Hadith on Character: Fear Allah wherever you are and behave with good character

February 17, 2012

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Be mindful of Allah wherever you are, follow a bad deed with a good deed and it will erase it, and behave with good character toward people.”

Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1987

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi

عَنْ أَبِي ذَرٍّ قَالَ قَالَ لِي رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ اتَّقِ اللَّهِ حَيْثُمَا كُنْتَ وَأَتْبِعْ السَّيِّئَةَ الْحَسَنَةَ تَمْحُهَا وَخَالِقِ النَّاسَ بِخُلُقٍ حَسَنٍ

1987 سنن الترمذي كِتَاب الْبِرِّ وَالصِّلَةِ بَاب مَا جَاءَ فِي مُعَاشَرَةِ النَّاسِ

قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى هَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ صَحِيحٌ