Tag: Virtue الفضائل

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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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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Hadith on Prayer: After the call to prayer, ask and you will be given

December 29, 2017

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, the callers to prayer have been favoured over us.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Say as they have said. When you have finished, then ask Allah and you will receive.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 524 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Angels pray with one who prays alone

December 29, 2017

Salman Al-Farsi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If a man is in a deserted land and the time of prayer arrives, then let him perform ablution. If he does not find water, then let him perform dry ablution. If he establishes the prayer, then two angels pray with […]

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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 Peace: The better of them initiates the greeting of peace

December 5, 2017

Abu Ayyub reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is not lawful for a Muslim to boycott his brother for more than three nights, when they meet each other and turn away from each other. The better of the two is the one who initiates the greeting of peace.” […]

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Hadith on Wudu: Permission to perform multiple prayers with single ablution

December 4, 2017

Buraida reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, prayed multiple prayers on the day of liberation with a single ablution and he wiped over his leather socks. Umar said to him, “You have done something today you have not used to do.” The Prophet said, “I have done it on purpose, O Umar.” […]

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Hadith on Masjids: Where are the neighbors of Allah?

November 29, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah will announce on the Day of Resurrection: Where are my neighbors? Where are my neighbors? The angels will say: Our Lord, who is befitting to be your neighbor? Allah will say: Where are those who filled the mosques?” Source: Musnad al-Ḥārith […]

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Hasan on Good Will: The Prophet’s companions spread good will on Earth

November 9, 2017

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “ A man among the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: By the One in whose hand is my soul, if you wish I will swear to you by Allah that the most beloved servants […]

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