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Salaf on Moderation: Devil pleased with either extremism or leniency

Sa’id ibn Dawud reported: Makhlad ibn al-Husyan, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Allah never recommends something to His servants but that Satan interferes with it in one of […]

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Hadith on Recitation: Warning not to exaggerate with the Quran

Mihjan ibn al-Adra’ reported: I was eager to meet the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, one night, and he came out to fulfill one of his needs. The

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Hadith on Noise: Prohibited musical instruments and screaming

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two voices are cursed in this world and in the Hereafter: a flute at a

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Hadith on Quran: Recite Allah’s Book sincerely, not for wealth

Abdur Rahman ibn Shibl reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Recite the Quran and do not exaggerate in it, do not abandon it, do

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Hadith on Oppression: The Prophet never intercedes for tyrants or renegades

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Two kinds of people from my nation will never receive my intercession: an oppressive and malevolent

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Hadith on Funerals: Angels prod those who wail over his grave

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No person dies and people stand over him wailing, saying, ‘What a great man he

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Hadith on Funerals: Dead are tortured by wailing over them

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The deceased are tormented by their families wailing over them.” Ibn al-Mubarak said, “I hope

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Hadith on Dhikr: Remembering Allah as a private conversation

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, retreated within the mosque and he heard them raising their voices in recitation. The Prophet lifted

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Hadith on Moderation: Do not be hard on yourself in worship

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not be hard upon yourselves, lest the matter be made severe upon you. Verily,

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Hadith on Quran: Recommendation to recite distinctly, not too quickly

Shaqiq reported: A man from the tribe of Bahilah named Nahik ibn Sinan came to Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, and he said, “I recite the

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Hadith on Leaders: Honoring elders, scholars, righteous rulers

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, part of glorifying Allah is to honor the gray-haired Muslim and the bearer of

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Hadith on Idolatry: O Allah, do not make my grave an idol

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, do not turn my grave into an idol that is worshiped. Allah has cursed people who

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Hadith on Shirk: Origin of idolatry in glorifying ancestors, building statues

‘Ata’ reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “All of the idols among the people of Noah appeared among the Arabs later. They were the names of

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Hadith on Knowledge: Each generation refutes distortions against Islam

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “This knowledge will be carried by the trustworthy of every successive generation, refuting the corruption of

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Hadith on Flattery: Beware of exaggerating praise of others

Al-Miqdad reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When you see those who flatter others, throw sand in their faces.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 3002 Grade:

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Hadith on Quran: Learn Allah’s Book, but not to gain wealth

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Learn the Quran. When you have learned it, do not exaggerate with it, do not abandon it,

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