Ali ibn Abi Talib علي بن أبي طالب

Ali on Quran: Abu Bakr first to compile Quran into one book

‘Abdu Khayr reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “May Allah have mercy on Abu Bakr. He was the first to compile the Quran between […]

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Hadith on Dua: The Prophet teaches Ali what to say in distress

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, taught me to say when I was afflicted with distress, “There is no God but

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Ali on Insults: No better punishment for fools than to be silent

Al-Qurtubi reported: A man insulted Qanbar, who was under the patronage of Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him. Ali called out to him, “O Qanbar! Leave

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Ali on Dua: Distance between heaven and earth an answered prayer

Maslamah ibn Muharib reported: It was said to Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, “What is the distance between heaven and earth?” Ali said, “An answered

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Ali on Rulers: Beware of the gates of the ruler

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Beware of the gates of the ruler.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 8790 عن البيهقي وقال عَلِي بْن أَبِي

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Hadith on Husayn: Hasan and Husayn are my two sweet-basils

Ibn Abi Nu’m reported: I watched Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, as he was asked about a man killing mosquitoes. Ibn Umar said, “Where are you from?”

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Hadith on Nawafil: Perform Witr prayer, O people of Quran

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is numerically odd and He loves what is odd. Perform the Witr

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Ali on Hadith: Narrate to people only what they can understand

Abu al-Tufayl reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Speak to people only according to their level of knowledge. Would you like for Allah and

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Hadith on Funerals: If a non-Muslim relative passes away

Ali reported: I said to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, “Your uncle, the misguided old man, has died.” The Prophet said, “Go bury your father and do

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Hadith on Wudu: Wiping socks three days in travel, one day residency

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, permitted wiping over leather socks for three day and nights for the traveler, and one

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Ali on ‘Ilm: No good in silence on beneficial knowledge

Al-Razi reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “There is no good in silence when it comes to knowledge, just as there is no good

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Hadith on Marriage: Do not marry a second wife, if first wife harmed

Al-Miswar ibn Makhramah reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say upon the pulpit, “Verily, the sons of Hisham ibn al-Mughirah have sought my

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Hadith on Qiblah: Prayer direction between two cardinal directions

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whatever is between east and west is the direction of prayer.” Al-Tirmidhi said, “It has been narrated from

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Ali on Justice: Treat others as you want to be treated

Ibn Asakir reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever desires to be fair to people, let him love for them as he loves for

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Ali on Justice: Make a scale between you and others

Al-Muttaqi al-Hindi reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Make yourself a scale between you and others. Love for those besides you what you love

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Baqir on Character: Kindness and good character all that is good

Ibn al-Mubarak reported: Muhammad ibn Ali al-Baqir, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever has qualities of character and kindness has been given all that is good and comforting.

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Ali on Rape: No punishment for the rape victim

Abdur Rahman al-Salami reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was asked to judge a woman who had been suffering from thirst. She had passed by a

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Hadith on Sahaba: Virtue of the Prophet’s senior companions

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most merciful of my nation to my nation is Abu Bakr. The strictest of

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