Concise and foremost counsels Part 3

Hadith & Seerah, The Teachings of the Holy Prophet, The Ways of the Prophet (SAWS)

Hadrat Abu Ayyub Ansari (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that a man came to the Messenger of ALLAH and requested him for some advice but that it should be brief (so that it may be easy for him to remember it). He said,

(Firstly) when you stand up for Salaah then say the Salaah just like a person who is about to bid farewell to everything and to say Good Bye to everybody (i.e. the Salaah should be like that of a person who is about to breathe his last). You should say every Salaah in the same manner,

February 3, 2010

Virtues of earning Halaal

Akhlaq & Spirituality, Economics, Hadith & Seerah

Hadith 1

Hazrat Abdulla ibn Masood [radhiallaahu anhu] reports that Rasulullah [صلى الله عليه وسلم] said, “To earn a halaal livelihood is compulsory after the completion of other Fara’idh.(Compulsory acts)”

Hadith 2

Rasulullah [صلى الله عليه وسلم] is reported to have said: “No one has ever eaten any food which is better than that which he had earned through working with his hands, and verily Allah’s Nabi, Dawood [alayhis salaam] used to eat that which he earned with his hands.”

Hadith 3

August 19, 2008

Mercy and Compassion

Hadith & Seerah, The Noble Traits of His Character, The Ways of the Prophet (SAWS)

One of his companions came to the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). In his hands he had some birds chicks which were chirping. The Prophet asked him what those chicks were. The Companion said, “O Messenger! As I was passing by bush, I heard the chirping of these chicks, so I took them away. When their mother saw this she began to circle around my head in her anguish.” The Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “Go at once and put them back wherefrom you have taken them”. [Mishkat, Ma’arif -ul- Hadis]

August 16, 2008