1410. Abu Hurairah (RAA) narrated that Allah's Messenger
said, "Allah has ninety-nine names. (426) He who retains them in his memory" (427) will enter Paradise." Agreed upon. At-Tirmidhi and Ibn Hibban mentioned the ninety nine names, but it is the narrators who mentioned them and not the Prophet 426. There are also other names which are attributed to Allah.
427.What is meant is not just memorizing them, but, comprehending their meanings and implications, observing them in one's behavior and acting accordingly etc ..
1411. Usamah bin Zaid
narrated that Allah's Messenger
said, "If one is done a favor and he expresses (his gratitude) to his benefactor by saying, 'May Allah give you a good reward' (Jazak Allah Khairan) he has fully expressed his appreciation. 'Related by At-Tirmidhi and Ibn Hibban graded it as Sahih.
1412. Ibn 'Umar
narrated, 'The Messenger of Allah
forbade making vows (Nadhr)(428) and said, "It will not bring (you) any good but it is only a means by which some of the wealth of the miserly is taken out." Agreed upon. 428. Making obligatory on oneself an act of worship which was not originally made obligatory by Allah such as taking a vow to fast extra days or pray extra supererogatory prayers or pay charity when so) and so happens (if any sick person recovers, if my absent comes back etc.)
1413. 'Uqbah bin 'Amir
narrated that the Messenger of Allah
said, "The expiation for a vow (Nadhr) is the same as for an oath." Related by Muslim. At-Tirmidhi has in his version. "If he did not specify it."
1414. Abu Dawud transmitted on the authority of Ibn Abbas
, 'Allah's Messenger
said, "If anyone makes a vow but does not fulfill it, its expiation is the same as that for an oath; if anyone makes a vow to do an act of disobedience, its expiation is the same as that of an oath, if anyone makes a vow which he is unable to fulfill, its expiation is the same as that of an oath." Its chain of narrators is Sahih but the scholars of Hadith said that it is not connected to the Prophet
but it is only the narration of Ibn 'Abbas
1415. Al-Bukhari transmitted on the authority of 'A'ishah
, "If anyone vows to disobey Allah, let him not disobey Him."
1416. Muslim transmitted on the authority of 'Imran, that 'Allah's Messenger
said, "A vow to do an act of disobedience must not be fulfilled."
1417. 'Uqbah Ibn -Amir
narrated, 'My sister made a vow to walk to the Ka 'bah for pilgrimage onfoot, and she ordered me to consult the Prophet
so he consulted him and the Messenger of Allah
said, "Let her walk and ride." Agreed upon, and it is Muslim's version.
1418. Ahmad and the four Imams also reported that he
said "Allah, the Most High will not do anything with the afflictions your sister imposes on herself, command her to put on her Hijab (429) (scarf) and to ride, and to fast three days."429. It is mentioned in another narration that she made a vow to walk to the Ka’bah. while taking her Hijab off, and that is why the Prophet ordered her to wear her Hijab and to make expiation as this is an act of disobedience.
1419. Ibn 'Abbas
narrated, 'Sad bin 'Ubadah asked Allah’s Messenger
for a ruling regarding a vow made by his mother who had died before fulfilling it, and he
replied "Fulfill it on her behalf." Agreed upon.
1420, Thabit bin ad-Dahhak
narrated, 'During the lifetime of the Prophet
a man made a vow to slaughter camels at Bawanah and he came to Allah's Messenger
and asked him, Allah’s Messenger
asked, “Were there any idols worshipped at that place (in the time of Jahiliyah}?" He said, 'No.' The Messenger of Allah
asked again, "Was any Jahiliyah festival celebrated there?" He replied, 'No.' The Messenger of Allah
then said to the man, "Fulfill your vow, for there is no fulfillment of a vow to do an act of disobedience to Allah, neither to break the ties of kinship, nor to do something which a human being does not possess (or has no control over)." Related by Abu Dawud and At-Tabarani and it is his version; it is narrated with a sound chain of narrators.
1421. There is a similar narration on the authority of Kardam transmitted by Ahmad.
narrated, 'A man said on the Day of the Conquest of Makkah, "0 Messenger of Allah, I vowed that if Allah opens Makkah for you, I shall pray in Jerusalem." The Messenger of Allah
replied, "Pray here." He asked him again and the Prophet
again replied, "Pray here." The man asked the third time, and the Messenger of Allah then said to him, "It is up to you then." Related by Ahmad and Abu Dawud and Al-Hakim graded it as Sahih.
1423. Abu Said al-Khudri
narrated that the Messenger of Allah
said, "No (religious) journey is to be undertaken except for prayer in one of the three Masajid: Al-Masjid Al-Haram, (The Sacred Mosque in Makkah), the Aqsa Masjid (in Jerusalem), and this Masjid of mine (in al-Madinah)," Agreed upon and it is Al-Bukhari's version.
narrated, I said: “0 Messenger of Allah! I made a vow at the time of Jahiliyah to perform I’tikaf (430) for one night at the Sacred Masjid (in Makkah) The Messenger of Allah
said to him, "Fulfill your vow." Agreed upon. Al-Bukhari in his version had the addition, 'He ('Umar) spent a night in I’tikaf at the Sacred Masjid in Makkah.'430. I’tikaf means remaining in a masjid (preferably a congregational Masjid) for a certain period of time with the intention of remaining in seclusion from worldly matters and keeping oneself busy with acts of worship such as praying, fasting, reciting Qur'an, Dhikr etc