Tag: Worship العبادة

Hadith on Tashahhud: Sending blessings on the Prophet in prayer

December 1, 2017

Abu Hameed reported: They said, “O Messenger of Allah, how should we send blessings upon you?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Say: O Allah, sanctify Muhammad and his wives and his progeny as you have sanctified the family of Abraham. And bless Muhammad and his wives and his progeny as you […]

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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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Hadith on Worship: The Prophet advises three regular spiritual practices

November 11, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: My dear friend the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, advised me to do three deeds and I will never abandon them until I die: to fast three days of every month, to perform forenoon prayer (salat al-duha), and to sleep after witr prayer. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 1124, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 721 […]

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Abu Darda on Hypocrisy: Beware of the hypocrisy of reverence and humility

October 25, 2017

Muhammad ibn Sa’d reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Seek refuge in Allah from the reverence of hypocrisy.” It was said, “What is the reverence of hypocrisy?” Abu Darda said, “It is that you see the body in reverence, but the heart is not reverent.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 6474 عَنْ مُحَمَّدِ […]

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Hadith on Friday: Increase supplications for the Prophet on Friday

October 22, 2017

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Increase your supplications for me on the day and night of Friday. Whoever blesses me once, Allah will bless him ten times.” Source: al-Sunan al-Kubrá 5854 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَنَسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Mutarrif on Worship: Humble regret is better than arrogant worship

October 17, 2017

Ahmad reported: Mutarrif, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “That I spend the night sleeping and awaken regretful is more beloved to me than to spend the night standing in prayer and awaken impressed with myself.” Source: al-Zuhd li-Aḥmad Ibn Ḥanbal 1357 عن أحمد عَنْ مُطَرِّفٍ قَالَ رحمه الله لأَنْ أَبِيتَ نَائِمًا وَأُصْبِحَ نَادِمًا […]

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Hadith on Angels: We do not worship You as you deserve to be worshiped

October 4, 2017

Adi ibn Artah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has angels whose limbs shudder from fear of him. No angel among them sheds a tear from his eye but that it falls upon another angel glorifying Allah. There are angels in prostration since Allah created the heavens […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Allah: If you seek Me, you will find Me

June 5, 2017

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: A divine narration states, “O son of Adam, I created you for My worship, so do not be diverted by amusement. I have made you responsible for My provision, so do not tire of working. O son of Adam, seek Me and you will find Me. If you find Me, you have […]

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Hadith on Forgiveness: If he comes to me walking, I come to him running

June 1, 2017

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: Whoever comes with a good deed will have the reward of ten like it and even more. Whoever comes with an evil deed will be recompensed for one evil deed like it or he will be forgiven. Whoever […]

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Hadith on Alcohol: Stubborn wine drinkers become idol worshipers

May 31, 2017

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one addicted to wine becomes like a worshiper of idols.” Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 3375 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مُدْمِنُ الْخَمْرِ كَعَابِدِ وَثَنٍ 3375 سنن ابن ماجه كتاب الأشربة […]

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