Tag: Teaching تعليم

Malik on Knowledge: Muslims should never stop learning

June 1, 2017

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is not befitting for anyone with knowledge to give up learning.” Source: Jāmi’ Bayān al-‘Ilm 423 عن ابن عبد البر قال مالك بن أنس رحمه الله لا يَنْبَغِي لأَحَدٍ يَكُونُ عِنْدَهُ الْعِلْمُ أَنْ يَتْرُكَ التَّعَلُّمَ 423 جامع بيان العلم وفضله […]

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Hadith on Gathering: The best assembly is one of remembrance and virtue

May 11, 2017

Ibn Abbas reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, which gathering is best?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A gathering of those who inspire you to remember Allah when you see them, whose discourse increases your knowledge, and whose good deeds inspire you to remember the Hereafter.” Source: Musnad Abī […]

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Ahnaf on Knowledge: I learned sacred knowledge by treating others as myself

April 9, 2017

Ibn Al-Mulaqqin reported: Al-Ahnaf ibn Qais, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked, “From whom did you learn sacred knowledge?” Al-Ahnaf said, “From myself.” It was said, “And how is that?” Al-Ahnaf said, “If I hated something did by another, then I would never do the same to anyone else.” Source: al-Tawḍīḥ li-Sharḥ al-Jāmi’ […]

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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 you cannot memorize the Quran, 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 am unable to 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, […]

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