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “When Allah intends goodness for a servant, he makes admonitions come from his heart that command him and prohibit him.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyā 2364 Al-Ghazali said, “The heart is a mirror that is surrounded by influential matters and these traits proceed to the heart. […]

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Hadith on Parables: The angels strike of parable for the Prophet while he sleeps

April 19, 2016

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The angels came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, while he was sleeping and some of them said, “He is asleep.” And some of them said, “His eyes are asleep but his heart is awake.” They said, “Verily, your companion has a parable, so present the parable for […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: The Muslims are like one body in their love of each other

April 9, 2016

An-Nu’man ibn Basheer reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslims are like a single man. If the eye is afflicted, then the whole body is afflicted. If the head is afflicted, then the whole body is afflicted.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2586, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim Al-Halimi, may […]

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