Wednesday, August 31, 2005

According to 'Abdullah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As, the Prophet PBUH was never seen to eat while reclining on a pillow. And no one had seen even two men walking behind him at any time.

HADITH OF ABU DAWUD

Sunday, August 21, 2005

A'ishah said that she had never seen the Prophet PBUH show off his palate. He used just to smile.

HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI AND MUSLIM

Saturday, August 20, 2005

Sa'ib has thus recorded his commendation of the Prophet PBUH;

'In the period of ignorance (i.e. before Islam) when you were my partner in business, you were the finest of all partners. You never deceived me. Neither did you quarrel with me.'

HADITH OF ABU DAWUD

Thursday, August 18, 2005

According to Ya'ala when he asked Umm Salamah how the Prophet PBUH recited the Qur'an, she replied,
'The Prophet PBUH used to recite the Qur'an with great clarity. Each word could be heard distinctly.'

HADITH OF AT-TIRMIDHI

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

'Abdullah ibn Mas'ud told how during the battle of Badr, one camel was shared by three men, namely Abu Lubabah, 'Ali ibn Abi Talib, and the Prophet (PBUH). When it was Prophet's (PBUH ) turn to walk, the other two would say to him, 'Mount the camel. We will walk in your place.' The Prophet (PBUH) would reply, 'Neither of you is stronger than I am, nor am I less eager for rewards than you.'

HADIT OF IBN HANBAL

Sunday, August 14, 2005

According to A'ishah, the Prophet PBUH held that cleaning the teeth helped in maintaining oral hygience. 'And,' said the Prophet PBUH, 'it gives pleasure to the Lord.'

HADITH OF AHMAD IBN HAMBAL AND AN-NASA'I

Saturday, August 13, 2005

'Verily, God Almighty, and His angels, and those who inhabit the heavens, even the ants in their holes and the fishes in their waters, bless the good teachers of mankind.'

HADITH OF AT-TIRMIDHI
On the Authority of Abu Umamah

Thursday, August 11, 2005

"While a dog was going round a well and was about to die of thirst, an Israeli prostitute saw it and took off her shoe and watered it. So Allah forgave her because of that good deed."

HADITH OF BUKHARI
On the Authority of Abu Hurayrah (RadhiAllaho anho)
'You will not enter Paradise unless you have faith, and you cannot be one of the faithful unless you love each other. Should I not tell you things which, if followed, will create love among you? One is to observe the practice of greeting each other.'

HADITH OF MUSLIM
On the Authority of Abu Hurayrah

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

According to 'Abdullah ibn al-'Abbas, the Prophet PBUH forbade the staging of fights between animals.

HADITH OF AT-TIRMIDHI

Tuesday, August 09, 2005

According to 'Abdullah ibn 'Umar, the Prophet PBUH forbade not only indulgence in slander and backbiting, but even listening to such talk.

MISHKAT AL-MASABIH

Monday, August 08, 2005

'When a man makes a promise with the intention of fulfilling it, but for some valid reason is unable to do so, he does not thereby commit a sin.'

HADITH OF ABU DAWUD
On the Authority of Zayd Ibn Arqam

Sunday, August 07, 2005

According to Khuraym ibn Fatik, the Prophet rose after the completion of his morning prayer and said,
'The giving of false evidence is like committing idolatry.'
He repeated this three times. Then he recited this passage of the Qur'an:
'Shun the loathsome evil of idolatrous beliefs and practices; and shun every word that is untrue. Dedicate yourselves to God and serve none besides Him' (22:30-31).

HADITH OF ABU DAWUD

Saturday, August 06, 2005

'The man who indulges in backbiting will not enter Paradise!'

HADITH OF BUKHARI
On the Authority of Abu Hurayrah

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

A man once asked the Prophet if bigotry was to love one's tribe. 'No,' replied the Prophet. 'Bigotry is to help your tribe to tyrannise others.'

HADITH OF IBN MAJAH
On the Authority of 'Ubadah Ibn Kathir Ash-Shami

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

'He who preaches bigotry is not one of us. And not being one of us, he may go ahead and fight in the cause of bigotry. He who dies for such a cause is not one of us either.'

HADITH OF ABU DAWUD
On the Authority of Jubayr Ibn Mut'im