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Malik on Knowledge: True knowledge is a light in the heart, not just knowing many facts

December 26, 2014

Ibn Wahb reported: Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Knowledge is a light that Allah places wherever He wills. It does not consist of memorizing many narrations.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 8987 Al-Qadi Iyad reported: Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Knowledge is not memorizing many narrations. Verily, knowledge is only a […]

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Hadith on Bloodshed: The worst person to Allah kills those who do not fight him

December 22, 2014

Abu Shuraih reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most tyrannical of people to Allah the Exalted is he who kills those who did not fight him, or he demands the blood feuds of ignorance be settled by the people of Islam, or he claims his eyes have […]

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Umar on Charity: You think you are believers, but Muslims are starving among you?

December 21, 2014

Mureeh ibn Masruq reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, used to say, “You imagine that you are believers, yet among you a believer is starving?” Source: Musnad Ash-Shamiyeen 1018 عَنْ مُرِيحِ بْنِ مَسْرُوقٍ عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ الْخَطَّابِ أَنَّهُ كَانَ يَقُولُ تَزْعُمُونَ أَنَّكُمْ مُؤْمِنُونَ وَفِيكُمْ مُؤْمِنٌ جَائِعٌ 1018 مسند الشاميين للطبراني ما […]

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Hadith on Roads: Remove harmful things from the pathways

December 20, 2014

Abu Barza reported: I said, “O Prophet of Allah, teach me something that will benefit me.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Remove harmful things from the roads of the Muslims.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2618 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ أَبِي بَرْزَةَ قَالَ قُلْتُ يَا نَبِيَّ اللَّهِ عَلِّمْنِي شَيْئًا أَنْتَفِعُ […]

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Abu Bakr on Punishment: I would prefer for Allah to cover their sins than punish them

December 18, 2014

Zubaid ibn As-Salt reported: I heard Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, say, “Were I to get hold of a drinker of wine, I would prefer for Allah to cover his sin. And were I to get hold of a thief, I would prefer for Allah to cover his sin.” Source: Musannaf Ibn […]

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Hadith on Alcohol: Allah gradually reveals the prohibition of intoxicants

December 16, 2014

Amr ibn Shurahbil reported: When the prohibition of wine was yet to be declared, Umar ibn Al-Khattab said, “O Allah, give us a clear explanation of wine.” So Allah revealed the verse, “They ask you about wine and gambling. Say: In them is great sin,” (2:219) Umar was called and it was recited to him, […]

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Hadith on Alcohol: Allah forbids wine and the people of Medina pour it into the streets

December 16, 2014

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressing the people in Medina, saying, “O people, Allah is alluding to a command for wine. Perhaps Allah will soon reveal an order regarding it. So whoever has some of it should sell it and benefit from it.” We […]

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Hadith on Fasting: Easy rewards for fasting during the short winter days

December 9, 2014

Anas reported: Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Shall I tell you about easy spoils?” They said, “O Abu Huraira, what are they?” Abu Huraira said, “Fasting in the winter.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awliya 1356 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ أَنَسٍ عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ أَلا أَدُلُّكُمْ عَلَى غَنِيمَةٍ بَارِدَةٍ قَالُوا […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Fatwa: The scholars disliked to say this was Halal or Haram

December 8, 2014

Ash-Shafi’ee reported: Abu Yusuf said, “I know our elders among the scholars would dislike to say in their judgments (fatwa) that this is lawful (halal) and this is unlawful (haram), unless it was clearly found in the Book of Allah the Exalted without need of interpretation.” Source: Al-Umm 2120 عن الشافعي قَالَ أَبُو يُوسُفَ أَدْرَكْتُ […]

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Al-Warraq on Nearness: Seek nearness to Allah by asking from Him and not people

November 30, 2014

Muhammad ibn Hamid reported: I asked Abu Bakr Al-Warraq, “Teach me something that will bring me closer to people.” Abu Bakr said, “As for what brings you closer to Allah, then continue to ask him. As for what brings you closer to people, then stop asking from them.” Source: Shu’b Al-Iman 1061 عن محمد بن […]

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