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Tag: Unlawful حرام

Hadith on Graves: O Anas, do not pray towards the graves

October 2, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab saw me while I was praying near a grave and he raised his voice saying, “The grave (al-qabar)!” I thought he said the moon (al-qamar), so I raised my head to the sky to look. Umar came and he said, “Indeed, I said the grave. Do not pray […]

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Ibn Qayyim on Hearts: In the heart is a void that can only be filled by loving Allah

August 28, 2014

Ibn Al-Qayyim said, “In the heart are disorders that cannot be remedied except by responding to Allah. In it is a desolate feeling that cannot be removed except by intimacy with Him solitude. In it is sadness which will not leave except by happiness with knowing Him and truthfulness in his dealings. In it is anxiety […]

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Hadith on Marriage: Marry the loving and fruitful to increase the righteous Muslims

August 22, 2014

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, commanded us to get married and he strongly prohibited us from celibacy and he said, “Marry the loving and fruitful, for I desire the most followers from the prophets on the Day of Resurrection.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 12202 Grade: Hasan (fair) according […]

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Ibn Taymiyyah on Takfeer: I am the strongest of people to forbid excommunication

August 4, 2014

Ibn Taymiyyah said, “Those who always sit with me know that I am the strongest of the people to forbid declaring an individual to be an unbeliever or a sinner or disobedient, unless it is known that the legal proof has been established against him that he is an unbeliever or a sinner or disobedient. […]

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Hadith on Debt: If your debt was the size of a mountain, Allah will help you repay it

July 31, 2014

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: A contractor came and he said, “I cannot pay my debt, so help me.” Ali said, “Shall I not teach you some words taught to me by the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him? If you were to have debt as big as a mountain, Allah would repay […]

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Hadith on Cupping: There is healing in cupping and honey

May 6, 2014

Ibn Abbas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is healing in three: a cupping operation, a drink of honey, and cauterization with fire, but I forbid my nation from using cauterization.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5357 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari عَنْ ابْنِ عَبَّاسٍ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Sa’eed on Sunnah: Allah will punish a man if he prays differently than the Sunnah

March 18, 2014

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: He saw a man praying after the rising of the sun at dawn with more than two bowings and he was excessive in his bowing and prostration, so he prohibited him. The man said, “O Abu Muhammad, will Allah punish us for praying?” Sa’eed said, “No, but he will punish you […]

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Umar on Treachery: If I knew he had killed an unbeliever by treachery, I would strike his neck

March 13, 2014

Malik reported: A man from the people of Kufa said that Umar ibn Al-Khattab wrote to a commander in an army he had dispatched, saying, “I have heard that it is the habit of some of your men to chase an unbeliever until he takes refuge in a high place. Then a man tells him […]

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Umar on Covenants: I will execute someone who unlawfully kills an idolater

March 13, 2014

Abu Salama reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By Allah, if one of you were to give a gesture of safety to an idolater and he came trusting you and you killed him, then I would execute you for it.” Source: Sunan Sa’eed ibn Mansur 2439 عَنْ عُمَرَ بْنِ أَبِي […]

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Hadith on Ihram: Prescribed clothing for men and women performing pilgrimage to Mecca

March 13, 2014

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: A man stood up and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, what should I wear while in a state of pilgrimage?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not wear a shirt or pants or turban or a hooded cloak, but if someone has no shoes he may […]

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