Saheeh al-Jaami as-Sagheer wa Ziyaadatuh’

Saheeh al-Jaami as-Sagheer wa Ziyaadatuh’
Al-Imaam as-Suyooti (may Allaah have mercy on him) originally had a collection of hadeeth called ‘al-Jaami’
as-Sagheer min Hadeeth al-Basheer an-Nadheer’ (The Small Collection of the Sayings of the Giver of Glad
Tidings, the Warner).
The authenticated version of that collection is by Shaykh al-Albaani, and it is called ‘Saheeh al-Jaami asSagheer wa Ziyaadatuh’.
Translated by Abu Sabaayaa

8: “I eat as a slave eats, and I sit as a slave sits, for verily, I am a slave.”

23: “Allaah hates to allow the one who has killed a believer to repent.”

44: “The people of Yemen have come to you, and they have the weakest (softest) hearts, and the softest

mouths, and comprehension (fiqh) is from Yemen, and wisdom is from Yemen.”

80: “Would you like for your heart to become soft and for you to find what you are looking for? Be

compassionate to the orphan and pat his head, and feed him from what you eat. Then your heart will
become soft, and you will find what you are looking for.”

92: “Do you wish to put the people to trial, Mu’aadh? If you lead the people in prayer, then read Soorat

ash-Shams, and al-A’laa, and al-Layl, and al-‘Alaq.”

100: “Beware of that which is forbidden and you will be the best worshipper among the people, and be

pleased with your share of what Allaah has given and you will be the most self-sufficient of the people,
and be good to your neighbor and you will be a believer, and love for the people what you love for
yourself and you will be a Muslim, and do not laugh too much for too much laughing kills the heart.”

245: “Supplicate to Allaah while you are certain that He will answer you, and know that Allaah does not

answer supplication from a heart that is heedless of Him.”

275: “If Allaah loves a people, then he tests them.”

287: “If anyone of you improves his practice of Islaam, then for every good action that he performs, he

will have anywhere from 10 to 700 like them written for him, and whoever performs a bad deed will only
have that deed written for him until he meets Allaah.”

308: “If Allaah wants good for one of His worshippers then he makes his punishment in this World, and

if He wants bad for one of His worshippers then He holds off from him with his sins until he meets Him
with them on the Day of Judgement (i.e., he is punished for them in the Hereafter).”

310: “If Allaah wants to create something, nothing can prevent Him from doing so.”

317: “If you do something bad, then do something good.”

446: “If one of you performs ablution in preparation for the prayer, then he should not clasp his fingers


514: “If one of you enters the masjid, then he should send blessings upon the Prophet and say: ‘O Allaah,

open for me the doors to your Mercy’ [Allaahumaftahlee abwaaba Rahmatak], and when he leaves he
should send blessings upon the Prophet and say: ‘O Allaah, protect me from the Devil’
[Allaahuma’simnee min ash-Shaytaan].”

524: “When the people of Paradise enter Paradise, Allaah will say to them: ‘Do you desire anything

more so that I can increase you in it?’ And they will say: ‘Our Lord, what is above what You have
already given us?’ So He will say: ‘My Pleasure.'”

527: “If you enter a masjid, then pray with the people even if you have already prayed.”

555: “If one of you sees someone who is in the midst of being tested (by Allaah) then says: ‘All praise is

for Allaah who has saved me from what you are being tested with, and has favored me greatly over you
and over many of his worshippers’ [Alhamdillaah alladhee ‘aafaanee mimmaa abtalaaka bihi, wa
faddalnee ‘alayk wa ‘alaa katheerin min ‘ibaadihi tafdeelaa], then you have thanked for that blessing.”

583: “If one of you visits his brother at his residence, then he should not get up to leave without his


585: “If you beautify your masaajid, and decorate your masaahif (copies of the Qur’aan), then

destruction is upon you.”

628: “If you drink milk then rinse your mouths from it, for it contains fat.”

679: “If ribaa (interest/usury) and zinaa (fornication/adultery) appear in an area, then the people of that

area have invited upon themselves the punishment of Allaah.”

713: “If a worshipper of Allaah says: ‘There is none worthy of worship but Allaah, and Allaah is the

Greatest’ [Laa ilaaha illallaah wallaahu Akbar], Allaah says: ‘My worshipper has spoken the truth; there
is none worthy of worship but I and I am the Greatest.’
If he says: ‘There is none worthy of worship but Allaah alone’ [Laa ilaaha illallaahu wahdah], Allaah
says: ‘My worshipper has spoken the truth; there is none worthy of worship but I alone.’
If he says: ‘There is none worthy of worship but Allaah without any partners’ [Laa ilaaha illallaahu laa
shareeka lah], Allaah says: ‘My worshipper has spoken the truth; there is none worthy of worship but I
and I have no partners.’
If he says: ‘There is none worthy of worship but Allaah, for Him is the Kingdom and for Him is all
Praise’ [Laa ilaaha illallaah lahul-Mulk wa lahul-Hamd], Allaah says: My worshipper has spoken the
truth; there is none worthy of worship but I and for Me is the Kingdom and for Me is all Praise.’
If he says: ‘There is none worthy of worship but Allaah and there is no might nor power except with
Allaah’ [Laa ilaaha illallaah wa laa hawla wa laa quwwata illaa billaah] Allaah says: My worshipper has
spoken the truth; there is none worthy of worship but I and there is no might nor power except with Me.’
Whoever is provided this at the time of his death, the Fire will not touch him.”

735: “If Allaah decides that a worshipper of His will die in a certain land, then He makes a reason for

him to travel there.”

779: “On the Day of Resurrection, Allaah will send to every believer an angel and a disbeliever with

him, so the angel will say to the believer: ‘O believer, take this disbeliever, for he is your ransom from the
Fire (i.e., he will take your place in Hell).'”

828: “If the sword is introduced among my Ummah, it will not be raised from it until the Day of


851: “Announce among the people that whoever bears witness that there is none worthy of worship

except Allaah without any partners, with sincerity, enters Paradise.”

854: “Allow me to tell about an angel from the angels of Allaah the Exalted who carry the Throne:

between his ears and his neck is a distance of 700 years of travel.”

862: “Go to your companion and inform him that tonight, my Lord has killed his lord (meaning


868: “The most compassionate among my Ummah is Abu Bakr, and the strictest in following the Deen of

Allaah is ‘Umar, and the most truthfully shy is ‘Uthmaan, and the wisest judge is ‘Ali, and the best in
fulfilling obligations is Zayd ibn Thaabit, and the best reciter is ‘Ubayy, and the most knowledgable of
the allowed and the forbidden is Mu’aadh ibn Jabal, and verily for every people there is a trustworthy
one, and the trustworthy one of this Ummah is Abu ‘Ubaydah ibn al-Jarraah.”

899: “The ground in Paradise is made of white sand.”

1003: “The most beloved to me from my Ummah will come after me: one of them would wish that he

could give his family and wealth for a glimpse at me.”

1096: “The best actions are to cheer up your believing brother, to relieve him of a debt, or to feed him.”

1119: “The best prayer with Allaah is the morning prayer on Friday in congregation.”

1129: “The believer who is best in submission is he who protects the Muslims from his tongue and hand,

and the believer who is best in faith is the one who has the best character and manners, and the best
emigrant is he who abandons what Allaah the Exalted has forbidden, and the best striving is he who
strives against himself for Allaah, the Mighty and Majestic.”

1139: “Carrying out a punishment from the punishments prescribed by Allaah is better than 40 nights’

rain in the lands of Allaah.”

1146: “The Hour has neared and people are only increasing in their pursuit of the life of this World, and

they are only increasing in their distance from Allaah.”

1199: “The people who eat their fill the most in this World will be hungriest in the Hereafter.”

1233: “The milk of the cattle contains healing, its fat is a medicine, and its meat (causes) sickness.”

1254: “Allaah and His Messenger are the helpers of those who have no helpers, and the uncle is the

inheritor of he who has no inheritor.”

1275: “O Allaah! I ask You for guidance, piety, safety and well-being, and contentment and

sufficiency.” [Allaahummaa innee as’alukal-hudaa wat-tuqaa wal-`afaafa wal-ghinaa].

1375: “I was ordered to use the siwaak (toothbrush) so much that I feared my teeth would fall out.”

1396: “This Ummah of mine is an Ummah that has been relieved of much. It has no punishment in the

Hereafter; rather, its punishment in this World is in the form of trials and tribulations and earthquakes
and killing and disasters.”

1425: “If you are killed in the path of Allaah, while you are patient and waiting, going forth and not

turning your back, then Allaah will remove all of your sins from you except for the debt. That is what
Jibreel told me now.”

1441: “If you visit some people and they fulfill their obligations to you as a guest, then accept what they

give you, and if they fail to do so then take the right of the guest that they should have given you.”

1464: “I am an announcer of a house in the midst of Paradise for the one who leaves an arguement even

if he is right, and a house in the middle of Paradise for the one who leaves lying even if in a joking
manner, and a house in the highest part of Paradise for the one who improves his manners.”

1497: “The scriptures of Ibraaheem were revealed on the first night of Ramadaan, and the Torah was

revealed on the 6th of Ramadaan, and the Gospel was revealed on the 13th of Ramadaan, and the
Zaaboor was revealed on the 18th of Ramadaan, and the Qur’aan was revealed on the 24th of

1516: “Verily, Adam was created from three types of dirt: black, white and red.”

1601: “Verily, saying: ‘Praise be to Allaah [Alhamdulillaah], and Glory be to Allaah [Subhaan-Allaah],

and ‘There is none worthy of worship except Allaah’ [Laa Ilaaha Illallaah], and ‘Allaah is the Greatest’
[Allaahu Akbar] causes the sins to fall off of the slave just as the leaves fall off of this tree.”

1602: “Verily, the Maidens of Paradise will sing, saying: ‘We are the excellent Hoor; we came for noble


1603: “Verily, shyness and faith are two close companions, so if one of them is taken away the other goes

with it.”

1609: “Verily, the World is cursed and everything in it is cursed, except for the remembrance of Allaah

and what is associated with it, and a teacher and a student (of good).”

1656: “Verily, the Devil comes to one of you and says: ‘Who created the sky?’ So you say: ‘Allaah.’ So he

says, ‘Who created the land?’ So you say: ‘Allaah.’ So he says, ‘Who created Allaah?’ If this happens to one
of you, he should say: ‘I believe in Allaah and His Messenger.'”

1671: “Verily, when the worshipper stands to pray, all of his sins are placed on his head and shoulders,

so whenever he bows or prostrates his sins fall off of him.”

1684: “Verily, the grave is the first stage of the Afterlife, so if one is saved from it, there is nothing after

that easier than it; and if one is not saved from it, then there is nothing after it more difficult than it.”

1712: “Verily, if Allaah bestows a favor upon a worshipper, he likes that the signs of that favor are


1769: “Verily, Allaah likes ease for this Ummah, and hates hardship for it.”

1792: “Verily, Allaah has given Ja’far (ibn Abi Taalib) two wings soaked in blood; he flies with them

amongst the angels.”

1812: “Verily, if Allaah had willed to not be disobeyed, He wouldn’t have created Iblees.”

1814: “Verily, Allaah the Exalted protects his believing slave from this World out of love for him as you

protect your sick from (too much) food and drink out of fear that it would harm them.”

1817: “Verily, Allaah increases the disbeliever in punishment because of his family’s crying over him.”

1879: “Verily, Allaah the Exalted hates everyone who is knowledgable of the Worldly life, but ignorant

of the Hereafter.”

1891: “Verily, Allaah the Exalted loves that the doer of an action perfects his action.”

1900: “Verily, on the Day of Ressurection Allaah the Exalted will torture those who tortured the people

in this World.”

1913: “Verily, Allaah says: ‘O Son of Aadam! Suffice me early in the day with four units of prayer (four

rak’ahs of Duhaa prayer) and I will suffice you with them at the end of the day.”

1965: “Verily, the dead are tortured in their graves to the point that the animals can hear them.”

1977: “Verily, people are not given anything better than good character.”

1991: “Verily, emmigration (hijrah) will not cease as long as there is Jihaad.”

1997: “Verily, the Jews envy you for saying ‘Salaam’ and ‘Aameen’.”

2022: “Verily, when the worshipper will be asked about the pleasures (of life) on the Day of

Resurrection, it will be said: ‘Did we not perfect your body and provide you with cool water?'”

2028: “Verily, the acts of the people of Paradise will be made easy for those who are the people of

Paradise to perform, and the acts of the people of the Fire will be made easy for those who are the people
of the Fire to perform.”

2032: “Verily, the inhabitants of the Fire will weep until the ships can sail in their tears, then their tears

will turn into blood.”

2065: “Verily, the best perfumes for men are those whose color is hidden but who’s scent is apparent,

and the best perfumes for women are those whose color is apparent but who’s scent is hidden.”

2067: “Verily, Daawood the Prophet did not eat except from what his own hands earned.”

2069: “Verily, Allaah is amazed at his servant who says: ‘O Allaah, forgive me my sins,’

[Allaahumaghfirli dhunoobi] while he knows that none forgives sins except Him.”

2093: “Verily, Jihaad in the path of Allaah is tourism for my Ummah.”

2097: “Verily the scribe on the left (the recorder of bad deeds) raises the pen for six hours from the

Muslim servant who sins. If he regrets his action and seeks Allaah’s forgiveness, it is ignored; otherwise,
it is written as one bad deed.”

2112: “Verily, knowledge that is not benefitted from is like treasure that is not spent from in the path of


2114: “Verily, the thickness of the skin of the disbeliever (in Hell) is forty-two arm-lengths of those who

were in the time of Aadam, and his molar teeth are the size of Uhud, and the amount of space that he
occupies in Hell is like the distance between Makkah and Madeenah.”

2148: “Verily, for every Ummah there is a trial (fitnah), and the trial for my Ummah is wealth.”

2150: “Verily, for everything there is a reality, and the worshipper does not acquire true faith until he

realizes that what befalls him was not meant to pass him by, and what passes him by was not meant to
befall him.”

2180: “Verily, in the Grave there is a squeezing, and if anyone were to be saved from it, it would be

Sa’ad ibn Mu’aadh.”

2181: “Verily, a man from Quraysh has the strength of two men who are not from Quraysh.”

2192: “Verily, the likeness of the one who performs bad deeds and then performs good deeds is like the

one who has a tight chain around his neck that is choking him, then he performs a good deed that causes
one link to be broken, then he performs another that causes another to be broken, until it falls to the

2193: “Verily, the one who takes back a gift that he has given is like the dog which ate until it vomited,

and then ate its own vomit.”

2195: “Verily, the life of this World is like the food of the son of Adam: no matter how much salt and

spice he adds to it, let him look to how it ends up (as waste).”

2223: “Verily, from the people there are those who are keys to what is good and blockages to what is

bad, and verily, from the people there are those who are keys to what is bad and blockages to what is
good. So glad tidings to those whom Allaah has made the keys to what is good by his hands, and woe to
the one whom Allaah has made the keys to what is bad by his hands.”

2232: “Verily, from that which obligates forgiveness (of sins) is the exchange of ‘Salaam’ and good


2234: “Verily, after you (Companions) there are times that require patience such that the one holding

on during those times will have the reward of fifty martyrs from you.”

2343: “Verily, I am a human being, and I set a condition on my Lord – Mighty and Majestic – that any

Muslim worshipper who is insulted or cursed, that this becomes charity and reward for him.”

2350: “Verily, you were sent to make things easy, and not to make things difficult.”

2370: “Verily, the believer who is stricken with pain and fever is like a piece of steel that is placed in fire

and its rust is removed, leaving only its good part.”

2379: “Verily, the people will be resurrected based on their intentions.”

2380: “Verily, the Anti-Christ will emerge when he is angered.”

2388: “Verily, Allaah assists this Ummah with its weak ones; by their supplications, their prayer and

their sincerity.”

2407: “Verily, a powerful and fat man will come on the Day of Resurrection and not be worth the weight

of the wing of a fly with Allaah.”

2409: “Verily, there is nothing that is between the Heavens and the Earth that does not know that I am

the Messenger of Allaah, except for the disobedient Jinn and humans.”

2418: “Verily, whoever does not ask of Allaah, the Exalted, He becomes Angry with him.”

2487: “Verily, I know of a rock in Makkah that used to greet me before I was sent (as a Messenger).”

2490: “Verily, (‘Aa’ishah) I know when you are happy with me and I know when you are upset with me.

As for when you are happy with me, then you say: ‘No, by the Lord of Muhammad,’ and when you are
upset with me, you say: ‘No, by the Lord of Ibraaheem.'”

2494: “Verily, I joke and I do not say except what is true.”

2513: “Verily, I do not shake hands with women.”

2521: “The Throne of the Most Merciful shook when Sa’ad ibn Mu’aadh died.”

2539: “The strongest bond of faith is: alliance for the sake of Allaah and enmity for the sake of Allaah,

and love for the sake of Allaah and hatred for the sake of Allaah, Mighty and Majestic.”

2557: “The helpers (awliyaa’) of Allaah the Exalted are those whom, when they are seen, Allaah is


2561: “The first people to be destroyed will be Quraysh, and the first of Quraysh to be destroyed will be

those of my household.”

2567: “The first thing the people of Paradise will eat is the caudate liver of the whale.”

2581: “The first who’s tongue spoke with the clear Arabic language was Ismaa’eel, when he was a boy of

14 years of age.”

2582: “The first to change my Sunnah is a man from Bani Umayyah.”

2617: “Should I not inform you of what Allaah removes mistakes with, and increases the good deeds

with? Performing ablution when it is difficult to do so, and increasing steps to the mosques, and waiting
for the next prayer after each prayer.”

2645: “Do you not trust me, while I am the trustworthy one of the One who is in the Heavens? The news

of the Heavens comes to me day and night.”

2649: “Are you not amazed how Allaah protects me from the insults of Quraysh and their curses? They

insult ‘Mudhammaman’ and they curse ‘Mudhammaman,’ and I am Muhammad.”

2680: “Beware of extremism in the religion, for verily those who were before you were destroyed as a

result of their extremism in religion.”

2740: “Any Muslim who has four, or three, or two people who bear witness to his goodness, then Allaah

will enter him into Paradise.”

2754: “Now, we invade them and they will not invade us.”

2778: “Islaam dominates, and is not dominated over.”

2790: “The Prophets are alive and praying in their graves.”

2880: “Righteousness is good manners, and sin is what doesn’t find certainty in your chest and you hate

the people to find out about.”

2910: “The mucous that is spit in the direction of the Qiblah will be brought back on the Day of

Resurrection in the face of the one who spit it.”

2946: “Greeting a man by pointing one finger at him is an action of the Jews.”

2960: “Trials and tribulations will be presented to the hearts as a reed mat is interwoven stick by stick.

Any heart which absorbs these trials will have a black mark put in it. However, any heart that rejects
them will have a white mark put in it. The result is that hearts will be of two kinds: one white like a white
stone, which will not be harmed by trials as long as the heavens and earth endure; and the other dark
and rusty, like an over-turned vessel; not able to recognise the good, nor reject evil, but rather being
absorbed with its desires.”

2969: “You will invade the Arabian Peninsula, then Allaah will open it. Then, you will invade Persia, so

Allaah will open it. Then, you will invade the Romans, and Allaah will give you victory them. Then, you
will fight the Anti-Christ, and Allaah will give you victory over him.”

2975: “Think about the signs of Allaah, and do not think about Allaah.”

3014: “The mentioning of the blessings of Allaah is gratefulness, and not doing so is ungratefulness. And

whoever is not thankful for the small things, will not be thankful for the big things. And whoever doesn’t
thank the people, doesn’t thank Allaah. And the united community is a blessing, and division is

3028: “The rights upon a Muslim are three: taking a bath on Friday, using the toothbrush, and using a

good scent.”

3039: “Three things can save a person: fear of Allaah the Exalted in private and in public, fairness in

happiness and in anger, and generosity in poverty and in wealthiness. And three things can destroy a
person: desires that are followed, covetousness that is obeyed, and a person being amazed and pleased
with themself.”

3115: “The Paradise is closer to one of you than his shoelace, and the Fire is as well.”

3119: “The Paradise has eight doors, and the Fire has seven doors.”

3136: “Two sets of eyes have been forbidden from the Fire: an eye that weeps from the fear of Allaah,

and an eye that has spent the night protecting Islaam and its people from the people of disbelief.”

3160: “My fountain is as big as the distance between San’aa’ and Madeenah; its drinking cups are as

many as the planets or stars.”

3165: “Whenever you pass by the grave of a disbeliever, give him the tidings of the Fire.”

3195: “The permissible is what Allaah has permitted in His Book, and the forbidden is what Allaah has

forbidden in His Book, and what He has not made mention of is what he has allowed.”

3207: “Khaalid ibn al-Waleed is a sword from the Swords of Allaah; Allaah has set him loose on the


3237: “Allaah created Yahyaa the son of Zakariyyaa in the womb of his mother as a believer, and He

created Fir’awn in the womb of his mother as a disbeliever.”

3240: “Five for five: 1) a people never break a pact except that their enemies dominate over them, and

2) they never rule by other than what Allaah has revealed except that poverty is spread amongst them,
and 3) immoral sins never emerge amongst them except that death is spread amongst them, and 4) they
never deal fraudulently in scales and measurement except that the crops of the Earth are withheld from
them and they are struck with famine, and 5) they never prevent collection/distribution of Zakaah except
that rain is withheld from them.”

3252: “There are five things that, whomever does them in a day, Allaah will write him to be from the

people of Paradise: whomever 1) fasts on Friday, and 2) went to the Jumu’ah prayer, and 3) visited a sick
person, and 4) attended a funeral, and 5) freed a slave.”

3271: “The best places are the mosques, and the worst places are the markets.”

3278: “The best of the Companions are four, and the best small army-units (saraayaa) are 400, and the

best army is 4,000, and 12,000 will never be defeated because of their small number.”

3442: “The insects are all in the Fire except for the bee.”

3464: “I saw Jibreel, and he had 600 wings.”

3507: “The Pleasure of Allaah is in the pleasure of the parents, and the Anger of Allaah is in the anger

of the parents.”

3517: “Two units of prayer before the Fajr are better than the World and what is in it.”

3544: “A person has the most right to the place where he was sitting in a gathering; even if he leaves for

some reason and comes back, he has the most right to the place where he was sitting.”

3610: “The way to block the eyes of the Jinn from seeing the private parts of the children of Adam is for

one to say ‘Bismillaah’ when he takes off his clothes.”

3612: “You will have a secure pact with the Romans, and you will both fight an enemy from behind

them, so you will defeat that enemy and take war booty from them. Then, you will both descend on a
valley filled with green vegetation and a man from the Romans will get up and raise the Cross and say:
‘The Cross has won!’ So a man from the Muslims will come to him and kill him, and they will betray the
Muslims. Then the Great Wars (al-Malaahim) will occur, and they (the Romans) will gather against you
and come to you under eighty banners, under each banner there will be ten thousand.”

3653: “There will emerge from my Ummah people who drink the Qur’aan as one of them would drink


3682: “The prostration that is in Saad (38:24) was one that Daawood prostrated out of repentance, and

we prostrate it out of thankfulness.”

3699: “The ‘Salaam’ is to be said before asking any questions, so whoever asks you a question before

giving the ‘Salaam’, then do not answer him.”

3701: “The one who drinks alcohol is like the worshipper of an idol, and the one who drinks alcohol is

like the worshipper of Latt and ‘Uzzaa.”

3705: “The worst of my Ummah are those who indulge in delights; those who eat all different kinds of

food, and wear all different kinds of clothing, and are loose in their speech.”

3710: “The honor of the believer is his praying at night, and his glory is his sufficiency from what other

people have.”

3726: “Shaam is the land where people will be gathered and brought forth.”

3733: “Poetry holds the same position as other speech: what is good from it is like what is good of

speech, and what is bad of it is like what is bad of speech.”

3737: “The Sun and the Moon will be folded up together and their light will be put out on the Day of


3740: “The martyrs who fight in the path of Allaah on the frontlines and do not turn their faces until

they are killed, then they will meet in the highest room in Paradise and your Lord will laugh to them.
Verily, if Allaah – the Exalted – laughs to His believing worshipper, then he will not be taken to account
for his deeds.”

3769: “Keep relations with those who cut off relations with you, and act kindly to those who have

wronged you, and speak the truth even if it is against yourself.”

3821: “The voluntary prayer of a man where the people cannot see him is equal to 25 voluntary prayers

in front of the eyes of the people.”

3845: “The first part of this Ummah was rectified with abstinence from worldly pleasures (zuhd) and

certainty (yaqeen), and the later part of it will be destroyed by stinginess and false hopes.”

3864: “The head is what makes something an image. So if the head is cut off, then there is no

(forbidden) image.”

3887: “Allaah – the Exalted – has given a parable: a straight road, and on either sides of the road are two

walls containing opened doors that are covered with curtains. At the beginning of the straight road there
is a caller calling: ‘Oh people! Enter this path, all of you, and do not deviate from it!’ And a caller will be
calling from above the road if a person wants to open any of these doors: ‘Woe to you, do not open the
door, for if you were to open it you would enter it!’
So the straight road is Islaam, the two walls are the limits set by Allaah – the Exalted, the open doors are
the things that have been forbidden by Allaah – the Exalted, that caller at the beginning of the road is the
Book of Allaah, and the caller from above the road is an admonisher from Allaah that He has placed in
the heart of every Muslim.”

3920: “Glad tidings are for ash-Shaam, for the Angels of the Most Merciful cover it out of kindness with

their wings.”

3924: “Glad tidings once for he who sees me and then believes in me, and glad tidings seven times to the

one who believes in me without seeing me.”

3961: “Oppression is of three types: oppression that Allaah does not forgive, oppression that He does

forgive, and oppression that he holds off on. As for the oppression that he does not forgive, then that is
polytheism, as Allaah says: {“Verily, polytheism is a great oppression…”} And as for the oppression that he
forgives, then this is the oppression of the servants of themselves in what is between them and their Lord.
And as for the oppression that Allaah holds off on, then this is the oppression of the servants to each
other until they work it out between themselves.”

3985: “I am amazed at the believer, how Allaah – the Exalted – does not Will for him something except

that it is best for him.”

4011: “A group of the Muslims will open the White House of Kisraa.”

4015: “The ability of reasoning of those living under the authority of the Muslims (Ahl adh-Dhimmah) is

half that of the Muslims.”

4022: “Hang the belt where the members of the household can see it, for it keeps them in check.”

4208: “Allaah has favored Quraysh with seven special characteristics: He favored them in that they

worshipped Allaah for ten years in which nobody but Quraysh worshipped Him, and He favored them in
that He gave them victory on the Day of the Elephant while they were polytheists, and He favored them
in that a chapter of the Qur’aan was revealed about them in which none other of the Creation was
mentioned, and it is: {“For the taming of the Quraysh…”} (Chapter 106), and He favored them in that the
Prophethood is with them, and the Khilaafah, and cupping, and the trait of serving others food and

4228: “The poor emigrants will enter Paradise five hundred years before the wealthy emigrants.”

4267: “In every century, there are those who are foremost in good deeds from among my Ummah.”

4317: “Allaah – the Exalted – said: ‘Spend on others and I will spend on you.'”

4353: “Jibreel said to me: ‘If you could only see me as I was taking the sand of the sea and stuffing it

into the mouth of Fir’awn, afraid that the Mercy would reach him (before he could pronounce the
testimony of faith).'”

4449: “The black stone at the Ka’bah was whiter than snow, but the sins of the Children of Adam made

it black.”

4451: “The first one to ever host a guest was Ibraaheem.”

4473: “The Book of Allaah is the rope that is extended from the Heavens to the Earth.”

4493: “Eat garlic, for if I did not converse with the Angels I would have eaten it.”

4517: “Every son of Adam is touched by the Devil on the day that his mother gives birth to him except

for Maryam and her son (Jesus).”

4534: “Everything that is not from the remembrance of Allaah is vain talk and play, except if it is one of

four: a man playing with his wife, a man training his horse, a man going to obtain his needs, or a man’s
learning how to swim.”

4627: The most beloved drinks to him (saw) were those that were cold and sweet.

4675: If he (saw) knew that a member of his household had told a lie, he would avoid them until they

announced their repentance.

5005: He (saw) would remember Allaah much, and would not engage in vain talk, and would elongate

his prayer, and would shorten his speeches, and he did not consider himself great enough that he would
not walk with the widow, the poor and the slave until he fulfilled their needs.

5080: “I am not for this World, and it is not for me. Verily, I was sent while the Hour is rapidly


5205: “When your brothers were killed in Uhud, Allaah put their souls in the hearts of green birds that

flew near the rivers of Paradise and ate from its fruits and were looking towards golden lamps hanging
from the shade of the Throne. So, when they saw the sweetness of their food and drink and resting places,
they said: ‘Who will inform our brothers about us that we are alive in Paradise and are provided for so
that they will not be lax in Jihaad and will not lose firmness during war?’ So Allaah – the Exalted – said:
‘I will inform them on your behalf.'”

5240: “If the son of Adam ran away from his provision as he ran away from death, then his provision

would find him as death finds him.”

5249: “If a man were to be dragged on his face from the day he was born until the day he died in order

to gain the Pleasure of Allaah – the Exalted, he would not consider this to be enough on the Day of

5254: “If you were to depend on Allaah – the Exalted – as He should be depended upon, He would

provide for you as He provides for the bird; it leaves its nest early in the day empty-handed and returns
at the end of the day with food.”

5259: “If the woman knew the full extent of the right of her husband, she would not sit in his presence

while he was eating his lunch and dinner until he was finished with them.”

5461: “The people will run away into the mountains to escape from the Anti-Christ.”

5484: “The people who were relieved (of hardships in this World) will wish that their skins could be cut

up with shears on the Day of Judgement from what they see of the reward of the people who were put
through trials and tribulations.”

5493: “Whoever does not sleep until he prays the Witr has strong and sound judgement.”

5562: “Allaah never bestows a blessing on a servant – and that servant praises Him for it – except that

this praise is better than the blessing itself.”

5564: “Whatever your heart rejects, then leave it.”

5568: “Nobody has been harmed as I have been harmed for the sake of Allaah.”

5610: “A group of people never gather to remember Allaah – the Exalted – and then get up from that

gathering, except that it is said to them: ‘Get up, as Allaah has forgiven your sins for you, and your bad
deeds have been exchanged for good deeds.'”

5612: “The Sun was never hidden from any human being except Joshua the son of Noon when he

travelled to Bayt al-Maqdis.”

5659: “Whatever you hate the people to see from you, then do not do while you are out of their sight.”

5675: “There is not a son of Adam except that he has wisdom in his head that is in the hand of an Angel.

So, if he becomes humble, it is said to the Angel: ‘Raise his wisdom,’ and if he becomes arrogant, it is said
to the Angel: ‘Throw away his wisdom.'”

5693: “There is not a nation of people except that some of them are in the Fire and some of them are in

Paradise except for my Ummah, as all of it will be in Paradise.”

5720: “There is not a single hour that passes by the son of Adam in which he does not remember Allaah

except that he will regret it on the Day of Resurrection.”

5731: “There is not a year except that the one that comes after it is worse than it, (and this will go on)

until you meet your Lord.”

5761: “There is not a Muslim that is stricken with an affliction in his body except that Allaah – the

Exalted – orders the recorders of his deeds: ‘Write for my servant the good that he (would have done) every
day and every night as long as he is restrained by what I have held him down with.'”

5778: “No two Muslims meet with one of them greeting his companion and taking his hand – and he does

not take his hand except for Allaah – and part ways until they are both forgiven.”

5831: “The example of the learned one who teaches good to the people but forgets to apply it himself is

like that of the lamp which lights the way for the people but burns itself.”

5847: “The example of the believer is like that of the bee; it does not eat except that which is good, and it

does not leave behind except that which is good.”

5872: “One that is relieved and one that is relieved from: the believing servant is relieved of the stress

and pain of this World onto the Mercy of Allaah – the Exalted. And the sinful servant relieves the
(righteous) servants and lands and plants and animals of his presence.”

5911: “From the perfection of a man’s Islaam is for him to leave that which does not concern him.”

5936: “Whoever goes to the masjid for a certain reason, then that is what he will get (from going to the


5977: “Whoever frightens the people of Madeenah, then Allaah will frighten him.”

6001: “Whoever of you meets Jesus the son of Mary, then convey my greetings to him.”

6002: “Whoever makes the adhaan for ten years, then Paradise becomes obligatory for him, and he has

sixty good deeds written for him every day because of his adhaan and thirty good deeds because of his
calling of the iqaamah.”

6006: “Whoever wishes to know what Allaah has prepared for him, then he should look at what he has

prepared for Allaah.”

6040: “Whoever is stricken with sadness, grief, sickness or hardship and says: ‘Allaah is my Lord,

without any partners’ [Allaahu Rabbee, laa shareeka lahu], then it will be removed from him.”

6103: “Whoever gives a man a promise of security and then kills him, then I disassociate myself from

the killer – even if the one who was killed was a disbeliever.”

6189: “Whoever makes his worries about just one thing – the Appointed Day (of Resurrection) – then

Allaah will suffice him from the rest of his worries. And whoever has his worries branching off from the
affairs of this World, then Allaah will not care in which valley he dies.”

6210: “Whoever swears an oath and then says: ‘Inshaa’-Allaah,’ then he has the choice to either fulfill

the oath or to leave it.”

6231: “Whoever enters the marketplace and says: ‘There is none worthy of worship except Allaah who

has no partners, for Him is the Dominion, and for Him is all Praise, He brings life and He causes death,
and He is Alive and does not die, in His Hand is all good, and He is able to do all things,’ [Laa ilaaha illAllaah, Wahdahu laa shareeka lahu, lahul-Mulk, wa lahul-Hamd, yuhyiy wa yumeet, wa Huwa Hayyun laa
yamoot, bi Yadihil-Khayr wa Huwa ‘alaa kulli shay’in Qadeer] then Allaah will write one million good
deeds for him, and will wipe away one million of his bad deeds, and will raise him one million levels and
will build a home for him in Paradise.”

6289: “Whoever wants to to love Allaah and His Messenger, then let him read the Mushaf.”

6292: “Whoever wants to see the modesty of Jesus, then let him look at Abu Dharr.”

6294: “Whoever is happy with his good deeds and saddened by his bad deeds, then he is a believer.”

6308: “Whoever has hairs that turn gray while he is in the Path of Allaah, then this will be a light for

him on the Day of Resurrection.”

6496: “Whoever is two-faced in this World will have two tongues made of fire on the Day of


6518: “Whoever controls his anger when he is able to act upon it, Allaah will call him to come in front of

all of the Creation so that he would let him choose from the Hoor al-‘Ayn and marry from them whom he

6613: “Whoever seeks to humiliate Quraysh, Allaah humiliates him.”

6636: “Standing for one hour in the Path of Allaah is better than praying at night on Laylatul-Qadr at

the Black Stone (of the Ka’bah).”

6643: “The one who makes the adhaan is forgiven in accordance to how far his voice reaches, and he has

the reward of everyone who prays with him.”

6806: “Victory comes with patience, and relief comes with anguish, and with hardship comes ease.”

6813: He (peace be upon him) forbade that women be spoken to except with the permission of their


7104: “…And what disease is worse then stinginess?”

7108: “I wish I could meet my brothers; those who have believed in me without seeing me.”

7192: “A woman never bothers her husband in this World, except that his wives from the Hoor al-‘Ayn

say: ‘Do not bother him, may Allaah fight you! For he is not meant for you; he wishes that he could leave
you and come to us.'”

7228: “Do not sit between two people without their permission.”

7307: “Do not ask anyone for anything – even your whip, if you drop it – until you go down and get it


7372: “Makkah will not be invaded after today until the Day of Resurrection.”

7423: “The Hour will not be established until the Euphrates River is surrounded by a mountain of gold.

The people will fight over it to the point that 99 out of every hundred will die, and every one of them will
say: ‘If only I am the one who wins.'”

7536: “No punishment is to consist of more than ten strikes, unless it is in a punishment from the

punishments set by Allaah.”

7575: “No man comes to his master and asks him for a favor from that which he possesses, and the man

is prevented from that favor, except that a huge bald snake will be called out for him (the master) on the
Day of Resurrection that will consume that favor that he prevented others from.”

7795: “It is not for one who is truthful to be one who curses.”

7797: “It is not for a believer that he should oppress himself: he puts burdens on himself that he cannot


7816: “O Abu Dharr! Do you think that an abundance in wealth is satisfaction? Verily, true satisfaction

is the satisfaction of the heart, and whoever is one who’s satisfaction is in his heart, then nothing that he
encounters from this World will harm him. And whoever is one who’s poverty is in his heart, then he will
never become satisfied with an abundance of what is given to him in this World, and his covetnous is
what will harm him.”

7863: “O people! Remember Allaah, remember Allaah! The blowing of the Trumpet and the great

violent shaking has come, and it will be followed by the second blowing of the Trumpet! The blowing of
the Trumpet and the great violent shaking has come, and it will be followed by the second blowing of the
Trumpet! Death has come with what it has brought with it!”

8001: “Hellfire will be brought out on that Day with seventy thousand reins; each rein will be dragged

by seventy thousand Angels.”

8013: “One of you sees a speck of dirt in his brother’s eye, and forgets the large spot of it in his own


8035: “People from the Muslims will come on the Day of Resurrection with sins like the mountains.

Allaah will forgive those sins and throw them onto the Jews.”

8077: “Islaam will fade just as the color fades from a garment to the point that one will not know what

fasting, prayer, sacrifice or charity is. And the Book of Allaah will be taken up in a single night so that
not a single verse of it will remain on the Earth, and groups of people – the old men and the elderly – will
say: ‘We found our fathers to be upon this word, saying ‘Laa Ilaaha Illallaah’ [there is none worthy of
worship except Allaah] so we say it as well.'”

8100: “Allaah laughs at two men – one of whom kills the other, both of whom enter Paradise: one fights

in the Path of Allaah and is killed, then Allaah has Mercy on his killer who becomes a Muslim and fights
in the Path of Allaah and is (also) martyred.”

8106: “The believer will be given the strength of a hundred men in Paradise for (intercourse with)


8107: “The Devil places three knots in the back of the head of one of you when he is asleep. At every

knot, he says: ‘The night is long, so keep resting.’ So, if he wakes up and remembers Allaah, one knot
becomes untied. If he performs ablution, another knot becomes untied. If he prays, then all of the knots
become untied and he wakes up fresh and good-spirited. Otherwise, he wakes up mean-spirited and

8136: “Allaah – the Exalted – says: ‘I am as My servant thinks Me to be, and I am with him if he calls upon


8170: “People from my nation will descend upon a marsh called ‘al-Basrah’ at a river called ‘Dijlah

(Tigris),’ over which will be a bridge. It will be populous, and it will be a city belonging to the Muslims.
So, when it is the end of time, Banu Qantooraa’ (a people with flat faces and small eyes) will come until
they descend upon the banks of the river. Its people will then be divided into three groups: one group
that will hold onto the tails of cattle and animals – and they will be destroyed, and a group that will only
look after themselves – and they will disbelieve, and a group that will keep their children behind their
backs and fight – and they will be the martyrs.”

8193: “The Day of Resurrection will pass like the time between Dhuhr and ‘Asr for the believers.”