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Tag: Ignorance الجاهلية

Hadith on Generosity: The generous ignorant person is closer to Allah than a greedy scholar

July 17, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Generosity is near to Allah, near to Paradise, near to the people, and far from the Hellfire. Miserliness is far from Allah, far from Paradise, far from the people, and near to the Hellfire. An ignorant generous person is more beloved to Allah […]

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Wahb on Khawarij: Dreadful consequences of the Kharijite heresy and rebellion

June 23, 2014

Ibn Asakir reported: Wahb ibn Munabbih said, “I knew the early period of Islam. By Allah, the Kharijites never had a group except that Allah caused it to split due to their evil condition. Never did one of them proclaim his opinion except that Allah caused his neck to be struck. Never did the Muslim […]

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Hadith on Knowledge: The world is only for four types of people in wealth and knowledge

May 19, 2014

Abu Kabsha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I will narrate a saying to you, so preserve it. Verily, the world is only for four kinds of people. There is one whom Allah has granted wealth and knowledge, so he fears his Lord regarding them, upholds family ties, and […]

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Hadith on Miserliness: What sickness is worse than miserliness?

May 18, 2014

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Who is your chief, O tribe of Salima?” We said, “He is Judd ibn Qais, but we think he is a miser.” The Prophet said, “What illness could be worse than miserliness? Rather, your chief is Amr ibn Al-Jamuh.” Amr was in […]

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Hadith on Ignorance: Knowledge will disappear when people stop acting upon the Quran

May 3, 2014

Ziyad ibn Labeed reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be a time when knowledge disappears.” I said, “O Messenger of Allah, how can knowledge disappear when we read the Quran and we will teach it to our children until the Day of Resurrection?” The Prophet said, “May your mother […]

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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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Hadith on Ease: Be merciful to the ignorant man who urinated in the Masjid

April 7, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: A bedouin stood in the mosque to urinate and the people rushed toward him. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Leave him alone and pour a bucket of water over it. Verily, you have been sent to make things easy and not to make things difficult.” Source: Sahih Bukhari […]

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Hadith on Authority: Those who reject authority are following the path of ignorance

January 27, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever hates anything from his ruler should be patient. Verily, none of the people reject authority so much as a hand’s length and die except that they have died upon ignorance.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 6645, Sahih Muslim 1849 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi […]

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Hadith on the Hour: The final hour will not occur until the foolish waste their wealth

January 25, 2014

Hudhaifa ibn Al-Yaman reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Hour will not be established until the happiest of people in the world is the fool, son of the fool.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2209 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ حُذَيْفَةَ بْنِ الْيَمَانِ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى […]

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Hasan on Speech: The smart person puts his heart ahead of his tongue

January 2, 2014

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hasan Al-Basri said, “The intelligent man has his tongue behind his heart. If he intends to say something, he refers it to his heart whether he should say it or remain silent. The foolish man has his tongue in front of his heart. If he intends to say something, he lets his tongue […]

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