Tag: Shepherd الراعي

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 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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Ali on Adultery: No punishment for the woman forced into adultery

May 11, 2016

Abdur Rahman As-Salami reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was asked to judge a woman who had been suffering from thirst. She had passed by a shepherd and asked him for water. The man refused to give her anything unless she offered herself to him, so she had intercourse with him. […]

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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 of Gabriel: He has come to teach you the foundations of the religion

January 25, 2014

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: We were sitting with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, one day when a man appeared with very white clothes and very black hair. There were no signs of travel on him and we did not recognize him. He sat down in front of the Prophet and […]

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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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Hadith on Leaders: The worst rulers are those who are harsh with their subjects

May 20, 2013

Abu Sa’eed Al-Hasan reported: Ai’dh ibn Amr, a companion of the Prophet, visited Ubaidullah ibn Ziyad who was the ruler and he said to him: Dear son, I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, the worst shepherds are those who are harsh, so beware not to be one […]

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Hadith on Freedom: A man struck his slave girl, so the Prophet ordered her to be emancipated

February 27, 2013

Mua’wiyah ibn Al-Hakim reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I have a servant girl whom I slapped.” This upset the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. I said to him, “Shall I emancipate her?” The Prophet said, “Bring her to me.” Then she was brought and the Prophet asked, “Where is […]

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