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Hadith on Women: Allah revealed verses to explicitly include women

March 18, 2018

Umm ‘Umarah reported: She came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and she said, “I do not see anything except for men, and I do not see anything mentioned for women.” Thus, the verse was revealed, “Verily, the Muslim men and the Muslim women, the believing men and the believing women…” (33:35) […]

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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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Malik on Divinity: The Attributes of Allah are known, the modality is unknown

January 27, 2018

Abdullah ibn Nafi’ reported: Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked about the saying of Allah Almighty, ‘The Most Merciful rose above the Throne,’ (20:5), “How is his rising?” Malik said, “The rising is acknowledged, its modality is unknown, and asking about it is an innovation. I see you are a man who […]

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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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Ibn As-Samak on Death: O Allah, I loved those who obeyed you even if I did not

December 6, 2017

Al-Ghazali reported: Ibn As-Samak, may Allah have mercy on him, said on his death bed, “O Allah, you know that if I disobeyed you, I still loved those who obeyed you. Make that a cause of nearness to you.” Source: Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn 2/160 عن الغزالي وقال ابن السماك رحمه الله عند موته اللهم إنك تعلم […]

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Hadith on Peace: The better of them initiates the greeting of peace

December 5, 2017

Abu Ayyub reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is not lawful for a Muslim to boycott his brother for more than three nights, when they meet each other and turn away from each other. The better of the two is the one who initiates the greeting of peace.” […]

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Hadith on Love: What if he loves people but is not as good as them?

December 5, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, what do you say about a man who loves a people but his deeds do not compare to theirs?” The Prophet said, “A person will be with those whom he […]

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Hadith on Masjids: Where are the neighbors of Allah?

November 29, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah will announce on the Day of Resurrection: Where are my neighbors? Where are my neighbors? The angels will say: Our Lord, who is befitting to be your neighbor? Allah will say: Where are those who filled the mosques?” Source: Musnad al-Ḥārith […]

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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 Righteousness: The best Muslims are ascetic and steadfast in faith

October 30, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The righteousness of the foremost of this nation is in temperance and certainty, and the destruction of the last of them is in miserliness and false hopes.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 10351 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن عبد الله […]

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