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  These Hadiths are collected from different Sahih Hadith

500 Al hadith


Knowledge of al hadith is essential in an effort to understand Islam. They contain rules and regulations, when implemented, would give cause to a better understanding of everyday life. This is applicable, to the individual of a society and also to the society as a whole. The messages within the alhadith are for the benefit of both, individual and society.

The Quran was revealed to the Last Messenger Muhammad(peace be upon him) through the angel Gabriel.

The alhadith show us the diversities a single person can have, and the ways these diversities may be used to produce an optimal performance, where the performance is exemplary for future generations. This was one of the main tasks of the Last Messenger (peace be upon him), to guide humanity on the right path. Muhammad (peace be upon him) was a son, a husband, a father, an advisor, a warrior, a leader, a judge and most important of all, he was the Seal of the Prophets - the last messenger of Allah. A man with such a character and such a vast field of responsibility is indeed deserving of biographical study, and

through the ages, biographical researches have been carried out. The collection of alhadith is the result of these researchers. The study of alhadith is a science itself.

1. Islam is based on five things: the testimony that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) is His servant and messenger, the observance of the prayer, the payment of Zakat, the pilgrimage, and the fast during Ramadan.(Bukhari, Muslim).

2. The Muslim is he from whose tongue and hand the Muslims are safe,and the Emigrant is he who abandons what God has prohibited.(Bukhari).

3. None of you believes till I am dearer to him than his father, his child and all mankind.(Bukhari, Muslim).

4. He who is not trustworthy has no Faith, and he who does not keep his Covenant has no religion.(Baihaqi).

5. What is Faith? When your good deed pleases you and your evil deed grieves you, you are a believer. What is Sin? When a thing disturbs (the peace of) your heart, give it up. (Ahmad).

6. The major sins are associating other objects of worship with God,

disobedience to parents, murder, and deliberate perjury. (Bukhari, Muslim).

7. There are three signs of a hypocrite: when he speaks he speaks lies, when he makes a promise he breaks it, and when he is trusted he betrays his trust. (Bukhari).

8. Avoid the seven noxious things.

(1) Associating anything with God,

(2) magic,

(3) killing one whom God has declared inviolate without a just cause,

(4) devouring usury,

(5) consuming the property of an orphan,

(6) running back from the battlefield and,

(7) slandering chaste women who are believers but indiscreet.(Bukhari, Muslim).

9. Four characteristics constitute anyone who possesses them a sheer hypocrite, and anyone who possesses one of them possesses a characteristic of hypocrisy till he abandons it: when he is trusted he betrays his trust, when he talks he lies, when he makes a covenant he acts treacherously and when he quarrels he abuses. (Bukhari, Muslim).

10. When a man dies no further reward is recorded for his actions, with three exceptions: Sadqa which continues to be supplied, or knowledge from which benefit continues to be reaped, or the prayers of a good son to his dead father. (Muslim.

11. If anyone removes (one of the) anxieties of this world from a believer, God will remove (one of the) anxieties from him on the Day of Resurrection; if one smoothes the way for one who is destitute, God will smooth the way for him in this world and the next; and if anyone conceals the faults of a Muslim, God will conceal his faults in this world and the next. God helps a man as long as he helps his brother. If anyone pursues a path in search of knowledge God will thereby make easy for him a path to paradise. (Muslim).

12. He who goes out in search of knowledge is in God's path till he returns.(Tirmidhi, Darimi).

13. The search of knowledge is an obligation laid on every Muslim. (Ibn Majah, Baihaqi).

14. The one who would have the worst position in God's sight on the Day of Resurrection would be a learned man who did not profit from his learning.(Darimi).


15. A man is granted supplication provided he does not ask for anything sinful or for breaking ties of relationship. (Muslim).

16. You have two characters which God likes; gentleness and deliberation. (Muslim).

 17.Nothing but supplication averts the decree, and nothing but righteousness increases life.(Tirmidhi).

18.People will not sit remembering God without the angels surrounding them, mercy covering them, peace descending on them.(Muslim).

19.He who remembers his Lord and he who does not are like the living and dead.(Bukhari, Muslim).

20.Hadhrat Jaabir (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "The distinguishing factor between kufr and Imaan is the

deliberate neglect of Salaat."(Muslim).(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

21.He who does a good deed will have ten times the amount of blessings, and I [God] shall give more, but he who does an evil deed will have an equivalent reward of evil, or I shall grant forgiveness. If anyone draws the length of a span near Me, I shall draw the length of a cubit near him, and if anyone draws the length of a cubit near Me, I shall draw the length of a fathom near him. If anyone comes to Me walking I shall come to him at a run, and if anyone meets me with sins of the size of the earth, but has not associated anythingwith Me, I shall meet him a similar amount of forgiveness.(Muslim).

22.Hadhrat Jaabir (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "Salaat is the key to Jannat."


(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

23. Hadrhat Abdulah Ibn Qart (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "The first act about which one will be questioned on the Day of Qiyammah will be Salaat. If Salaat is found to be proper, other acts will pass as proper. But, if Salaat is found there to be despoiled, then all other acts too will fail."(Tibrani, Ausat).

(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

24. Hadhrat Hanzalah (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that he heard Muhammad say: "Whoever guards the five Salaat while believing that the Salaat is the Right of Allah, will enter Jannat." (Ahmad).

(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

25. Hadhrat Bareedah (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "The subject of pledge which exists between the people and us (the Ambiyaa) is Salaat. Thus, whoever neglects Salaat has become a kaafir (i.e. in terms of practical life, not in terms of Imaan)."(Ahmad, Tirmidhi, Nisai, Ibn Majah).(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

26. A time will come to mankind when man will not care whether what he gets comesfrom a lawful or an unlawful source.(Bukhari).

27.Hadhrat Abu Hurairah (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Muhammad

(peace be upon him) said: "Will there remain any impurity on a person who baths five times a day in a river flowing in front of his house?" The people said: "No impurity will remain on him." Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "This is the effect of the five Salaat. By means of it, Allah Ta'ala purifies the performer of all sins."(Bukhari, Muslim).

(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

28.Hadhrat Abdur Rahmaan Bin Amr Bin Al-A's (Allah be pleased with him) narrates that Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: "Salaat on the Day of Qiyaamah, will be a light, a proof and a means of salvation for the one who guarded it. He who neglects Salaat, will have no light, no proof and no salvation (from the direction of Salaat) He (the one who neglects Salaat) will be in the company of Qaroon, Fir'oun, Haamaan and Ubay Ibn Khalf on the Day of Qiyaamah." (Ahmad, Darami, Baihaqi, Shu'bul Imaan).

(Hayaat-ul-Muslimeen. by Mohammad Ashraf Ali Thanvi).

29.No body which has been nourished with what is unlawful will enter paradise.(Baihaqi).

30.Flesh which has grown out of what is unlawful will not enter paradise, but hell is more fitting for all flesh which has grown out of what is unlawful. (Ahmad, Darimi, Baihaqi).

31.The truthful and trusty merchant is associated with the prophets, the upright and the martyrs.(Tirmidhi, Darimi, Daraqutni). (Sayings of Muhammad. by Prof. Ghazi Ahmad).

32.If anyone buys a garment for ten dirhams among which one is unlawfully

acquired, God most high will not accept prayer from him as long as he wears it.(Bukhari).

33.He who begs the property of others to increase his own is asking only for

live coals, so let him ask little as much.(Muslim). Sayings of Muhammad. by Prof. Ghazi Ahmad).

34.It is better for one of you to take a rope, bring a load of firewood on his back, and sell it, God thereby preserving his self respect, than that he should beg from people whether they give him anything or refuse him.(Bukhari

35.If anyone guarantees me that he will not beg from people, I will guarantee him paradise. (Abu Dawud, Nasa'i).

36.If you spend (to help others), O son of Adam! I [God] shall spend on you.(Bukhari, Muslim).

37.It is better for a man to give a dirham as Sadqa during his lifetime than to give a hundred at the time of his death.(Abu Dawud).

38.Do not consider any act of kindness insignificant, even meeting your brother with a cheerful face(Muslim).

39.Sadqa given to a poor man is just Sadqa, but when given to a relative it serves a double purpose, being both Sadqa and a connecting link.

(Ahmad, Tirmidhi, Nasai, Ibn Majah, Darimi).

 40. If anyone keeps goods till the price rises, he is a sinner. (Muslim).

41.He who brings goods for sale is blessed with good fortune, but he who keeps them till the price rises is accursed.(Ibn Majah, Darimi).

42.  If anyone withholds grain for forty days thereby desiring a high price,has renounced God and God has renounced him.(Razin).

43.The man who withholds goods is evil. If God lowers prices he is grieved, and if He raises then he is happy. (Baihaqi).

44. He who grants a respite to one who is in straightened circumstances or who remits his debt, will be saved by God from the anxieties of the Day of Resurrection.(Muslim).

45. If anyone accepts others belongings meaning to pay back, God will pay back for him, but if anyone accepts them meaning to squander them, God will on that account destroy his property.(Bukhari).

46. Every fault but a debt will be forgiven to a martyr.(Bukhari).

47.A believer's soul is attached to his debt till it is paid. (Shafi'i, Ahmad, Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah, Darimi).


48.Gold is to be paid by gold, silver by silver, wheat by wheat, barley by

barley, dates by dates and salt by salt, like for like, payment being made on the spot. If anyone gives more or asks for more, he has dealt in usury. The receiver and the giver are equally guilty.(Muslim).

49.A time is coming to mankind when only the receiver of usury will remain and if he does not receive it, some of its vapour will reach him.  (Ahmad, Abu Dawud, Nasai, Ibn Majah).

50.A dirham which a man knowingly receives in usury is more serious (a crime) than thirty-six acts of fornication.(Ahmad, Daraqutni).

51.When a man makes a loan to another,he must not accept a present.(Bukhari).

52.Even though usury be much itleads in the end to penury.(IbnMajah,Baihaqi).

53.Young men, those of you who can support a wife should marry, for it keeps you from looking at strange women and preserves you from immorality, but those who cannot, should devote themselves to fasting, for it is a means of suppressing sexual desire.(Bukhari, Muslim).

54.The whole world is to be enjoyed, but the best thing in the world is a pious woman.(Muslim).

55.When a man marries, he has fulfilled half of the religion, so let him fear Go regarding the remaining half. (Bukhari).

56. After fear of God, a believer gains nothing better for him than a good wife who obeys him if he gives her a command, pleases him if he looks at her, is true to him if he adjures her to do something, and is sincere towards him regarding her person and his property if he is absent.(Ibn Majah.)

57.When a woman observes the five time of prayers, fasts during Ramadan,

preserves her chastity, and obeys her husband, she may enter by any of the gates of paradise she wishes. (Abu Nu'aim).

58. A believer must not hate his wife, and if he is displeased with one bad quality in her,then let him be pleased with one that is good in her.(Muslim). (Ideal Woman in Islam by. Imran Muhammad).

59. Among the believers who show most perfect faith are those who have best disposition and are kindest to their families.(Tirmidhi).

60. If any woman asks her husband for divorce without some strong reason, the

odour of paradise will be forbidden for her. (Ahmad, Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud, Ibn Majah, Darimi).

 61. The lawful thing God hates most is divorce.(Abu Dawud).

62. God has created nothing on the face of the earth more dearer to Him than

emancipation,and God has created nothing on the face of the earth more hateful

to Him than divorce.(Daraqutni).

63.The one who will be dearest to God and nearest to Him in the station on the

Day of Resurrection will be a just imam and the one who will be most hateful to God on the Day of Resurrection, and will receive the severest punishment will be a tyrannical imam.(Tirmidhi).

64  A creatureis not to be obeyed when it involves disobedience to the Creator.(Sharra-as-Sunna).

65. Do not ask for any high office, for if you are given it after asking, you

will be left to discharge it yourself; if you are given it without asking you

will be helped to discharge it.(Bukhari, Muslim).

66. He who has been ruler over ten people, will be brought in the Day of Resurrection, shackled till justice loosens his chains or tyranny brings him to destruction.(Darimi).

67.The most excellent jihad is when one speaks a true word in the presence of a tyrannical ruler.(Tirmidhi).

68. As you will be so will you have rulers put over you.(Baihaqi).


69. No judge must give judgement between two people when he is angry.(Bukhari, Muslim).

70. If anyone who seeks the office of Qadi among Muslims till he gets it and his justice prevails over tyranny, will go to paradise; but the man whose tyranny prevails over justice will go to hell. (Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah).

71.God is with the Qadi as long as he is not tyrannical, but when he is tyrannical, He departs from him and the devil attaches himself to him.(Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah).

72 If anyone swears a firm oath, acting wickedly thereby, and appropriates by it property belonging to a Muslim, God will be very angry when he meets Him on the Day of Resurrection.(Bukhari, Muslim).

73.The man who is most hateful to God is the one who quarrels and disputes most. (Bukhari, Muslim).

74.If anyone claims what is not his, he does not belong to us, and let him come to his seat in hell.(Muslim).

75.A believer will continue to find ample scope in his religion as long as he does not kill anyone unlawfully. (Bukhari)  Sayings of Muhammad. by Prof. Ghazi Ahmad).

76. Shedding of blood will be the first matter about which judgement will be given on the Day of Resurrection.(Bukhari, Muslim).

77. If anyone kills a man who had made a covenant (anyone who belongs to a Non-Muslim community with whom a treaty of peace has been made, or a member of protected communities) will not experience the fragrance of paradise. (Bukhari).

78. God may forgive every sin, except in the case of one who dies a polytheist, or one who purposely kills a believer.(Abu Dawud, Nasai).

79. The passing away of the world would mean less to God than the murder of a Muslim man.(Tirmidhi, Nasai).

80. Who throws himself from a mountain and kills himself will be thrown down in the fire of hell and remain in it for ever and ever; he who sips poison and kills himself will have his poison in his hand will sip it for ever and ever in the fire of hell. (Bukhari, Muslim).

81. An unmarried man who commits fornication, should receive hundred lashes and be banished for a year.(Bukhari).

82. If you find anyone doing as Lot's people did, kill the one who does it and the one to whom it is done.(Tirmidhi, Ibn Majah).

83. Fornication will not appear among any people without their being punished by famine, and bribery will not appear among any people without their being punished by terror.(Ahmad).

84.God Who is glorious will not look at a man who has intercourse with a man or a woman through the anus.(Tirmidhi).

85 .None of you must point a weapon at his brother for he does not know whether the devil may draw it out while it is in his hand as a result of which he will fall into a pit of hell.(Bukhari, Muslim).

86.  If anyone points a piece of iron at his brother, the angels curse him till he puts it down, even if he is his brother who has the same father and mother.(Bukhari).

87. I [Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)] forbade that a sword which has been drawn should be handed to anyone. (Tirmidhi, Abu Dawud).

88. He who believes in God and the Last Day should honour his guest; he who believes in God and the Last Day should not annoy his neighbours; and he who believes in God and the Last Day should say what is good or keep silent. (Bukhari, Muslim).

89. It is part of the Sunna that a man should accompany his guest to the door of the house.(Ibn Majah, Baihaqi).

90. He who believes in God and the Last Day should honour his guest. Provisions for the road are what will serve for a day and night; hospitality extends for three days; what goes beyond that is Sadqa; and it is not allowable that a guest should stay till he makes himself encumbrance.(Bukhari, Muslim).

91. Eat together and not separately, for the blessings is associated with the company.(Ibn Majah).

92. Mention God's name, eat with your right hand and eat from what is next to you.(Bukhari, Muslim).

93. When any of you eats, he should eat with his right hand and when he drinks he should drink with his right hand.(Muslim).

94. I do not eat reclining.(Bukhari).

95.The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) never expressed

disapproval of food; if he desired it he ate it and if he disliked it he left it alone.(Bukhari, Muslim).

96. God's messenger (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) used to breathe three times in the course of a drink.(Bukhari, Muslim).

97.The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) forbade that a man should drink standing.(Muslim).

98.The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) forbade breathing or blowing into a vessel.(Abu Dawud, Ibn Majah).

99. Do not leave a fire burning in your houses while you are asleep. (Bukhari, Muslim).

100. Feed the hungry, visit the sick and free the captive.(Bukhari).