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Hadith on Death: Angels receive the souls of righteous or wicked

Al-Bara’ ibn ‘Azib reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, when the believer is ready to depart the world and is facing the Hereafter, angels from

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Hadith on Names: Allah forbids insulting by hateful nicknames

Abu Jabirah ibn al-Dahhak reported: A man used to have two or three names by which he was called. Perhaps he hated one of them, so Allah revealed the verse,

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Hadith on Optimism: The Prophet was optimistic, had good expectations

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was optimistic, he did not see evil omens, and he liked good names. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2762

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Hadith on Cats: How Abu Huraira got his nickname

Abdullah ibn Rafi’ reported: I said to Abu Huraira, may Allah be pleased with him, “Why were you nicknamed Abu Huraira?” Abu Huraira said, “I would tend to the sheep

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Hadith on Alcoholics: Do not curse him, he loves Allah and His Messenger

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: In the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, there was a man named Abdullah who was nicknamed Donkey, and he would make

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Hadith on Names: Use names of prophets, not war or bitterness

Abu Wahb al-Jushami reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Name yourselves with the names of the prophets. The most beloved names to Allah are

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Hadith on Pride: Worst to Allah are the arrogant ‘king of kings’

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most vile man to Allah on the Day of Resurrection, the most filthy and the

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