The blessed companion Usama ibn Zaid, Radi-Allahu anhu
, reports that he asked the Holy Prophet (PBUH): 'Messenger of Allah, I have seen you fasting in the month of Sha'ban so frequently that I have never seen you fasting in any other month.' that the Holy Prophet (PBUH), replied: 'That (Sha'ban) is a month between Rajab and Ramadan which is neglected by many people.
(110.) Wa-kana sabi'an thumma aslama fi akhiri 'umrihi wa-hasuna islamuhu wa-kataba 'anhu
l-Khatib al-Baghdudi wa-qala kana thiqatan saduqan.
He succeeded the first caliph of Islam Hazrat Abu Bakr (Radi Allahu ta'ala Anhu
HAZRAT ABU HURAIRAH (RADI ALLAHU ANHU
) REPORTED THAT THE HOLY PROPHET (PBUH) SAID: A time will certainly come over the people when none will remain who will not devour usury.
'Onini', 'Mai Onin'i and 'Baba Onini' and Tisu anhu
Abi Talib radiya Allah 'anhu
; wa-hiya 'amira fi basit min al-ard; wa-laha mazari' mumtadda aktar mimma yahtagu ilayhi; wa-li-ahliha sawa'im hayl wa-agnam wa-abqar wa-gannat wa-'uyun wa-fawakih wa-buqul wa-luhum wa-mazari' qutn wa-qamh wa-sa-ir; wa-yaskunuha min al-Barbar Banu Birzal wa-Zandag wa-Hawwara wa-Sadrata wa-Mazata; wa-hadihi al-madina aydan 'amira bi-l-nas wa-l-tuggar; wa-hiya 'ala nahr fihi ma' katir mustanbit 'ala wagh al-ard; wa-laysa bi-l-'amiq; wa-huwa 'adb; wa-fihi samak sagir, fihi turuq humr hasana; walam yura fi bilad al-ard al-ma 'mura samak 'ala sifatihi; wa-ahl al-Masila yaftahiruna bihi; wa-yakun miqdar hada al-samak min sibr ila ma dunihi; wa-rubbama ustida minhu al-say' al-katir; fa-uhtumila ila qal'a Bani Hammad wa-baynahuma atna' 'asar milan.
Ka'ab, may Allah be pleased with him, was one of the 1400 Companions who were part of the Covenant of al Ridwan, a covenant to live or fall together to avenge the blood of Uthman bin Affan, Radi-Allahu Anhu
, who had been feared to have been murdered by the Quraish.
Their harassment reached its peak when they killed Al-Haarith ibn 'Umayr Al-'Azdi (radiallahu 'anhu
), the Prophet's (S) emissary, in 8 A.H., who was sent to deliver his letter to Sharhbil b.
If he rules over them, he would have them taste the bitterness of the truth (la-yaakhudhannahum bi-murri l-haqq) and they will not find any recourse in this (la-yajiduna 'anhu
KARACHI -- Muslims across the world observed YaumeShahadat (the day of martyrdom) of Islam's second caliph Hazrat Umar Farooq (Radi Allahu ta'ala Anhu
Hazrat Jabir radiyallahu anhu
has reported that the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alaihe Wasallm cursed the devourer of usury, its payer, its scribe, and its two witnesses.
But such a situation is impossible because, Ibn Sina argues, the earth of each universe, each being the center, must by virtue of their similar nature eventually gather in one place, forming a new center; there is no reason why they should not do so (hadha al-ijtima mimma la mani a lahu 'anhu
fi tab ihi), for one and the same nature cannot be separated and differentiated (fa inna al-tabi ah al-wahidah al-mutashabihah la tagtadi al-iftiraq wa al-tabayun).