Hadith on Anger: A strong man controls his anger and defeats Satan

April 24, 2017

Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, passed by people wrestling and he said, “What is this?” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, this is a wrestler and none can wrestle like him!” The Prophet said, “Shall I not tell you who is even stronger than him? It is a man wronged by another man, yet he suppresses his rage and thus he defeats it, he defeats his devil, and he defeats the devil of his companion.

Source: Musnad al-Bazzār 7272

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ibn Hajar

عن أنس أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَرَّ بِقَوْمٍ يَصْطَرِعُونَ فَقَالَ مَا هَذَا قَالُوا يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ هَذَا فُلانٌ الصَّرِيعُ مَا يُصَارِعُ أَحَدًا إِلَّا صَرَعَهُ فَقَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَلَا أَدُلُّكُمْ عَلَى مَنْ هُوَ أَشَدُّ مِنْهُ رَجُلٌ ظَلَمَهُ رَجُلٌ فَكَظَمَ غَيْظَهُ فَغَلَبَهُ وَغَلَبَ شَيْطَانَهُ وَغَلَبَ شَيْطَانَ صَاحِبِهِ

7272 مسند البزار

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