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Arrogance

February 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Narrated Abdullah (may Allah be pleased with him):

The Messenger of Allah (may Allah’s peace be upon him) said:

“No one will enter Paradise who has even a mustard-seed’s weight of arrogance in his heart, and no one will enter Hell who has even a mustard-seed’s weight of faith in his heart.”

[Sunan Ibn Majah; Ch. 1, Hadith 59]
Source: http://ahadith.co.uk

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Do not Haste

February 3, 2012 Leave a comment

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

O people, calmly, calmly.
[Muslim] 

He said at the time when the people were making clamour, were jostling noisily and the camels were making noise:

O people, go calmly for walking in haste is not from righteousness.
[al-Bukharee and Muslim] 

[Source: ‘A Manual on the Rites of Hajj,’ by Sh. Alee ibn Wahf al-Qahtaani]

Laugh Little

July 29, 2011 Leave a comment

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

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

“If you knew that which I know you would laugh little and weep much.”

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 8, Book 76, Number 492]

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]

Equality

May 20, 2011 Leave a comment

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

“All mankind is from Adam and Eve; an Arab has no superiority over a non-Arab nor a non-Arab has any superiority over an Arab; also a White has no superiority over a Black nor a Black has any superiority over a White except by piety and good action.  Learn that every Muslim is a brother to every Muslim and that the Muslims constitute one brotherhood…”

 [The Farewell Sermon, Musnad Ahmad, # 411]