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24 January 2012

Collection of Best Hadith Reminders

Those Shaded by GOD

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “Do you know who will go first on the Day of Resurrection to the shade of God…Those who when given what is right accept it, when asked for something give freely and who judge in favor of others as they do for themselves.
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1042

The Best Charity

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “The best charity is that given to a relative who does not like you.
——— Fiqh-us-Sunnah, Volume 3, Number 100

Feed Those in Need

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “A man has sinned enough if he neglects to feed those in need.
——— Fiqh-us-Sunnah, Volume 3, Number 100

Religion is Very Easy

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “Religion is very easy, and whoever overburdens himself in his religion will not be able to continue in that way. So you should not be extremists, but try to be near to perfection and receive the good tidings that you will be rewarded.”
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 1, Hadith 38

Love the Poor

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “O God, grant me life as a poor man, cause me to die as a poor man and resurrect me in the company of the poor..” His wife asked him why he said that, and he replied: “Because (the poor) will enter Paradise (before) the rich. Do not turn away a poor man…even if all you can give is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near you..God will bring you near Him on the Day of Ressurrection.
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1376

Lawful Earnings

The Prophet Muhammad    was asked what type of earning was best, and he replied: ” A man’s work with his hands and every (lawful) business transaction.
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 846
.The Prophet also said: “A truthful and trustworthy merchant is associated with the prophets..
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 50
And also: “There was a merchant who would lend to the people, and whenever his debtor wasin difficult circumstances, he would say to his employees, ‘Forgive him so that God may forgive us.’ So, God forgave him.
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 3, Hadith 292

A Seed of Faith

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “On the Day of Resurrection I will intercede and say, ‘O my Lord! Admit into Paradise (even) those who have faith equal to a mustard seed in their hearts.’
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 9, Hadith 600

A Living Soul

A funeral procession once passed in front of the Prophet Muhammed    and he stood up out of respect. When he was told the person in the coffin was Jewish and not Muslim, he said: “Was it not a living (soul)?
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 2, Hadith 399

The Rules of War

The Prophet Muhammad    once saw the corpse of a woman who had been killed in a military action, and he disapproved of it and forbade the killing of women and children.
Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, a companion of the Prophet Muhammad and his successor as head of the Muslim community, advised one of his military commanders: “Do not kill women or children or an aged, infirm person. Do not cut down fruit-bearing trees. Do not destroy an inhabited place.
——— Al-Muwatta, Volume 21, Hadith 9 and 10

Service and Humility

When asked what the Prophet Muhammad    did while in his house, his wife Ayesha relied: “He used to keep busy serving and helping members of the household.”
Anas bin Malik related that: “(Even the humblest) maid servant of Madina would take the Prophet’s hand and take him to any place (for the redress of her grievances).
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadiths 605 and 606

Be Dutiful to your Mother

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “God has forbidden you to be undutiful to your mothers, to withhold (what you should give) or demand (what you do not deserve), or to bury your daughters alive (a pre-Islamic practice).”
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Hadith 8:6

The Learned are Heirs of the Prophet

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “The learned are heirs of the prophets, and the prophets do not leave any inheritance in the form of (monetary wealth), but they do leave knowledge as their legacy. A person who acquires knowledge, acquires his full share (of this legacy).
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Number 1388

Visit the Sick and Feed the Hungry

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “(God) will (question a person) on the Day of Resurrection (saying)): ‘O son of Adam, I was sick but you did not visit Me.’ The person will say: ‘O my Lord, how could I visit Thee when Thou art the Lord of the worlds?’ Thereupon (God) will say: ‘Didn’t you know that a servant of Mine was sick but you did not visit him, and were you not aware that if you had visited him, you would have found Me by him?’
(God will then say) ‘O son of Adam, I asked you for food but you did not feed Me.’ The person will say: ‘My Lord, how could I feed Thee when Thou art the Lord of the worlds?’ (God) will say: ‘Didn’t you know that a servant of Mine asked you for food but you did not feed him, and were you not aware that if you had fed him you would have found him by My side?’"
——— Sahih Muslim, Hadith 1172

The Best Jihad

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “The best (Jihad) is (to speak) word of justice to an oppressive ruler.
——— Sunan of Abu-Dawood, Hadith 2040

Focus on the Positive

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “A believing man should not hate a believing woman. If he dislikes one of her characteristics, he will be pleased with another.
——— Sahih Muslim, Hadith 705

Good Conduct Toward Neighbours

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “He will not enter Paradise whose neighbour is not secure from his wrongful conduct.
——— Sahih Muslim, Hadith 15

A Way Out of Distress

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “If anyone continually asks pardon, God will appoint for him a way out of every distress, and a relief from anxiety, and will provide for him from where he did not reckon.
——— Abdu Dawood, Hadith 599

Say a Pleasant Word

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “(Each one) of you should save himself from the fire by giving even half of a date (in charity). And if you do not find a half date, then (you can do it through saying) a pleasant word (to your brethern).”
——— Sahih Bukhari, Volume 2, Hadith 394

Do not Turn Away the Poor

The Prophet Muhammad    once told his wife: “Do not turn away a poor man..even if all you can give is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near you…GOD will bring you near HIM on the Day of Resurrection.
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 1376

Avoid Cruelty and Injustice

The Prophet Muhammad    once told his wife: “Avoid Cruelty and injustice..and guard yourselves against miserliness, for this has ruined nations who lived before you.
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 203

A Heart Free of Malice

The Prophet Muhammad    once said to one of his companions: “Son, if you are able, keep your heart..free from malice toward anyone.
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 59

Those Sheltered by GOD

The Prophet Muhammad    said: “Seven kinds of people will be sheltered under the shade of God on the Day of Judgment…They are: a just ruler, a young man who passed his youth in the worship and service of others for the sake of God…a man who is invited to sin…but declines, saying ‘I fear God’…one who spends his charity in secret, without making a show…and one who remembers God in solitude so that his eyes overflow.
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 376

Avoid What is Doubtful

The Prophet Muhammad    said “That which is lawful is clear, and that which is unlawful is also quite clear. Between these two is that which is ambiguous, which most people do not know. One who avoids the doubtful safeguards his faith and his honor.
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 588

Good Manners

The Prophet Muhammad    said “A believer may achieve the status of one who regularly fasts (for religious reasons) during the day and spends the night in prayer, through his good manners.
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 629

A Clean Heart

The Prophet Muhammad    said “No companion of mine should tell me anything bad about another person. For when I meet you, I would like my heart to be clean (unbiased.)
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 1539


The Prophet Muhammad    said “(God) has revealed to me that you should adopt humility so that no one oppressess another.
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 1589

Avoid Jealousy

The Prophet Muhammad    said “Avoid jealousy, for it destroys good deeds as fire destroys wood.
——— Riyadh-us-Salaheen, Hadith 1569

A Superior Provision

The Prophet Muhammad    once asked Bilal to join in his morning meal. Bilala declined the invitation because he was fast . The Prophet then replied: “We are eating our provision and Bilal’s superior provision is in Paradise. Did you know, Bilal, that…the angels ask forgiveness for (someone who is fasting) as long as people eat beside him?
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 640

The Essence of Fasting

The Prophet Muhammad    said “Fasting is not (just abstaining) from eating and drinking, but also from vain speech and foul language. If one of you is being cursed or annoyed, he should say: ‘I am fasting, I am fasting.’
——— Fiqh-us-Sunnah, Volume 3, Number 132A

Fasting Brings Forgiveness

The Prophet Muhammad    said “Whoever fasts in the month of Ramadan out of sincere faith, and hoping for a reward from God, all his previous sins will be forgiven.
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 3, Hadith 125

Fast for God

The Prophet Muhammad    used to say when he broke his fast: “O God, for Thee I have fasted and with Thy provision I have broken my fast.
——— Sunan of Abu-Dawood, Hadith 978


The Prophet Muhammad    said “If you are given health and security from evil in this world and the next, you have attained felicity.
——— Al-Tirmidhi, Hadith 781

Say What is Good OR Keep Quite

The Prophet Muhammad    said “Anyone who believes in God and the Last Day (of Judgment) should not harm his neighbor. Anyone who believes in God and the Last Day should entertain his guest generously. And anyone who believes in God and the Last Day should say what is good or keep quiet.
——— Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 73, Number 47

Source: Daily Reminders , Thank You :Islam The Way of Life
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