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Sufyan on Self-Talk: Negative voluntary thoughts are blameworthy

Abu Talib al-Makki reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I was deprived of the night prayer for five months because of a sin I committed.” It […]

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Hadith on Nikah: Command to announce the marriage in public

Abdullah ibn al-Zubayr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Announce the marriage.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 4066 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Arna’ut Ibn

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Malik on Fatwa: Humility of Imam Malik’s independent judgments

Sa’id ibn Sulayman reported: I never heard Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, issue a religious verdict on anything but that he would recite this verse, “Verily, we only

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Hadith on Allah: Do you think Allah hears us talking?

Ibn Mas’ud reported: Gathered by the House were two men of Quraysh and one or two men of Thaqif. The Qurayshi men had a lot of fat on their bellies

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Hadith on Gheerah: Protective jealousy that Allah loves and hates

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among protective jealousy is what Allah loves and hates. As for what Allah loves, it is

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Yunus on Love: I encourage my soul to love others as myself

Ja’far ibn Burqan reported: I heard that Yunus ibn Ubaid, may Allah have mercy on him, was virtuous and righteous, so I wrote to him saying, “O brother, write to

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Hadith on Worship: If he comes to Me walking, I come running

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: Whoever comes with a good deed will have the reward of ten like

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Hadith on Optimism: The Prophet was optimistic, had good expectations

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was optimistic, he did not see evil omens, and he liked good names. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2762

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Yunus on Jihad: I strive to love for people as myself

Ibn al-Mubarak reported: Maymun ibn Mihran wrote to Yunus ibn Ubaid, may Allah have mercy on him, saying, “I would love for you to write to me about what you

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Hamdun on Excuses: Make seventy excuses for your brother

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hamdun al-Qassar, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If one of your brothers commits an error, seek seventy excuses for him. If your hearts do not accept

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Hadith on Ka’bah: Lives of believers more sacred than Ka’bah

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: I saw the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, circling around the Ka’bah and saying, “How pure you are and how pure is

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Hadith on Wudu: Ablution invalid by passing wind with sound, smell

Abbas ibn Tamim reported: My uncle asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about a man who suspects that he passed wind during prayer. The Prophet

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Umar on Spying: Umar catches drinking party, lets them go

Abdur Rahman ibn Awf reported: He would patrol the city at night with Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, and on one occasion they were walking when

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Ja’far on Excuses: Give your brother up to seventy excuses

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Ja’far ibn Muhammad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you hear something from your brother that you reject, make an excuse for him up to seventy

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Hadith on Doubts: Jesus gives believers benefit of the doubt

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Jesus, son of Mary, saw a person he thought was stealing. Jesus said to him: Have

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Umar on Brothers: Assume good from your brother, give excuses

Ibn Abi Mulaykah reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “It is not allowed for a Muslim who hears a word from his brother to assume

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Hadith on Hope: Expect good from Allah at time of death

Jabir reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say three days before his death, “None of you should die unless he expects good from

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