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Hadith on Supplication: The quickest answer is a prayer for someone absent

April 9, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No supplication is quicker to be answered than a supplication on behalf of one absent.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1980 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَا دَعْوَةٌ أَسْرَعَ إِجَابَةً […]

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Hadith on Praise: Write for him an abundance of love and mercy

April 2, 2017

Abu Sa’eed reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the servant glorifies Allah, then Allah Almighty says: Record for my servant an abundance of my mercy. If the servant praises Allah, then Allah Almighty says: Record for my servant an abundance of my mercy. If the servant declares there is no […]

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Hadith on Praise: Exalt, glorify, and praise Allah before asking in prayer

March 5, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: Umm Salamah came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and she said, “Teach me some words to say in my prayer.” The Prophet said, “Exalt Allah ten times, glorify Allah ten times, praise Allah ten times, then ask for whatever you wish. Allah will say: Yes, yes.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Aisha finds the Prophet praying at night

February 19, 2017

Aisha reported: One night I missed the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and I imagined that he had gone to some of his other wives. I search for him and returned only to find him bowing and prostrating in prayer and saying, “Glory be to you and your praise, there is no God […]

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Hadith on Prayers: Whoever keeps up the five prayers will never enter Hellfire

February 19, 2017

Hanzala Al-Asaydi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever guards the five prayers, their ablution and their timing and their bowing and their prostration and knowing they are the right of Allah over him, then Allah will forbid him from entering Hellfire.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 17882 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Fudayl on Sincerity: The righteous became so by generosity, purity, and sincerity

January 31, 2017

Abu Nuaim reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Those who achieved never did so, in our view, with an abundance of fasts, nor prayers. Indeed, they only achieved, in our view, with the spirit of generosity, purity of heart, and sincerity to the community.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā 8/103 قَالَ الفضيل رحمه الله […]

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Hadith on Virtues: Prayer, reconciliation, and good character are the best deeds

November 6, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The son of Adam does not act with anything better than prayer, reconciliation between people, and good character.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 10333 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَا عَمِلَ ابْنُ آدَمَ شَيْئًا […]

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Abdullah on Prayer: There is no prayer unless it accompanies righteousness

October 31, 2016

Malik ibn Al-Harith reported: It was said to Abdullah ibn Yazeed, may Allah be pleased with him, “Indeed, this person prays a long time!” Abdullah said, “Verily, the prayer is only beneficial if it causes obedience.” Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “There is no prayer if the prayer does not […]

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Hadith on Prayer: An evil prayer only moves people away from Allah

October 31, 2016

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is not prohibited from immorality and evil by his prayer, then it will not increase him with Allah except in distance.” Source: Musnad al-Shihāb 483 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Saffarini Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, […]

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Abu Darda on Virtue: No deeds are better than prayer, good character, and reconciliation

October 31, 2016

Abu Idrees reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “No deeds of the children of Adam are better than walking to prayer, having exceptional character, and reconciling people.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 725 عَنْ أَبِي إِدْرِيسَ قال أبو الدرداء رضي الله عنه مَا عَمِلَ آدَمِيٌّ عَمَلًا خَيْرًا مِنْ مَشْيٍ إِلَى صَلَاةٍ وَمِنْ خُلُقٍ […]

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