Category Archives: Tafsir Hadith

The 7 Levels of Hadeeth

There are seven levels of Hadeeth A Hadeeth that was collected by both al Bukhaaree and Muslim. A Hadeeth that was collected by al Bukhaaree but not by Muslim. A Hadeeth that was collected by Muslim but not by al … Continue reading

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Prostration Places in the Qur’aan

Clarifying the Narrations Pertaining to the Prostration Places in the Qur’aan   Terminolgy: marfoo’: “raised,” a narration attributed to the Prophet r. mawqoof: “stopped,” a narration from a companion. radiyallaahu ‘anhu (t): may Allaah be pleased with him. soorat: a … Continue reading

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The Hadeeth of Najd

”…Najd linguistically means a raised/elevated land. Therefore the Arabs referred to lands that were elevated…” The Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, said “O Allaah bestow your blessings on our Shaam. O Allaah bestow your blessings on our Yemen.” … Continue reading

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Don’t be like Heraclius

Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Abbas: Abu Sufyan bin Harb informed me that Heraclius had sent a messenger to him while he had been accompanying a caravan from Quraish. They were merchants doing business in Sham (Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan), at … Continue reading

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A Simple Way to Stay out of Hell- InshaAllah

عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ -صلى الله عليه وسلم- « مَنْ سَأَلَ اللَّهَ الْجَنَّةَ ثَلاَثَ مَرَّاتٍ قَالَتِ الْجَنَّةُ اللَّهُمَّ أَدْخِلْهُ الْجَنَّةَ. وَمَنِ اسْتَجَارَ مِنَ النَّارِ ثَلاَثَ مَرَّاتٍ قَالَتِ النَّارُ اللَّهُمَّ أَجِرْهُ مِنَ النَّارِ Anas ibn Malik (may … Continue reading

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The strong believer is better

‘The strong believer is better…’ // // عن أبي هريرة: المؤمن القوي خير و أحب إلى الله من المؤمن الضعيف و في كل خير احرص على ما ينفعك و استعن بالله و لا تعجز و إن أصابك شيء فلا تقل … Continue reading

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The Time Between Suhur and Fajr – Seven Points

Ibn Hajar al-’Asqalani Anas reported that Zayd bin Thabit said: “We had suhur with the Prophet, and he then got up to pray.” Anas then asked: “How much time was there between the adhan and the suhur?” He answered: “Fifty … Continue reading

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A Story of a Woman who had Taqwa

Tafsir Ibn Kathir Allah’s statement; (Allah will grant after hardship, ease.) This is a sure promise from Him, and indeed, Allah’s promises are true and He never breaks them, This is an Allah’s saying; (Verily, along with every hardship is … Continue reading

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On how to give advice to someone

Explanation of the Hadith On the authority of Abu Sa’id al-Khudri, who said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings be upon him) say: “When any one of you sees anything that is disapproved (of by Allah), let … Continue reading

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Arrogance, Iman and Jannah

Shaykhul Islam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullah) was asked: Regarding his statement, “The one who possesses an iota of Kibr in his (spiritual) heart (intention, consciousness) shall not enter al-Jannah” Is this hadith specific only to the believers (Mu‘minin) or (is it … Continue reading

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The Way To Paradise Is Very Hard

Paradise is very high, and ascending lofty places takes a great deal of effort. The way to Paradise is filled with things that go against human wishes and inclinations. This needs strong determination and willpower. In a hadith narrated by … Continue reading

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Meaning of the hadeeth; “Then the divine decree overtakes him and he does the deeds of the people of Hell”

So, by Allah the One, a man amongst you may do good deeds till there is only a cubit between him and Paradise and then what has been written for him decides his behavior and he starts doing (evil) deeds … Continue reading

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Benefits of Seclusion

Rawdhatul-’Uqala [Post 3] Abu Sa’eed al-Khudri (radhiallahu `anhu) said, ‘It was said, ‘O Messenger of Allah, what is the most virtuous deed?‘ He said, ‘Jihad in the way of Allah.’ He said, ‘Then what?’ He said, ‘That a man secludes … Continue reading

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Characteristics of the Intelligent (‘Aaqil/Labib)

Narrated from Sahl ibn Sa’d: The Prophet (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam) said, “Indeed Allah loves makaarim al-akhlaaq (good character) and He dislikes its lowliness (i.e. bad character).” [1] Abu Hatim: ‘Intelligence is fortune, and with it, ghurbah (strangeness) is made … Continue reading

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