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Hadith on Character: What does the Prophet teach to the people?

February 12, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: When Abu Dharr heard that the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had appeared in Mecca, he said to his brother, “Ride to this valley and tell me about this man who claims to have received revelation from the heavens. Listen to his words and then inform me.” The man rode […]

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Ibn Kathir on Creation: How strange for a man to dispute the existence of Allah

January 9, 2014

Ibn Kathir reported: Ibn Mu’taz would recite in poetry, “How strange for a man to disobey Allah and how strange for any man to dispute? In everything there is a sign showing He is one.” Source: Tafseer Ibn Kathir 2:21 عن ابن كثير وَقَالَ ابْنُ الْمُعْتَزِّ فَيَا عَجَبًا كَيْفَ يُعْصَى الْإِلَهُ أَمْ كَيْفَ يَجْحَدُهُ الْجَاحِدُ […]

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Hadith on Poetry: The people of Medina sang songs and played drums for the Prophet

January 21, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by some of the women of Medina and they were playing their drums and singing the words, “Muhammad is an excellent neighbor and we are neighbors from the tribe of Najjar.” So the Prophet said, “Verily, Allah knows that you are dear […]

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Hadith on Satire: O Hassan, satirize the idolaters for the Angel Gabriel is with you

January 17, 2013

Al-Bara reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Hassan, satirize the idolaters. Verily, Gabriel is with you,” or the Prophet said, “Verily, the holy spirit is with you.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 18203 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Hajar عَنِ الْبَرَاءِ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ يَا حَسَّانُ […]

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Hadith on Angels: The Holy Spirit is with Hassan as long as he defends the Prophet

January 17, 2013

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would set up a pulpit in the mosque for Hassan and he would stand on it and satirize whoever spoke badly of the Messenger of Allah. The Messenger of Allah said, “Verily, the holy spirit is with Hassan as long as he defends […]

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Hadith on Dancing: Permission to sing and dance within the limits of Islamic etiquette

January 15, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Abyssinians were dancing in front of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and they were saying, “Muhammad is a righteous servant.” The Messenger of Allah said, “What are they saying?” They said, “Muhammad is a righteous servant.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 12131 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ibn Muflih […]

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Hadith on Laughter: The Prophet sat with the companions while they read poetry and laughed

January 15, 2013

Simak ibn Harb reported: I said to Jabir ibn Samurah, “Did you sit with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him?” Jabir said, “Yes. The companions would sit and recite poetry and mention some affairs from the time of ignorance. The Prophet would laugh and smile among with them when they laughed.” Source: Tafseer […]

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Hadith on Reflection: Woe to him who reads this verse and he does not contemplate upon it

December 24, 2012

Ata’ reported: Ubaida ibn Umair and I entered upon Aisha and she said to Ubaida, “What keeps you from seeing us?” He said, “I say to you, O mother, as the poet said: Visit once in a while and you will be loved more.” She said, “Spare us this jargon of yours!” Ubaida said, “Tell […]

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Ibn Sireen on Entertainment: The companions would entertain themselves with songs and poetry

October 24, 2012

Qurra ibn Khalid reported: I asked Muhammad ibn Sireen, “Did the companions have fun?” He said, “They are were but people. Ibn Umar would have fun and compose songs of poetry.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 2437 عَنْ قُرَّةَ بْنِ خَالِدٍ قَالَ قُلْتُ لِمُحَمَّدِ بْنِ سِيرِينَ هَلْ كَانُوا يَتَمَازَحُونَ فَقَالَ مَا كَانُوا إِلا كَالنَّاسِ كَانَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ […]

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Hadith on Singing: The Prophet recommended sending a singer to the Ansar on the occasion of a wedding

October 24, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: Aisha gave away one of her relatives in marriage to a man among the Ansar, and the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came and he said, “Did you send them a girl?” They said, “Yes.” The Prophet said, “Did you send with her someone to sing?” She said, […]

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