Friday, March 31, 2006

'It is obligatory for a Muslim to pay heed to his ruler and obey him, whether he likes him or not, as long as the ruler does not order him to commit him a sin. If he orders him to sin, then he is not to pay heed to him or obey him.'
HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI AND MUSLIM
On the Authority of 'Abdullah ibn 'Umar

Thursday, March 30, 2006

'Muslims are brothers. When one Muslim sells something to another, it is his duty to inform the other of any defect in the merchandise.'
HADITH OF IBN MAJAH
On the Authority of 'Uqbah ibn 'Amir

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

'Avoid falling under suspicion. For suspicion does the worst damage. Do not inquire into the lives of others. Do not pry. Do not exaggerate what others say. Bear each other no malice, and do not hurt each others' interests. And, by being brothers to each other become the servants of God.'

HADITH OF MUSLIM
On the Authority of Abu Hurayrah

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

The best sustenance is that which you earn by your own industry. The Prophet Dawud (David) used to earn his sustenance with his own hands.
HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI
On the Authority of Miqdam ibn Ma'dikarib

Friday, March 24, 2006

According to Suhayl when God's Messenger passed by a camel and noticed that it had become so thin that its back and its stomach seemed to be touching, he said,

'Fear God when dealing with these beasts. Mount them when they are in good condition, and leave them in that same state.'

Thursday, March 23, 2006

'A merchant who hoards goods in order to raise their price is a sinner.'
HADITH OF MUSLIM
On the Authority of Ma'mar

Saturday, March 18, 2006

According to Rafi ibn Khadij, when the Prophet PBUH was asked which was the best kind of earning, he replied,

'That for which a man works with his hands. And honest trading.'

HADITH OF AHMAD IBN HANBAL

Friday, March 17, 2006

'A time will come when people will no longer care about whether their wealth has been lawfully or unlawfully acquired.'

HADITH OF AL-BUKHARI
On the Authority of Abu Hurayrah

Monday, March 13, 2006

'It is not just for a man to sell his merchandise without disclosing its defects. It is proper for the vendor to tell the buyer of any defects of which he is aware.'

HADITH OF AHMAD IBN HANBAL
On the Authority of Wathilah

Sunday, March 05, 2006

'The trader who does not hoard essential supplies receives His sustenance, while the hoarder of essential supplies is cursed.'

HADITH OF IBN MAJAH AND AD-DARIMI
On the Authority of 'Umar ibn Al-Khattab

Thursday, March 02, 2006

'Beware of suspicion (about others) - as suspicion is the falsest talk,
and do not spy upon each other,
and do not listen to the evil talk of the people about others' affairs,
and do not have enmity with one another - but be brothers.
And none should ask for the hand of a girl who is already engaged to his (Muslim) brother, but one should wait till the first suitor marries her or leaves her.'

Sahih Al-Bukhari
'The worst food is that of a wedding banquet to which only the rich are invited while the poor are not invited. And he who refuses an invitation (to a banquet) disobeys Allah and His Apostle.'

Sahih Al-Bukhari