Tag: Charity الصدقة

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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Ibn Abbas on Pregnancy: A pregnant woman has permission to break fasting

June 12, 2017

Sa’eed ibn Jubair reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If a pregnant woman fears for herself and the nursing of her child during Ramadan, she should break her fast and in place of each day feed a poor person. She does not need to make up the fasts.” Source: Tafsīr al-Ṭabarī […]

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Hadith on Ramadan: A man expiates his sin of breaking fast by charity

June 8, 2017

Aisha reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and said that he was ruined. The Prophet said, “What is the matter?” He said, “I had intercourse with my wife while fasting in Ramadan.” Then a basket of dates was brought to the Prophet, and the Prophet said, “Where is […]

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Hudhaifa on Islam: The religion is divided into eight components

June 5, 2017

Silah reported: Hudhaifa, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Islam has eight parts. Islam is a part, prayer is a part, charity is a part, jihād is a part, Ḥajj pilgrimage is a part, fasting Ramadan is a part, enjoining good is a part, and forbidding evil is a part. He has failed who […]

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