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Hadith on Faith: The true believer can never be a greedy miser or behave with bad character

November 2, 2012

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are two qualities which are not found in the believer: miserliness and bad character.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1962 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خَصْلَتَانِ لَا تَجْتَمِعَانِ فِي مُؤْمِنٍ […]

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Hadith on Greed: Faith and greed are never gathered together in the heart of a believing Muslim

November 2, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Dust from the path of Allah and the smoke of Hell are never joined together in the stomach of servant. Faith and greed are never joined together in the heart of a servant.” Source: Sunan An-Nasa’i 3110 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tabari […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: How many bad neighbors will be brought on the Day of Judgment?

October 13, 2012

Ibn Umar reported: There was a time when no one was more entitled to a person’s wealth than his Muslim brother, but now people love their gold and silver coins more than their Muslim brother. I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “How many neighbors will be brought along with his […]

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Hadith on Family: Permission for a wife use her husband’s wealth if he neglects his family’s rights

October 4, 2012

Aisha reported: Hind bint Utba came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and she said, “O Messenger of Allah, Abu Sufyan is a miser. Is there any harm if I spend something from his wealth on our children?” The Prophet said, “There is no harm if you feed your children with a […]

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Hadith on Manners: Allah has made some deeds unlawful and He dislikes other deeds

October 3, 2012

Al-Mughirah ibn Sha’bah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has forbidden you from neglecting your duty to your mothers, from withholding what should be given, from demanding what is not deserved, and from burying your daughters alive. Allah dislikes that you talk too much, that you ask too many […]

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Hadith on Eating: The worst vessel to fill is the stomach, but leave one-third for food, water, and air

September 21, 2012

Miqdam ibn Ma’d reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “There is no vessel which the son of Adam can fill that is more evil than his stomach, for it is enough for him to take a few bites in order to straighten his back. Yet if he is overcome […]

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Hadith on Charity: The best charity opposes inner-greed and is not delayed until the time of death

August 16, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, which charity has the greatest reward?” He said, “When you give charity while you are healthy, feeling stingy, fearing poverty and hoping for wealth. Do not delay giving until the time of death […]

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Hadith on Wealth: The trial of the Muslim nation is its extravagant wealth

August 15, 2012

Ka’b ibn Iyad reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, every nation has a trial and the trial of my nation is wealth.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2336 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ كَعْبِ بْنِ عِيَاضٍ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ إِنَّ لِكُلِّ أُمَّةٍ فِتْنَةً وَفِتْنَةُ أُمَّتِي […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: He is not a believer whose stomach is full while his neighbor is hungry

August 12, 2012

Ibn Az-Zubair reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “He is not a believer whose stomach is filled while the neighbor to his side goes hungry.” Source: Sunan Al-Kubra 19049 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami  عن ابن الزبير يَقُولُ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ لَيْسَ الْمُؤْمِنُ […]

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Hadith on Gifts: Taking back charity is like a dog returning to its vomit

August 8, 2012

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: I donated a seasoned horse in the cause of Allah, but its owner made it languish. I thought that he might sell it for a cheap price. I asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about it and he said, “Do not buy it and do not […]

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