Archive for October, 2017

Abu Hanifa on Fear: Respond humbly when someone tells you to fear Allah

October 31, 2017

Adh-Dhahabi reported: A man said to Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, “Fear Allah!” Abu Hanifa began to tremble, become pale, and lower his head, then he said, “May Allah reward you with good.” Source: Siyar A’lām al-Nubalā’ 6/400 عن الذهبي قال رجل لأبي حنيفة رحمه الله اتَّقِ اللَّهَ فَانْتَفَضَ وَاصْفَرَّ وَأَطْرَقَ وَقَالَ […]

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Hadith on Faith: O Allah, adorn us with the beauty of faith

October 30, 2017

Ammar ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, by your knowledge of the Unseen and your power over the creation, give me life as long as you know life is good for me and take me away if you know passing is better for me. O […]

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Hadith on Righteousness: The best Muslims are ascetic and steadfast in faith

October 30, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The righteousness of the foremost of this nation is in temperance and certainty, and the destruction of the last of them is in miserliness and false hopes.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 10351 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن عبد الله […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: You do not know the status of those who died

October 30, 2017

Anas reported: A man among the companions of the Prophet passed away and another man said, “Receive glad tidings of Paradise!” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Certainly you do not know, for perhaps he spoke of what does not concern him or he was miserly with what would not […]

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Hasan on Malice: It is sufficient evil to wish to raise prices

October 30, 2017

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is enough malevolence against the Muslims that one desires to raise their prices.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 10706  عن البيهقي قال الحسن البصري رحمه الله كَفَى غِشًّا لِلْمُسْلِمِينَ أَنْ يَتَمَنَّى غَلَاءَ سِعْرِهِمْ 10706 شعب الإيمان فصل في ترك الاحتكار

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Hadith on Hoarding: Allah will punish those who hoard food away from others

October 30, 2017

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever hoards food away from the Muslims, then Allah will afflict him with leprosy and poverty.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2155 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ الْخَطَّابِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Hadith on Division: They will never enter Paradise together if they remain divided

October 29, 2017

Hisham ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is not lawful for a Muslim to boycott another Muslim for longer than three nights. Verily, they are both diverting from the truth as long as they are divided. The first of them to return will have his sin […]

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Moses on Envy: An honored servant does not envy or spread gossip

October 29, 2017

Musa ibn Sa’eed reported: When Allah brought Moses close in intimate conversation, he saw a servant at the foot of the Throne. Moses, upon him be peace, said, “O Lord, who is this servant that I might act as he did?” It was said, “O Moses, this servant was righteous to his parents, he did […]

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Hadith on Charity: Whoever is awarded a good deed will enter Paradise

October 29, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever clears an obstacle from the road will be awarded a good deed, and whoever is awarded a good deed will enter Paradise.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 16654 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عن معاذ بن جبل قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Speech: Speak to others as you would like to be spoken to

October 29, 2017

Harmalah ibn Abdullah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, what do you command me to do?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Harmalah, do what is good and avoid what is evil. Observe what you are pleased to hear people say to you; when you stand to leave […]

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