Gentleness الرفق

Hadith on Commands: The Prophet forbids nine things

Abu Darda reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, enjoined upon me nine deeds, “Do not associate anything with Allah, even if you are cut or […]

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Ibrahim on Hilm: Toughest on Satan is a gentle, patient scholar

Abu Nu’aym reported: Ibrahim ibn Adham, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It is said that nothing is harder upon Iblis (Satan) than a forbearing scholar. If he speaks,

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Ibn Mas’ud on Enjoining: He would not be mad at them, he was gentle

Ahmad ibn Hanbal reported: The companions of Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, if they passed by people from whom they saw something they disapproved, they would say,

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Sufyan on Enjoining: Forbid evil with gentleness, justice, knowledge

Al-Khallal reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “There is no enjoining good or forbidding evil except for one who has three qualities: gentleness in what he

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Umayr on Sahaba: I have not seen anyone easier than the Companions

Ibn ‘Awn reported: ‘Umayr ibn Ishaq, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I have met more companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, than

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Hadith on Adab: The Prophet is polite to a vulgar, rude man

Aisha reported: A man sought permission to enter the home of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and when he saw him, the Prophet said, “A wretched brother

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Hadith on Tolerance: Be tolerant, Allah will be tolerant with you

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Be tolerant and you will receive tolerance.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad 2233 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to

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Hadith on Teaching: Allah sent me to be a gentle teacher

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah did not send me to be harsh or obstinate, rather He sent me

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Umar on Dua: I am harsh, so make me gentle

Shaddad ibn Aws reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O Allah, I am weak, so make me strong. I am harsh, so make me gentle.

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

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,

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Hadith on Rifq: Kind and gentle behavior always benefits family

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The people of a household are not granted kindness but that it will benefit them.” Source: al-Mu’jam

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Baqir on Character: Kindness and good character all that is good

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.

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Raja’ on Islam: How excellent is Islam when adorned by faith

Abu Nu’aym reported: Raja’ ibn Haywah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “How excellent is Islam when it is adorned with faith! And how excellent is faith when it

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Umar II on Kindness: None is kind but that Allah will be kind to him

Ibn Hibban reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The most beloved matters to Allah are three: forgiveness in a position of power, moderation in

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Hadith on Adab: Good character rewarded with Paradise, increased life

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, whoever has been given the quality of kindness has been given his share of good in this life

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Hadith on Manners: Friendly and polite behavior is charity

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Politeness with people is charity.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Ibn Ḥibbān 471 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to

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