Tag: Hearts قلوب

Abu Darda on Hypocrisy: Beware of the hypocrisy of reverence and humility

October 25, 2017

Muhammad ibn Sa’d reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Seek refuge in Allah from the reverence of hypocrisy.” It was said, “What is the reverence of hypocrisy?” Abu Darda said, “It is that you see the body in reverence, but the heart is not reverent.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 6474 عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ […]

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Hadith on Supplication: O Allah, bring our hearts together

October 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, bring our hearts together, reconcile between us, guide us to ways of peace, and deliver us from darkness into light. Keep us away from immorality, outwardly and inwardly, and bless us in our hearing, our seeing, our hearts, […]

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Hadith on Dreams: The prophets sleep while their hearts are awake

August 21, 2017

Ata’ reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, we among the prophets, our eyes will sleep yet our hearts do not sleep.” Source: al-Ṭabaqāt al-Kubrá 419 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ عَطَاءٍ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّا مَعْشَرَ الأَنْبِيَاءِ تَنَامُ أَعْيُنُنَا وَلا تَنَامُ قُلُوبُنَا 419 الطبقات […]

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Ibn Abbas on Presence: Two modest prayers with presence are best

August 14, 2017

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Two moderate cycles of prayer (raka’āt) in contemplation are better than praying the night with a bad heart.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 288 عن ابن مبارك عَنِ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ رضي الله عنه قَالَ رَكْعَتَانِ مُقْتَصِدَتَانِ فِي تَفَكُّرٍ خَيْرٌ مِنْ قِيَامِ لَيْلَةٍ وَالْقَلْبُ سَاهٍ 288 […]

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Hadith on Wealth: The best wealth is gratitude and a righteous spouse

July 11, 2017

Thawban reported: When the verse was revealed, “And those who hoard gold and silver,” (9:43), some of the companions said, “This was revealed about gold and silver. Were it only revealed that we may know which wealth is best to take.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best wealth is a […]

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Hadith on Doubts: Even the Prophets must overcome doubts in their faith

June 12, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “We are more likely to doubt than Abraham when he said: Lord, show me how you give life to the dead. Allah said: Do you not have faith? Abraham said: Of course, but rather to put my heart at rest.” (2:260) […]

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Hadith on Hereafter: Worry about the Hereafter is a light in the heart

June 12, 2017

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Ja’far ibn Sulaiman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Concern about the world is a darkness in the heart, and concern about the Hereafter is a light in the heart.” Source: al-Zuhd li-Ibn Abī Dunyā 543 عَنِ ابْنِ الْمُبَارَكِ عَنْ جَعْفَرِ بْنِ سُلَيْمَانَ رحمه الله قَالَ هَمُّ الدُّنْيَا ظُلْمَةٌ فِي الْقَلْبِ […]

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Ka’b on Mercy: Blessed are those who are merciful to creation

June 8, 2017

Ka’b reported: Allah Almighty said to Moses, upon him be peace, “O Moses, be soft in nature, for the most abhorred creation to me is one within whom is arrogance, in whose tongue is sharpness, and in whose heart is hardness. The most beloved character traits to me are mercy, compassion, kindness, and gentleness. O […]

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Hadith on Hearts: Every human’s heart is in the hands of Allah

June 5, 2017

Umm Salamah reported:  I said, “O Messenger of Allah, you often supplicate saying: O turner of the hearts, affirm my heart upon your religion.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Umm Salamah, there is no human but that his heart is between the fingers of Allah. Whoever he wills […]

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Hadith on Hearts: Allah turns the hearts whichever way he wills

June 5, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would often say, “O turner of the hearts, affirm my heart upon your religion!” I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we believe in you and in that with which you were sent. Do you fear for us?” The Prophet said, “Yes, for the […]

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