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Sufyan on Silence: Being silent for long periods is the key to worship

April 10, 2017

Al-Humaydi reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is said that observing long periods of silence is the key to worship.” Source: al-Ṣamt li-Ibn Abī Dunyā 433 عَنِ الْحُمَيْدِيِّ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ قَالَ رحمه الله كَانَ يُقَالُ طُولُ الصَّمْتِ مِفْتَاحُ الْعِبَادَةِ 433 الصمت لابن أبي الدنيا

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Hadith on Silence: The Prophet’s wise silence at times of controversy

April 6, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If my companions are mentioned, then be restrained. If the stars are mentioned, then be restrained. If the divine decree is mentioned, then be restrained.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 10302 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Wisdom: The Prophet’s wise advice for Abu Dharr

March 10, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I advise you to be mindful of Allah Almighty, for it will beautify all of your affairs.” I said, “Tell me more.” The Prophet said, “You must recite the Quran and remember Allah Almighty, for […]

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Hadith on Solitude: Those who seek seclusion to remember Allah have succeeded

May 20, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Those in seclusion have raced ahead.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, who are those in seclusion?” The Prophet said, “They are men and women who remember Allah often.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “They are those absorbed in the […]

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Jesus on Love: Blessed is he who loves for people what he loves for himself

April 17, 2016

Ammar ibn Nusair reported: Jesus the son of Mary, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is he whose speech is the remembrance of Allah, whose silence is reflection, and whose observation is a lesson, who controls his tongue, whose house is sufficient, who weeps for his sins, and from whose evil the people […]

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Hasan on Character: A concise description of the character of a true believer

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, from the character of the believer is strength in religion, determination with leniency, faith with certainty, eagerness for knowledge, sympathy with understanding, moderation in worship, mercy with effort, giving to those who ask, not wronging the one he hates, not sinning […]

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Hadith on Pardon: Allah has remained silent on matters to pardon you for them

January 19, 2016

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That which Allah has declared lawful in his book is lawful, and that which he has declared unlawful is unlawful. Whatever he has remained silent upon is pardonable for you, so accept the pardon from Allah. Verily, Allah is never forgetful.” […]

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Hadith on Silence: Those who are silent are saved from speaking evil

March 16, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is silent has been saved.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2501, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir Al-Baji said, “It means he should be silent when there is no good in speaking.” Source: Sharh Muwatta Malik 1678 عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ […]

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Abu Darda on Wisdom: Silence is a type of wisdom but not many practice it

March 13, 2015

Isa ibn Uqbah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah besides whom there is no God, nothing on the surface of the earth is in greater need of a lengthy prison sentence than the tongue.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyā 421 Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Silence is a form […]

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Hadith on Character: None behave with deeds more beloved to Allah than these

February 21, 2015

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, met Abu Dharr and he said, “O Abu Dharr, shall I not show you two qualities that are easy on your back and heavier on the scale than others?” Abu Dharr said, “Of course, O Messenger of Allah.” The Prophet said, “You must have good […]

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