Good Will النصيحة

Hadith on Nasihah: Goodwill is the essence of Islam

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The religion is sincere goodwill.” Source: al-Tawbīkh wal-Tanbīh 20 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani عَنِ […]

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Hadith on Nasihah: Do not interfere with business, but give advice if asked

Abu al-Sa’ib reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allow people to barter amongst themselves, but if one of your brothers seeks advice, then let

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Hadith on Nasihah: Islam is goodwill to Allah and the people

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said three times, “The religion is sincere goodwill.” They said, “To whom?” The Prophet said, “To Allah,

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Hadith on Sincerity: Three virtues to protect from malice

Zayd ibn Thabit reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are three qualities by which malice cannot enter the heart of a Muslim: sincere

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Hadith on Visions: Encouragement to interpret dreams optimistically

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, a dream will come to pass in the manner it is interpreted. The parable of this

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Umar on Tawbah: The meaning of sincere repentance

Al-Nu’man ibn Bashir reported: I asked Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, about His saying, “Repent to Allah with sincere repentance,” (66:8). Umar said, “It is a servant who

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Hadith on Rulers: Advising the Muslim leader in private

Abu Wa’il reported: It was said to Usamah ibn Yazid, may Allah be pleased with him, “Have you not spoken to Uthman?” Usamah said, “You think I have not spoken

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Hadith on Sultan: Sincerely advising Muslims rulers and authorities

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah is pleased for you to sincerely advise those to whom Allah has given authority

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Hadith on Advice: Fasting, Salat al-Duha, Witr prayer

Abu Darda reported: My beloved friend, the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, instructed me with three deeds I will never leave for as long as I live: fasting

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Shafi’i on Criticism: Delivering criticism in the best way, without hyperbole

Al-Muzanni reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, heard me one day as I said, “This narrator is a great liar!” Al-Shafi’i said to me, “O Abu Ibrahim, dress

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Ibn Abbas on Rulers: Do not confront rulers if they will kill you

Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: I asked Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, “Shall I enjoin good and forbid evil upon the ruler?” Ibn Abbas said, “If you fear

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Hadith on Imams: A single night of dishonest leadership leads to Hellfire

Abdullah ibn Maghaffal reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No Imam or authority spends the dark of night being deceptive in his jurisdiction but

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Hadith on Ghish: Malevolent and dishonest leaders are in Hellfire

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is appointed over the Muslims in any way and he is deceitful to them,

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Hadith on Leadership: Rulers who do not treat their subjects as themselves

Ma’qil ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No one is appointed over the affairs of the Muslims and then he does not

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Hadith on Authority: Dishonest leaders never smell fragrance of Paradise

Ma’qil ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No servant is given authority by Allah and he does not fulfill its duties sincerely

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Shafi’i on Debates: Arguing in religion breeds hate, bad will

Al-Rabia’ ibn Sulayman reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Arguing about the religion hardens the heart and produces resentment.” And Al-Shafi’i said, “I never debated anyone but

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Shafi’i on Advice: Sincere advice is given in private, not public

Al-Muzanni reported: Al-Shafi’i, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever admonishes his brother in private has been sincere to him and protected his reputation. Whoever admonishes him in public

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Hasan on Good Will: The Prophet’s companions spread good will on Earth

Ibn Abi Dunya reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “A man among the companions of the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said:

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Ibn Mas’ud on Sincerity: Ask Allah to guide sinners, not curse them

Abu ‘Ubaydah reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “If you see a man among you seduced into a sin, then neither supplicate to Allah against him

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