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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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Qasim on Religion: Piety, night worship, and a pure heart are the best virtues

December 14, 2016

Al-Khateeb reported: Qasim Al-Juwai’, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The religion is based upon devotion. The best worship is undergone in the night, and the best of paths to Paradise is to have a pure heart.” Source: Al-Zuhd wal Raqa’iq 32 عن الخطيب عن قاسم الجوعي رحمه الله قال أَصْلُ الدِّينِ الْوَرَعُ وَأَفْضَلُ […]

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Hadith on Innovation: Every religious innovation erases a Sunnah tradition

December 5, 2016

Ghudayf ibn Al-Harith reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “People do not contrive an innovation in religion except that it disposes of a corresponding prophetic tradition (sunnah).” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 16522 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ غُضَيْفِ بْنِ الْحَارِثِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Life: O Allah, set right my religion, my life, and my Hereafter

September 23, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, rectify my religion which is a guardian of my affairs, and rectify my worldly life in which is my livelihood, and rectify my Hereafter which is my place of return. Make life an abundance of every good and make […]

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: Hypocrites do not behave well or understand religion

August 23, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two qualities are not combined in the hypocrite: good behavior and understanding of religion.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2684 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خَصْلَتَانِ لَا تَجْتَمِعَانِ فِي مُنَافِقٍ حُسْنُ […]

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Hadith on Trials: People will deceive the masses with religion

July 4, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will emerge at the end of time men who will deceive the world with religion by wearing the soft skins of sheep. Their words are sweeter than sugar, yet their hearts are the hearts of wolves. Allah the Exalted says: […]

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Hadith on Companions: The Prophet explains the virtues of his senior companions

April 17, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most merciful of my nation is Abu Bakr. The strongest of them in the affair of Allah is Umar. The most sincere of them in modesty is Uthman. The best reciter of the Book of Allah among them is […]

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