Tag: Manners الادب

Ibn al-Mubarak on Anger: Good character is to abandon anger

February 22, 2018

Ibn Rajab reported: It was said to Ibn al-Mubarak, may Allah have mercy on him, “Summarize good character for us in a single sentence.” Ibn al-Mubarak said, “Leave aside anger.” Ibn Rajab said, “The same explanation was offered by Imam Ahmad and Ishaq ibn Rahawayh, that good character is to leave aside anger.” Source: Jāmi’ […]

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Hadith on Modesty: Be shy before Allah as you would an authority figure

February 21, 2018

Sa’eed ibn Yazeed reported: He said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Advise me.” The Prophet said, “I advise you to be modest in front of Allah Almighty as you would be modest in front of a righteous man among your people.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 5539 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani […]

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Umar on Women: The woman is right and the man is wrong

February 19, 2018

Abdur Rahman As-Salami reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Do not be excessive in the dowry of women.” A woman said, “It is no so, O Umar, for Allah said: And you gave one of them a great amount,” (4:20). Umar said, “Indeed, a woman has disputed Umar and she […]

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Hadith on Miracles: A question the Prophet wished he had not asked

February 7, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I asked my Lord a question I wish I had not asked. I said: O Lord, there were messengers before me, among them those for whom you subordinated the wind and among them those who resurrected the dead. Allah said: Did […]

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Hadith on Parents: Our Lord, not until our parents enter with us

February 5, 2018

Shurjeel ibn Shuf’ah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It will be said to children on the Day of Resurrection: Enter Paradise. They will say: Our Lord, unless our fathers and mothers enter. Allah Almighty will say: Why do I see them hesitant to enter Paradise? They will say: O Lord, […]

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Hadith on Miracles: Rather, the gate of repentance and mercy for them

February 5, 2018

Ibn Abbas reported: The Quraish said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Call upon your Lord to turn the mount of Safa into gold for us and we will have faith in you.” The Prophet said, “And you will do so?” They said yes. The Prophet supplicated to Allah and Gabriel came […]

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Hadith on Night: Whoever asks Allah for good in the night is given it

February 5, 2018

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no Muslim who retires for the night while in a state of remembrance and purification, then wakes up in the night and asks Allah for goodness in the world and in the Hereafter, but that he will be given it.” […]

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Hadith on Supplication: What to say when waking up in the night

February 5, 2018

Ubadah ibn As-Samit reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever wakes up in the night, let him say: There is no God but Allah, alone without any partner. To him belong the dominion and all praise, and he has power over all things. All praise is due to Allah, glory be […]

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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 Faith: Allah is with you wherever you are

January 29, 2018

Ubadah ibn As-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, among the best of faith is that you know Allah is with you wherever you are.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 8791 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Taymiyyah عَنْ عُبَادَةَ بْنِ الصَّامِتِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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