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Tag: Ignorance الجاهلية

Hadith on Refuge: The Prophet’s supplication upon leaving his home

November 26, 2014

Umm Salamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would say when leaving the house, “In the name of Allah, I trust in Allah for there is no power or might but in Allah. Verily, we seek refuge in you from being misguided or misguiding others, from being oppressed or oppressing others, from […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Fatwa: Islamic rulings and judgments may change by time, place, and condition

September 25, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “As for knowing the condition of people, this is a tremendous principle required of the scholar and judge. For if he does not have a proper understanding of commanding and forbidding and then he applies one judgment over another, it will cause more harm than benefit. Indeed, if he does not understand the […]

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Hadith on Trials: The Prophet fears for his nation six trials

August 22, 2014

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I fear for you six trials: foolish leaders, shedding of blood, bribery in judgments, severing family ties, people who take the Quran as a musical instrument, and an excessive amount of conditions.” Source: Mu’jam Al-Kabeer 14550 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Ahmad on Sunnah: He should not act upon the Hadith until he asks the scholars if it is authentic

July 25, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim reported: Abdullah ibn Ahmad said, “I asked my father about a man who has books within which are the sayings of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and the companions and the followers, but he cannot recognize weak and rejected narrations, nor a strong chain of narration from a […]

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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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