Leadership الإمامة

Hadith on Kibr: Religious leaders slaughtered by their arrogance

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of these slaughterhouses,” meaning the inner sanctums. Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr lil-Ṭabarānī 14433 Grade: Hasan […]

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Umar on Abu Bakr: He was our master, the best of us

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was the most beloved of us to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, as

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Hadith on Revolt: No excuse with Allah for unlawful rebellion

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever pulls his hand away from lawful obedience to the ruler, he will meet Allah

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Hadith on Deceit: Flag to humiliate treacherous on Judgment Day

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Every treacherous person will have a banner raised over him on the Day of Resurrection

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Hadith on Nasihah: Islam is goodwill to Allah and the people

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said three times, “The religion is sincere goodwill.” They said, “To whom?” The Prophet said, “To Allah,

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Hadith on Tyranny: The Prophet disowns supporters of evil rulers

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be rulers after me whose malevolence will deceive the people. Whoever affirms their lies and

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Hadith on Hawd: Supporters of tyranny forbidden from the Fountain

Khabbab ibn al-Aratt reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there will be rulers after me, so do not affirm their lies, nor help them in

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Hadith on Tyranny: Warning not to help evil rulers in their sins

Al-Nu’man ibn Bashir reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Surely, there will be rulers after me who tell lies and commit oppression. Whoever affirms their lies

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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 Leaders: Three terrible stages of leading, unless fair

‘Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If you wish, shall I not tell you what is leadership? The first of it

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Hadith on Sultan: Allah honors those who respect His authority

Abu Bakrah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever honors the authority of Allah in the world, Allah will honor him on the Day of Resurrection.”

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Hadith on Rulers: Warning not to obey leaders if they order sin

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be rulers appointed over you who delay the prayer from its proper times

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Hadith on Caliphs: Ali testifies for Abu Bakr and Umar

‘Abdu Khayr reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Shall I not inform you of the best from this nation after its Prophet? It is Abu Bakr, and

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Hadith on Rulers: Tyrants will make false claims from Minbar

Mu’awiyah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be leaders after me who make false claims from their pulpits, and no one will

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Ahmad on Rulers: Supplication for guidance of Caliphs and Imams

Abu Bakr al-Marrudhi reported: I heard Ahmad ibn Hanbal, may Allah have mercy on him, mentioning the Caliph al-Mutawakkil and he said, “Indeed, I pray for his righteousness and well-being.”

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Hadith on Oppression: Supplication when fearing a tyrannical ruler

Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If an imposing ruler comes to you and you fear he will pillage you, then say three

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Hadith on Sultan: Companions forbid supplicating against Muslim rulers

Anas ibn Malik reported: The eminent among the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited us, saying, “Do not curse your leaders, do not

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Hadith on Khalifah: Virtues of the great commander Zayd ibn Harithah

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never dispatched Zayd ibn Harithah with an army but that he appointed him commander over them. If he

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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 Ghaflah: Allah forgets him as he has forgotten Him

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A servant will be brought on the Day of Resurrection and Allah will say to

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