Tag: Good Character حـسـن الـخلق

Ka’b on Mercy: Blessed are those who are merciful to creation

June 8, 2017

Ka’b reported: Allah Almighty said to Moses, upon him be peace, “O Moses, be soft in nature, for the most abhorred creation to me is one within whom is arrogance, in whose tongue is sharpness, and in whose heart is hardness. The most beloved character traits to me are mercy, compassion, kindness, and gentleness. O […]

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Hadith on Beauty: Allah is beautiful and loves beauty

May 21, 2017

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is beautiful and he loves beauty. He loves the loftiest of affairs and disapproves of foolishness.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 6902 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ جَمِيلٌ يُحِبُّ […]

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Hadith on Character: Spread peace, offer food, and be modest before Allah

May 11, 2017

Mu’adh ibn Jabal reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent him to a people and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, instruct me.” The Prophet said, “Spread peace, offer food, and be modest before Allah as a man of dignity is modest with his family. If you do a bad deed, then […]

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Hadith on Character: A house in paradise for those with honesty and character

March 16, 2017

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever abandons lies in support of falsehood, then a house will be built for him in the surroundings of Paradise. Whoever abandons arguments even though he is right, then a house will be built for him in its middle. And […]

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Ahmad on Character: Part of good character is to be patient and retrain anger

March 10, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Imam Ahmad, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Good character is to not get angry or enraged. And good character is to patiently endure what comes from people.” Source: Jāmi’ al-‘Ulūm wal-Ḥikam 1/457 #18 عن ابن رجب قَالَ الْإِمَامُ أَحْمَدُ رحمه الله حُسْنُ الْخُلُقِ أَنْ لَا تَغْضَبَ وَلَا تَحْتَدَّ وَحُسْنُ الْخُلُقِ أَنْ […]

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Hasan on Character: Good character is generosity, charity, and love

January 9, 2017

Al-Washa’ reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, was asked about good character and he said, “It is generosity, charitable giving, and loving kindness towards people.” Source: al-Muwashā 1/28 عن الوشاء قال سُئِل الحسن عن حُسن الخُلق فقال الكرم والبذلة والتَّودُّد إلى النَّاس 1/28 الموشى الظرف والظرفاء

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Al-Baqir on Character: Kindness and good character are all that is good

January 9, 2017

Ibn Al-Mubarak reported: Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Baqir, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever has qualities of character and kindness has been given all that is good and comforting. His situation will be pleasant in his life and in his Hereafter. And whoever is deprived of qualities of kindness and character, then it will […]

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Hadith on Kindness: Good character builds a house in Paradise and increases life

December 21, 2016

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, whoever has been given the quality of kindness has been given his portion of good in this life and in the Hereafter. Maintaining family ties, good character, and good treatment of neighbors will build their heavenly abodes and increase their life spans.” Source: […]

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Hadith on Virtues: Prayer, reconciliation, and good character are the best deeds

November 6, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The son of Adam does not act with anything better than prayer, reconciliation between people, and good character.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 10333 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ مَا عَمِلَ ابْنُ آدَمَ شَيْئًا […]

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Abu Darda on Virtue: No deeds are better than prayer, good character, and reconciliation

October 31, 2016

Abu Idrees reported: Abu Darda, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “No deeds of the children of Adam are better than walking to prayer, having exceptional character, and reconciling people.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 725 عَنْ أَبِي إِدْرِيسَ قال أبو الدرداء رضي الله عنه مَا عَمِلَ آدَمِيٌّ عَمَلًا خَيْرًا مِنْ مَشْيٍ إِلَى صَلَاةٍ وَمِنْ خُلُقٍ […]

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