Tag: Harshness العنف

Hadith on Kindness: Allah supports kind and gentle people

May 11, 2017

Khalid ibn Ma’dan reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty is kind. He loves kindness and is pleased by it. He offers support for it, that which is not offered for harshness.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr 17277 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ خَالِدِ بْنِ مَعْدَانَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى […]

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Hadith on Kindness: If Allah loves someone he guides him to be kind

November 30, 2016

Jareer ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty rewards for gentleness what he does not give for rudeness. If Allah loves a servant, then he grants him the quality of gentleness. No household is deprived of kindness except that they have been truly deprived.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Kabīr […]

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Hadith on Harm: There is no harm or reciprocating harm against others

August 15, 2016

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not cause harm or return harm. Whoever harms others, then Allah will harm him. Whoever is harsh with others, then Allah will be harsh with him.” Source: Sunan al-Kubrā 11070 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ […]

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Hadith on Rulers: Beware of seeking leadership and distancing yourself from Allah

January 22, 2015

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever lives the life of a Bedouin will become coarse. Whoever preoccupies himself with sport will become neglectful. Whoever goes to the gates of the ruler will endure tribulation. A servant does not move closer to the ruler except that he […]

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Hadith on Kindness: Gentleness is beautiful and harshness is disgraceful

March 3, 2014

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, kindness is not found in anything except that it beautifies it, and it is not removed from anything except that it disgraces it.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2594 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ عَائِشَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ الرِّفْقَ […]

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Hadith on Kindness: The best people are those who are kind and benefit others

February 11, 2014

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believer is kind and gracious, for there is no goodness in one who is neither kind nor gracious. The best of people are those who are most beneficial to people.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 5937 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عَنْ […]

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Hadith on Modesty: Modesty is in Paradise and obscenity is in Hellfire

December 12, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Modesty is part of faith and faith is in Paradise. Shamelessness is part of impudence and impudence is in the Hellfire.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2009 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ […]

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Hadith on Da’wah: Give glad tidings, make it easy, and remain united

December 11, 2013

Abu Burda reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, sent Mu’adh and himself to Yemen and he said, “Make things easy and do not make things difficult. Give glad tidings and do not repel people. Cooperate with each other and do not become divided.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 2873, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1733 Grade: Muttafaqun […]

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Hadith on Humility: The people of Paradise are humble and people of Hellfire are arrogant

July 10, 2013

Haritha ibn Wahb reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Shall I not tell you about the companions of Paradise? They are every humble person considered weak, but if they gave an oath by Allah it would be fulfilled. Shall I not tell you about the companions of Hellfire? They are every […]

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Hadith on Leaders: The worst rulers are those who are harsh with their subjects

May 20, 2013

Abu Sa’eed Al-Hasan reported: Ai’dh ibn Amr, a companion of the Prophet, visited Ubaidullah ibn Ziyad who was the ruler and he said to him: Dear son, I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, the worst shepherds are those who are harsh, so beware not to be one […]

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