Tag: Reliance توكل

Hadith on Supplication: Every supplication is answered unless it is sinful or impatient

May 25, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every one of you will have his supplications answered as long as he is not impatient and he says: I have supplicated but I was not answered.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “The servant will continue to have his supplications […]

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Sufyan on Confidence: If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by slander and gossip

July 25, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Sufyan At-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by whatever is said about you.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awilya 6/390 عن ابن المبارك قَالَ قَالَ سُفْيَانُ الثَّوْرِيُّ رحمه الله إِذَا عَرَفْتَ نَفْسَكَ لَمْ يَضُرَّكَ مَا قِيلَ فِيكَ 6/390 حلية الأولياء وطبقات الأصفياء ذكر […]

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Hadith on Charms: Whoever hangs an amulet will be entrusted to it

March 31, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever ties a knot and blows on it has performed magic, and whoever performs magic has committed idolatry. Whoever hangs something as a charm will be entrusted to it.” Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 4079 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Muflih عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Charms: Spells, amulets, and charms are acts of idolatry

March 31, 2015

Zainab reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud said: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, spells, amulets, and charms are acts of idolatry.” I said, “Why do you say this? I swear by Allah that when my eye was twitching I would go to a Jewish man who would cast […]

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Al-Warraq on Nearness: Seek nearness to Allah by asking from Him and not people

November 30, 2014

Muhammad ibn Hamid reported: I asked Abu Bakr Al-Warraq, “Teach me something that will bring me closer to people.” Abu Bakr said, “As for what brings you closer to Allah, then continue to ask him. As for what brings you closer to people, then stop asking from them.” Source: Shu’b Al-Iman 1061 عن محمد بن […]

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Hadith on Refuge: The Prophet’s supplication upon leaving his home

November 26, 2014

Umm Salamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say when leaving the house, “In the name of Allah, I trust in Allah for there is no power or might but in Allah. Verily, we seek refuge in you from being misguided or misguiding others, from being oppressed or oppressing others, from […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Whoever makes the Hereafter important, Allah takes care of his affairs

August 11, 2014

Zaid ibn Thabit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever makes the world his most important matter, Allah will confound his affairs and make poverty appear before his eyes and he will not get anything from the world except what has been decreed for him. Whoever makes the Hereafter his most important […]

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Hatim on Tawakkul: My reliance upon Allah is built upon four characteristics

August 2, 2014

Adh-Dhahabi reported: It was said to Hatim Al-Asm, “Upon what do you build your trust in Allah?” Hatim said, “It is upon four traits. I know that my provision will not be consumed by another besides me, so I am content with myself. I know that my good deeds will not be performed by another […]

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Hadith on Trust: Supplication for leaving the house and protection from Satan

July 19, 2013

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever says when he leaves his house: In the name of Allah, I trust in Allah for there is no power or might but with Allah; then it will be said to him that you have been sufficed and protected, […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Recommendation to supplicate at the time of prayer, rain, or danger

February 4, 2013

Makhul reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Seek an answer to supplication at the time when two armies meet and when the prayer is established and when the rain falls.” Ash-Shafi’ee said, “I have learned from more than one teacher to seek an answer to supplication at the time of rainfall […]

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