“The World is the Believer’s Prison…”

  Hadith: “The World is the Believers Prison and the Disbeliever’s Paradise” *** Allah’s beloved, our Messenger (Allah bless him and grant him peace) said as narrated from Sayyiduna Abu Hurayra (ra) and others: الدنيا سجن المؤمن وجنة الكافر “The world is the believer’s person and the disbeliever’s paradise.”[1] Notes: الدنيا: meaning the ‘life of … Continue reading

Hadith / Imam Ghazali

“Tell him you Love Him: The Hadith on loving for the Sake of Allah”

Hadith: “Loving for the Sake of Allah…” ** The following is a narration from Anas Ibn Malik (RA) from the Prophet (SAW) regarding the etiquette of loving one’s brother for the sake of Allah: عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ رضي الله عنه: أَنَّ رَجُلًا كَانَ عِنْدَ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ، فَمَرَّ بِهِ رَجُلٌ، فَقَالَ: يَا … Continue reading

Hadith / الفتاوى العطائية (al-Fatawa al-'Ata'iyya)

Meaning of the Hadith of Allah sending a Mujaddid Every Century

The Meaning of the Hadith: “Allah at the head of Every Century will raise up for this Ummah someone who will revive Her Religion for Her” Question: al-salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmat Allahi wa barakatuh. May Allah bless you our Shaykh and hasten the victory by your hands…and may Allah benefit us with your knowledge. One … Continue reading


Hadith “How not to Command right and forbid wrong…”

  “Hadith: On How not to Command Right and Forbid Wrong” ____________·____________ Imam al-Tabarani in his al-Mu`jam al-Awsat mentions the following narration from the Companion Anas Ibn Malik (ra): حدثنا محمد بن عبد الله الأنصار ثنا بعد القدوس بن عبدالسلام بن عبدالقدوس حدثني أبي عن جدي عن الحسن إلا عبد القدوس بن حبيب تفرد به … Continue reading


The Meaning of the hadith ‘A Zani does not commit Zina while a Believer’

Shaykh `Ata’ Ibn Khalil (Allah preserve him): “…Hadith: A believer does not commit zina” – An Explanation” Sometimes the contextual indications (qara’in) are necessary to understand what meaning the word ‘iman’ takes because when used in the Qur’an and hadith of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him and grant him peace) it is not … Continue reading


The Knots of Islam will be Untied_Hadith

The Knots of Islam will be Untied_ A Prophetic Tradition  *** The noble hadith of the Prophet (saw) reported by Abu Umamh al-Bahili (ra) mentions: 1. لتنقض عرى الإسلام عروة عروة فكلما انتفضت عروة تشبث الناس بالتي تليها فأولهن نقضا الحكم وآخرهن الصلاة. “Verily, the knots of Islam will be undone one by one. Whenever … Continue reading