Tag: Tranquility السكينة

Hadith on Peace: Spread peace and you will receive peace

November 25, 2016

Al-Bara’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Spread peace and you will receive peace.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 18059 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنِ الْبَرَاءِ بْنِ عَازِبٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَفْشُوا السَّلَامَ تَسْلَمُوا 18059 مسند أحمد أول مسند الكوفيين 8/32 المحدث الهيثمي خلاصة […]

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Hadith on Calm: Calmness is from Allah and recklessness is from Satan

September 15, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Composure is from Allah, and haste is from Satan.” Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 18651 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ أَنّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ التَّأَنِّي مِنَ اللَّهِ وَالْعَجَلَةُ مِنَ الشَّيْطَانِ 18651 السنن الكبرى […]

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David on Faith: The virtues of tranquility, faith, and forgiveness

May 9, 2016

Makḥūl reported: When Allah blessed David with Solomon, peace be upon him, he said, “O my son, what is the most beautiful?” Solomon said, “The tranquility of Allah and faith.” David said, “What is the ugliest?” Solomon said, “Unbelief after faith.” David said, “What is the sweetest?” Solomon said, “The spirit of Allah among his servants.” […]

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Hadith on Righteousness: Beware of what disturbs the soul, even if scholars approve it

April 30, 2016

Abu Tha’laba reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, tell me what is lawful and unlawful for me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Righteousness is serenity in the soul and peace of mind in the heart. Sin is not serene in the soul and not satisfying to the heart, even if […]

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Hadith on Anger: Whoever controls his anger will be filled with faith and peace of mind

April 7, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever suppresses his rage while he is capable of unleashing it, then Allah will fill him with faith and assurance.” And the Prophet recited the verse, “They are those who suppress their rage and forgive people, for Allah loves the doers of good.” […]

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Abu Hanifa on Character: The scholars have the best manners and character

March 13, 2016

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The stories and gatherings of the scholars are more beloved to me than a great deal of jurisprudence (fiqh), for they have the best manners and character.” Mālik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, it is the duty […]

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Hadith on Persecution: If the enemy intends to persecute us, then we have refused

January 1, 2016

Al-Bara reported: I saw the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, on the day of the battle with the confederates while he was carrying so much earth for the trench that his abdomen was covered. The Prophet was saying, “O Allah, had you not guided us, we would not have given charity […]

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Sulaiman on Fasting: You must behave with serenity and dignity while fasting

July 5, 2015

Ibn Mubarak reported: Sulaiman ibn Musa said, “When you fast, then let your hearing, seeing, and tongue fast from lies and do not harm your servants. You must behave with serenity and dignity. Do not make the days you fast the same as days you are not fasting.” Source: Az-Zuhd Ibn Mubarak 452 عن ابن […]

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Ibn Qayyim on Hearts: In the heart is a void that can only be filled by loving Allah

August 28, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “In the heart are disorders that cannot be remedied except by responding to Allah. In it is a desolate feeling that cannot be removed except by intimacy with Him solitude. In it is sadness which will not leave except by happiness with knowing Him and truthfulness in […]

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Ali on Caliphs: The best of this Ummah after the Prophet is Abu Bakr and Umar

May 7, 2014

Wahb As-Suwa’i reported: We were addressed by Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, and he said, “Who is the best of this nation after its Prophet?” I said, “You are, O leader of the believers!” Ali said, “No, the best of this nation after its Prophet is Abu Bakr and then Umar, may Allah […]

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