Tag: Shield جنة

Hadith on Fasting: Fasting is a fortress and shield for the believer

June 25, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fasting is a shield and it is a fortress among the fortresses of the believer. Every deed is for its companion, but Allah says: Except fasting, as it is for me and I will reward it.” Source: Musnad al-Shāmīyīn 3381 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Envy: Jealousy destroys good deeds, charity expiates sins

December 15, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Envy consumes good deeds just as fire burns wood. Charity extinguishes sinful deeds just as water extinguishes fire. Prayer is the light of the believer and fasting is his shield from the Hellfire.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 4210 Grade: Hasan (fair) according […]

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Hadith on Asceticism: Not for one evening has the family of Muhammad enjoyed a portion

December 1, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: I walked to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, with a piece of bread with oil upon it. He mortgaged his armor with a Jew for twenty portions of food which he took to his family. I heard the Prophet say on that day, “Not for one evening has […]

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Hadith on Courage: The companions would seek protection behind the Prophet during battle

September 2, 2012

Al-Bara reported: By Allah, when the fighting became fierce, we would seek protection by his side and the bravest among us was the one who confronted the onslaught. It was the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Source: Sahih Muslim 1776 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim قَالَ الْبَرَاءُ كُنَّا وَاللَّهِ إِذَا احْمَرَّ الْبَأْسُ […]

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Hadith on Eid: The Prophet let Aisha sing and play on Eid

August 12, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to my house when two girls were beside me singing songs of Bu’ath. The Prophet laid down and turned his face to the other side. Then, Abu Bakr came in and spoke to me harshly, saying, “Musical instruments of Satan near the […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Fasting is a shield from Hellfire just like a shield in battle

August 8, 2012

Uthman ibn Abi Al-‘As reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Fasting is a shield from the Hellfire just like a shield of yours in battle.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 1639 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عن عثمان بن أبي العاص قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الصِّيَامُ جُنَّةٌ مِنْ النَّارِ كَجُنَّةِ […]

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Hadith on Women: The Prophet set aside special classes for women, and the virtue of parenthood

May 29, 2012

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: Some women asked the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, to set aside a day for them, as the men were taking up all of his time. So he promised them a day for religious lessons and commandments. During one such lesson, the Prophet said, “A woman whose three children […]

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Hadith on Islam: The head of the matter is Islam, its pillar is prayer, its peak is Jihad, and all this is achieved by guarding the tongue from sin

April 20, 2012

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: I was with the Prophet and we woke up one day and I said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell me about a deed that will enter me into Paradise and keep me away from the Fire.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You have asked about an enormous […]

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Hadith on Leadership: The Muslim leader is a shield who defends them

April 4, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the leader is only a shield behind whom they fight and he protects them. If he commands the fear of Allah the Exalted and justice, then he will have a reward. If he commands something else, then it will be against him.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Women: The Prophet made sure women can learn Islamic knowledge

November 2, 2011

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: A woman came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and said, “O Messenger of Allah, only the men benefit from your speeches, so set a day for us when we can come to you and you teach us what Allah taught you.” The Prophet said, “Gather on an upcoming day […]

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