Tag: Responsibility مسؤول

Al-Kattani on Strength: True strength is to properly manage one’s self

July 11, 2017

Mansur ibn Abdullah reported: Al-Kattani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The truly weak man is he who is too weak to manage himself.” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 54/254 عن منصور بن عبد الله قال الكتاني رحمه الله العاجز من عجز عن سياسة نفسه 54/254 تاريخ دمشق لابن عساكر

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Allah: If you seek Me, you will find Me

June 5, 2017

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: A divine narration states, “O son of Adam, I created you for My worship, so do not be diverted by amusement. I have made you responsible for My provision, so do not tire of working. O son of Adam, seek Me and you will find Me. If you find Me, you have […]

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Hadith on Wealth: Less wealth means an easier account on Judgment Day

October 27, 2016

Muhammad ibn Labeed reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two things are hated by the son of Adam (in his nature): He hates death although it is better for the believer than tribulation, and he hates to have little wealth although it means his reckoning will be less.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad […]

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Hadith on Blessings: The first thing a servant will asked about are his blessings

June 16, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the first thing a servant will be asked about on the Day of Resurrection will be his blessings. It will be said to him: Did We not give you health in your body and cool water to drink?” Source: Sunan […]

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Hadith on Virtues: The people of Paradise are just, kind, and patient

January 12, 2016

Iyad ibn Himar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The people of Paradise are three kinds: an authority who is fair, truthful, and guided, a man who has mercy and kindness in his heart towards his relatives and every Muslim, and one who refuses to beg although he has dependents.” […]

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Hadith on Provision: Keep working to maintain the weak among you

November 7, 2015

Anas ibn Malik reported: There were two brothers in the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, one of whom would attend the lessons of the Prophet and the other would engage in business. The businessman complained to the Prophet about his brother and the Prophet said, “Perhaps you are granted provision […]

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Hadith on Neglect: It is sufficient sin for someone to neglect those he is responsible for

October 28, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is enough sin for a man to withhold from those who are dependent upon him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 996 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرٍو قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَفَى […]

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As-Sarakhsi on Human Rights: Allah people have sanctity, freedom, and property rights at birth

September 29, 2015

As-Sarakhsi Al-Hanafi said, “As Allah the Exalted created humanity to carry His trusts, He dignified them with reason and sacred inviolability in order to be responsible for the duties and rights of Allah placed over them. Then He granted them sanctity, freedom, and property rights for them to continue carrying out their trusts. Hence, this […]

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Hasan on Responsibility: The believer is a guardian over himself and holds himself accountable

June 3, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, the believer is a guardian over himself and he holds himself accountable to Allah the Exalted. Verily, the reckoning will only be lightened on the Day of Resurrection for people who held themselves accountable in this world. Verily, the reckoning will only […]

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Iyas on Hearts: The foolish man cannot recognize the defects in his own soul

April 12, 2015

Ibn Asakir reported: Iyas ibn Mu’awiya said, “No man does not recognize the defects in his soul except that he is the greatest fool.” It was said, “O Abu Wathila, what is your defect?” Iyas said, “Speaking too much.” Source: Tareekh Dimashq 7784 عن بن عساكر قَالَ إياس بْن مُعَاوِيَة ما من رجل لا يعرف […]

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