Mar 31, 2017
I used to practice money exchange, and I asked Zaid bin Arqam about it, and he narrated what the Prophet said in the following: Abu Al-Minhal said, ''I asked Al-Bara' bin Azib and Zaid bin Arqam about practicing money exchange. They replied, We were traders in the time of Allah's Apostle and I asked Allah's Apostle about money exchange. He replied, If it is from hand to hand, there is no harm in it; otherwise it is not permissible.''
Mar 30, 2017
And when Moses said unto his servant: I will not give up until I reach the point where the two rivers meet, though I march on for ages.
Mar 29, 2017
And all those townships! We destroyed them when they did wrong, and We appointed a fixed time for their destruction.
While we were offering the prayer with the Prophet a caravan carrying food came from Sham. The people looked towards the caravan (and went to it) and only twelve persons remained with the Prophet. So, the Divine Inspiration came; ''But when they see some bargain or some amusement, they disperse headlong to it.'' (62.11)
Mar 28, 2017
Some people said, ''O Allah's Apostle! Meat is brought to us by some people and we are not sure whether the name of Allah has been mentioned on it or not (at the time of slaughtering the animals).'' Allah's Apostle said (to them), ''Mention the name of Allah and eat it.''
Thy Lord is the Forgiver, Full of Mercy. If He took them to task now for what they earn, He would hasten on the doom for them; but theirs is an appointed term from which they will find no escape.
Mar 27, 2017
And who doth greater wrong than he who hath been reminded of the revelations of his Lord, yet turneth away from them and forgetteth what his hands send forward to the Judgment? Lo! on their hearts We have placed coverings so that they understand not, and in their ears a deafness. And though thou call them to the guidance, in that case they can never be led aright.
that his uncle said: ''The Prophet was asked: If a person feels something during his prayer; should one interrupt his prayer?'' The Prophet said: No! You should not give it up unless you hear a sound or smell something.'' Narrated Ibn Abi Hafsa: Az-Zuhri said, ''There is no need of repeating ablution unless you detect a smell or hear a sound.''
Mar 26, 2017
The Prophet passed by a fallen date and said, ''Were it not for my doubt that this might have been given in charity, I would have eaten it.'' And narrated Abu Huraira the Prophet said, ''I found a date-fruit fallen on my bed.''
We send not the messengers save as bearers of good news and warners. Those who disbelieve contend with falsehood in order to refute the Truth thereby. And they take Our revelations and that wherewith they are threatened as a jest.
Mar 25, 2017
And naught hindereth mankind from believing when the guidance cometh unto them, and from asking forgiveness of their Lord unless it be that they wish that the judgment of the men of old should come upon them or that they should be confronted with the Doom.
I asked Allah's Apostle about Al Mirad (i.e. a sharp-edged piece of wood or a piece of wood provided with a piece of iron used for hunting). He replied, ''If the game is hit by its sharp edge, eat it, and if it is hit by its broad side, do not eat it, for it has been beaten to death.'' I asked, ''O Allah's Apostle! I release my dog by the name of Allah and find with it at the game, another dog on which I have not mentioned the name of Allah, and I do not know which one of them caught the game.'' Allah's Apostle said (to him), Don't eat it as you have mentioned the name of Allah on your dog and not on the other dog.''
Mar 24, 2017
Utba bin Abu Waqqas took a firm promise from his brother Sad bin Abu Waqqas to take the son of the slave-girl of Zam'a into his custody as he was his (i.e. Utba's) son. In the year of the Conquest (of Mecca) Sad bin Abu Waqqas took him, and said that he was his brother's son, and his brother took a promise from him to that effect. Abu bin Zam'a got up and said, ''He is my brother and the son of the slave-girl of my father and was born on my father's bed.'' Then they both went to the Prophet Sad said, ''O Allah's Apostle! He is the son of my brother and he has taken a promise from me that I will take him.'' Abu bin Zam'a said, ''(He is) my brother and the son of my father's slave-girl and was born on my father's bed.'' Allah's Apostle said, ''The boy is for you. O Abu bin Zam'a.'' Then the Prophet said, ''The son is for the bed (i.e the man on whose bed he was born) and stones (disappointment and deprivation) for the one who has done illegal sexual intercourse.'' The Prophet told his wife Sauda bint Zam'a to screen herself from that boy as he noticed a similarity between the boy and Utba. So, the boy did not see her till he died.
Mar 23, 2017
And the guilty behold the Fire and know that they are about to fall therein, and they find no way of escape thence.
Mar 22, 2017
The Prophet said ''Both legal and illegal things are obvious, and in between them are (suspicious) doubtful matters. So who-ever forsakes those doubtful things lest he may commit a sin, will definitely avoid what is clearly illegal; and who-ever indulges in these (suspicious) doubtful things bravely, is likely to commit what is clearly illegal. Sins are Allah's Hima (i.e. private pasture) and whoever pastures (his sheep) near it, is likely to get in it at any moment.''
And be mindful of the Day when He will say: Call those partners of Mine whom ye pretended. Then they will cry unto them, but they will not hear their prayer, and We shall set a gulf of doom between them.
Mar 21, 2017
Ukaz, Majanna and Dhul-Majaz were market-places in the Pre-lslamic period of ignorance. When Islam came, Muslims felt that marketing there might be a sin. So, the Divine Inspiration came: ''There is no harm for you to seek the bounty of your Lord (in the seasons of Hajj).'' (2.198) Ibn Abbas recited the Verse in this way.
Mar 20, 2017
When Abdur-Rahman bin Auf came to Medina, the Prophet established a bond of brotherhood between him and Sad bin Ar-Rabi al-Ansari. Sad was a rich man, so he said to Abdur-Rahman, ''I will give you half of my property and will help you marry.'' Abdur-Rahman said (to him), ''May Allah bless you in your family and property. Show me the market.'' So Abdur-Rahman did not return from the market) till he gained some dried buttermilk (yoghurt) and butter (through trading). He brought that to his house-hold. We stayed for some-time (or as long as Allah wished), and then Abdur-Rahman came, scented with yellowish perfume. The Prophet said (to him) ''What is this?'' He replied, ''I got married to an Ansari woman.'' The Prophet asked, ''What did you pay her?'' He replied, ''A gold stone or gold equal to the weight of a date stone.'' The Prophet said (to him), ''Give a wedding banquet even if with one sheep.''
And remember when We said unto the angels: Fall prostrate before Adam, and they fell prostrate, all save Iblis. He was of the jinn, so he rebelled against his Lord's command. Will ye choose him and his seed for your protecting friends instead of Me, when they are an enemy unto you? Calamitous is the exchange for evil-doers.
Mar 19, 2017
And the Book is placed, and thou seest the guilty fearful of that which is therein, and they say: What kind of a Book is this that leaveth not a small thing nor a great thing but hath counted it! And they find all that they did confronting them, and thy Lord wrongeth no-one.
Abdur Rahman bin Auf said, ''When we came to Medina as emigrants, Allah's Apostle established a bond of brotherhood between me and Sad bin Ar-Rabi'. Sad bin Ar-Rabi' said (to me), I am the richest among the Ansar, so I will give you half of my wealth and you may look at my two wives and whichever of the two you may choose I will divorce her, and when she has completed the prescribed period (before marriage) you may marry her.' Abdur-Rahman replied, ''I am not in need of all that. Is there any market-place where trade is practiced?' He replied, ''The market of Qainuqa.'' Abdur-Rahman went to that market the following day and brought some dried butter-milk (yogurt) and butter, and then he continued going there regularly. Few days later, AbdurRahman came having traces of yellow (scent) on his body. Allah's Apostle asked him whether he had got married. He replied in the affirmative. The Prophet said, Whom have you married?' He replied, A woman from the Ansar.' Then the Prophet asked, How much did you pay her?' He replied, (I gave her) a gold piece equal in weigh to a date stone (or a date stone of gold)! The Prophet said, Give a Walima (wedding banquet) even if with one sheep .' ''
Mar 18, 2017
And they are set before thy Lord in ranks and it is said unto them: Now verily have ye come unto Us as We created you at the first. But ye thought that We had set no tryst for you.
You people say that Abu Huraira tells many narrations from Allah's Apostle and you also wonder why the emigrants and Ansar do not narrate from Allah's Apostle as Abu Huraira does. My emigrant brothers were busy in the market while I used to stick to Allah's Apostle content with what fills my stomach; so I used to be present when they were absent and I used to remember when they used to forget, and my Ansari brothers used to be busy with their properties and I was one of the poor men of Suffa. I used to remember the narrations when they used to forget. No doubt, Allah's Apostle once said, ''Whoever spreads his garment till I have finished my present speech and then gathers it to himself, will remember whatever I will say.'' So, I spread my colored garment which I was wearing till Allah's Apostle had finished his saying, and then I gathered it to my chest. So, I did not forget any of that narrations.
Mar 17, 2017
Aisha during her menses used to comb and oil the hair of the Prophet while he used to be in Itikaf in the mosque. He would stretch out his head towards her while she was in her chamber.
Mar 16, 2017
Allah's Apostle mentioned that he would practice Itikaf in the last ten days of Ramadan. Aisha asked his permission to perform Itikaf and he permitted her. Hafsa asked Aisha to take his permission for
Mar 15, 2017
The Prophet used to perform Itikaf every year in the month of Ramadan for ten days, and when it was the year of his death, he stayed in Itikaf for twenty days.
And coin for them the similitude of the life of the world as water which We send down from the sky, and the vegetation of the earth mingleth with it and then becometh dry twigs that the winds scatter. Allah is Able to do all things.
Mar 14, 2017
that Umar had vowed in the Pre-lslamic period to perform Itikaf in Al-Masjid-al-Haram. (A sub-narrator thinks that Umar vowed to perform Itikaf for one night.) Allah's Apostle said to Umar, ''Fulfill your vow.''
Mar 13, 2017
Umar bin Al-Khattab said, ''O Allah's Apostle! I vowed in the Pre-lslamic period to perform Itikaf in Al-Masjid-al-Haram for one night.'' The Prophet said, ''Fulfill your vow.'' So, he performed Itikaf for one night.
Mar 12, 2017
And his fruit was beset with destruction. Then began he to wring his hands for all that he had spent upon it, when now it was all ruined on its trellises, and to say: Would that I had ascribed no partner to my Lord!
Allah's Apostle used to practice Itikaf every year in the month of Ramadan. And after offering the morning prayer, he used to enter the place of his Itikaf. Aisha asked his permission to let her practice Itikaf and he allowed her, and so she pitched a tent in the mosque. When Hafsa heard of that, she also pitched a tent (for herself), and when Zainab heard of that, she too pitched another tent. When, in the morning, Allah's Apostle had finished the morning prayer, he saw four tents and asked, ''What is this?'' He was informed about it. He then said, ''What made them do this? Is it righteousness? Remove the tents, for I do not want to see them.'' So, the tents were removed. The Prophet did not perform Itikaf that year in the month of Ramadan, but did it in the last ten days of Shawwal.
Mar 11, 2017
Or some morning the water thereof will be lost in the earth so that thou canst not make search for it.
We practiced Itikaf with Allah's Apostle in the middle ten days (of Ramadan). In the morning of the twentieth (of Ramadan) we shifted our baggage, but Allah's Apostle came to us and said, ''Whoever was m Itikaf should return to his place of Itikaf, for I saw (i.e. was informed about the date of) this Night (of Qadr) and saw myself prostrating in mud and water.'' When I returned to my place the sky was overcast with clouds and it rained. By Him Who sent Muhammad with the Truth, the sky was covered with clouds from the end of that day, and the mosque which was roofed with leaf-stalks of date palm trees (leaked with rain) and I saw the trace of mud and water over the nose of the Prophet and its tip.
Mar 10, 2017
Yet it may be that my Lord will give me better than thy garden, and will send on it a bolt from heaven, and some morning it will be a smooth hillside,
Safiya went to the Prophet while he was in Itikaf. When she returned, the Prophet accompanied her walking. An Ansari man saw him. When the Prophet noticed him, he called him and said, ''Come here. She is Safiya. (Sufyan a sub-narrator perhaps said that the Prophet had said, ''This is Safiya''). And Satan circulates in the body of Adam's offspring as his blood circulates in it.'' (A sub-narrator asked Sufyan, ''Did Safiya visit him at night?'' He said, ''Of course, at night.'')
Mar 9, 2017
the Prophet's wife): The wives of the Prophet were with him in the mosque (while he was in Itikaf) and then they departed and the Prophet said to Safiya bint Huyai, ''Don't hurry up, for I shall accompany you,'' (and her dwelling was in the house of Usama). The Prophet went out and in the meantime two Ansari men met him and they looked at the Prophet and passed by. The Prophet said to them, ''Come here. She is (my wife) Safiya bint Huyai.'' They replied, ''Subhan Allah, (How dare we think of evil) O Allah's Apostle! (we never expect anything bad from you).'' The Prophet replied, ''Satan circulates in the human being as blood circulates in the body, and I was afraid lest Satan might insert an evil thought in your minds.''
If only, when thou enteredst thy garden, thou hadst said: That which Allah willeth will come to pass! There is no strength save in Allah! Though thou seest me as less than thee in wealth and children,
Mar 8, 2017
One of the wives of Allah's Apostle practiced Itikaf with him while she ad bleeding in between her periods and she would see red (blood) or yellowish traces, and sometimes we put a tray beneath her when she offered the prayer.
Mar 7, 2017
and his comrade, while he disputed with him, exclaimed: Disbelievest thou in Him Who created thee of dust, then of a drop of seed, and then fashioned thee a man?
I asked Abu Said Al-Khudri, ''Did you hear Allah's Apostle talking about the Night of Qadr?'' He replied in the affirmative and said, ''Once we were in Itikaf with Allah's Apostle in the middle ten days of (Ramadan) and we came out of it in the morning of the twentieth, and Allah's Apostle- delivered a sermon on the 20th (of Ramadan) and said, I was informed (of the date) of the Night of Qadr (in my dream) but had forgotten it. So, look for it in the odd nights of the last ten nights of the month of Ramadan. I saw myself prostrating in mud and water on that night (as a sign of the Night of Qadr). So, whoever had been in Itikaf with Allah's Apostle should return for it.' The people returned to the mosque (for Itikaf). There was no trace of clouds in the sky. But all of a sudden a cloud came and it rained. Then the prayer was established (they stood for the prayer) and Allah's Apostle prostrated in mud and water and I saw mud over the forehead and the nose of the Prophet.
Mar 6, 2017
Safiya, the wife of the Prophet told me that she went to Allah's Apostle to visit him in the mosque while he was in Itikaf in the last ten days of Ramadan. She had a talk with him for a while, then she got up in order to return home. The Prophet accompanied her. When they reached the gate of the mosque, opposite the door of Um-Salama, two Ansari men were passing by and they greeted Allah's Apostle . He told them: Do not run away! And said, ''She is (my wife) Safiya bint Huyai.'' Both of them said, ''Subhan Allah, (How dare we think of any evil) O Allah's Apostle!'' And they felt it. The Prophet said (to them), ''Satan reaches everywhere in the human body as blood reaches in it, (everywhere in one's body). I was afraid lest Satan might insert an evil thought in your minds.''
Mar 5, 2017
And he went into his garden, while he thus wronged himself. He said: I think not that all this will ever perish.
The Prophet intended to practice Itikaf and when he reached the place where he intended to perform Itikaf, he saw some tents, the tents of Aisha, Hafsa and Zainab. So, he said, ''Do you consider that they intended to do righteousness by doing this?'' And then he went away and did not perform Itikaf (in Ramadan) but performed it in the month of Shawwal for ten days.
Mar 4, 2017
And he had fruit. And he said unto his comrade, when he spoke with him: I am more than thee in wealth, and stronger in respect of men.
Aisha said, ''the Prophet used to practice Itikaf in the last ten days of Ramadan and I used to pitch a tent for him, and after offering the morning prayer, he used to enter the tent.'' Hafsa asked the permission of Aisha to pitch a tent for her and she allowed her and she pitched her tent. When Zainab bint Jahsh saw it, she pitched another tent. In the morning the Prophet noticed the tents. He said, What is this?'' He was told of the whole situation. Then the Prophet said, ''Do you think that they intended to do righteousness by doing this?'' He therefore abandoned the Itikaf in that month and practiced Itikaf for ten days in the month of Shawwal.''
Mar 3, 2017
Umar asked the Prophet ''I vowed in the Pre-lslamic period of ignorance to stay in Itikaf for one night in Al-Masjid al-Haram.'' The Prophet said to him, ''Fulfill your vow.''
Mar 2, 2017
The Prophet used to embrace me during my menses. He also used to put his head out of the mosque while he was in Itikaf, and I would wash it during my menses.
Coin for them a similitude: Two men, unto one of whom We had assigned two gardens of grapes, and We had surrounded both with date-palms and had put between them tillage.
Mar 1, 2017
As for such, theirs will be Gardens of Eden, wherein rivers flow beneath them; therein they will be given armlets of gold and will wear green robes of finest silk and gold embroidery, reclining upon throne therein. Blest the reward, and fair the resting-place!
(the wife of the Prophet) Allah's Apostle used to let his head in (the house) while he was in the mosque and I would comb and oil his hair. When in Itikaf he used not to enter the house except for a need.
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