Tag: Charity الصدقة

Ibn Nadr on Men: Real manliness is smiling, kindness, and caring for others

March 18, 2018

Ahmad ibn Jamil reported: Muhammad ibn al-Nadr, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The first part of manhood is a cheerful face. The second part is loving kindness to people. The third part is fulfilling the needs of others.” Source: al-Mujālasah wa Jawāhir al-‘Ilm 828 عن أَحْمَدُ بْنُ جَمِيلٍ قَالَ قَالَ مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ النَّضْرِ […]

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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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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 Aqiqah: Recommendation to sacrifice one sheep for each newborn

January 13, 2018

Nafi’ reported: Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, was not asked by anyone from his family to provide a newborn celebration (al-‘aqiqah) but that he would perform it. He would perform a newborn celebration for his child by sacrificing a sheep for each boy and girl. Malik said, “The matter in which […]

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Hadith on Blessings: Allah blesses them as long as they give to others

December 14, 2017

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has people for whom he has assigned blessings to benefit his servants. He consolidates their blessings as long as they offer them to others. If they refuse to give them, he takes them away and directs them to others.” […]

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Hadith on Brotherhood: The Muslim is a brother to another Muslim

December 6, 2017

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslim is a brother to another Muslim. He does not wrong him, nor surrender him. Whoever fulfills the needs of his brother, Allah will fulfill his needs. Whoever relives a Muslim from distress, Allah will relive him from distress […]

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Mujahid on Service: I wanted to serve Ibn Umar, but he served me instead

November 2, 2017

Ibn Asakir reported: Mujahid said, “I accompanied Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, on a journey that I might serve him, yet it was he who served me.” Source: Tārīkh Dimashq 57/33 عن ابن عساكر عن مُجَاهِد قَالَ صَحِبْتُ ابْنَ عُمَرَ رضي الله عنه فِي السَّفَرِ لِأَخْدُمَهُ فَكَانَ يَخْدِمُنِي 57/33 تاريخ دمشق لابن عساكر

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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 Orphans: Care for the orphans, free the slaves

October 11, 2017

Malik ibn Al-Harith reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever embraces an orphan of two Muslim parents by feeding him and giving him drink until he is independent of him, Paradise will certainly be necessary for him. Whoever emancipates a Muslim man, he will be his freedom from the […]

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Hadith on Water: Giving water to the thirsty is great charity

July 23, 2017

Sa’d ibn Ubadah reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, my mother has died. Shall I give charity on her behalf?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Yes.” I said, “Which charity is best?” The Prophet said, “A drink of water.” Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 3664 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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