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Hadith on Women: The best men are best in character to women

April 5, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you are those who are best to women.” Source: al-Mustadrak ‘alá al-Ṣaḥīḥayn 7407 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Al-San’ani said, “It is likely that it includes daughters, sisters, and other women like them.” Source: al-Tanwīr Sharḥ al-Jāmi’ al-Ṣaghīr 6/33 […]

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Hadith on Fajr: Women would attend dawn prayer with the Prophet

March 26, 2018

Aisha reported: The believing women would pray the dawn prayer with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. Then, they would return home wrapped in their mantles; they would not be recognized by anyone. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 365, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 645 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ […]

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Hadith on Hajj: Proceed calmly during the pilgrimage, not hastily

March 12, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: He was riding with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, on the day of Arafat, and the Prophet heard behind him people making a loud disturbance and striking and shouting at their camels. The Prophet pointed to them with his whip and he said, “O people, you must be calm, […]

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Hadith on Remembrance: Let him increase the remembrance of Allah

March 4, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever among you is too weak to stand at night for prayer, or is too miserly to spend in charity, or is too afraid to fight the aggressor, then let him increase in the remembrance of Allah.” Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 739 […]

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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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Hadith on Ablution: Allah praises one who cures his soul with ablution

February 7, 2018

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A man from my nation arises in the night to treat himself with purification. There are knots over him. If he washes his hands, a knot is unraveled. If he washes his face, a knot is unraveled. If he wipes his head, […]

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Hadith on Night: Whoever asks Allah for good in the night is given it

February 5, 2018

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no Muslim who retires for the night while in a state of remembrance and purification, then wakes up in the night and asks Allah for goodness in the world and in the Hereafter, but that he will be given it.” […]

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Hadith on Prayer: After the call to prayer, ask and you will be given

December 29, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, the callers to prayer have been favoured over us.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Say as they have said. When you have finished, then ask Allah and you will receive.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 524 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Callers to prayer are rewarded for all who hear them

December 29, 2017

Al-Bara’ ibn Azib reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the angels send blessings upon those in the first row (of prayer). The caller to prayer is forgiven for as far as his voice reaches and his truthfulness is affirmed by whichever creatures hear him, wet or dry. He will have […]

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Umar on Marriage: Muslims must uphold conditions in their marriage contracts

December 28, 2017

Abdur Rahman ibn Ghanm reported: I was sitting closely with Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him. A man said, “O commander of the faithful, I married this woman and I accepted her condition that she would keep her house. I have settled my affairs such that I am moving residence to a […]

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