Freedom الحرية

Hadith on Freedom: Emancipating slaves on behalf of another

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: ‘Amr ibn al-‘As said, “O Messenger of Allah, my idolatrous father ordered in his will to emancipate one hundred slaves. Hisham has emancipated fifty of them, […]

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Hadith on Kufr: Good deeds to be praised no benefit

Umm Salamah reported: She said, “O Messenger of Allah, Hisham ibn al-Mughirah used to feed the hungry, entertain the guest, uphold family ties, and free captives. Were Islam to have

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Hadith on Deen: The Prophet describes Islam, faith, and virtues

‘Amr ibn ‘Abasah reported: I came to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and I said, “O Messenger of Allah, who is with you in this

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Hadith on Dua: Powerful supplication to Allah, morning and evening

Abu Ayyub reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever says ten times when he awakens in the morning, ‘There is no God but Allah, alone without

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Hadith on Leadership: Sinful leaders to meet Allah in chains

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No man is given authority over ten people or more but that he will come to Allah on

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Ali on Freedom: Ali ibn al-Husayn emancipates his slave girl

‘Abd al-Razzaq reported: A slave girl belonging to Ali ibn al-Husyan, may Allah be pleased with him, poured out some water as he prepared to pray and she dropped the

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Hadith on Jokes: Not allowed to play about divorce, freedom

Fadallah ibn ‘Ubayd reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is not permissible to jest about three matters: divorce, marriage, and emancipation.” Source: al-Mu’jam

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Hadith on Honor: Allah frees him for defending his brother

Asma’ bint Yazid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever defends the flesh of his brother from backbiting, it will be a duty upon

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Hadith on Speech: Restrain your tongue except for good words

Al-Bara’ reported: A bedouin came and he said, “O Prophet of Allah, teach me a deed that will admit me into Paradise.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him,

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Ibrahim on Contentment: Spiritual freedom is satisfaction with decree of Allah

Ibn al-Qayyim reported: Ibrahim ibn Shayban, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Dignity is in humility, honor is in righteousness, and freedom is in contentment.” Source: Madārij al-Sālikīn 2/314 عن

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Hadith on Rape: Compelled sex a type of criminal abuse

Salamah ibn al-Muhabbiq reported: A man had intercourse with the servant girl of his wife, so the matter was referred to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. The

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Umar on Slaves: Slave injured by their master must be set free

Malik reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was presented with a servant woman who had been struck by her master with a piece of fire or

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Umar on Slaves: Umm walad is emancipated when her master dies

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “When a servant woman gives birth from her master, then he may not sell her, or

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Hadith on Emancipation: Freeing slaves protects one from Hellfire

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever emancipates a believing slave, Allah will free every organ of his from Hellfire in equal

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Hadith on Emancipation: Freeing slaves rewarded with protection from Hellfire

Abu Umamah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whenever a Muslim man emancipates a Muslim man, he will be his freedom from Hellfire; he will be

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Hadith on Orphans: Care for the orphans, free the slaves

Malik ibn Al-Harith reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever embraces an orphan of two Muslim parents by feeding him and giving him drink

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