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Tag: Teaching تعليم

Hadith on Charity: The man who gave charity to the thief and the prostitute

February 19, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man intended to give charity, so he went out with his charity and placed it in the hands of a thief. In the morning, people were saying: Charity was given to a thief! The man said: O Allah, praise be […]

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Hadith on Quran: Teach the Quran but do not use it to gain wealth

December 20, 2016

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Learn the Quran. When you teach it to others, then do not exaggerate with it, do not be crude with it, do not earn your livelihood from it, and do not accumulate wealth by it.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15239 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: Those who learn and teach in the mosque have a great reward

June 5, 2016

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever leaves for the mosque in the morning for no reason but to learn goodness or teach others, then he will have a reward as if he has completed the Hajj pilgrimage.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 7346 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Mundhiri عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Teaching: The Prophet was the kindest and most patient teacher to his companions

April 19, 2016

Mu’awiya ibn Al-Hakam reported: I was praying with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while a man among the people sneezed, so I said, “May Allah have mercy on you!” The people began to glare at me in disapproval, so I said, “Woe to me! Why are you staring at me?” […]

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Salaf on Learning: It is not befitting for any person to give up seeking knowledge

February 18, 2016

Ibn Manadhir reported: I asked Abu Amr ibn Al-Ala, may Allah have mercy on him, “For how long is it appropriate for a man to learn?” Abu Amr said, “It is appropriate for him to learn his entire life.” Sufyan ibn Uyainah, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked, “Which people are most obliged […]

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Al-Laith on Knowledge: I have not come to Medina to see elephants, only for knowledge

February 2, 2016

Al-Qadi Iyad reported: Yahya ibn Yahya Al-Laith was sitting with Malik one day in the assembly of his students when someone announced that elephants were walking nearby. All of the students of Malik left to look at them, except Al-Laith. Malik said to him, “Why have you not gone out to see them since they […]

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Hadith on Supplication: If he cannot memorize the Quran, then he can recite supplications

December 21, 2015

Abdullah ibn Awfa reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “I cannot memorize anything from the Quran, so teach me what will suffice me.” The Prophet said, “Say: Glory be to Allah, all praise is due to Allah, there is no God but Allah, Allah is […]

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Sufyan on Knowledge: The purpose of learning is to become conscious of Allah and purify the heart

November 10, 2015

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, knowledge is only studied to become mindful of Allah. Verily, knowledge is only favored over other virtues because one is made conscious of Allah by it.” Source: Jāmiʻ Bayān al-ʻIlm 759 Al-Ghazali said, “Seeking knowledge is an act of worship of the […]

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Abu Darda on Learning: Knowledge and forbearance only come from nurturing these qualities

July 26, 2015

Raja’ ibn Haywah reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, knowledge only comes by learning and forbearance only comes by cultivating forbearance. Whoever aims for good will receive goodness and whoever seeks to evade evil will be protected from it.” Source: Rawḍat al-ʻUqalā 100 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Az-Zuhri on Manners: What we learned from a scholar’s manners was greater than his knowledge

January 10, 2015

Al-Awza’ī reported: Az-Zuhrī, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We would come to a scholar and what we learned from his manners was more beloved to us than his knowledge.” Source: Hilyat al-Awliyā 4575 Ibn Wahb, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “What I learned from the manners of Malik was better than […]

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