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Volume 7, Book 64, Number 263: Narrated Abu Mas’ud Al-Ansari: The Prophet said, “When a Muslim spends something on his family intending to receive Allah’s reward it is regarded as Sadaqa for him.” Volume 7, Book 64, Number 264: Narrated Abu Huraira: Allah’s Apostle said, “Allah said, ‘O son of Adam! Spend, and I shall […]

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Volume 7, Book 63, Number 178: Narrated ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar: that he had divorced his wife while she was menstruating during the lifetime of Allah’s Apostle . ‘Umar bin Al-Khattab asked Allah’s Apostle about that. Allah’s Apostle said, “Order him (your son) to take her back and keep her till she is clean and then […]

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Volume 7, Book 62, Number 1: Narrated Anas bin Malik: A group of three men came to the houses of the wives of the Prophet asking how the Prophet worshipped (Allah), and when they were informed about that, they considered their worship insufficient and said, “Where are we from the Prophet as his past and […]

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Volume 6, Book 61, Number 502: Narrated ‘Aisha and Ibn ‘Abbas: The Prophet remained in Mecca for ten years, during which the Qur’an used to be revealed to him; and he stayed in Medina for ten years. Volume 6, Book 61, Number 503: Narrated Abu ‘Uthman: I was informed that Gabriel came to the Prophet […]

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Volume 6, Book 60, Number 1: Narrated Abu Said bin Al-Mu’alla: While I was praying in the Mosque, Allah’s Apostle called me but I did not respond to him. Later I said, “O Allah’s Apostle! I was praying.” He said, “Didn’t Allah say’–“Give your response to Allah (by obeying Him) and to His Apostle when […]

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Volume 5, Book 59, Number 285: Narrated Abu Ishaq: Once, while I was sitting beside Zaid bin Al-Arqam, he was asked, “How many Ghazwat did the Prophet undertake?” Zaid replied, “Nineteen.” They said, “In how many Ghazwat did you join him?” He replied, “Seventeen.” I asked, “Which of these was the first?” He replied, “Al-‘Ashira […]

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Hadith Qudsi (or Sacred Hadith) is a sub-category of hadith, which are sayings of Muhammad. Muslims regard the Hadith Qudsi as the words of God (Arabic: Allah), repeated by Muhammad and recorded on the condition of an isnad. According to as-Sayyid ash-Sharif al-Jurjani, the Hadith Qudsi differ from the Qur’an in that the former were revealed in a dream or through revelation and are “expressed in Muhammad’s words”, whereas the latter are the “direct words of God”.

An example of a Hadith Qudsi is the hadith of Abu Hurairah who said that Muhammad said:

“When God decreed the Creation He pledged Himself by writing in His book which is laid down with Him: My mercy prevails over My wrath.”

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Volume 5, Book 58, Number 120: Narrated Ghailan bin Jarir: I asked Anas, “Tell me about the name ‘Al-Ansar.; Did you call yourselves by it or did Allah call you by it?” He said, “Allah called us by it.” We used to visit Anas (at Basra) and he used to narrate to us the virtues […]

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Volume 5, Book 57, Number 1: Narrated Abu Said Al-Khudri: “Allah’s Apostle said, “A time will come upon the people, when a group of people will wage a holy war and it will be said, ‘Is there amongst you anyone who has accompanied Allah’s Apostle?’ They will say, ‘Yes.’ And so victory will be bestowed […]

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Volume 4, Book 56, Number 659: Narrated Rabi bin Hirash: ‘Uqba bin ‘Amr said to Hudhaifa, “Won’t you relate to us of what you have heard from Allah’s Apostle ?” He said, “I heard him saying, “When Al-Dajjal appears, he will have fire and water along with him. What the people will consider as cold […]