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Shafi’i on Criticism: Delivering criticism in the best way, without hyperbole

Al-Muzanni reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, heard me one day as I said, “This narrator is a great liar!” Al-Shafi’i said to me, “O Abu Ibrahim, dress […]

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Hadith on Salat: The Prophet prays lightly, yet perfectly

Anas ibn Malik reported: I never prayed behind an Imam who prayed so lightly, yet so perfectly as the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. He would hear a

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Hadith on Talaq: Prohibition of divorcing women during menstruation

Ibn Umar reported: He divorced his wife in the time of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, while she menstruating. Umar ibn al-Khattab asked the Prophet

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Fudayl on Forgiveness: Always recommend pardon, mercy, forbearance

Abdu Samad reported: Al-Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If a man comes to you complaining about another man, then say: O brother, forgive him, as

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Sufyan on Fatwa: Granting proper concessions, not strictest opinion

Abu Usamah reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Indeed, knowledge in our view is granting a proper concession upon a reliable basis. As for giving the

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Hadith on Tawassul: Seeking the Prophet’s supplication in his lifetime

Uthman ibn Hunayf reported: A man with damaged eyesight came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Supplicate for Allah to heal me.” The Prophet

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Hadith on Nikah: Supplication upon giving a marriage proposal

Abu Ayyub reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Keep your marriage proposal secret. Then, perform ablution in the best manner, pray for as much

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Warraq on Humility: We’d treat them well until disdain left our hearts

Al-Qushayri reported: Abu al-Husayn al-Warraq, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whomever we hated to meet, we would not take revenge for our own sake. Rather, we would excuse

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Hadith on Wudu: Perfect ablution, five prayers expiation of sins

Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever perfects his ablution as Allah Almighty has commanded him, the prescribed prayers will be

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Hadith on Salat: Forgiveness for ablution, praying with excellence

‘Abbad al-‘Abdi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No servant performs ablution in an excellent manner such that water covers his face, then he

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Hadith on Wudu: Allah forgives what one did between prayers

Uthman ibn Affan reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A Muslim man does not perform ablution in an excellent manner and then performs prayer,

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Hadith on Neighbors: Gabriel emphasizes good behavior to neighbors

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Gabriel did not stop instructing me to treat neighbors well until I thought he would make

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Hadith on Neighbors: Until I thought he would make them my heirs

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Gabriel kept advising me to be good to neighbors until I thought he would make them

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Hadith on Tazkiyah: What is purification of the soul?

Abdullah ibn Mu’awiyah reported: A man said, “What is purification of the soul?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “That one knows Allah Almighty is

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Hadith on Virtues: Six good qualities for Allah to guarantee Paradise

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No Muslim dies with one of six traits but that he has a guarantee from Allah he will be

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Hadith on Ihsan: Worship Allah as you see Him, control your words

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: He said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Worship Allah as if you can see

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Sufyan on Ihsan: If public and private are equal, it is justice

Al-Mada’ini reported: Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If one’s inner self is equal to one’s public self, that is justice. If one’s inner self is

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