Tag: Poor مسكين

Ibn Abbas on Pregnancy: A pregnant woman has permission to break fasting

June 12, 2017

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a pregnant woman fears for herself and the nursing of her child during Ramadan, she should break her fast and in place of each day feed a poor person. She does not need to make up the fasts.” Source: Tafsīr al-Ṭabarī […]

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Salaf on Fasting: A purpose of fasting is to remember the poor and starving

May 24, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Some of the righteous predecessors were asked, “Why has fasting been instituted?” They said, “That the rich will taste hunger and thus will not forget the hungry.” Source: Laṭāʼif al-Maʻārif 1/168 عن ابن رجب وسئل بعض السلف لم شرع الصيام قال ليذوق الغني طعم الجوع فلا ينسى الجائع 1/168 لطائف المعارف لابن […]

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Umar II on Humility: The caliph commands his son to sell his valuable jewelry

December 18, 2016

Al-Qurtubi reported: It reached Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, that his son purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so he wrote to him saying: Indeed, I have heard that you purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so sell it and feed a thousand starving people and buy a […]

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Hadith on Peace: Spread peace and be brothers as Allah has commanded

December 3, 2016

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Spread peace, feed the hungry, and be brothers as Allah Almighty has commanded you.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 3252 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدَ اللَّهِ بْنَ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَفْشُوا السَّلَامَ […]

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Umar on Charity: Non-Muslims deserve a fair share of public charity

October 25, 2015

Abu Bakrah reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, passed by the door of some people, over which was an old blind man asking for charity. Umar tapped him on the shoulder from behind and he said, “From which people of the Book are you?” The man said, “I am a Jew.” […]

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Hadith on Oppression: Allah is displeased when the oppressed become the oppressors

September 29, 2015

Hudhaifa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there were some people who were weak and poor, and they were being fought by a tyrannical people who outnumbered them. Then Allah allowed the weak to overcome them and they were given power and authority over their enemies and they […]

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Hadith on Paradise: Amazing rewards for those with kind words, charity, fasting, and prayers

June 23, 2014

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, in Paradise are chambers whose outside can be seen from inside and whose inside can be seen from outside.” A bedouin stood up and he said, “Who are they for, O Messenger of Allah?” The Prophet said, “They are for those […]

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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 Weddings: The worst feast is one in which the poor are excluded

May 7, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most evil food is the food of a wedding banquet in which those who want to come are prevented and those who are invited refuse to come. Whoever does not answer an invitation has disobeyed Allah and His Messenger.” Abu Huraira said, […]

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