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David on Judgment: Judge people as yourself and love whoever loves Allah

April 15, 2016

Sa’eed ibn Abdul Aziz reported: The Prophet David, peace be upon him, said, “O Lord, how do I strive for you in the land with good will?” Allah said, “Remember me often, love those who love me whether they are black or white, judge people as you would judge yourself, and stay away from the […]

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Hadith on Humanity: All people are descendants of Adam

January 11, 2016

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, delivered a sermon to the people on the day Mecca was liberated. The Prophet said, “O people, Allah has removed the slogans of ignorance from you and the exaltation of its forefathers. The people are only two kinds: either a righteous, Godfearing believer dignified […]

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Hadith on Bloodshed: The worst person to Allah kills those who do not fight him

December 22, 2014

Abu Shuraih reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most tyrannical of people to Allah the Exalted is he who kills those who did not fight him, or he demands the blood feuds of ignorance be settled by the people of Islam, or he claims his eyes have […]

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Hadith on Imitation: Whoever copies a people’s behavior is like he is one of them

July 19, 2013

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever imitates a people is one of them.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 4031 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ تَشَبَّهَ بِقَوْمٍ فَهُوَ مِنْهُمْ 4031 سنن أبي داود كِتَاب […]

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Ibn Abu Layli on Arabs: Most of the jurists were non-Arabs, to the displeasure of Arab tribalists

February 13, 2013

Ibn Abu Layli reported: Eisa ibn Musa said to me, and he was a religious man who was severe in his tribalism toward the Arabs, “Who is the jurist of Basra?” I said, “Al-Hasan ibn Abu Al-Hasan and Muhammad ibn Sireen.” He said, “What are these two?” I said, “They are both not Arabs.” He […]

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Hadith on Racism: The Prophet reprimands his companion for insulting Bilal’s race

February 5, 2013

Abu Umamah reported: Abu Dharr reproached Bilal about his mother, saying, “O son of a black woman!” Bilal went to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he told him what he said. The Prophet became angry and then Abu Dharr came, although he was unaware of what Bilal told him. […]

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Hadith on Insults: The worst criminal is a poet who attacks an entire tribe

October 22, 2012

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the greatest of people in falsehood is a man who insults another man by disparaging the entire tribe, and a man who disowns his father and accuses his mother of adultery.” Source: Sunan Ibn Majah 3761, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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Ja’far on Islam: The companions meet the Christian King of Abyssinia

September 7, 2012

Umm Salamah reported: When Ja’far ibn Abu Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, was in Abyssinia, he addressed the Negus saying, “O king! We were plunged in the depth of ignorance and barbarism. We adored idols, we lived in immorality, we ate dead bodies, and we spoke abominations. We disregarded every feeling of humanity […]

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Hadith on Adam: All people are the children of Adam

June 28, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has removed from you the pride of the time of ignorance with its boasting of ancestors. Verily, one is only a righteous believer or a miserable sinner. All of the people are the children of Adam, and Adam was created from dust.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī […]

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Hadith on Patience: Be patient with the rulers until you meet the Prophet at the Fountain

June 27, 2012

Usaid ibn Hudair reported: A man among the Ansar took aside the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Will you not appoint me as a leader as you have appointed others?” The Prophet said, “Verily, you will see favoritism after me, so be patient until you meet me at the fountain in Paradise.” […]

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