Sin الإثم

Hadith on Servants: Do not torture your slaves whom Allah created

April 23, 2018

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is suitable for you among your slaves, then feed them from the same food you eat and clothe them from the same clothes you wear. Whoever is not suitable for you, then sell them and do not torture the creation […]

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Hadith on Cruelty: The Prophet prohibits cruelty to slaves and servants

April 17, 2018

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: Zanba Abu Rawh found his servant boy with a servant girl, so he maimed his nose and castrated him. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, came and he said, “Who did this to you?” The boy said, “Zanba.” The Prophet summoned him and he said, “What made you do […]

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Hadith on Greed: If meat did not decay, the rich would hoard it all

April 4, 2018

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Were is not for the children of Israel, meat would not spoil. Were it not for Eve, a wife would not betray her husband.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 3152, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1470 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim Ibn […]

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Hadith on Mockery: His shins weigh more than Uhud in the Hereafter

March 28, 2018

Ibn Mas’ud reported: He was harvesting toothsticks from an Arak tree and he had tiny shins. The wind blew and made him fall over, so people laughed at him. The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “What are you laughing at?” They said, “O Prophet of Allah, at his tiny shins.” […]

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Hadith on Wine: Let him not sit at a table where wine is drank

March 27, 2018

Jabir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever believes in Allah and the Last Day, let him not sit at a table over which wine is being served.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2801 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ جَابِرٍ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَنْ كَانَ يُؤْمِنُ بِاللَّهِ […]

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Hadith on Mosques: Women maintaining proper etiquette in the mosque

March 26, 2018

Amrah bint Abdur Rahman reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “Were the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, to see what women are now doing, he would have prevented them from attending the mosque, just as the women of the children of Israel were prevented from attending.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ […]

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Hadith on Hope: Do not place your hope in the worldly life

March 14, 2018

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not be consumed with acquiring property, such that you place your hope in the world.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2328 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مَسْعُودٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا […]

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Hadith on Signs: Lies and gluttony will prevail before the end of time

March 12, 2018

Imran ibn Hussein reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you belong to my generation, then those who follow them, and then those who follow them. Verily, after you will come deceitful people who cannot be trusted. They will swear oaths without being asked to swear oaths, they will […]

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Hadith on Leadership: Disapproval of desiring leadership and authority

March 6, 2018

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you will earnestly desire a position of leadership but you will regret it on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6729 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّكُمْ سَتَحْرِصُونَ عَلَى الْإِمَارَةِ […]

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Hadith on Gluttony: Charity is better for you than eating too much

March 4, 2018

Ja’dah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saw a man with a large belly. The Prophet pointed to his belly and he said, “If this had been placed elsewhere, it would have been better for you.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 2140 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Iraqi Al-Ghazali said, “Meaning, it would have […]

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