Tag: Worship عبادة

Ibn Al-Qayyim on Allah: If you seek Me, you will find Me

June 5, 2017

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: A divine narration states, “O son of Adam, I created you for My worship, so do not be diverted by amusement. I have made you responsible for My provision, so do not tire of working. O son of Adam, seek Me and you will find Me. If you find Me, you have […]

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Hadith on Forgiveness: If he comes to me walking, I come to him running

June 1, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: Whoever comes with a good deed will have the reward of ten like it and even more. Whoever comes with an evil deed will be recompensed for one evil deed like it or he will be forgiven. Whoever […]

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Hadith on Alcohol: Stubborn wine drinkers become idol worshipers

May 31, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one addicted to wine becomes like a worshiper of idols.” Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 3375 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مُدْمِنُ الْخَمْرِ كَعَابِدِ وَثَنٍ 3375 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب الأشربة […]

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Abu Aliyah on Fasting: Backbiting ruins fasting as worship

May 29, 2017

Ibn As-Sari reported: Abu Al-‘Alyiah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The fasting person is in an act of worship as long as he does not backbite anyone, even if he is sleeping on his bed.” Source: al-Zuhd li Hannād ibn al-Sarī 1202 عن هناد بن السري عَنْ أَبِي الْعَالِيَةِ رحمه الله قَالَ الصَّائِمُ […]

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Ibn Mas’ud on Charity: A monk is forgiven adultery due to his charity

May 24, 2017

Abu Az-Zar’a reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A monk worshiped Allah in his hermitage for sixty years. Then a woman came and laid down at his side, so he laid down with her and was intimate (in adultery) with her for six nights. He became regretful and he fled. […]

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Sufyan on Silence: Being silent for long periods is the key to worship

April 10, 2017

Al-Humaydi reported: Sufyan Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is said that observing long periods of silence is the key to worship.” Source: al-Ṣamt li-Ibn Abī Dunyā 433 عَنِ الْحُمَيْدِيِّ عَنْ سُفْيَانَ قَالَ رحمه الله كَانَ يُقَالُ طُولُ الصَّمْتِ مِفْتَاحُ الْعِبَادَةِ 433 الصمت لابن أبي الدنيا

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Hadith on Prayers: Whoever keeps up the five prayers will never enter Hellfire

February 19, 2017

Hanzala Al-Asaydi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever guards the five prayers, their ablution and their timing and their bowing and their prostration and knowing they are the right of Allah over him, then Allah will forbid him from entering Hellfire.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 17882 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Sincerity: Good will and honest intentions protect from malice, deception

February 7, 2017

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are three traits by which a believer will not be deceived or consumed by hatred: sincerity in deeds for Allah, offering good will to the Muslims, and keeping to their community.” Source: Musnad al-Shāmiyyīn 1279 Grade: Sahih li ghayri (authentic […]

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Ibn Mu’adh on Intention: Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from evil deeds

February 1, 2017

Abu Hayyan reported: Ibn Mu’adh, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity distinguishes good deeds from sins just as milk is distinguished from filth and blood.” Sa’eed ibn Jubair, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Sincerity is to not associate partners with Allah in one’s religion and to not display ostentation in good deeds […]

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Fudayl on Sincerity: The righteous became so by generosity, purity, and sincerity

January 31, 2017

Abu Nuaim reported: Fudayl ibn Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Those who achieved never did so, in our view, with an abundance of fasts, nor prayers. Indeed, they only achieved, in our view, with the spirit of generosity, purity of heart, and sincerity to the community.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā 8/103 قَالَ الفضيل رحمه الله […]

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