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Ash-Shafi’ee on Humility: The best people are those who do not see their own virtues

September 11, 2014

An-Nawawi reported: Ash-Shafi’ee, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Humility is part of noble character and arrogance is the habit of villains.” And he said, “Humility inherits love and contentment inherits comfort.” And he said, “The highest of people in status are those who do not see their status, and the greatest of them […]

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Hasan on Tyranny: Tyrants are the punishment of Allah, so do not repel them with swords

August 4, 2014

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the tyrant Al-Hajjaj is a punishment from Allah, so do not repel the punishment of Allah with your hands. Rather, you must be humble and submissive.” Source: Minhaj As-Sunnah 4/529 عن ابن تيمية وَكَانَ الْحَسَنُ الْبَصْرِيُّ يَقُولُ إِنَّ الْحَجَّاجَ عَذَابُ اللَّهِ فَلَا […]

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Hatim on Prayer: How do you pray so well?

July 5, 2014

Rabah ibn Al-Harawi reported: Isam ibn Yusuf passed by Hatim Al-Asam while he was speaking in his gathering. Isam said, “O Hatim, do you pray well?” Hatim said, “Yes.” Isam said, “How do you pray?” Hatim said, “I establish the command, I walk with fear, I begin prayer with intention, I exalt Allah with grandeur, […]

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Umar on Humility: There is no goodness in us if we do not accept fair criticism

June 10, 2014

Al-Hasan reported: A man said to Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, “Fear Allah, O leader of the believers! By Allah, the matter is not as you said!” The people rushed to the man and they said, “Do not criticize the leader of the believers!” When Umar saw them crowding around the man, he […]

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Hadith on Poor: You are only given support and provision by protecting the weak

May 7, 2014

Abu Ad-Darda reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Seek out the vulnerable among you. Verily, you are only given provision and support due to your weak ones.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1702 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ ابْغُونِي […]

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Hadith on Poor: Allah provides for you because of your charity to the poor

May 7, 2014

Mus’ab ibn Sa’d reported: Sa’d viewed himself as better than those below him. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You are given support and provision due to your weak ones.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 2739 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ مُصْعَبِ بْنِ سَعْدٍ قَالَ رَأَى سَعْدٌ رَضِيَ اللَّهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّ لَهُ […]

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Hadith on Poor: Do not turn away those who sincerely call upon Allah

May 7, 2014

Sa’d reported: We were with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and the idolaters said to the Prophet, “Drive these people away, lest they turn against us.” We were myself, Ibn Mas’ud, Bilal, a man from the tribe of Hudhail, and two men whose names I did not know. The Prophet thought within […]

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Ali on Caliphs: Abu Bakr and Umar followed the Sunnah of the Prophet

May 7, 2014

Abdul Khair reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, climbed upon the pulpit and he mentioned the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. Ali said, “The Messenger of Allah passed away and he was succeeded by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him. He acted as the Prophet had done […]

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Ali on Caliphs: The best of this Ummah after the Prophet is Abu Bakr and Umar

May 7, 2014

Wahb As-Suwa’i reported: We were addressed by Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, and he said, “Who is the best of this nation after its Prophet?” I said, “You are, O leader of the believers!” Ali said, “No, the best of this nation after its Prophet is Abu Bakr and then Umar, may Allah […]

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Umar on Knowledge: Learn and teach others with dignity, tranquility, and humility

April 25, 2014

Imran ibn Muslim reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Acquire knowledge and teach people. Learn along with it dignity and tranquility and humility for those who teach you and humility for those whom you teach. Do not be tyrannical scholars and thus base your knowledge upon your ignorance.” Source: Shu’b […]

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