Calamity المصيبة

Malik on Bid’ah: What is worse than contradicting the Messenger?

Muhammad ibn al-Dahhak reported: A man came to Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, and he said, “Where should I put on my clothes for pilgrimage?” Malik […]

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Hadith on Fitnah: Tribulations coming one after another

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, no prophet came before me but that it was a duty upon him to

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Hadith on Trials: Nations gather to dominate weak Ummah

Thawban reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Soon the nations will be summoned to you just like one is invited to a feast.” It

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Hadith on Sins: Entire nation punished if disobedient gain upper hand

Umm Salamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the disobedient gain ascendancy in my nation, Allah Almighty will send down His punishment upon

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Aisha on Death: Sudden death is mercy for believers, regret for wicked

Abu al-Ahwas reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “A sudden death is mercy for the believer and regretful for the wicked.” Source: Muṣannaf Ibn Abī Shaybah 12007

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Hadith on Punishment: Calamities afflict obedient, disobedient alike

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When evil appears on the earth, Allah sends down his punishment upon its inhabitants.” Aisha said, “Even if there

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Hadith on Dhikr: Remembrance of Allah heaviest on the Scale

Abu Salma reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Nothing is heavier on the Scale than to glorify Allah, to praise Allah, to declare there is no

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Ali on Zuhd: Renouncing worldliness makes calamities easier to endure

Qabisah ibn Jabir reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever renounces the worldly life, afflictions will be made easy for him. Whoever expects to

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Khawlani on Zuhd: Asceticism is to trust Allah over yourself

Ahmad ibn Hanbal reported: Abu Muslim al-Khawlani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “To renounce the world does not mean to forbid what is allowed, nor to squander wealth.

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Hadith on Trials: Believer purified by illness like iron in a fire

Abdur Rahman ibn Azhar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the parable of the believer, when he is afflicted by illness or fever,

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Hadith on Iman: O Allah, adorn us with the beauty of faith

‘Ammar ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, by Your knowledge of the Unseen and Your power over the creation, give

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Fudayl on Virtue: What is humility? What is patience?

Ibrahim ibn al-Ash’at reported: I asked Al-Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, “What is humility?” Al-Fudayl said, “It is to humble yourself for the truth, to act

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Hadith on Qadr: Every day Allah attends to some matters

Abu Darda reported: Regarding the saying of the Almighty, “Every day he brings forth a matter,” (55:29), the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among his affairs are

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Hadith on Sabr: Reward for patience at first strike is Paradise

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty says: O son of Adam, if you are patient and restrained at the first shock of

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Hadith on Qadr: True faith is to believe Allah controls destiny

Abu Darda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Everything has a reality, and the servant will not reach the reality of faith until he knows that

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Hadith on Qadr: Believers must accept the Divine Decree

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant does not have faith until he believes in divine providence, both its good

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Sufyan on Dua: What he dislikes is good if he prays about it

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “What a servant dislikes may be better for him than what he likes. What he dislikes

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Ali on Trials: Calamities due to sin, removed by repentance

Ibn al-Qayyim reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “A trial is not sent down but due to a sin, and it is not lifted

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