Etiquettes

Respect bread

Question

Respect bread. It is from the blessings of the skies and earth. Whoever eats fallen bread from the table cloth for him there is maghfirah [salvation].

What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

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Serving the elderly

Question

Please provide the reference for the following Hadith:

“Whenever any youngster honours an elderly person because of his old age, Allah appoints somebody who will honour him during his old age.”

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Honouring the noble ones

Question

Is the following Hadith authentic?

إذا أتاكم كريم قوم فأكرموه

Translation

When the noble ones of a certain nation come to you then honour them

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Exercising patience (sabr) and adopting good character

Question

What is the status of this Hadith?

يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ ، أَيُّ الإِيمَانِ أَفْضَلُ ؟ قَالَ : ” الصَّبْرُ وَالسَّمَاحَةُ ” ، قِيلَ : فَأَيُّ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَكْمَلُ إِيمَانًا ؟ قَالَ : ” أَحْسَنُهُمْ خُلُقًا

Translation

O Rasulullah! Which ‘Which type of Iman is best’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, “Exercising patience and overlooking/pardoning”. It was then asked, ‘Which Believer has the perfect Iman? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) replied, “Those who have the best character”

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