If modesty were to take the form of a man, it would be a righteous man

Question Is this suitable to quote? "If modesty were to take the form of a man, he would be a righteous man. If shamelessness were to take the form of a man, he would be an evil man."

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The definition of modesty

Question What is the definition of haya/modesty?

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Explanation of the Hadith on true modesty

Question رواه الترمذي عن عبد الله بن مسعود قال: قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: "استحيوا من الله حق الحياء. قال: قلنا: يا رسول الله، إنا نستحي والحمد لله، قال: ليس ذاك، ولكن الاستحياء من الله حق الحياء أن تحفظ الرأس وما وعى، والبطن وما حوى، ولتذكر الموت والبلى، ومن أراد الآخرة ترك زينة الدنيا، فمن فعل ذلك استحيا من الله حق الحياء". What does this part أن تحفظ الرأس وما وعى of the Hadith refer…

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Modesty; Islam’s distinct feature

Question What is the reference for the narration which states the distinguishing characteristic of Islam is modesty?

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Modesty is from Iman

Question Is the following narration reliable? Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) said: "Modesty is from Iman and the [people of] Iman will be in Jannah"

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The modesty of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman ibn ‘Affan (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

Question Is the following narration authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) was reclining in his house while his legs were uncovered. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu 'anhu) sought permission to enter, so he permitted him to enter and he spoke to him. Then Sayyiduna 'Umar (radiyallahu 'anhu) sought permission to enter, so he was permitted likewise, and he spoke to him as well while he…

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Modesty is all of Iman

Question What is the status of the following narration? Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) once when asked if modesty was in fact a part of the religion, he replied, "Nay, rather it is the entire religion all of it".

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The modesty of Sayyidatuna ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

Question I have heard that Sayyidatuna 'Aaishah (radiyallahu 'anha) was not particular about pardah (covering herself) as long as Nabi (salallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) and Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radiyallahu 'anhu) were buried in her house. However when Sayyiduna 'Umar (radiyallahu 'anhu) was buried, whenever she entered there she used to observe pardah. Could the above please be verified?

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Iman has over sixty or seventy branches

Question Is the translation of this Hadith correct? Nabi (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) said: "Faith has over seventy branches or over sixty branches, the most excellent of which is the declaration that there is no god but Allah, and the lowest of which is the removal of what is harmful from the path; and modesty is a branch of faith."-Bukhari

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Ten noble traits of character

Question Is the following narration suitable to quote? Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) has said that there are ten noble traits of character: Speaking the truth. [Having] True courage/strength when it comes to the obedience of Allah Ta’ala. Giving to the needy. Returning a good favor. Maintaining family ties. Taking care of and returning a trust [something kept by you for safekeeping].…

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Music has the same ill effect as intoxicants

Question Is this Hadith authentic? The Messenger of Allah (sallallahu 'alayhi wa sallam) said: "Keep away from music, because it incites the feelings of lust, destroys shame, and it intoxicates like wine." [Shu'abul Iman]

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Arabic text of the Hadith regarding the composure of a Sahabiyyah at the time of calamity

Question Can you provide the Arabic text of this Hadith? The son of Ummu Khallad (radiyallahu ‘anhuma) was martyred. When she heard about it she came to Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) to enquire about his position and reward. Despite being afflicted by the great tragedy of losing her son, her face was still covered with a niqab (veil/purdah). A Sahabi (radiyallahu ‘anhu) was quite…

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Composure of a Sahabiyyah at the time of calamity

Question Please comment on the authenticity of this narration: The son of Ummu Khallad (radiyallahu 'anhuma) was martyred. When she heard about it she came to Rasulullah (sallallahu 'alayhi wasallam) to enquire about his position and reward. Despite being afflicted by the great tragedy of losing her son, her face was still covered with a niqab (veil/purdah). A Sahabi (radiyallahu 'anhu) was quite…

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