Favoritism الأثرة

Hadith on Hawd: Be patient with oppression until you meet the Prophet

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said to the Ansar, “Verily, you will encounter favoritism after me, so be patient until you meet me […]

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Hadith on Rulers: Patience with tyranny but no obedience in sin

‘Ubadah ibn al-Samit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O ‘Ubadah!” I said, “I am here.” The Prophet said, “Listen and obey authorities in

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Hadith on Sultan: Obey Muslim authorities in prosperity and adversity

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “You must listen and obey authorities in hardship and ease, what you are eager for and

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Umar on Nepotism: Betrayal of Islam to favor relatives at expense of others

Abdul Malik ibn ‘Umayr reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever employs a man among his loved ones or relatives, employing him for no other

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Hadith on Racism: No favor in skin color, only in good deeds

Abu Dharr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Behold! Verily, you have no virtue over one with white skin or black skin, except by favor of

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Farewell Sermon: None is better than another but by good deeds

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, addressed us during the middle of the day at the end of the pilgrimage in the

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Hadith on Children: Enter Paradise by being just with daughters

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever has a daughter and he does not bury her alive, nor humiliate her, nor prefer

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Hadith on Baya’: Companions pledge allegiance to the Prophet

‘Ubadah ibn al-Samit reported: We pledged allegiance to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, on the condition that we would listen to and obey our leaders,

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Ibn Abi Layla on Arabs: Most of jurists were non-Arabs

Ibn Abi Layla reported: Eisa ibn Musa said to me, and he was a religious man who was severe in his tribalism on behalf of the Arabs, “Who is the

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Hadith on Rulers: Be patient with rulers until you meet the Prophet

Usayd ibn Hudayr reported: A man among the Ansar took aside the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Will you not appoint me leader

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Hadith on Rulers: The Prophet orders patience with unjust leaders

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, after me there will be undue favoritism and matters you will reject.” They said,

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Hadith on Oppression: Tribalism is to support your people in injustice

Wathilah ibn Al-Asqa’ reported: I asked the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saying, “O Messenger of Allah, is it part of tribalism that a man loves his people?”

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Hadith on ‘Asabiyyah: Whoever supports tribalism is like a dead camel

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever supports his own people in their oppression is like a camel that falls dead into a

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Farewell Sermon: Your Lord is one, your father is one

Abu Nadrah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said during the middle of the day at the end of the pilgrimage, “O people, your Lord

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Ibn Abbas on Humanity: Only righteousness makes one better

‘Ata reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I do not see anyone acting upon this verse: O people, We have created you male and female and

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Hadith on Tribalism: He is not one of us who fights for tribalism

Jubayr ibn Mut’im reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “He is not one of us who calls to tribalism. He is not one of

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