Tag: Religion الدين

Urwah on Faith: No religion for one who cannot fulfil the trust

July 24, 2017

Hisham ibn Urwah reported: Urwah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be not deceived by the prayer of a man, nor by his fasting. Whoever wills can fast and whoever wills can pray, yet there is no religion for one who cannot be trusted.” Source: al-Īmān li Ibn Abī Shaybah 12 عن هشام بن […]

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Hadith on Trials: Muslims will flee to the mountains escaping persecution

July 10, 2017

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Soon the best wealth of a Muslim will be a flock of sheep he takes to the top of a mountain or in valleys of rainfall, fleeing with his religion from tribulations.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 19 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Hadith on Hearts: Allah turns the hearts whichever way he wills

June 5, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would often say, “O turner of the hearts, affirm my heart upon your religion!” I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we believe in you and in that with which you were sent. Do you fear for us?” The Prophet said, “Yes, for the […]

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Abu Darda on Hypocrisy: A Muslim can lose his religion in a single moment

June 5, 2017

Jubair ibn Nufair reported: He heard Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, at the end of his prayer seeking refuge in Allah from hypocrisy and he continued to seek refuge from it. Jubair said, “What is the matter, O Abu Darda, with you and hypocrisy?” Abu Darda said, “Leave us alone! Leave us […]

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Hudhaifa on Islam: The religion is divided into eight components

June 5, 2017

Silah reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Islam has eight parts. Islam is a part, prayer is a part, charity is a part, jihād is a part, Ḥajj pilgrimage is a part, fasting Ramadan is a part, enjoining good is a part, and forbidding evil is a part. He has failed who […]

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Hadith on Charity: The Prophet commands charity for all people

March 27, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, used to order charity only for the people of Islam, until this verse was revealed, “It is not your duty to guide them, for Allah guides whom he wills,” (2:272). Thereafter, the Prophet ordered charity for everyone who asked from every religion. Source: Tafsīr […]

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Hadith on Unlawful: Protect yourself with a barrier of what is lawful

March 19, 2017

An-Nu’man ibn Basheer reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Make between yourself and the unlawful a barrier of what is lawful. Whoever does so will clear himself in regard to his honor and his religion. A shepherd who grazes near the side of a sanctum will nearly fall into […]

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Hadith on Wisdom: The Prophet’s wise advice for Abu Dharr

March 10, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I advise you to be mindful of Allah Almighty, for it will beautify all of your affairs.” I said, “Tell me more.” The Prophet said, “You must recite the Quran and remember Allah Almighty, for […]

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Al-Kattani on Islam: The religion of Allah is truth, justice, and honesty

February 6, 2017

Al-Ghazali reported: Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Kattani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We have found that the religion of Allah Almighty is built upon three pillars: truth, honesty, and justice. Truth is in the body, justice is in the heart, and honesty is in the mind.” Source: Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn 4/387 عن الغزالي عن […]

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Ibn Mu’adh on Intention: Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from evil deeds

February 1, 2017

Abu Hayyan reported: Ibn Mu’adh, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from sins just as milk is distinguished from filth and blood.” Sa’eed ibn Jubair, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity is to not associate partners with Allah in one’s religion and to not display ostentation in good deeds […]

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