Tag: Ease اليسر

Salman on Servants: Salman helps his servant with the house chores

April 17, 2018

Abu Qilabah reported: A man entered the home of Salman, may Allah be pleased with him, while he was kneading dough. The man said, “What is this?” Salman said, “We sent out the servant on an errand and we dislike for him to have two tasks at once.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’ 657 عَنْ أَبِي قِلابَةَ […]

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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) […]

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Hadith on Mercy: Allah is more merciful to us than we are to ourselves

December 21, 2017

Umaymah bint Ruqaiqah reported: I pledged allegiance to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him with a group of women. The Prophet said to us, “Only as you are able and capable.” I said, “Allah and his messenger are more merciful to us than we are to ourselves.” And I said, “O […]

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Ali on Wiping: If religion was opinion, we would wipe the bottom of shoes

December 20, 2017

Abdi Khayr reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If the religion were based upon one’s opinion, one might expect the bottom of the leather sock to be wiped instead of the top, yet I have seen the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, wiping over the […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Permission to pray in clean shoes or sandals

December 20, 2017

Sa’eed ibn Yazeed reported: I asked Anas ibn Malik, “Did the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, pray in his sandals?” Anas said, “Yes.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 555 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ سَعِيدِ بْنِ يَزِيدَ قَالَ قُلْتُ لِأَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ أَكَانَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يُصَلِّي فِي […]

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Hadith on Ablution: Permission to wipe over non-leather socks and sandals

December 20, 2017

Al-Mughirah ibn Shu’bah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, performed ablution by wiping over non-leather socks and sandals. At-Tirmidhi said, “It is the view of more than one of the scholars, as is said by Sufyan Ath-Thawri, Ibn Al-Mubarak, Ash-Shafi’ee, Ahmad, and Ishaq. They said one may wipe over non-leather socks, even […]

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Hadith on Socks: Wiping socks three days in travel, one day in residency

December 20, 2017

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, permitted wiping over leather socks for three day and nights for the traveler, and one day and night for the resident. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 276 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “Our scholars related from Umar and Ali, […]

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Hadith on Instinct: Ten acts of cleanliness are part of natural instinct

December 19, 2017

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ten acts are part of natural instinct: trimming the moustache, letting the beard grow, using the toothstick, sniffing water into the nose, clipping the nails, washing the knuckles, removing hair from the underarms, shaving the pubic hair, and cleaning the private parts […]

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Hadith on Ease: The Prophet makes things easy for his nation

December 10, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Were it not hardship upon my nation, I would have commanded them to perform ablution with every prayer or to use the toothstick with every ablution. And I would have delayed the evening prayer (‘isha) a third of the night.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Recommendation to sit properly in prayer unless incapable

November 29, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abdullah reported: I saw Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, sitting cross-legged in the prayer, so I did so as in that day I was young. Ibn Umar forbade me from doing it and he said, “Indeed, the prophet practice (sunnah) of prayer is to prop up the right foot […]

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