Archive for February, 2018

Hadith on Bread: Recommendation against refined, processed white flour

February 26, 2018

Abu Hazm reported: He asked Sahl, “Did you see refined flour in the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him?” Sahl said no. He said, “Would you sift the barley flour?” Sahl said, “No, but we would blow the husks from it.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 5094 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari […]

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Hadith on Satiety: The Prophet never ate to his fill unless with people

February 26, 2018

Malik ibn Dinar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never ate to his fill of bread or meat unless he was eating with people. Source: al-Shamā’il al-Muḥammadīyah 71 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ مَالِكِ بْنِ دِينَارٍ قَالَ مَا شَبِعَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مِنْ خُبْزٍ قَطُّ […]

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Hadith on Food: The Prophet only ate bread and meat with guests

February 26, 2018

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never combined a dish of his with meat and bread for lunch, nor for dinner, unless he was eating with people. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 13447 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Satiety: Those who overate will be hungry in the Hereafter

February 26, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the people who ate to their fill in the world today will be the people of hunger in the Hereafter tomorrow.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 11693 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Mundhiri عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ […]

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Hadith on Nights: Every night has an hour for supplications to be answered

February 26, 2018

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is certainly an hour of the night in which a Muslim man does not ask for good in the affairs of the world and the Hereafter but that he is given it, and that is for every night.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Questions: Warning against asking baseless unnecessary questions

February 22, 2018

Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the most criminal of Muslims towards other Muslims are those who ask about a matter that is not forbidden and then it becomes forbidden to people due to his questioning.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6859, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2358 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity […]

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Ibn al-Mubarak on Anger: Good character is to abandon anger

February 22, 2018

Ibn Rajab reported: It was said to Ibn al-Mubarak, may Allah have mercy on him, “Summarize good character for us in a single sentence.” Ibn al-Mubarak said, “Leave aside anger.” Ibn Rajab said, “The same explanation was offered by Imam Ahmad and Ishaq ibn Rahawayh, that good character is to leave aside anger.” Source: Jāmi’ […]

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Hadith on Modesty: Be shy before Allah as you would an authority figure

February 21, 2018

Sa’eed ibn Yazeed reported: He said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Advise me.” The Prophet said, “I advise you to be modest in front of Allah Almighty as you would be modest in front of a righteous man among your people.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 5539 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani […]

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Umar on Women: The woman is right and the man is wrong

February 19, 2018

Abdur Rahman As-Salami reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Do not be excessive in the dowry of women.” A woman said, “It is no so, O Umar, for Allah said: And you gave one of them a great amount,” (4:20). Umar said, “Indeed, a woman has disputed Umar and she […]

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Hadith on Marriage: A lawful marriage must be announced publicly

February 15, 2018

Muhammad ibn Hatib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The difference between an unlawful and lawful marriage is the beating of drums and raising of voices.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1088 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi Abu Bakr Abdul Aziz said, “A secret marriage is invalid, as Ahmad said: […]

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