Ustaadh Uways at-Taweel goes through the famous compilation of hadith from the book: “40 Hadith” by Imaam an-Nawawi – may Allaah have mercy upon him.
Lesson 1 Notes
Ustaadh Uways at-Taweel gives a brief introduction to the book. He then goes on to explain the first hadeeth of the book regarding the importance of the intention.
Lesson 2 Notes
Ustaadh Uways at-Taweel explains the second hadeeth of the 40 Hadeeth of an-Nawawi: the comprehensive and popular Hadeeth of Jibreel – ‘alaihis-salaam – regarding Islam, Eemaan, Ihsaan, the Hour (Day of Resurrection) and it signs.
Lesson 3 Notes
Ustaadh Uways at-Taweel explains the Third Hadeeth of the 40 Hadeeth of Imaam an-Nawawi – The Hadeeth of Ibn ‘Umar (radiyAllaahu ‘anhumaa) regarding the 5 Pillars of Islaam. The explanation is based on the works of earlier Scholars such as Ibn Rajab as well as those of more recent Scholars such as Shaykh ‘Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa’adi, Shaykh ‘Uthaymeen, and Shaykh Fawzaan.
Lesson 4 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 5 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Aa’isha, regarding the one who introduces an affair into the religion that was not from it.
Lesson 5 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 6 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abi Abdullah An-Nu’man Ibn Bashir, regarding the Haram and Halal.
Lesson 6 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 7 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abi Ruqayah: The religion is sincerity.
Lesson 7 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 8 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abdullah Ibn Umar: I have been ordered to fight against the people until they testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. And that they establish the prayer, and that they establish the Zakah, and if they were to do that they have gained protection from me for their lives and property (their wealth) exept if they do those acts that are punishable in Islam; and their reckoning is with Allah, Subhaanahullah Wata’aalah.
Lesson 8 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 9 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah: That which I have forbidden to you, stay away from it. And that which I have ordered you to do, do as much as you can. Those who were destroyed from before you, that which destroyed them, was their excessive, unnecessary questioning of their prophets and them disagreeing with their prophets.
Lesson 9 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 10 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah: Allah is good and pure and he accepts that which is good….
Lesson 10 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeths 11, 12, and 13 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 11 narrated by Abu Muhammad Al Hassan Ibn Ali: Leave that which is doubtful for that which is not doubtful.
Hadith 12 narrated by Abu Hurairah: From the goodness of an individuals islam is leaving that which does not concern him. (That which has nothing to do with him)
Hadith 13 narrated by Bu Hamzah Anas Ibn Malik: None of you truly believes until he loves for his brother what he loves for himself.
Lesson 11 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeths 16, 17 and 18 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 16 narrated by Abu Hurairah: That a man asked the prophet: “advise me”. So the prophet said: “Do not be angry.” The man repeatd his request and every time the prophet repied: “Do not be angry.”
Hadith 17 narrated by Abi Ya’alah: Indeed Allah has prescribed proficiency and perfection in all things. So if you kill then kill with profiency and you slaughter then slaughter well. And let each one of you sharpen his blade and let him spare the suffering of the animal.
Hadith 18 narrated by Abi Dhar Jundub Ibn Janadah and Abu Abdurahman Al muadh Ibn Jabal: Have Taqwah of Allah. Fear Allah wherever you may be. And follow a bad deed with a good deed, for indeed it will wipe out that bad deed. And behave well toward the people.
Lesson 12 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 19 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Abbas: regarding the time he was stood behind the prophet and the prophet gave him advice.
Lesson 13 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeths 20 & 21 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 20 narrated by Abu Mas’ood: If you feel no shame, then do as you wish.
Hadith 21 narrated by Abu Amrin/Amrun: When he asked the prophet: “Tell me something about Islam that which I cannot ask anybody else.” So the prophet said: “Say I believe in Allah then be steadfast.”
Lesson 14 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeths 22 and 23 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 22 narrated by Abu Abdullah: that a man questioned the prophet:”If I prayed the obligatory prayers, fasted Ramadhan, treat as Lawful that which is Halal and treat the Unlawful that which is Haram, and I don’t do more than that; would I enter paradise?” The prophet said: “Yes.”
Hadith 23 narrated by Abu Malik: Purity is half of Imaan, and saying: “All praise be to Allah” fills the scales, and saying: “Allah is free from any imperfection and all praise be to Allah” fill that which is between the heavens and earth, and prayer is light, and charity is illumination, and the Quran is a proof either for you or against you. And every person starts his day as a vendor of his soul, so he either frees it or causes its ruin.”
Lesson 15 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 24 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Dhar Al Ghifari: That the prophet said: Allah said:
“Oh my servants I have forbidden oppression for myself and I have made it forbidden amongst you so do not oppress one another. Oh my servants all of you are misguided except those whom I have guided, so seek guidance from me, I shall guide you. Oh my servants all of you are hungry except those whom I have fed, so seek food from me, I shall feed you. Oh my servants all of you are naked except those whom I have clothed, so seek clothing from me, I shall clothe you. Oh my servants you commit sins day and night, and I forgive all sins, so seek forgiveness from me and I will forgive you. Oh my servants you will not atain harm in me so as to harm me, and you will not atain benefit in me to benefit me.
Oh my servants if the first of you and the last of you, the humans of you and the jinn of you were all as pious as the most of pious as the most pious heart among you, it would not increase my kingdom an iota.
Oh my servants if the first of you and the last of you, the humans of you and the jinn of you were all as wicked as the most of wicked as the most wicked heart among you, it would not decrease my kingdom an iota.
Oh my servants if the first of you and the last of you, the humans of you and the jinn of you were all to stand together in one place and ask of me, and I were to give everyone what they requested, then that would not decrease what i possess except what is decreased from the ocean when a needle is dipped into it.
Oh my servants it is indeed your deeds that I account for you and then recompense you for, so he who finds good then let him praise Allah, and he who finds other than that, then let mhim blame nobody but himself.”
Lesson 16 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 25 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Dhar: that a group of people said to the prophet: The rich have mad off and recieved rewards, they pray as we do, and they fast as we do, but they give much in charity by virtue of their wealth…….
Lesson 17 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 26 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah: Every joint of a person must perform a sadaqah…..
Lesson 18 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeths 27 and 28 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 27 narrated by Nawas ibn Sam’aan: Righteousness is good character…….
Hadith 28 narrated by Abu Najeeh: The prophet gave them an admonition and their hearts were filled with fear and they were crying. And they felt as though it were a farewell sermon and so they asked for advice…….
Lesson 19 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 29 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Muadh Ibn Jabal: that he asked the prophet:”Tell me of an action that will take me to paradise and keep me away from the hellfire.”….
Lesson 20 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeths 30 and 31 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 30 narrated by Abi Thaalab Al-Khushani: Indeed Allah has laid down the obligations so do not neglet them, and he has set limits so do not overstep them, and he has prohibited things so do not violate them, and he has remained silent in regard to other things out of mercy, not forgetfulness, so do not seek to find out what they are.
Hadith 31 narrated by Abu al Abbas: A man came to the prophet and said; “direct me to an action that will make Allah love me and the people love me. Renounce to the world (abstain from it) and Allah will love you. Renounce that which the people posess (abstain from it) and the people will love you.
Lesson 21 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 32 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri: There should not be any harming nor reciprocating harm….
Lesson 22 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 34 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri: Whoever amongst you sees a wrong then let him change it with his hand, for if he cannot change it with his hand then with his tongue, and if he cannot change it with his tongue then in his heart, and that is the lowest form of Imaan.
Lesson 23 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 35 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah: Do not envy one another, and do not inflate crisis for one another, and do not hate one another, and do not turn away from one another, and do not undercut one another in trade; but be slaves of Allah, and brothers, a muslim is the brother of another muslim, he does not oppress him nor does he fail him, nor does he lie to him, nor does he hold him in contempt. Taqwah is here (pointing at his chest). The whole of a muslim is inviolable for another muslim, his blood is haram, his property is haram, and his honor is haram.
Lesson 24 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 36 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah: Whoever relieves a beliver of a distress from the worldy distresses, Allah will relieve a distress from the distresses of the hereafter…..
Lesson 25 Notes
Explanation of Hadeeth 38 of the 40 Hadeeth. The hadith narrated by Abu Hurairah: The prophet said: Allah said:
“Whoever shows enmity to a friend of mine, then I have declared war against him……”
Lesson 26 Notes
Explanation of the last four Hadeeths 39, 40, 41 and 42 of the 40 Hadeeth.
Hadith 39 narrated by Ibn Abbas: Verily Allah has pardoned and excused for my Ummah their mistakes, their errors, their forgetfulness and that which they have been forced to do under duress.
Hadith 40 narrated by Abdullah Ibn Umar: That the prophet took him by his shoulder and said: Be in this world as if you are a stranger or a wayfarer….
Hadith 41 narrated by Abdullah Ibn Amr Ibn Aws: None of you truly believes until that which he loves is in accordance to that which he (the prophet) has come with.
Hadith 42 narrated by Anas Ibn Malik: The prophet said: Allah has said:
“As long as you invoke me, make dua to me and ask of me and hope in me, I shall forgive you of what you have done. Oh son of Adam were your sins to reach the clouds in the sky and you ask forgiveness from me, I would forgive you. Oh son of Adam were you to come to me with sins nearly as great as the Earth and were you then to face him (Allah) and meet him, not associating parteners with him, I would bring you forgiveness nearly as great as it too.”