Tag: Medina المدينة

Hadith on Prayer: Permission to shorten prayers during travel

November 13, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: We went out with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, from Medina to Mecca and he would pray two cycles (raka’at) at a time until he returned. Yahya ibn Abi Ishaq said, “How long did he remain in Mecca?” Anas said, “Ten days.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1031, […]

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Hadith on Qiblah: Prayer towards Mecca is valid between two cardinal directions

October 22, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whatever is between the east and west is the direction of prayer (al-qiblah).” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 344 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi Ahmad ibn Khalid said, “It was said about Medina. Whoever has his direction of prayer similar to Medina, it is […]

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: The Prophet refuses to kill a hypocrite among them

March 7, 2017

Jabir reported: We were with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, during an expedition and a man from the Muhajirin kicked a man from the Ansar. The Ansari called out, “O Ansar!” And the Muhajir called out, “O Muhajirin!” The Messenger of Allah said, “What is this call of ignorance?” They said, “O […]

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Hadith on Medina: Whoever terrorizes Medina will be cursed by Allah

July 5, 2016

Sa’ib ibn Khallad reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever terrorizes the people of Medina with oppression, then Allah will terrorize him. The curse of Allah, the angels, and the people altogether will be upon him. Allah will not accept his obligatory or voluntary good deeds on the Day […]

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Hadith on Medina: Whoever oppresses Medina will be punished by Allah

July 5, 2016

Ubadah ibn As-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, whoever oppresses the people of Medina and terrorizes them, then terrorize him. The curse of Allah, the angels, and the people altogether will be upon him. Allah will not accept his obligatory or voluntary good deeds.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 3709 […]

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Hadith on Medina: O Allah, bless the people of Medina in their business and trade

July 5, 2016

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, bless them in their measurements and bless them in their portions and allotments,” meaning the people of Medina. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6900, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1368 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ أَنَسِ […]

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Hadith on Medina: Those who plot against Medina will be defeated by Allah

July 5, 2016

Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “None plot against the people of Medina but that they will melt away as salt is melted by water.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1778, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1387 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عن سعد بن أبي وقاص […]

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Salman on Holiness: The Holy Land itself does not make anyone holy

January 18, 2016

Malik reported: Salman Al-Farisi, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, land itself does not make anyone holy. Rather, a human being is only made holy by his righteous deeds.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭaʼ 1500 عن مالك قال سلمان الفارسي رضي الله عنه إِنَّ الْأَرْضَ لَا تُقَدِّسُ أَحَدًا وَإِنَّمَا يُقَدِّسُ الْإِنْسَانَ عَمَلُهُ 1500 موطأ مالك كتاب […]

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Umar on Leadership: How can the commander of the faithful lead unless he suffers with the people?

August 12, 2015

At-Tabari reported: The people of Medina and surrounding areas were afflicted by a famine during the leadership of Umar Ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him. The wind blew dust as if it were ashes, so it was called the year of ashes. Umar vowed never to taste butter, milk, or meat until the […]

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Hadith on Alcohol: Allah forbids wine and the people of Medina pour it into the streets

December 16, 2014

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressing the people in Medina, saying, “O people, Allah is alluding to a command for wine. Perhaps Allah will soon reveal an order regarding it. So whoever has some of it should sell it and benefit from it.” We […]

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