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Mu’adh on Conscience: Beware one contradicting your conscience

Abu Idris reported: Mu’adh ibn Jabal, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I warn you of the deviation of the wise man, for Satan can speak a word of […]

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Abu Hanifa on Adab: Scholars have best manners and character

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Abu Hanifa, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The stories and gatherings of the scholars are more beloved to me than a great deal of

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Umar on Dhimmi: Non-Muslims deserve fair share of public charity

Abu Bakrah reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, passed by the door of some people, over which was an old blind man asking for charity. Umar

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Umar on Jizyah: Non-Muslims given from public treasury as charity

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from

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Shafi’i on Fatwa: Scholars disliked to say Halal or Haram

Al-Shafi’i reported: Abu Yusuf, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I know our elders among the scholars would dislike to say in their verdicts that this is lawful and

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Ibn Mubarak on Respect: Do not belittle three types of people

Al-Dhahabi reported: Ibn al-Mubarak, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is a duty upon the wise man not to belittle three persons: the scholars, the authorities, and his

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Hadith on Ummah: No true Muslim violates their rights

‘Ubadah ibn al-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He is not part of my nation who does not honor our elders, nor has

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Hadith on Elders: Whoever honors elders will be honored in old age

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No youth honors his elders but that Allah will appoint someone to honor him in

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Hadith on Salaam: Etiquette of greeting groups with peace

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The rider should greet with peace those who are walking, those who are walking should greet

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Hadith on Sickness: Your illness is purification, if Allah wills

Ibn Abbas reported: If the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, entered the home of sick person to visit him, he would say, “It will not harm you. It

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Hadith on Dhikr: Keep your tongue always remembering Allah

Abdullah ibn Busr reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, the laws of Islam are too many for me, so tell me something I can hold onto.” The Messenger of Allah, peace

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Hadith on Salat: Pray as you see the Prophet praying

Malik ibn al-Huwayrith reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Pray as you have seen me praying. When the time of prayer arrives, let one of you

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Hadith on Salat: Lighten prayer for weak, elderly, needy

Abu Mas’ud reported: A man said, “O Messenger of Allah, I am late to prayer today because such a person makes it too long for us.” I never saw the

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Hadith on Manners: Respectful to elders, merciful to children

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever does not show mercy to our young ones, or acknowledge the rights of our

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