Narrated Anas ibn Malik; AbuSa’id: The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “O Allah, grant me life as a poor man, cause me to die as a poor man, and resurrect me in the company of the poor.” Aisha asked him why he had said this, and he replied, “Because they will enter Paradise forty years before the rich. Do not turn away a poor man, Aisha, even if all you can give is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near you, Aisha, Allah will bring you near Him on the Day of Resurrection.”
Tirmidhi and Bayhaqi, in Shu’ab al-Iman, transmitted and Ibn Majah transmitted it up to “in the company of the poor” on the authority of AbuSa’id
Al-Tirmidhi – Hadith 1376
Narrated Aisha: Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) said, “Do you know who will go first on the Day of Resurrection to the shade of Allah, Who is Great and Glorious?” Then on receiving the reply that Allah and His Messenger (peace be upon him) knew best, he said, “Those who when given what is right accept it, when asked for something give freely, and who judge in favour of others as they do for themselves.”
Transmitted by Ahmad.
Al-Tirmidhi – Hadith 3711
Narrated Aisha: A man asked permission to enter upon the Prophet (peace be upon him). When the Prophet (peace be upon him) saw him, he said, “What an evil brother of his tribe! And what an evil son of his tribe!” When that man sat down, the Prophet (peace be upon him) behaved with him in a nice and polite manner and was completely at ease with him. When that person had left, ‘Aisha said (to the Prophet). “O Allah’s Apostle! When you saw that man, you said so-and-so about him, then you showed him a kind and polite behaviour, and you enjoyed his company?” Allah’s Apostle said, “O ‘Aisha! Have you ever seen me speaking a bad and dirty language? (Remember that) the worst people in Allah’s sight on the Day of Resurrection will be those whom the people leave (undisturbed) to be away from their evil (deeds).”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 73 Hadith 59
Narrated Anas: The Prophet (peace be upon him) was the best among the people (both in shape and character) and was the most generous of them, and was the bravest of them. Once, during the night, the people of Medina got afraid (of a sound). So the people went towards that sound, but the Prophet (peace be upon him) having gone to that sound before them, met them while he was saying, “Don’t be afraid, don’t be afraid.” (At that time) he was riding a horse belonging to Abu Talha and it was naked without a saddle, and he was carrying a sword slung at his neck. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “I found it (the horse) like a sea, or, it is the sea indeed.”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 73 Hadith 59
Narrated Abu Said Al Khudri: Allah’s Apostle said, “On the Day of Resurrection Death will be brought forward in the shape of a black and white ram. Then a call maker will call, ‘O people of Paradise!’ Thereupon they will stretch their necks and look carefully. The caller will say, ‘Do you know this?’ They will say, ‘Yes, this is Death.’ By then all of them will have seen it. Then it will be announced again, ‘O people of Hell !’ They will stretch their necks and look carefully. The caller will say, ‘Do you know this?’ They will say, ‘Yes, this is Death.’ And by then all of them will have seen it. Then it (that ram) will be slaughtered and the caller will say, ‘O people of Paradise! Eternity for you and no death. O people of Hell! Eternity for you and no death.’ ” Then the Prophet (peace be upon him) recited:
“And warn them of the Day of distress when the case has been decided, while (now) they are in a state of carelessness (i.e. the people of the world) and they do not believe.” (19.39)
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 60 Hadith 254
Narrated Abu Huraira: I said: “O Allah’s Apostle! Who will be the luckiest person, who will gain your intercession on the Day of Resurrection?” Allah’s Apostle said: O Abu Huraira! “I have thought that none will ask me about it before you as I know your longing for the (learning of) Hadiths. The luckiest person who will have my intercession on the Day of Resurrection will be the one who said sincerely from the bottom of his heart “None has the right to be worshipped but Allah.”
And ‘Umar bin ‘Abdul ‘Aziz wrote to Abu Bakr bin Hazm, “Look for the knowledge of Hadith and get it written, as I am afraid that religious knowledge will vanish and the religious learned men will pass away (die). Do not accept anything save the Hadiths of the Prophet. Circulate knowledge and teach the ignorant, for knowledge does not vanish except when it is kept secretly (to oneself).”
Sahih Al-Bukhari – Book 3 Hadith 98
Narrated Mu’awiyah ibn Hayadah: I said: Apostle of Allah! to whom should I show kindness? He replied: Your mother, next your mother, next your mother, and then comes your father, and then your relatives in order of relationship. The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) said: If a man asks his slave whom he freed for giving him property which is surplus with him and he refuses to give it to him, the surplus property which he refused to give will be called on the Day of resurrection as a large bald snake.
Sunan of Abu-Dawood – Book 41 Hadith 5120
Narrated Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-‘As: AbdurRahman al-Hubuli said: I heard someone asking Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-‘As: Are we not among the destitute of the emigrants? Abdullah said to him: Have you a spouse with whom you live? He said: Yes. He again said: Then you are among the rich. He said: I have a servant also. Thereupon he (Abdullah ibn Amr ibn ‘As) said: Then you are among the kings. AbuAbdurRahman reported that three people came to Abdullah ibn Amr ibn ‘As while I was sitting with him and they said: By Allah, we have nothing with us in the form of either provisions, riding-animals or wealth. Thereupon he said to them: I am prepared to do whatever you like. If you come to us, we shall give you that which Allah will make available for you, and if you like I shall mention your case to the ruler. If you like you can show patience also, for I have heard Allah’s Apostle (peace be upon him) saying: The destitute among the emigrants will precede the rich emigrants by forty years in entering Paradise on the Day of Resurrection. Thereupon they said: We shall show patience, and then, not ask for anything.
Sahih Muslim – Book 42 Hadith 7102
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