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Tag: Sacrifices ذبيحة

Hadith on Excellence: Allah is excellent and He loves excellence in all matters

February 1, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you make a judgment, then be just. If you have to kill, then kill in the best manner. Verily, Allah the Exalted is excellent and He loves excellence.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 5884 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: The Prophet’s supplications during his night prayers

December 24, 2013

Ali ibn Abu Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would stand for night prayer and say, “I turn my face to the Originator of the heavens and the earth, and I am not among the idolaters. Verily, my prayer, my sacrifice, my living, and my dying are for Allah, […]

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Hadith on Friday: The angels write down the names of those who arrive early for Friday prayer

August 23, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the day of Friday arrives there are angels upon the door of every mosque to record those who arrive in order and when the Imam sits to deliver the sermon they close their scrolls and come to listen to the […]

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Hadith on Eids: The ending days of Hajj are celebrations

August 14, 2013

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The day of ‘Arafāt, the day of sacrifice, and the three following days (tashrīq) are our celebration for the people of Islam. They are days of eating and drinking.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 773 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Sacrifices: Allah is merciful to those who are merciful to animals at the time of slaughter

January 25, 2013

Mu’awiyah ibn Qurrah reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, I slaughter a sheep and I am merciful to it.” Or he said, “Indeed, I am merciful to a sheep when I slaughter it.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you are merciful with a sheep, then Allah […]

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Hadith on Vows: The Prophet encourages a woman to fulfill her vows as long as they are not for idols

January 24, 2013

Amr ibn Shuaib reported: A woman came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and she said, “O Messenger of Allah, verily I have made a vow the I will play the drum for you.” The Prophet said, “Fulfill your vow.” She said, “Verily, I have made a vow to perform a sacrifice […]

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Hadith on Animals: Allah and His Messenger have cursed whoever mutilates an animal

November 28, 2012

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: I was in the presence of Ibn Umar when we passed by a group who had tied down a chicken and they were using it as a target. When they saw Ibn Umar, they fled and left it behind. Ibn Umar said, “Whoever has done this, then the Prophet, peace and […]

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Hadith on Sins: Allah has cursed sins of falsehood, idolatry, obscenity, and immorality

November 25, 2012

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah has cursed the one who falsely changes the boundaries of the land, and Allah has cursed the one who offers a sacrifice for another besides Allah, and Allah has cursed the one who curses his parents, and Allah has cursed the servant […]

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Hadith on Monotheism: Zaid ibn Amr would reject sacrifices made in the name of other gods

October 25, 2012

Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, met Zaid ibn Amr ibn Nufail at a place near Baldah during the time before the Messenger of Allah received revelation. The Messenger of Allah presented a dish of meat to Zaid but he refused to eat it and he said to the […]

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Abu Bakr on Just War: Abu Bakr gives his military orders in the war against the rebels

October 5, 2012

Yahya ibn Sa’d reported: Abu Bakr, the truthful, was sending armies to Syria. He went for a walk with Yazid ibn Abu Sufyan, who was the commander of one of the battalions. Yazid said to Abu Bakr, “Will you ride or shall I get down?” He said, “I will not ride and you will not […]

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