Tag: Gossip نميمة

Hadith on Truth: Verify information before you rely upon it

December 7, 2016

Abu Qilabah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “It is an evil mount for a man to rely upon what others merely assert.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 4972 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani Al-Sakhāwī said, “Indeed, it is said ‘they imagine…’ in their speech without attribution or verification, […]

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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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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 Unity: Allah is pleased by Muslim unity and displeased by division

January 7, 2016

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah the Exalted is pleased with you by three things and displeased by three things. He is pleased for you to worship him without associating anything with him, to hold fast to the rope of Allah altogether, and to not […]

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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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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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Hadith on Slander: One who spreads lies about others will not enter Paradise

May 3, 2014

Hammam ibn Al-Harith reported: We were sitting with Hudhaifa and it was said that a man falsely attributed a story to Uthman. Hudhaifa said: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “The slanderer will not enter Paradise.” Source: Sahih Bukhari 5709, Sahih Muslim 105 Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according […]

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Hadith on Mercy: Be merciful and forgive others so Allah will forgive you

December 19, 2013

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Be merciful to others and you will receive mercy. Forgive others and Allah will forgive you.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 7001 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عَمْرِو بْنِ الْعَاصِ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ ارْحَمُوا تُرْحَمُوا وَاغْفِرُوا […]

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