Corporate world and soft skills training teaches us the importance of feedback. Using this learning, I asked my 5 year old what he disliked about me the most. He responded spontaneously, "when you and mother argue about something". I asked him again if there was anything else he disliked about me, he responded, "when you scold me and it's not my fault, that makes me ... Continue Reading
Manners and Etiquette
Islam being The Complete Way of Life (Deen) provides guidance on each and every action we take in our daily lives and strongly emphasizes excellent Manners and Etiquette.
Narrated by Abu Hurayrah, The Prophet (ﷺ) said: The most perfect believer in respect of faith is he who is best of them in manners. (Sunan Abi Dawud, Book 42, Hadith 87)
Watching, Speaking, Meeting, Working, Eating, Sleeping, Walking, Driving, Playing, Teaching, Learning, Helping, Dressing, Celebrating, etc. should be with Respect, Kindness, Care and as per Sunnah.
Manners and Etiquette category contains posts about the rulings and importance of excellent manners and etiquette in Islam.
Umm Musa said, "I heard 'Ali say that the Prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, commanded 'Abdullah ibn Mas'ud to climb a tree and bring him something from it. His Companions looked at 'Abdullah's thigh and laughed at its thinness. The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, 'Why are you laughing? 'Abdullah's foot is heavier in the balance ... Continue Reading
Ibn 'Abbas (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said to Ashaj Abdul-Qais (May Allah be pleased with him), "You possess two qualities that Allah loves. These are clemency and tolerance."Reference : Riyad as-Salihin 631 Narrated Jabir RA: That the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: "Allah forgave a man who was before you: He was tolerant when ... Continue Reading
Narrated Jarir bin `Abdullah RA: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "He who is not merciful to others, will not be treated mercifully.Reference : Sahih al-Bukhari 6013, In-book reference : Book 78, Hadith 44 Narrated Anas RA: I served the Prophet (ﷺ) for ten years, and he never said to me, "Uf" (a minor harsh word denoting impatience) and never blamed me by saying, "Why did you do ... Continue Reading
Say: “Whether you conceal what is in your hearts or reveal it, Allah will know it.” He knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth. Allah is powerful over everything.Surah Ali 'Imran, Verse: 29 Remember! To Allah belongs all that is there in the heavens and the earth. He knows the condition in which you are at present; and the Day on which they will be returned to ... Continue Reading
Anas RA said: Allah's messenger SAW seldom addressed us without saying, “He who is not trustworthy has no faith, and he who does not keep his covenant has no religion."Reference: Mishkat al-Masabih 35, In-book reference: Book 1, Hadith 31 Narrated Abu Huraira RA: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "The signs of a hypocrite are three:1. Whenever he speaks, he tells a lie. 2. ... Continue Reading
Abu Bakr as-Siddeeq RA said: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: `The siwak is purifying for the mouth and pleasing to the Lord.”Reference: Musnad Ahmad 62, In-book reference: Book 1, Hadith 59 It was narrated that Anas bin Malik RA said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: 'I have indeed urged you with regard to the Siwak.'"Reference: Sunan an-Nasa'i Arabic/English book ... Continue Reading
O Children of Adam! Dress properly whenever you are at worship. Eat and drink, but do not waste. Surely He does not like the wasteful.Surah Al-A'raf, Verse 31 He is the One Who produces gardens—both cultivated and wild1—and palm trees, crops of different flavours, olives, and pomegranates—similar ˹in shape˺, but dissimilar ˹in taste˺. Eat of the fruit they bear and pay the ... Continue Reading
Abu Malik at-Ash'ari reported: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said: Cleanliness is half of faith and al-Hamdu Lillah (all praise and gratitude is for Allah alone) fills the scale, and Subhan Allah (Glory be to Allah) and al-Hamdu Lillah fill up what is between the heavens and the earth, and prayer is a light, and charity is proof (of one's faith) and endurance is a brightness ... Continue Reading
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