Hadith on Building a Masjid and 4 Important Things We Must Understand

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Hi all readers! Are you looking for an explanation of the hadith on building a masjid? If your answer is “Yes”, congratulations! Now you are reading the right article. Why? Because that is what I will explain in this article. As Muslims, we must understand that. That’s why I wrote this article. So, you should read it to the end!

Specifically, there are five important things about the hadith on building a masjid which I will explain in this article. The five important things I mean are as follows:

  1. Hadith on Prospering Masjid.
  2. Hadith on Social Activities in Masjid.
  3. Hadith on Singing in Masjid.
  4. Hadith on Selling in Masjid.
  5. Hadith on Building a Masjid.

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Hadith in English and Arabic With Explanation

Hadith on Prospering Masjid

The first important thing about the hadith on building a masjid which I will explain now is the hadith on prospering masjid. I want you to understand that first before you read more explanations in this article because prospering masjid is one of the important discussions about masjid that Muslims must understand.

The hadith on prospering masjid is as follows:

وَمَا اجْتَمَعَ قَوْمٌ فِي بَيْتٍ مِنْ بُيُوتِ اللهِ يَتلُونَ كِتَابَ اللهِ ، وَيَتَدَارَسُونَهُ بينهم ، إِلاَّ نَزَلَتْ عَلَيْهِمُ السَّكِينَةُ وَغَشِيتْهُمُ الرَّحْمَةُ ، وَحَفَّتْهُمُ المَلاَئِكَةُ ، وَذَكَرَهُمُ اللهُ فِيمَنْ عِنْدَهُ

And not a people gather in one of the houses of Allah, they read the Book of Allah and study it, but tranquility will descend upon them, mercy will cover them, the angels surround them, and Allah praises them before the creatures who are with Him.

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Hadith About Sadaqah Jariyah

If we understand the hadith above, we can conclude that the prosperity of the masjid is a sunnah that is highly recommended. There are several things we can do to prosper the masjid, such as making the masjid a place of learning.

That is a brief explanation of the hadith on prospering masjid. As Muslims, we must understand that.

Hadith on Social Activities in Masjid

The second important thing about the hadith on building a masjid which I will explain now is the hadith on social activities in masjid. I want you to understand that now because social activities in masjid are some important discussions about masjid that must be well understood.

The hadith on social activities in masjid is as follows:

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهَا قَالَتْ ؛ أُصِيْبُ سَعْدٌ يَوْمَ الْخَنْدَقِ فَضَرَبَ عَلَيْهِ رَسُوْلُ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خِيْمْةً فِيْ الْمَسْجِدِ لِيَعُوْدَهُ مِنْ قَرِيْبٍ . مُتَّفَقٌ عَلَيْهِ

From Aisha radliyallahu anha, she said, “Sa’ad was hit by an arrow at the time of the Khandaq war. The Messenger of Allah sallallahu alaihi wa sallam then made a tent for Sa’ad at the mosque, so that he could meet him from a nearby place.” The hadith is narrated by al-Bukhari and Muslim.

If we understand the hadith above, we can conclude that the masjid can be used as a place for social activities. There are several social activities that can be done in masjid, such as making the masjid a place of treatment, and so on.

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That is a brief explanation of the hadith on social activities in masjid. As Muslims, we must understand that.

Hadith on Singing in Masjid

The third important thing about the hadith on building a masjid which I will explain now is the hadith on singing in masjid. I want you to understand that now because singing in masjid is one of the important discussions about masjid that must be well understood.

As for the hadith on singing in masjid, what I mean is as follows:

عَنْ أَبِيْ هُرَيْرَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّ عُمَرَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ مَرَّ بِحَسَّانٍ يُنْشِدُ فِيْ الْمَسْجِدِ فَلَحَظَ إِلَيْهِ ، فَقَالَ ؛ قَدْ كُنْتُ أُنْشِدُ فِيْهِ ، وَفِيْهِ مَنْ هُوَ خَيْرٌ مِنْكَ . مُتَّفَقٌ عَلَيْهِ

From Abu Hurairah radliyallaahu anhu, that Umar radliyallahu anhu met Hassan who was developing (poetry) in the mosque. He then looked at Hassan with a denying view. Hassan then said, “I have developed (poetry) in it (mosque). In it there is someone who is better than you. “The hadith is narrated by al-Bukhari and Muslim.

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If we understand the hadith above, we can conclude that singing in masjid is one of the things that can be done. Of course, the song in question is a song that does not cause damage.

That is a brief explanation of the hadith on singing in masjid. As Muslims, we must understand that.

Hadith on Selling in Masjid

The fourth important thing about the hadith on building a masjid which I will explain now is the hadith on selling in masjid. I want you to understand that now because selling in masjid is one of the important discussions about masjid that must be understood well.

The hadith on selling in masjid is as follows:

عَنْ أَبِيْ هُرَيْرَةَ رَضِيَ اللهُ عَنْهُ أَنَّ رَسُوْلَ اللهِ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ ؛ إِذَا رَأَيْتُمْ مَنْ يَبِيْعُ أَوْ يَبْتَاعُ فِيْ الْمَسْجِدِ فَقُوْلُوْا لَهُ ؛ لَا أَرْبَحَ اللهُ تِجَارَتَكَ . رَوَاهُ النَّسَائِيُّ وَالتِّرْمِذِيُّ

From Abu Hurairah radliyallahu anhu, that the Messenger of Allah sallallaahu alaihi wa sallam said, “If you see a person who sells and buys in a mosque, then tell him,” May Allah not benefit your trade. “The hadith is narrated by an- Nasa’i and at-Tirmidzi.

If we understand the hadith above, we can conclude that selling in masjid is strictly prohibited. So, Muslims can’t do that.

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That is a brief explanation of the hadith on selling in masjid. As Muslims, we must understand that.

Hadith on Building a Masjid

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