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Wishing for Others

June 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated Anas (may Allah be pleased with him):

The Prophet Muhammad (may Allah’s peace be upon him) said:

“None of you will have faith till he wishes for his (Muslim) brother what he likes for himself.”

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 1, Book 2, Number 13]

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Avoid Harming with Tongue and Hands

June 24, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated Abu Musa (may Allah be pleased with him):

Some people asked Allah’s Apostle Muhammad (may Allah’s peace be upon him), “Whose Islam is the best? i.e. (Who is a very good Muslim)?”

He replied:

“One who avoids harming the Muslims with his tongue and hands.”

 [Sahih Bukhari; Volume 1, Book 2, Number 11]

Identify Oneself

June 17, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated Jabir (may Allah be pleased with him):

I came to the Prophet (may Allah’s peace be upon him) in order to consult him regarding my father’s debt. When I knocked on the door, he asked, “Who is that?” I replied, “I”.

He said, “I, I?”  He repeated it as if he disliked it.

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 8, Book 74, Number 267]

Handshake

June 12, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated Qatada (may Allah be pleased with him):

I asked Anas (may Allah be pleased with him):

“Was it a custom of the companions (may Allah be pleased with them) of the Prophet (may Allah’s peace be upon him) to shake hands with one another?”

He said, “Yes.”

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 8, Book 74, Number 279]

Don’t Exclude the Third

June 5, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated ‘Abdullah (may Allah be pleased with him):

The Prophet Muhammad (may Allah’s peace be upon him) said:

“When three persons are together, then no two of them should hold secret counsel excluding the third person.”

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 8, Book 74, Number 303]

Helping the Family

June 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated Al-Aswad bin Yazid (may Allah be pleased with him):

I asked ‘Aisha “What did the Prophet Muhammad (may Allah’s peace be upon him) use to do at home?”  She (may Allah be pleased with her) said:

“He used to work for his family, and when he heard the Adhan (call for the prayer), he would go out.”

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 7, Book 64, Number 276]