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Ahmad on Rulers: Supplication for guidance of Caliphs and Imams

Abu Bakr al-Marrudhi reported: I heard Ahmad ibn Hanbal, may Allah have mercy on him, mentioning the Caliph al-Mutawakkil and he said, “Indeed, I pray for his righteousness and well-being.” […]

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Hadith on Sultan: Companions forbid supplicating against Muslim rulers

Anas ibn Malik reported: The eminent among the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited us, saying, “Do not curse your leaders, do not

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Malik on Tawhid: Attributes of Allah are above any modality

Abdullah ibn Wahb reported: We were with Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, when a man entered and he said, “O Abu Abdullah, ‘the Most Merciful rose

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Fudayl on Truth: Do not feel lonely on the path of guidance

Al-Nawawi reported: Al-Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Do not feel lonely on the paths of guidance because their people are few, and do not be

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Hadith on Sunnah: The Prophet’s commands are like Allah’s commands

Al-Miqdam ibn Ma’dikarib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, what the Messenger of Allah has forbidden is like what Allah has forbidden.” Source:

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Junayd on Tasawwuf: True Sufism based on Quran, Sunnah, and Fiqh

Abu al-Hasan ‘Ali reported: Al-Junayd ibn Muhammad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Our knowledge of Tasawwuf is defined by the Book and the Sunnah. Whoever does not memorize

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Hadith on Qadr: Allah can never be unjust to His servants

Zayd ibn Thabit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If Allah were to punish the inhabitants of His heavens and His earth, He would

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Malik on Aqidah: Modality of divine attributes is inconceivable

Yahya ibn Yahya reported: We were with Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy on him, and a man came to him, saying, “O Abu Abdullah, ‘The Merciful rose above

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Hadith on Sunnah: I left you upon a clear path, the Sunnah

Al-‘Irbad ibn Sariyah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I have left you upon a clear path, its clarity is the same by night or day.

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Hadith on Bid’ah: Repentance not accepted until heresy abandoned

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah blocks the repentance of all who are committing heretical innovations.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ

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Malik on Divinity: Attributes of Allah affirmed, modality unknown

Abdullah ibn Nafi’ reported: Imam Malik, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked about the saying of Allah Almighty, “The Most Merciful rose above the Throne,” (20:5). The man

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