Archive for September, 2017

Hadith on Need: Allah takes care of his needs only if he care for others

September 14, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah continues to fulfill the needs of the servant as long as he fulfills the needs of his brother.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 4664 Grade: Sahih li ghayri (authentic due to external evidence) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ تَعَالَى عَنْهُ عَنِ […]

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Mujahid on Backbiting: Speak of others as you would like to be spoken of

September 14, 2017

Al-Ghazali reported: Mujahid, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Do not mention your brother in his absence except how you would love for him to mention you in your absence.” Source: Iḥyā ‘Ulūm al-Dīn 2/181 عن الغزالي قال مجاهد رحمه الله لا تذكر أخاك في غيبته إلا كما تحب أن يذكرك في غيبتك 2/181 إحياء […]

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Yahya on Hereafter: Seek the Hereafter only and you will acquire the world

September 11, 2017

Ibn Al-Jawzi reported: Yahya ibn Mu’adh, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O son of Adam, you seek the world as one seeks what he must have, and you seek the Hereafter as one who has no need of it. The world will suffice you as long as you do not seek it, yet […]

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Sufyan on Sin: Backbiting is worse than fornication and drinking wine

September 11, 2017

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Sufyan ibn Uyaynah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Backbiting is worse in the sight of Allah than fornication and drinking wine, as fornication and drinking wine is a sin between you and your Lord. If you repent from them, Allah will accept your repentance. Yet backbiting is not forgiven unless the […]

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Hadith on Teaching: Allah sent me to be a gentle teacher

September 10, 2017

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah did not send me to be harsh or obstinate, but rather he sent me to teach and to put at ease.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1478 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ جَابِرِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ […]

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