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Cleanliness

April 15, 2012 Leave a comment

Narrated Aisha (may Allah be pleased with her):

 The companions of Allah’s Apostle (may Allah’s peace be upon him) used to practise manual labor, so their sweat used to smell, and they were advised to take a bath.

[Sahih Bukhari; Book 34, #285]

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Real Strength

March 4, 2012 1 comment

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

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

The strong man is not one who is good at wrestling, but the strong man is one who controls himself in a fit of rage.

[Al-Bukhari and Muslim; as quoted in Riyad-us-Saliheen; Chapter 3, #45; Dar-us-Salaam Publications]

Comparing with Others

February 15, 2012 Leave a comment

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

Look at those below you and not those above you.  It is better for you, so that you do not deny Allah’s blessings on you.

[Bukhari and Muslim; as quoted in: ‘The Fundamentals of Tawheed,’ by Dr. Bilal Philips]

Being Considerate of Others

January 31, 2012 Leave a comment

One should not push to get to the Black Stone (during Hajj or ‘Umrah) as the Prophet (may Allah’s peace be upon him) said:

‘Umar, you are a strong man, so do not harm the weak and when you wish to touch it [Black Stone], wait until it becomes free and if not then face it and say Allahu Akbar.

[Ahmad; as quoted in ‘A Manual on the Rites of Hajj,’ by Sh. Alee ibn Wahf al-Qahtaani]

Reconciliation

December 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Narrated Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari (may Allah be pleased with him):

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

“It is not lawful for a man to desert his brother Muslim for more than three nights. (It is unlawful for them that) when they meet, one of them turns his face away from the other, and the other turns his face from the former, and the better of the two will be the one who greets the other first.”

[Sahih Bukhari; Volume 8, Book 73, Number 100]

Harming with Speech and Actions

December 19, 2011 Leave a comment

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

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

“A Muslim is the one who avoids harming Muslims with his tongue or his hands.  And a Muhajir (an emigrant) is the one who gives up (abandons) all what Allah has forbidden.”

 [Sahih Bukhari; Volume 8, Book 76, Number 491]

Helping the Weak

December 13, 2011 Leave a comment

Jaabir (may Allah be pleased with him) related:

That the Messenger of Allah (may Allah’s peace be upon him) used to keep to the rear while traveling so he could urge on the weak, be helpful towards them and make du’aa for them.

[Aboo Dawood; as quoted in ‘A Manual on the Rites of Hajj,’ by Sh. Alee ibn Wahf al-Qahtaani]