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Imam Ahmad said after a man said to him: well-being is ten parts, nine of it is in Taghaful (being intentionally inattentive and being able to neglect and overlook people’s faults and shortcomings). 154 more words

Al-Sirat Al-Mustaqeem

Muslims and Self-Enterprise

There are some of the Muslims that complain about a lack of variety and the fact that the moment that a Muslim starts one business idea, a number of clones spring up in rank imitation. 495 more words

Abu Jafar Al-hanbali

Taking knowledge as it is supposed to be taken

Qutaibah Ibn Saeed said:

I arrived to Baghdad, and did not have a goal except to meet Ahmed Ibn Hanbal, but he was the one that actually came to me with Yahya Ibn Ma’een.  72 more words

Al-Sirat Al-Mustaqeem

Shaking Hands with the Opposite Gender

It is not permissible for a man who believes in Allaah and His Messenger to put his hand in the hand of a women who is not permissible for him or who is not one of his mahrams. 1,488 more words

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Verifying Prophetic Traditions

Imam Ahmad said: We have written the traditions from six routes and seven routes and have not precisely verified it, so how can he who writes it from only one route ?! 12 more words

Al-Sirat Al-Mustaqeem

Imam Ahmad was asked; How are you today?

Al-Murrudi’ reported that he asked Imam Ahmed: “How are you today?”

He replied: ‘How can I be while I am required by my Lord to perform obligatory acts of worship,by my Prophet (‘alayhi salaat wa salaam) to practice his Sunnah,by the two angels to improve my deeds, and my soul urges me to follow it,Shaytaan pushes me to commit evil deeds,the Angel of death is waiting to take my life,and my children are asking me to provide for them?’”

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