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Qalb Muniib

Who feared the Most Merciful unseen and came with a qalbim muniib [Qur'aan 50:33] al-Tabari writes وقوله ( وَجَاءَ بِقَلْبٍ مُنِيبٍ ) يقول: وجاء الله بقلب تائب من ذنوبه, راجع مما يكرهه الله إلى ما يرضيه. And His Saying: And he came with a qalbim…

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When Qiyas (analogical deduction) goes wrong

Imaam al-Qurtubi notes in his Tafsir: وأما تسليم الكبير على الصغير فروى أشعث عن الحسن أنه كان لا يرى التسليم على الصبيان ؛ قال : لأن الرد فرض والصبي لا يلزمه الرد فلا ينبغي أن يسلم عليهم أشعث narrated from al-Hasan that he did…

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The Islamic greeting

And when you are greeted with a greeting, greet [in return] with one better than it or [at least] return it [in a like manner]. Indeed, Allah is ever, over all things, an Accountant. Qur'aan Suurah al-Nisaa' Ayah 86 Narrated Abu Huraira: Sahih al-Bukhari Imam…

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Do not indulge in what can lead to haraam

Narrated Abu Huraira: The Prophet (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said, "None of you should point out towards his Muslim brother with a weapon, for he does not know, Satan may tempt him to hit him and thus he would fall into a pit of fire…

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Charity does not decrease wealth

Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah's Messenger (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) said, "Allah said, 'O son of Adam! Spend, and I shall spend on you." Sahīh al-Bukhāri Hadīth No. 5352 Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam) as saying: Charity does not in any way…

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