Ali ibn Abi Talib علي بن أبي طالب

Hadith on Luxury: Warning against extravagant decorations

Safinah reported: A man prepared food for Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, who was his guest. Fatimah said, “If only we had invited the Messenger […]

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Ali on Qadr: Acceptance of Allah’s decree even if unpleasant

Al-Agharr reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, upon him be peace, saw ‘Adi ibn Hatim in dismay. Ali said, “O ‘Adi, what is wrong that I see you sad and distressed?”

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Hadith on Caliphs: Ali testifies for Abu Bakr and Umar

‘Abdu Khayr reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Shall I not inform you of the best from this nation after its Prophet? It is Abu Bakr, and

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Hadith on Companions: Ten of the Sahaba are in Paradise

Sa’id ibn Zayd reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are ten in Paradise. Abu Bakr is in Paradise and Umar is in Paradise.

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Ali on Haqq: Know the truth, you will know its people

Al-‘Utbi reported: Al-Harith ibn Hut came to Ali and he said to him, “Do you see that I think Talhah, Al-Zubayr, and Aisha have united upon falsehood?” Ali, may Allah

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Hadith on Shirk: Effacing graven images, leveling high graves

Abu al-Hayyaj reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib said to me, “Shall I not send you upon the mission with which the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him,

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Ali on Eid: Every day obeying Allah is a celebration

Al-Ghazali reported: Ali, may Allah ennoble his face, when he saw the decorations of the Nabataeans in Iraq on the day of Eid, he said, “What is this they are

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Ali on Dua: Three supplications are never rejected

Ibn al-Hanba’ reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Three supplications are never turned away: a just leader for his subjects, a parent over his child, and the

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Ali on Ramadan: Sermon given at the arrival of Ramadan

Al-Sha’bi reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, would deliver a sermon when the month of Ramadan arrived, saying, “This is the blessed month in which Allah has obligated

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Ali on Sujud: Beloved to Allah to ask forgiveness in prostration

Zirr reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The most beloved word to Allah Almighty is that one says while prostrating: O Lord, I have done wrong. My

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Ali on Akhirah: Be children of the Hereafter, not of the world

Al-Bukhari reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Set out with the world at your back and the Hereafter at your front. Each of them

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Ali on Iman: Faith is a light in the heart, hypocrisy is darkness

Abdullah ibn Hind reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, faith begins like a fragment of white in the heart. Each time faith increases in magnitude, it

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Hadith on Miracles: The rocks and trees greet the Prophet

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: I was with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, in Mecca and we went out to one of its neighborhoods. He did not

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Ali on Fiqh: True jurist preaches wisdom, knowledge, understanding

Yahya ibn ‘Abbad reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the jurist is truly one of understanding, who never lets people despair of the

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Hadith on Dhikr: Remember Allah for strength to keep working

Ali reported: Fatimah complained about blisters on her hands from working the millstone and she asked for a servant. The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Shall I

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Ali on Zuhd: People who abandon part of Islam harm themselves

Abdullah ibn al-Hasan reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “People do not abandon something from their religion, intending to benefit their worldly affairs, except

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Hadith on Nikah: Minimum legal requirements for valid marriage

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is no marriage unless with a guardian and two credible witnesses. Any marriage contracted with less

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