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Hadith on Pardon: The Prophet lets an enemy combatant go free

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, fought against the tribe of Muharib ibn Khasafah, and a man among them named Ghawrath ibn […]

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Ahnaf on Anger: Beware political rage leading to bloodshed

Al-‘Ala’ ibn Jarir reported: Al-Ahnaf ibn Qays, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “It is not appropriate for the leader to be angry, for anger with power is a

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Hasan on Jihad: Fighting in jihad for Allah without weapons

Abu Bashir reported: Al-Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, the servant may wage jihad for the sake of Allah, jihad as is due to Him, without

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Hadith on Sirat: Traverse over Hell thinner than a hair

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: We said, “O Messenger of Allah, will we see our Lord?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do you have trouble

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Ibn Abbas on Rulers: Do not confront rulers if they will kill you

Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: I asked Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, “Shall I enjoin good and forbid evil upon the ruler?” Ibn Abbas said, “If you fear

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Abu Qilabah on Whims: People of lowly desires agree upon the sword

Ayyub reported: Abu Qilabah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The example of the people of whims is that of the hypocrites. Allah Almighty mentioned the hypocrites with different

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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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Hadith on Dhikr: Nothing saves you like remembrance of Allah

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The son of Adam never acts with a deed better to save him from the

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Hadith on Virtue: Sayings written on the sword of the Prophet

Ali reported: When the weapon of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, had been assembled, I found on the handle or blade of his sword three sayings, “Maintain

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Hadith on Takfir: Accuser closer to unbelief than accused

Hudhayfah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I fear for you that a man will recite the Quran until his delight is seen

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Hasan on Tyranny: Evil leaders are punishment from Allah

Ibn Taymiyyah reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah be pleased with him, would say, “Verily, the tyrant Al-Hajjaj is a punishment from Allah, so do not repel the punishment of Allah

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Umar II on Justice: People are fit for justice, not sword and lash

Sa’ib ibn Muhammad reported: Jarrah ibn Abdullah wrote to Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, saying, “Peace be upon you. To proceed: The people of Khorasan

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Hadith on Fitnah: When the pen is mightier than the sword

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be a tribulation that will wipe out the Arabs, in which those killed

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Hadith on Life: No killing disbelievers if they claim to accept Islam

Al-Miqdad ibn al-Aswad reported: He said, “O Messenger of Allah, if I confront an unbeliever and we fight each other and he severs one of my hands with his sword,

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Hadith on Fighting: The Prophet fears the sword of misguidance

Shaddad ibn Aws reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I do not fear for my nation anything but the leaders of misguidance. For when the sword

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Hadith on Tyranny: Hate a ruler’s actions, but do not rebel

Awf ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of your rulers are those whom you love and they love you, who

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Hadith on Jihad: Do not wish for war, ask Allah for safety

Abdullah ibn Abi Awfa reported: On the days the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, faced the enemy in battle, he waited until the sun had set,

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Hadith on Courage: The Prophet is the bravest man in Medina

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, was the best of people, the most generous of people, and the most courageous of people. The people

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Hadith on Pardon: The Prophet forgives idolater who tried to kill him

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: He took part in the military expedition with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, against Najd. When the time for afternoon rest

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Hasan on Rebellion: Rush to their swords, left to their swords

Ibn Sa’d reported: Al-Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If people had patience when they are afflicted with trials from their ruler, it would not be long

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