Tag: Pride الفخر

Ka’b on Mercy: Blessed are those who are merciful to creation

June 8, 2017

Ka’b reported: Allah Almighty said to Moses, upon him be peace, “O Moses, be soft in nature, for the most abhorred creation to me is one within whom is arrogance, in whose tongue is sharpness, and in whose heart is hardness. The most beloved character traits to me are mercy, compassion, kindness, and gentleness. O […]

Continue Reading »

Wahb on Arrogance: Beware of lowly desires, evil friends, and selfish pride

May 11, 2017

Ahmad reported: Wahb ibn Munnabih, may Allah have mercy on him, delivered a sermon to the people upon the pulpit and he said, “Guard for me three things. Beware of whims that are followed, an evil companion, and the vanity of a man impressed by his own opinion.” Source: al-Zuhd li-Aḥmad Ibn Ḥanbal 2230 Grade: […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Tyranny: Beware of residing in Hell with tyrants

May 11, 2017

Abu Musa reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is a valley in Hell named Habhab, in which will reside every tyrant. Thus, beware lest you be among them!” Source: Sunan al-Dārimī 2816 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Mundhiri عن أبي موسى عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Pride: Beware of arrogance from wealth and status

May 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of arrogance, for arrogance may be in a man due to the clothing he wears.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 558 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُمَرَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِيَّاكُمْ […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Jihad: Only jihad for the right reason and method is rewarded

February 4, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Expeditions are of two kinds. As for one who seeks the countenance of Allah, obeys the leader, spends in charity from his precious possessions, shows leniency to his colleagues, and avoids corruption, then the entirety of his sleep and vigilance […]

Continue Reading »

Abdullah on Humility: Is my heart too arrogant to refuse house work?

October 31, 2016

Bukair ibn Al-Ashajj reported: Abdullah ibn Salaam, may Allah be pleased with him, came out from behind a building while carrying a bundle of firewood. When the people saw him, they said, “O father of Yusuf, your son and your servant are enough to help you with this!” Abdullah said, “I want to test my […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Salvation: Consistent fear of Allah, justice, and moderation lead to Paradise

May 22, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Three are causes of destruction: greed that is obeyed, whims that are followed, and a man whose pride impresses himself. Three are causes of salvation: justice in a time of pleasure or anger, moderation in a time of wealth or poverty, and […]

Continue Reading »

Wahb on Desires: Protect yourself from lusts, whispering devils, and arrogance

January 12, 2016

Abu Nuaim reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be on guard from three things. Beware of a sinful desire that is indulged, a companion who suggests evil, and a person impressed by himself.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliya 4863 عن أبي نعيم قال وهب بن منبه رحمه الله احْفَظُوا مِنِّي ثَلاثًا إِيَّاكُمْ […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Abuse: Do not revile and curse those who curse you

October 10, 2015

Jabir ibn Sulaim reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of pride, for Allah does not love pride. If a person abuses and reviles you in a matter he knows about you, then do not revile him in a matter you know about him, for then you will have his reward […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »