Tag: Leadership الإمامة

Hadith on Prayer: Women leading their household in prayer

March 26, 2018

Umm Waraqah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, would visit her in her house, he appointed a caller to prayer for her, and he ordered her to lead the people of her household in prayer. Abdur Rahman ibn Khallad said, “I saw her caller to prayer. He was an old […]

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Hadith on Leadership: Disapproval of desiring leadership and authority

March 6, 2018

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you will earnestly desire a position of leadership but you will regret it on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6729 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّكُمْ سَتَحْرِصُونَ عَلَى الْإِمَارَةِ […]

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Hadith on Leadership: The most knowledgeable should lead in prayer

February 4, 2018

Abu Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best versed in the recitation of the Quran should lead the prayer. If they are equal in their recitation, then the one most knowledgeable of them in the Sunnah. If are equal in knowledge of the Sunnah, then the one […]

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Hadith on Prayer: O Allah, guide the Imams and forgive the callers

December 29, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Imam is responsible (for the prayer) and the caller to prayer is a trustee. O Allah, guide the Imams and forgive the callers.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 207 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Callers to prayer will be leaders on Judgment Day

December 18, 2017

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The callers to prayer will have the longest necks of the people on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 387 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “It is said that it means they are masters and chiefs, as the […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Recommendation to pray on time if Imam improperly delays

November 9, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to me, “O Abu Dharr, how will you act if you encounter leaders who (improperly) delay the pray from its time or allow it to die altogether?” I said, “What do you command me to do?” The Prophet said, “Perform the […]

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Hadith on Tribulations: If there is no true Muslim leader, withdraw from all sects

July 12, 2017

Hudhaifa ibn Al-Yaman reported: The people used to ask the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about good, but I would ask about evil for fear it would overtake me. I said, “O Messenger of Allah, we were in ignorance and evil and Allah sent us this good. Will there be evil […]

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Hadith on Jihad: Only jihad for the right reason and method is rewarded

February 4, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Expeditions are of two kinds. As for one who seeks the countenance of Allah, obeys the leader, spends in charity from his precious possessions, shows leniency to his colleagues, and avoids corruption, then the entirety of his sleep and vigilance […]

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Umar II on Humility: The caliph commands his son to sell his valuable jewelry

December 18, 2016

Al-Qurtubi reported: It reached Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, that his son purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so he wrote to him saying: Indeed, I have heard that you purchased a ring for a thousand coins, so sell it and feed a thousand starving people and buy a […]

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Hadith on Treachery: Years of deceit and misplaced authority will come

December 18, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Years of treachery will come over people in which liars are believed and the truthful are denied, the deceitful are trusted and the trustworthy are considered traitors, and the al-Ruwaybaḍah will deliver speeches.” It was said, “Who are the al-Ruwaybaḍah?” The […]

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