Abstinence العفاف

Hadith on Concern: Excellence in Islam to avoid useless interests

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the perfection of one’s Islam is to leave what does not concern him.” Source: Sunan […]

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Hadith on Begging: Prohibition of persistently asking without need

Ja’far reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever would abstain from asking people, Allah will make him abstinent. Whoever would be independent, Allah will

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Hadith on Independence: Allah’s aid in self-sufficiency from begging

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever would be independent, Allah Almighty will make him independent. Whoever would abstain from asking

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Umar on Taqwa: Fear Allah, control anger and desires

Abu Abdullah al-Khurasani reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever fears Allah does not vent his anger, and whoever is mindful of Allah does not

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Hadith on Haya: All of Islam revolves around modesty

Qurrah ibn Iyas reported: We were with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, when modesty was mentioned to him. They said, “O Messenger of Allah, is

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Hatim on Shahwah: Three types of lust in eating, speaking, staring

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hatim al-Asamm, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Lusts are three types: lust in eating, lust in speaking, and lust in gazing. Guard your eating with confidence,

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Umar on Meat: Beware of being addicted to eating meat

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Beware of eating too much meat, for it can be as addictive as wine.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’

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Hudhayfah on Faith: With three qualities, you are blessed by heaven

Musa ibn Al-‘Ala reported: Hudhayfah ibn Qatadah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O Musa, if you have three qualities, no blessing will descend from heaven but that you

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Hadith on Patience: Whoever controls his anger is filled with faith

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever suppresses his rage although he is capable of unleashing it, then Allah will fill him with assurance

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Hasan on Harm: If you want to be safe in religion, do not harm people

Al-Khara’iti reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you would be pleased to be safe and for your religion to be safe for you, restrain your

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Sufyan on Reason: Intelligent person follows good, avoids evil

Bishr ibn al-Harith reported: Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The reasonable person is not one who merely recognizes good and evil. Rather, the reasonable person

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Hadith on Virtues: Every Muslim who does these enters Paradise

Abu Dharr reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, what will save a servant from the Hellfire?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Faith in Allah.” I

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Hadith on Taqwa: Peak piety to leave permissible things, fearing sin

‘Atiyyah al-Sa’di reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The servant will not reach the level of the truly righteous until he leaves harmless things

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Hadith on Abstinence: Allah replaces it with something better

Abu Qatadah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, you will never leave anything for the sake of Allah Almighty but that Allah will replace it with something

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Hadith on Eating: Hold back your burping, do not overeat

Abu Juhayfah reported: I ate a stew of bread and fattened meat. Then, I came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and I belched loudly. The Prophet

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Hadith on Salat: Allah blesses those who fill prayer rows

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah and His angels send blessings upon those who connect the rows of prayer, and those

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Hadith on Begging: Permission to beg only in dire circumstances

Samurah ibn Jundub reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Acts of begging are lacerations with which a man disfigures his face. Whoever wishes may preserve his

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