Tag: Sheep خروف

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 Plunder: To steal from the enemy is unlawful

March 10, 2016

Tha’labah ibn Hakam reported: We came across some sheep of the enemy, so we plundered them and set up our cooking pots. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by and ordered that they be overturned. The Prophet said, “Verily, plunder is unlawful.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 3938 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Hadith on Mercy: If you have mercy on the sheep, Allah will have mercy on you

February 27, 2016

Qurra ibn Iyas reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, I would have slaughtered a sheep but I had mercy on it.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you had mercy on the sheep, then Allah will have mercy on you twice.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 368 Grade: Sahih […]

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Hadith on Peace: Obligation to accept peace offerings at face value

November 4, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: A man from the tribe of Sulaim passed by a group of companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he had with him some sheep. The man greeted them with peace and they said, “He only offered peace to protect himself.” So they attacked him, killed […]

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Umar on Rights: I fear Allah will ask my about the rights of my animals

October 8, 2014

Dawud ibn Ali reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a lost sheep under my care were to die on the banks of the Euphrates, I would expect Allah the Exalted to question me about it on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyāʼ 137 عن داود بن علي قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Nicknames: How Abu Huraira came to be known as the father of the kitten

June 17, 2014

Abdullah ibn Rafi reported: I said to Abu Huraira, “Why were you nicknamed Abu Huraira?” Abu Huraira said, “Do you not fear me?” Abdullah said, “Of course! By Allah, I am in awe of you.” Abu Huraira said, “I would tend to the sheep of my people and I had a small kitten. I used […]

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Hadith on Desire: Passion for wealth and honor corrupt religion

April 17, 2014

Ka’b ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two wolves roaming freely among a flock sheep are less destructive to them than the passion of a man for wealth and fame is to his religion.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2376 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ كَعْبِ بْنِ […]

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Hadith on Muhammad: Allah has made me generous and humble, not a tyrant

March 9, 2014

Abdullah ibn Busr reported: I gave a sheep as a gift to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and the Prophet sat on his knees to eat. A bedouin said, “What is this sitting?” The Prophet said, “Verily, Allah has made me a noble servant and he has not made me a stubborn […]

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Hadith on Dogs: Loss of reward for whoever keeps a dog for no beneficial purpose

August 14, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever owns a dog will have a portion of his good deeds decreased every day, unless it is a dog for farming or herding.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 3146 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عن أبي هريرة رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Dogs: Permission to own domesticated dogs and to kill harmful wild dogs

August 14, 2013

Ibn Al-Mughaffal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, ordered the killing of dogs and then he said, “What is the matter with them? What is the matter with dogs?” Then he granted concession for the use of dogs for hunting and herding. The Prophet said, “If a dog licks your […]

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