Tag: Speech خطاب

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

July 11, 2017

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Silence is a form of wisdom, yet few people practice it.” Source: Jāmiʻ Bayān al-ʻIlm 628 عن ابن عبد البر عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَقُولُ الصَّمْتُ حِكَمٌ وَقَلِيلٌ فَاعِلُهُ 628 جامع بيان العلم وفضله لابن عبد البر

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Hasan on Mosques: Only discuss the Hereafter in the Masjid

May 31, 2017

Abu Hazim reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “There will come a time upon people when their discussions in the mosques will be about the affairs of their world. Allah has no need of it, so do not sit with them.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 34622 عَنْ أَبِي حَازِمٍ عَنْ […]

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Mujahid on Fasting: Backbiting and lies will harm fasting

May 29, 2017

Layth reported: Mujahid, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever is safe from two characteristics will secure his fasting: backbiting and falsehood.” Source: Faḍāʼil al-Awqāt 65 عَنْ لَيْثٍ عَنْ مُجَاهِدٍ رحمه الله قَالَ خَصْلَتَانِ مَنْ حَفِظَهُمَا سَلِمَ لَهُ صَوْمُهُ الْغِيبَةُ وَالْكَذِبُ 65 فضائل الأوقات للبيهقي

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Umar on Fasting: True fasting is to avoid sins and vain talk

May 28, 2017

Ash-Sha’bi reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Fasting is not merely from food and drink. Rather, it is from lies, falsehood, vain talk, and swearing.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 8683 عَنْ الشَّعْبِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ عُمَرُ لَيْسَ الصِّيَامُ مِنْ الطَّعَامِ وَالشَّرَابِ وَحْدَهُ وَلَكِنَّهُ مِنْ الْكَذِبِ وَالْبَاطِلِ وَاللَّغْوِ وَالْحَلِفِ 8683 مصنف […]

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Jabir on Fasting: You must fast from sins with dignity and tranquility

May 27, 2017

Sulaiman ibn Musa reported: Jabir, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “When you fast, then let your hearing, seeing, and tongue fast as well from falsehood and sins, and avoid harming your servants. Rather, you must have dignity and tranquility on the day of your fasting. Do not make days you do not fast […]

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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 Thoughts: Rejection of bad thoughts is a sign of sincere faith

April 7, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: Some of the companions came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and they asked him, “We find within ourselves that which is to grievous to speak of.” The Prophet said, “You have indeed found so?” They said yes. The Prophet said, “That is sincere faith.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 132 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Humility: The Prophet is not a king, so do not fear

November 29, 2016

Abu Mas’ud reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and his voice trembled as he spoke to him. The Prophet said to him, “Be calm, for I am not a king. Verily, I am only the son of a woman who ate dried meat.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 3312 […]

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Hadith on Words: People stumble with their tongues more than their feet

November 6, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the servant may say a word for no reason other than to make people around him laugh, yet by it he plunges farther than the distance between the heaven and earth. Verily, a man stumbles with his tongue worse than […]

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Hadith on Words: A single word can earn the pleasure or displeasure of Allah

November 6, 2016

Bilal ibn Al-Harith reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, one of you speaks a word pleasing to Allah without realizing what he has achieved, so Allah decrees his satisfaction with him until the day he meets him. And one of you speaks a word displeasing to Allah without realizing […]

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