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Abu Sulayman on Dhikr: Thinking about Hereafter is life for the heart

Abu Nu’aym reported: Abu Sulayman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Thinking about the world is a veil over the Hereafter and a punishment for people. Thinking about the […]

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Ibrahim on Islam: If kings knew our inner-peace, they would fight us for it

Ibrahim ibn Bashar reported: Ibrahim ibn Adham, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If the kings and their sons knew what we experience of pleasure and happiness in Islam,

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Abu Dujanah on Deeds: Pure heart to Muslims, mind own business

Zayd ibn Aslam reported: He as admitted into the home of Abu Dujanah, may Allah be pleased with him, while he was ill, but his face was joyful. It was

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Fudayl on Tazkiyyah: Prophets and righteous have pure hearts

Abu Nu’aym reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It has been said that among the character of the prophets and chosen elect is the purity

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Sufyan on Zuhd: He gains wisdom once he forsakes worldly life

Abu Nu’aym reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “When a servant renounces the world, Allah will cause wisdom to grow in his heart and to come

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Abu Darda on Ego: One who follows his ego harms himself

Hasan reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever follows his ego in everything he sees in people, his sadness will be lengthened and his rage will

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Ibn Abbas on Humility: Remember your own faults before other people

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If you intend to mention the faults of your companions, then remember your own faults.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad lil-Bukhārī

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Sufyan on Ihsan: If public and private are equal, it is justice

Al-Mada’ini reported: Sufyan ibn ‘Uyaynah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If one’s inner self is equal to one’s public self, that is justice. If one’s inner self is

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Dawud on Talaq: Worst men divorce their wives for trivial reasons

Raja’ reported: Dawud ibn Abi Hind, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I sat with the learned jurists and I found my religion with them. I sat with the

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Hadith on Gratitude: Best wealth is thankfulness, a righteous spouse

Thawban reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best wealth is a tongue that remembers Allah, a grateful heart, and a believing wife to help one

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Ja’far on Akhirah: Worry about the Hereafter is light in the heart

Ibn al-Mubarak reported: Ja’far ibn Sulaiman, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Concern about the world is a darkness in the heart, and concern about the Hereafter is a

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Hasan on Faith: How can you be Muslim and harm people?

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “O son of Adam, how can you be a believer while your neighbor is not secure from you? O

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Tha’labi on Taqwa: True piety to not feel shame for anything

Al-Tha’labi reported: Some of the wise men said, “A man does not reach the peak of righteousness until it is such that, were he to place what is in his heart

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Kattani on Islam: Religion of Allah is truth, justice, and honesty

Al-Ghazali reported: Muhammad ibn Ali al-Kattani, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We have found that the religion of Allah Almighty is built upon three pillars: truth, honesty, and

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Fudayl on Sincerity: Righteous became so by generosity, purity, sincerity

Abu Nuaim reported: Fudayl ibn ‘Iyad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Those who achieved did not do so, in our view, with an abundance of fasts, nor prayers.

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Hadith on Sincerity: Whoever has honest faith not in Hell forever

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and Mu’adh ibn Jabal were riding together on a journey. The Prophet said, “O Mu’adh ibn Jabal!” Mu’adh

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Qasim on Religion: Piety, night worship, pure heart are best

Al-Khatib reported: Qasim al-Ju’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The religion is based upon cautious piety. The best worship is undertaken at night, and the best of paths

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Hadith on Brotherhood: It is enough evil to belittle a Muslim

Wathilah ibn al-Asqa’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Muslim is sacred to another Muslim: his life, his honor, and his wealth. The

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Abdullah on Humility: Is my heart too arrogant for this work?

Bukayr ibn al-Ashajj reported: Abdullah ibn Salaam, may Allah be pleased with him, came out from behind a building while carrying a bundle of firewood. When people saw him, they

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