Tag: Companions الصحابة

Umair on Companions: I have not seen anyone easier than the companions

January 9, 2018

Ibn ‘Awn reported: Umair ibn Ishaq, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I have met more companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, than anyone before me. I have not seen a people more lenient in living, nor less harsh than them.” Source: Sunan al-Dārimī 128 Grade: Hasan (fair) […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Wudu: Light sleep does not invalidate ablution

December 7, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would sleep (lightly) and then perform prayer without renewing ablution. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 376 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim At-Tirmidhi said, “The scholars disagreed regarding ablution for one who slept. The majority of them are of the […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Marriage: Is my wife Aisha invited to dinner, too?

November 20, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, had a Persian neighbour who would make good soup. He made some for the Prophet and then came to invite him. The Prophet said, “And this is my wife, Aisha.” The man said no, so the Prophet said no. The man returned another […]

Continue Reading »

Hasan on Good Will: The Prophet’s companions spread good will on Earth

November 9, 2017

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “ A man among the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: By the One in whose hand is my soul, if you wish I will swear to you by Allah that the most beloved servants […]

Continue Reading »

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

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Silence: The Prophet’s wise silence at times of controversy

April 6, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If my companions are mentioned, then be restrained. If the stars are mentioned, then be restrained. If the divine decree is mentioned, then be restrained.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 10302 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قَالَ […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Daughters: Your daughters are your precious companions

December 14, 2016

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not hate your daughters, for they are your precious companions.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 16922 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا تُكْرِهُوا الْبَنَاتِ فَإِنَّهُنَّ الْمُؤْنِسَاتُ الْغَالِيَاتُ 16922 […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Refuge: The Prophet seeks refuge from evil in this life and the Hereafter

July 1, 2016

Uqbah ibn Amir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would say, “O Allah, I seek refuge in you from an evil day, from an evil night, from an evil hour, from an evil companion, and from an evil neighbor in the final abode.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 14227 Grade: Hasan (fair) […]

Continue Reading »

Amir on Reflection: The light of faith is in deep thinking and positive contemplation

June 2, 2016

As-Suyuti reported: Amir ibn Abdi Qais, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I heard from more than one or two or three of the companions of Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, that they said the radiance or light of faith is in reflection (tafakkur).” Source: al-Durr al-Manthūr 3:190 Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “The […]

Continue Reading »

Hadith on Kindness: The Prophet would show kindness to the worst of people

May 6, 2016

Amr ibn Al-‘As reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would embrace the worst people with a cheerful face and kind words, and by that he would soften their hearts. The Prophet would embrace me with a cheerful face and kind words until I thought that I was the best of […]

Continue Reading »