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MAJOR SINS (Part-80)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The hadith depicts these women with clothed and naked ones meaning that although they are clothed by Allah's gifts, they are naked because oftheir ingratitude. Other scholars hold that the Messenger of Allah (SWT) described such women...

MAJOR SINS (Part-79)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Once, a Christian man came to Imam Abi 'Amr AI-Awza'i (may Allah  (SWT)  bestow mercy on him), who was living in Beirut, complaining of the ruler of Ba'labak and asking him to send to the ruler ordering...

MAJOR SINS (Part-78)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Muslims are prohibited to bribe a judge or a publicofficer to unfairly obtain a decision in favor of one's self against a rival or to unlawfully consume the property of others while they are aware of the...

MAJOR SINS (Part-77)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.AI-Fudail Ibn 'Eyad (may Allah  (SWT)  bestow mercy on him)said, 'the judge should spend a day in his job and a day in weeping over his own self."Muhammad Ibn Wasi' (may Allah  (SWT) best our mercy on...

MAJOR SINS (Part-76)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.This agreed upon hadith indicates clearly that a person should not speak except with what seems to him as good.Abu Musa (may Allah (SWT) be pleased with him) said that,"I asked the Messenger of Allah (SWT) ,...

MAJOR SINS (Part-75)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Allah's Messenger (SM) also said,"The believer may be naturally disposed to any shortcoming except treachery and lying."1Other hadith states,"Beware of suspicion for suspicion is the most untruthful of speech."2"There are Three types of people with whom Allah...

MAJOR SINS (Part-74)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.30) Telling liesAllah (SWT)  Most High states, {Then let us earnestly pray and invoke the curse of Allah  (SWT)  on those who lie!}(Al-'Imran: 61){Allah  (SWT)  guides not one who transgresses and lies!}(Ghafir: 28){Cursed be the conjecturers (the liars).}(Al-Dhariyat:...

MAJOR SINS (Part-73)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.In his explanation to these two verses, AI-Wahidy stated, {And kill not one another,} Muslims are prohibited to murder each other because they are adherents to one religion, Islam. Therefore they are like a single person. This...

MAJOR SINS (Part-72)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Ibn 'Abbas (may Allah  (SWT) be pleased with them both) said, "Allah  (SWT)  never accepts the Prayer of a man who feed on Haram until he repents."Similar to the one who spends unlawful money in disobedience of...

MAJOR SINS (Part-71)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Anas (may Allah be pleased with him) said to the prophet (peace and blessing be upon him) '0 Messenger of Allah! Supplicate to Allah for me to make my Du'a' acceptable." The Messenger (pbuh) replied,"O Anas! To...

MAJOR SINS (Part-70)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The unlawful tribute collector is compared to the high way robber. Moreover, the one who collects the tax, the one who serves as a witness to it, and theone who usurps it are all alike in being...

MAJOR SINS (Part-69)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Someone related saying, "I saw a man whose arm was amputated, loudly announcing, "Let each person who has witnessed me act unjustly against none!" I approached him and said, "O brother! Tell me, please, about your case!"...

MAJOR SINS (Part-68)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Sa'id Ibn Al-Mussayyab mentioned, "Do not stare thewrongdoers in the face except with disapproval (against their misdeeds), lest your good deeds cometo nothing."Makhul Ad-Dimashqi related, "On the Day of Judgement there will be a caller who proclaims...

MAJOR SINS (Part-67)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Prophet (SM) said,"Allah (SWT) has decreed the fire of Hell for a person who usurps the property of a Muslim through false oath and debarred him from Paradise. A Companion asked, "O Messenger of Allah (SWT)...

MAJOR SINS (Part-66)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.The Prophet said, "The invocation of the offended person ascends through the clouds. And Allah  (SWT) responds to it saying, "By My Might and Sovereignty, I will give you victory, even after a while.3 Of the most...

MAJOR SINS (Part-65)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.'Abdullah Ibn Salam related, "After Allah  (SWT) the Almighty had perfected the creation of mankind, they got up on their feet and directed their gazes towards the sky, saying, "O Lord! Whom would you give your help?"...

MAJOR SINS (Part-64)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.He also said,"Beware, from the curse of the oppressed as there is no screen between his invocation and Allah (SWT) ."3And"Whoever usurps even one span of the land of somebody, his neck will be encircled with it...

MAJOR SINS (Part-63)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.So, warn mankind of the day when the wrath will reach them: then will the wrong doers say, "O Lord! Respite us (if only) for a short time: we will answer Thy call, and follow the Messengers!""What...

MAJOR SINS (Part-62)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Upon this the Prophet  (SM)  remarked, "They are the draggers of lower garment, those who remind others of their favors, and the seller of goods by false oath."1The Prophet (SM) also said,"The biggest sins are: to join...

MAJOR SINS (Part-61)

To read the previous part of this story,click here.Ibn 'Abbas in his exegesis of Allah's saying {Or exile from the land } made open that if the thief is out of control, the Imam should pass a command to shed his blood in vain. But...