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The importance of kindness

By: Abu Amina Elias Source: Abu Amina Elias In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful One of the most beloved qualities of good character to Allah is kindness and gentleness. Allah has reserved a special reward for those who are kind and gentle. Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: يَا عَائِشَةُ إِنَّ اللَّهَ رَفِيقٌ يُحِبُّ الرِّفْقَ وَيُعْطِي عَلَى الرِّفْقِ مَا لَا يُعْطِي عَلَى الْعُنْفِ وَمَا لَا يُعْطِي عَلَى مَا سِوَاهُ O Aisha, Allah is gentle and He loves gentleness. He rewards for gentleness what is not granted for harshness and He does not reward anything else like it. Source: Sahih Muslim 2593, Grade: Sahih Kindness and...

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40 short hadiths filled with wisdom

By: Islam – World’s Greatest Religion Blog (compilation) Source: Islam – World’s Greatest Religion Blog Reading hadiths provides many benefits such as “general knowledge of such fundamentals as the belief in Allah, the messengerhood of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), the Last Day and so on; as well as the general moral prescriptions of Islam to do good, avoid evil, perform the prayer, fast Ramadan, and so forth.”1 Here are some short hadiths filled with vital wisdom for living the good life. The Prophet of Allah, sallallahu alayhee wa alehee wasalam said: “Religion is sincerity.” We said: “To whom, O the Prophet of Allah?” He said: “To...

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The knowledge of Religion every Muslim must have

By: Imam Ibn al-Jawzi al-Hanbali (translated by Ustadh Abdus Shakur Brooks) Source: Al-Masālik via IlmGate Muhammad bin. Abī Mansūr reported to me from…[1], that Anas bin. Mālik (may Allah be pleased with him) said that the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said, “Seeking knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim.” Alī bin. Al-Fadl said that Ibn Abī Dawūd said, “I heard my father [Abū Dawūd] say, ‘There is no other chain of narration regarding this hadith sounder than this [chain]’ “[2]. Verily, the people of knowledge have differed concerning what knowledge is obligatory upon every Muslim to know. The theologians say it is theology because through it a person attains...

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