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Umar on Meat: Beware of being addicted to eating meat

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Beware of eating too much meat, for it can be as addictive as wine.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’ […]

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Hadith on Virtues: Three salvific virtues, three destructive vices

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Three deeds are salvific virtues and three are destructive vices. As for salvific virtues, they are

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Hadith on Deeds: Three expiations, salvific virtues, and destructive vices

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Three deeds are destructive vices, three are salvific virtues, three are expiations, and three are a

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Umar on Sermons: Do not burden people with long prayers, lectures

‘Ubaydullah ibn ‘Adi reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O people, do not make Allah hateful to his servants.” They said, “How is that? Allah

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Hadith on Sermons: Prolong the prayer, make sermon concise

‘Ammar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the length of a man’s prayer and the brevity of his sermon is a sign of

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Hadith on Sermons: Avoid preaching to people too often, stubbornly

‘Ikramah reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Preach to people once a week every Friday. If you refuse, then two times. If you desire more, then

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Shafi’i on Personality: Balance yourself between introversion, extroversion

Yunus al-Sadafi reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Being withdrawn from people will earn hostility and being pompous with them will result in bad companions. Thus, be

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Umar on Desires: Muslim destroyed if prefers desires over religion

Mujahid reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O people, beware of gluttony in eating. Verily, it causes laziness in prayer, it harms the body, it

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Hadith on Faith: Modest, simple living is part of faith

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, simple living is part of faith, simple living is part of faith,” meaning asceticism. Source: Sunan

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Hadith on Laughter: The Prophet was moderate, dignified in laughter

Aisha reported: I never saw the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, laughing so hard that one could see the back of his throat. Rather, he would

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Hadith on Food: The Prophet never filled his stomach with bread

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, left this world while he had never ate to his fill of barley bread. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī

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Hadith on Food: The Prophet only ate his fill with guests

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never combined a dish of his with meat and bread for lunch, nor for dinner, unless

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Hadith on Gluttony: Those who overate will be hungry in Hereafter

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the people who ate to their fill in the world today will be the people

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Hadith on Iman: O Allah, adorn us with the beauty of faith

‘Ammar ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, by Your knowledge of the Unseen and Your power over the creation, give

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Ibn Abbas on Prayer: Modest prayers with mindfulness are better

Ibn al-Mubarak reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Two moderate cycles of prayer in contemplation are better than praying the whole night with a neglectful heart.”

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Hadith on Dignity: Calm manners are a part of Prophethood

Abdullah ibn Sarjis reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Good composure, consideration, and moderation are among the twenty-four parts of prophecy.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2010 Grade:

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