Tag: Truthfulness الصدق

Hadith on Faith: O Allah, adorn us with the beauty of faith

October 30, 2017

Ammar ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, by your knowledge of the Unseen and your power over the creation, give me life as long as you know life is good for me and take me away if you know passing is better for me. O […]

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Fudayl on Virtue: What is humility? What is patience?

October 4, 2017

Ibrahim ibn Al-Ash’at reported: I asked Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, “What is humility?” Fudayl said, “It is to humble yourself for the truth, to act in accordance with it, and to accept it even if you hear it from a child.” I asked, “What is patience with calamity?” Fudayl said, […]

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Hadith on Whisperings: The angels suggest good, devils suggest evil

August 14, 2017

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Satan has influence with the son of Adam and the angel has influence. As for the influence of Satan, he promises evil and denies the truth. As for the influence of the angel, he promises goodness and affirms the […]

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Salman on Silence: Speak truth or be silent, do not be angry

August 9, 2017

Maymun ibn Mihran reported: A man came to Salman Al-Farisi, may Allah be pleased with him, and he said, “O Abu Abdullah, advise me.” Salman said, “Do not speak.” The man said, “How can one live among people and not speak?” Salman said, “If you speak, then speak the truth or be silent.” The man […]

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Abu Sa’eed on Silence: By silence you will overcome the devil

August 9, 2017

‘Aqeel ibn Mudrik reported: A man said to Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, “Advise me.” Abu Sa’eed said, “You must be silent except in the truth, for by it you will defeat Satan.” Source: al-Ṣamt li Ibn Abī Dunyā 91 عن قيل بن مدرك أَنَّ رَجُلًا قَالَ لِأَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ رَضِيَ […]

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Hadith on Supplication: Allah responds directly to every supplication

July 27, 2017

Anas reported: A bedouin came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, teach me what is good.” The Prophet took him by the hand and he said, “Say: Glory be to Allah, all praise is due to Allah, there is no God but Allah, and Allah […]

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Urwah on Faith: No religion for one who cannot fulfil the trust

July 24, 2017

Hisham ibn Urwah reported: Urwah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be not deceived by the prayer of a man, nor by his fasting. Whoever wills can fast and whoever wills can pray, yet there is no religion for one who cannot be trusted.” Source: al-Īmān li Ibn Abī Shaybah 12 عن هشام بن […]

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Umar on Truth: Guide me to the truth and to follow it

June 11, 2017

Al-Buhuti reported: Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O Allah, show me the truth as truth and guide me to follow it. And show me the false as false and guide me to avoid it.” Source: Sharḥ al-Muntahá al-Irādāt 3/497 عن البهوتي قال عمر الله رضي الله عنه اللَّهُمَّ أَرِنِي الْحَقَّ حَقًّا وَوَفِّقْنِي […]

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Hadith on Character: A house in paradise for those with honesty and character

March 16, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever abandons lies in support of falsehood, then a house will be built for him in the surroundings of Paradise. Whoever abandons arguments even though he is right, then a house will be built for him in its middle. And […]

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Hadith on Righteousness: The Prophet’s sword contained righteous sayings

March 10, 2017

Ali reported: When the weapon of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had been assembled, I found on the handle or blade of his sword three sayings, “Maintain relations with those who cut you off, speak the truth even if it is against yourself, and be good to one who is evil to […]

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