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Hadith on Waswas: Rejection of evil thoughts a sign of sincere faith

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: We asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about a man who finds thoughts within himself such that it would be more […]

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Hadith on Shaytan: Devil comes to distract believers in prayer

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the call to prayer is announced, Satan turns his back and he passes wind to

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Sa’id on Salah: Visualizing the Day of Resurrection in prayer

Abu Abdur Rahman reported: I said to Sa’id ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, “O Abu Muhammad, what is this weeping that confronts you in your prayer?”

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Salaf on Shaytan: Do not fight the devil, rather turn to Allah

Al-Qurtubi reported: One of the righteous predecessors said to his student, “What will you do if Satan entices you to sin?” The student said, “I will fight him!” The elder

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Ghazali on Tafakkur: Visualizing the Judgment Day in quiet reflection

Al-Ghazali reported: Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak, may Allah have mercy on him, said to Sahl ibn ‘Ali as he was in silent contemplation, “Where have you gone?” Sahl said, “The Bridge

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Hadith on Salat: Allah faces him in prayer unless he looks elsewhere

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty continues to face towards the servant while he is in prayer as long as

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Hadith on Thoughts: Allah forgives evil thoughts not acted upon

Abu Huraira reported: When the verse was revealed to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, “Unto Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and the earth,

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Hadith on Dhikr: Easy way to Paradise, but Satan distracts them

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are two practices no Muslim man preserves but that he will enter Paradise. Surely,

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Ibn Mas’ud on Optimism: Best virtue to have good assumptions about Allah

Khaythamah reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “By the One besides whom there is no God, a believing servant is not given anything better than

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Abu ‘Awn on Salaf: Three statements of the righteous predecessors

Abu ‘Awn reported: Whenever the people of virtue would meet, they would enjoin each other with three sayings, and if they departed one another, they would write to each other

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Hadith on Jumu’ah: Have presence at sermon, be near to Imam

Samurah ibn Jundub reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Be present at the sermon and come close to the Imam. Verily, a man continues

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Hadith on Shaytan: How to repel the devil’s whispering in prayer

Abu al-‘Ala’ reported: Uthman ibn al-‘As came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, Satan interferes between me, my prayer, and

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Hasan on Self-Talk: Hearts of believers speak with wisdom

Abu Maryam al-Salt reported: Al-Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, the people of understanding continue to alternate from remembrance to reflection, and reflection to remembrance, until

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Hadith on Salat: Two raka’at of mindful prayer, sins forgiven

Zayd ibn Khalid reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever performs ablution in the best manner, then prays two cycles, without being unmindful in either of

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