Umar ibn al-Khattab عمر بن الخطاب

Umar on Bid’ah: Warning against innovated worship

Al-Ma’mur ibn Suwayd reported: We were with Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, between Mecca and Medina, and we performed the dawn prayer. Then, he saw people descending to […]

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Umar on Abu Bakr: He was our master, the best of us

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, was the most beloved of us to the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, as

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Umar on Ummah: Best nation must adhere to its conditions

Qatadah reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, saw some people with bad form during the Hajj pilgrimage, and he recited this verse, “You are the best

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Hadith on Wealth: Umar asks for the riches of Persia and Rome

Ibn Abbas reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab said, “O Messenger of Allah, call upon Allah to send abundance upon your nation, for the Persians and Romans enjoy abundance and have been

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Hadith on Gratitude: What kind of wealth should we acquire?

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Destruction is in the desire for gold and silver.” Umar said, “O Messenger of Allah,

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Hadith on Tawhid: Umar afraid they take Allah’s mercy for granted

Abu Bakr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Go out and announce to the people that whoever testifies there is no God but Allah

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Hadith on Tawhid: Lest they take Allah’s mercy for granted

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Rejoice and give glad tidings that whoever honestly says there is no God but Allah will

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Umar on Qadr: I accept Allah’s decree, like it or not

Sufyan reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I do not care if I wake up to what I like or dislike, for I do not

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Hadith on Caliphs: Ali testifies for Abu Bakr and Umar

‘Abdu Khayr reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Shall I not inform you of the best from this nation after its Prophet? It is Abu Bakr, and

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Hadith on Companions: Ten of the Sahaba are in Paradise

Sa’id ibn Zayd reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are ten in Paradise. Abu Bakr is in Paradise and Umar is in Paradise.

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Umar on Taqwa: Fear Allah, control anger and desires

Abu Abdullah al-Khurasani reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever fears Allah does not vent his anger, and whoever is mindful of Allah does not

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Hadith on Parents: Respect your father’s loved ones

Ibn Umar reported: He passed by a bedouin on a journey and the bedouin’s father had been a friend of Umar, may Allah be pleased with him. Ibn Umar said

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Umar on Salat: No share of Islam for one who leaves prayer

Al-Miswar ibn Makhramah reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “There is no share of Islam for one who abandons the prayer.” Source: al-Muwaṭṭa’ 117 Grade:

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Hadith on Ziyarah: Peace be on the Prophet, Abu Bakr, and Umar

Nafi’ reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, when he arrived on his journey, he would enter the mosque of Medina and then go to the graves. Ibn

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Hadith on Travel: Shortening prayer in times of safety

Ya’la ibn Umayyah reported: I said to Umar ibn al-Khattab about the verse, “There is no blame upon you for shortening the prayer if you fear persecution from those who

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Umar on Sunnah: No excuse for misguidance after clear proof

Al-Awza’i reported: Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O people, we do not find any excuse after the Sunnah for anyone to be in misguidance, embarking upon it

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Umar on Dua: Supplication held back until the Prophet is blessed

Sa’id ibn al-Musayyib reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, the supplication is suspended between the heavens and the earth. Nothing ascends from it until

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Umar on Idolatry: The Caliph hides the grave of Prophet Daniel

Anas reported: When they liberated Tustar, they found a man with a long nose in a coffin. The people were seeking victory and seeking rain through him. Abu Musa wrote

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Umar on Tawbah: The meaning of sincere repentance

Al-Nu’man ibn Bashir reported: I asked Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, about His saying, “Repent to Allah with sincere repentance,” (66:8). Umar said, “It is a servant who

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