Tag: Spending الإنفاق

Hadith on Charity: The Prophet commands charity for all people

March 27, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, used to order charity only for the people of Islam, until this verse was revealed, “It is not your duty to guide them, for Allah guides whom he wills,” (2:272). Thereafter, the Prophet ordered charity for everyone who asked from every religion. Source: Tafsīr […]

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Hadith on Jihad: Only jihad for the right reason and method is rewarded

February 4, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Expeditions are of two kinds. As for one who seeks the countenance of Allah, obeys the leader, spends in charity from his precious possessions, shows leniency to his colleagues, and avoids corruption, then the entirety of his sleep and vigilance […]

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David on Virtues: Allah loves those who perform these ten righteous deeds

April 13, 2016

Fadalah ibn Ubaid reported: David, peace be upon him, asked his Lord the Exalted about the most beloved deeds to him. Allah said, “They are ten deeds. If you do them, O David, you will not mention any of my creation but with good, you will not backbite any of my creation, and you will […]

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Wahb on Moderation: Everything has a balance, so seek the middle ground

December 28, 2015

Abu Nu’aim reported: Wahb ibn Munnabih, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, everything has two ends and a middle. If you hold one of the ends, the other will be skewed. If you hold the middle, the two ends will be balanced. You must seek the middle ground in all things.” Source: Hilyat […]

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Hadith on Companions: Do not say anything bad about the Prophet’s companions

October 27, 2014

Anas reported: There was a discussion between Khalid ibn Al-Waleed and Abdur Rahman ibn Awf. Khalid said to him, “You were presumptuous with us in days gone by.” It was mentioned to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Leave my companions alone. By the one in whose hand is my […]

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Hadith on Generosity: The parable of the miserly and generous person

June 12, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The example of the miser and the generous is that of two men wearing iron armor from their chests to their necks. As for the generous, he does not spend but that the armor enlarges and spreads over his body until it covers […]

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Hadith on Charity: Spending from the family meals is charity for all involved

May 6, 2014

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When a woman spends in charity from her house’s meal without wasting it, then she will have a reward from what she spent. Her husband will have a reward from what he earned and the storekeeper will have a similar reward. Their […]

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Hadith on Religion: Whoever is given the religion is beloved to Allah

July 18, 2013

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has divided your character between you just as He has divided your provision between you. Verily, Allah the Exalted gives the world to those He loves and to those He does not love, but He only gives the […]

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Hadith on Charity: To fulfill the trusts of another is an act of charity

May 20, 2013

Abu Musa reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The honest Muslim trustee who carries out the orders of those who trusted him and who pays in full with a good heart to the right person is regarded as one of the two who gave charity.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 1371, Sahih Muslim […]

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Hadith on Envy: If had the blessings he had, I would do the same thing he is doing

May 16, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no justification for envy except in two cases. First, a man whom Allah has given the Quran and he recites it during the night and day, so someone says: If I were to be given like this, I would […]

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