Tag: Backbiting الغيبة

Makhul on Slander: May Allah forgive him for being inexperienced

October 27, 2016

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: A man said to Al-Makhul, may Allah have mercy on him, “Indeed, someone has slandered you!” Al-Makhul said, “May Allah forgive him, for he is merely inexperienced.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 659 عن ابن المبارك حَدَّثَنَا رَجُلٌ أَنَّ رَجُلًا قَالَ لِمَكْحُولٍ رحمه الله إِنَّ فُلانًا يَقَعُ فِيكَ قَالَ رَحِمَهُ اللَّهُ إِنَّهُ لَغِرٌّ 659 الزهد والرقائق […]

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Hadith on Hearts: Backbiting poisons the hearts with hatred and malice

May 2, 2016

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Let not one of you mention anything bad to me about my companions, for I love to meet them while my heart is at rest.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 3896 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Ahmad Shakir Ash-Shawkani said, “The heart […]

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David on Judgment: Judge people as yourself and love whoever loves Allah

April 15, 2016

Sa’eed ibn Abdul Aziz reported: The Prophet David, peace be upon him, said, “O Lord, how do I strive for you in the land with good will?” Allah said, “Remember me often, love those who love me whether they are black or white, judge people as you would judge yourself, and stay away from the […]

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David on Virtues: Allah loves those who perform these ten righteous deeds

April 13, 2016

Fadalah ibn Ubaid reported: David, peace be upon him, asked his Lord the Exalted about the most beloved deeds to him. Allah said, “They are ten deeds. If you do them, O David, you will not mention any of my creation but with good, you will not backbite any of my creation, and you will […]

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Hadith on Backbiting: You have just eaten the flesh of your brother by backbiting him

March 6, 2016

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: We were sitting with the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, when a man stood to leave. Another man spoke badly about him after he left, so the Prophet said, “Pick your teeth.” The man said, “O Messenger of Allah, why should I pick my teeth when I have not […]

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Hadith on Abuse: Do not revile and curse those who curse you

October 10, 2015

Jabir ibn Sulaim reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of pride, for Allah does not love pride. If a person abuses and reviles you in a matter he knows about you, then do not revile him in a matter you know about him, for then you will have his reward […]

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Sufyan on Confidence: If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by slander and gossip

July 25, 2015

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Sufyan At-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “If you know yourself, then you will not be harmed by whatever is said about you.” Source: Hilyat Al-Awilya 6/390 عن ابن المبارك قَالَ قَالَ سُفْيَانُ الثَّوْرِيُّ رحمه الله إِذَا عَرَفْتَ نَفْسَكَ لَمْ يَضُرَّكَ مَا قِيلَ فِيكَ 6/390 حلية الأولياء وطبقات الأصفياء ذكر […]

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Hadith on Silence: Those who are silent are saved from speaking evil

March 16, 2015

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is silent has been saved.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2501, Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir Al-Baji said, “It means he should be silent when there is no good in speaking.” Source: Sharh Muwatta Malik 1678 عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ […]

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Yunus on Backbiting: Fasting in the hot summer days is easier than leaving gossip

January 28, 2015

Ja’far ibn Burqan reported: I heard that Yunus ibn Ubaid was kind and righteous, so I wrote to him saying: O brother, write to me about what you are upon. Yunus wrote back to me saying: I have received your letter asking about what I am upon. I will tell you that I suggested to my […]

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Hasan on Backbiting: Hasan Al-Basri sends gifts to those who backbite him

September 25, 2014

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khadimi reported: It was narrated from Hasan Al-Basri that a man said to him, “Indeed, someone has backbitten you.” Hasan sent a dish of sweet dates to the backbiter and he said, “I heard that you have given me your good deeds as a gift so I would like to repay you for it, […]

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