Tag: Unlawful الحرام

Hadith on Questions: Warning against asking baseless unnecessary questions

February 22, 2018

Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the most criminal of Muslims towards other Muslims are those who ask about a matter that is not forbidden and then it becomes forbidden to people due to his questioning.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6859, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2358 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity […]

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Hadith on Marriage: A lawful marriage must be announced publicly

February 15, 2018

Muhammad ibn Hatib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The difference between an unlawful and lawful marriage is the beating of drums and raising of voices.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1088 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi Abu Bakr Abdul Aziz said, “A secret marriage is invalid, as Ahmad said: […]

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Umar on Adultery: A secret marriage is a type of adultery

February 15, 2018

Abu Az-Zubair reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was presented with a marriage which no one had witnessed except one man and one woman. Umar said, “This is a secret marriage and I do not permit it. If I had known of it beforehand, I would have stoned them.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’ 1136 […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Do not leave the mosque after the call until prayer is completed

December 29, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you are in the mosque and you are called to prayer, then one of you should not leave until he has prayed.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 10550 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Mercy: Allah is more merciful to us than we are to ourselves

December 21, 2017

Umaymah bint Ruqaiqah reported: I pledged allegiance to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him with a group of women. The Prophet said to us, “Only as you are able and capable.” I said, “Allah and his messenger are more merciful to us than we are to ourselves.” And I said, “O […]

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Hadith on Remembrance: The Prophet would mention Allah all the time

December 10, 2017

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would remember Allah at all times. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 373 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim An-Nawawi said, “This narration is the basis for permission to mention Allah Almighty with glorifications, declarations of oneness, exaltations, and similar supplications. This permission is by consensus of the […]

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Hadith on Oppression: Injustice will be darkness on the Day of Judgment

December 6, 2017

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, oppression will be darkness on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2315, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2579 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim عَنْ ابْنِ عُمَرَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ الظُّلْمَ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Recommendation to sit properly in prayer unless incapable

November 29, 2017

Abdullah ibn Abdullah reported: I saw Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, sitting cross-legged in the prayer, so I did so as in that day I was young. Ibn Umar forbade me from doing it and he said, “Indeed, the prophet practice (sunnah) of prayer is to prop up the right foot […]

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Hadith on Meals: No need to investigate the food of a Muslim host

November 28, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When one of you enters the home of his brother Muslim and he serves him food, then let him eat his food and not ask him about it. If he serves him one of his drinks, then let him drink from […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Reason: Islam conforms to sound reason and nature

October 25, 2017

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: It was said to one of the Bedouins who embraced Islam, when he recognized the call of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “What made you become a Muslim? What did you see in him that told you he is the Messenger of Allah?” The Bedouin said, “The Prophet did […]

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