Harshness العنف

Hadith on Rights: Every claimant is entitled to speak

Abu Huraira reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, seeking the settlement of his loans and he spoke harshly to him. This disturbed his […]

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Hadith on Moderation: Do not be hard on yourself in worship

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not be hard upon yourselves, lest the matter be made severe upon you. Verily,

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‘Ata’ on Gentleness: Speak good words to all people

Al-Qurtubi reported: Talhah ibn Umar said to ‘Ata’, may Allah have mercy on him, “Indeed, you are a man whom people of various whims gather around and I am a

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Hadith on Cruelty: Hellfire filled with mean, arrogant sinners

Suraqah ibn Ju’shum reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Suraqah, shall I tell you about the people of Paradise and Hellfire?” Suraqah said,

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Hadith on Rifq: Allah supports kindness, gentleness and loves it

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty loves gentleness and is pleased with it. He lends support for in a

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Warraq on Whims: Lowly desires begin downward spiral into evil

Ibn al-Jawzi reported: Abu Bakr al-Warraq, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The source of overpowering whims is approaching what is lusted. When whims overpower the heart, it will

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Wuhayb on Hereafter: Woe to one who hopes in the world

Muhammad ibn Yahya reported: Wuhayb ibn al-Ward, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Woe to one who places his hopes in the world and sinful are his deeds, great

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Hadith on Rape: Compelled sex a type of criminal abuse

Salamah ibn al-Muhabbiq reported: A man had intercourse with the servant girl of his wife, so the matter was referred to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him. The

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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 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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Hadith on Rifq: If Allah loves them, he guides them to kindness

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

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Hadith on Rulers: Beware of closeness to political leadership

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever goes to the gates of the ruler will be put to trial. A servant does

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Hadith on Rifq: Gentleness is beautiful, cruelty is disgraceful

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, gentleness is not found in anything but that it beautifies it, and it is not removed from anything

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Hadith on Friendliness: Best people are kind, benefit others

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The believer is friendly and befriended, for there is no goodness in one who is neither friendly,

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