Archive for November, 2017

Hadith on Rain: O Allah, make it a beneficial rain for us

November 30, 2017

Aisha reported: When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, saw rain, he would say, “O Allah, a blessed downpour.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 985 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ عَائِشَةَ  أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ كَانَ إِذَا رَأَى الْمَطَرَ قَالَ اللَّهُمَّ صَيِّبًا نَافِعًا 985 صحيح البخاري كتاب الاستسقاء […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Description of position of hands in prayer

November 30, 2017

Wa’il ibn Hujr reported: He saw the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, raise his hands upon entering into prayer, exalting Allah, and Hammam described his hands as parallel to his ears. Then, the Prophet wrapped his hands in his cloak and placed his right hand over his left hand. When he intended to […]

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Hadith on Masjids: Where are the neighbors of Allah?

November 29, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah will announce on the Day of Resurrection: Where are my neighbors? Where are my neighbors? The angels will say: Our Lord, who is befitting to be your neighbor? Allah will say: Where are those who filled the mosques?” Source: Musnad al-Ḥārith […]

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Hadith on Nations: A nation that exploits the weak will never be holy

November 29, 2017

Abu Sa’eed reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A nation will not be sanctified if the weak cannot take their rights without surmounting obstacles.” Source: Sunan Ibn Mājah 2426 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا قُدِّسَتْ […]

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Ubaidullah on Life: Prefer the Hereafter over the worldly life

November 29, 2017

Ahmad reported: Ubaidullah ibn Umair, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Give preference to the life with Allah Almighty over the life with people.” Source: al-Zuhd li-Aḥmad Ibn Ḥanbal 2224 عن أحمد قال عبيد الله بن عمير رحمه الله آثِرُوا الْحَيَاءَ مِنَ اللَّهِ تَعَالَى عَلَى الْحَيَاءِ مِنَ النَّاسِ 2224 الزهد لأحمد بن حنبل

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Hadith on Prayer: Recommendation to sit properly in prayer unless incapable

November 29, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abdullah reported: I saw Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, sitting cross-legged in the prayer, so I did so as in that day I was young. Ibn Umar forbade me from doing it and he said, “Indeed, the prophet practice (sunnah) of prayer is to prop up the right foot […]

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Hadith on Utensils: Wash vessels of unbelievers if they eat pork, drink wine

November 29, 2017

Abu Tha’labah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we live in a land of the people of the Book. Can we eat from their utensils?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not eat from them unless you cannot find anything else, then wash them and eat from them.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Utensils: Permission to use utensils of idolaters when necessary

November 29, 2017

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and his companions performed ablution from the waterskin of an idolatrous woman. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 337, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 682 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ عِمْرَانَ بْنِ حُصَيْنٍ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُمَا أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَأَصْحَابَهُ تَوَضَّئُوا […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Description of raising the hands during prayer

November 29, 2017

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would raise his hands parallel to his shoulders when he entered into prayer and when he exalted Allah for bowing. When he raised his head from bowing, he would likewise raise his hands and say, “Allah hears those who praise him. […]

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Hadith on Ablution: Recommendation to sniff water deeply and rinse mouth

November 29, 2017

Laqit ibn Sabirah reported: I asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, to tell me about ablution. The Prophet said, “Perform ablution thoroughly, run your fingers between your fingers and toes, and sniff water deeply into your nose unless you are fasting.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 788 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to […]

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