Humility & respect

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ أَوْحَى إِلَيَّ أَنْ تَوَاضَعُوا، وَلاَ يَبْغِ بَعْضُكُمْ عَلَى بَعْضٍ Verily, Allāh The Mighty & Majestic revealed to me that you should be humble and should not wrong one another. — Narrated by ʿIyāḍ ibn Ḥimar رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim #2865, al-Adab al-Mufrad #426, … Continue reading Humility & respect

Charity does not decrease wealth

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: مَا نَقَصَتْ صَدَقَةٌ مِنْ مَالٍ وَمَا زَادَ اللَّهُ عَبْدًا بِعَفْوٍ إِلاَّ عِزًّا وَمَا تَوَاضَعَ أَحَدٌ لِلَّهِ إِلاَّ رَفَعَهُ اللَّهُ Charity does not decrease wealth, no one forgives another except that Allāh increases his honor, and no one humbles himself for the sake of Allāh except that Allāh raises his … Continue reading Charity does not decrease wealth

Speak good or remain silent

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: وَمَنْ كَانَ يُؤْمِنُ بِاللَّهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الآخِرِ فَلْيَقُلْ خَيْرًا أَوْ لِيَصْمُتْ Whoever believes in Allāh and the Last Day should either speak good or remain silent. — Narrated by Abū Hurayah رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī #6018, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim #47, Musnad Aḥmad #7626, Jāmiʿ Bayān al-ʿĪlm wa al-Faḍlihi #678, … Continue reading Speak good or remain silent

Shahadah sincerely from the heart

Anas ibn Mālik رضي الله عنه narrated: أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صلى الله عليه وسلم وَمُعَاذٌ رَدِيفُهُ عَلَى الرَّحْلِ قَالَ ‏"‏ يَا مُعَاذُ بْنَ جَبَلٍ ‏.‏ قَالَ لَبَّيْكَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ وَسَعْدَيْكَ‏.‏ قَالَ ‏"‏ يَا مُعَاذُ ‏"‏‏.‏ قَالَ لَبَّيْكَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ وَسَعْدَيْكَ‏.‏ ثَلاَثًا‏.‏ قَالَ ‏"‏ مَا مِنْ أَحَدٍ يَشْهَدُ أَنْ لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَأَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا … Continue reading Shahadah sincerely from the heart

Cure for ignorance

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: شِفَاء العِيَّ السُّؤال The cure for ignorance is to ask. — Narrated by ibn ʿAbbās رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Musnad Aḥmad #3056, Sunan Abū Dāwūd #337, Sunan ibn Mājah #572, Ṣaḥīḥ al-Jāmiʿ #4363, Jāmiʿ Bayān al-ʿĪlm wa al-Faḍlihi #433, al-Mustadrak ʿalá aṣ-Ṣaḥīḥayn 1/178, Sunan al-Bayhaqī #1115, Sunan ad-Dārimī #752, Sunan ad-Dāraquṭnī 1/192, Muṣannaf … Continue reading Cure for ignorance

Respect to the youth and the elders

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: لَيْسَ مِنَّا مَنْ لَمْ يَرْحَمْ صَغِيرَنَا وَيُوَقِّرْ كَبِيرَنَا He is not from us who does not show mercy towards our youth and admire our elders. — Narrated by Anas ibn Mālik رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Musnad Aḥmad #2329, Jāmiʿ at-Tirmidhī #1919, Sunan Abū Dāwūd #4943, al-Adab al-Mufrad #358, Silsilah … Continue reading Respect to the youth and the elders

Whoever carries 40 Aḥādīth (?)

Ascribed to The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ that he said: من حمل من أمتي أربعين حديثا بعثه الله يوم القيامة فقيها عالما Whoever from my Ummah carries forty Ḥadīth will meet Allāh on the Day of Ressurection as a jurist and a scholar. — Narrated by Anas ibn Mālik رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Jāmiʿ Bayān … Continue reading Whoever carries 40 Aḥādīth (?)

Concealing knowledge

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: مَنْ سُئِلَ عَنْ عِلْمٍ فَكَتَمَهُ أَلْجَمَهُ اللَّهُ بِلِجَامٍ مِنْ نَارٍ يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ Whoever is asked about some knowledge and conceals it, will come on the Day of Resurrection bridled with fire. — Narrated by Abū Hurayah رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Musnad Aḥmad #7571, Sunan Abū Dāwūd #3658, Jāmiʿ at-Tirmidhī … Continue reading Concealing knowledge

Repentance 100 times a day

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ تُوبُوا إِلَى اللَّهِ فَإِنِّي أَتُوبُ إِلَيْهِ فِي الْيَوْمِ مائةَ مرِّةٍ O people! Seek repentance from Allāh; for verily, I seek repentance from Him a hundred times a day. — Narrated by ibn ʿUmar رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim #2702, Mishkāt al-Maṣābīḥ #2325, Hiṣn al-Muslim #249, … Continue reading Repentance 100 times a day

Resemblance of a people

The Messenger of Allāh ﷺ said: مَنْ تَشَبَّهَ بِقَوْمٍ فَهُوَ مِنْهُمْ Whoever resembles a people, then he is from them. — Narrated by ibn ʿUmar رضي الله عنه Dalīl: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Jāmiʿ #2831, Mishkāt al-Maṣābīḥ #4347, Bulūgh al-Marām #1471, Sunan Abū Dāwūd #4031, Musnad Aḥmad #5114, Sharḥ Mushkil al-Athār #231, Irwā’ al-Ghalīl #1269, Muṣannaf ibn Abī Shaybah … Continue reading Resemblance of a people