Syria الشام

Mu’awiyah on Tawassul: Supplications of living righteous people

Sulaym ibn ‘Amir reported: The sky withheld rain, so Mu’awiyah ibn Abi Sufyan and the people of Damascus sought prayers for rain. When Mu’awiyah sat upon the pulpit, he said, […]

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Umar on Zuhd: Incredible asceticism of Syrian governor Abu ‘Ubaydah

Abdullah reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, when he arrived in Syria, he said to Abu ‘Ubaydah, “Let us go to your house.” Abu ‘Ubaydah said,

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Abu Bakr on Jihad: Abu Bakr’s ten commandments for just war

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, dispatched armies to Syria and he said, “I give you ten instructions: Do not kill a woman, nor

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Hadith on Sham: If Syrians are corrupt, the Ummah is corrupt

Qurrah ibn Iyas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the people of Syria are corrupted, there will be no good in you. A

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Hadith on Sunnah: Are you commanded to follow Umar or the Prophet?

Salim reported: A man from Syria asked Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, about continuing after Umrah to Hajj. Ibn Umar said, “It is lawful.” The man

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Hadith on Love: Allah loves believers who love each other

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty said: My love is assured for those who love each other for My

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Umar on Deen: We are only honored by Islam, nothing else

Tariq ibn Shihab reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, we were a disgraceful people and Allah honored us with Islam. If we seek honor

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Ibn Abi Layla on Arabs: Most of jurists were non-Arabs

Ibn Abi Layla reported: Eisa ibn Musa said to me, and he was a religious man who was severe in his tribalism on behalf of the Arabs, “Who is the

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Hadith on Nifaq: Allah exposes hypocrites on Judgment Day

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the first people to be judged on the Day of Resurrection will be a man who

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Hadith on Torture: Allah will punish those who torture people

Hisham ibn Hakim reported: He passed by some people in Syria who had been forced to stand in the sun, and oil was poured over their heads. Hisham said, “What

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