Tag: Virtue فضيلة

Urwah on Mercy: Gentleness and mercy are wisdom

July 11, 2017

Ibn Abi Shaybah reported: Urwah, may Allah have mercy on him said, “It has reached me that it is written in the Torah: As you give mercy you will receive mercy. And it has reached me that it is written in the Torah: Gentleness is the head of wisdom.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 24724, […]

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Abu Darda on Wisdom: Silence is wisdom but not many practice it

July 11, 2017

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Silence is a form of wisdom, yet few people practice it.” Source: Jāmiʻ Bayān al-ʻIlm 628 عن ابن عبد البر عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَقُولُ الصَّمْتُ حِكَمٌ وَقَلِيلٌ فَاعِلُهُ 628 جامع بيان العلم وفضله لابن عبد البر

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Hadith on Wealth: The best wealth is gratitude and a righteous spouse

July 11, 2017

Thawban reported: When the verse was revealed, “And those who hoard gold and silver,” (9:43), some of the companions said, “This was revealed about gold and silver. Were it only revealed that we may know which wealth is best to take.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best wealth is a […]

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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 Charity: On the door of Paradise is inscribed the virtue of charity

May 27, 2017

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man entered Paradise. I saw written upon its door: Charity is multiplied by ten times, and a good loan is multiplied by eighteen times.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 7976 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي أُمَامَةَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللهِ […]

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Ali on Justice: Treat others as you want to be treated

May 25, 2017

Ibn Asakir reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever intends from himself to be fair to people, then let him love for them as he loves for himself.” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 44955 عن ابن عساكر قَالَ عَلِيٌّ رضي الله عنه مَنْ أَرَادَ أَنْ يَنْصِفَ النَّاسَ مِنْ نَفْسِهِ فَلْيُحِبَّ لَهُمْ مَا […]

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Hadith on Character: Honor guests, orphans, and your neighbors in Islam

May 21, 2017

Sa’ib ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to him, “O Sa’ib, look at the character of your deeds in the time of ignorance and continue them in Islam: honor the guest, be generous to the orphan, and be good to your neighbor.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 15074 Grade: […]

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Hadith of Faith: Those with even the weakest faith will enter Paradise

May 21, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He will not enter Hellfire who has the weight of a seed of faith in his heart. And he will not enter Paradise who has the weight of a seed of arrogance in his heart.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 91 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Beauty: Allah is beautiful and loves beauty

May 21, 2017

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is beautiful and he loves beauty. He loves the loftiest of affairs and disapproves of foolishness.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6902 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ جَمِيلٌ يُحِبُّ […]

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Ibn Umar on Family: Whoever is good to his family is rewarded in this life

May 15, 2017

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever fears his Lord and maintains family ties, his life will be prolonged, his wealth will be enriched, and his family will love him.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 59 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن البخاري  قَالَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ مَنِ اتَّقَى رَبَّهُ وَوَصَلَ رَحِمَهُ […]

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