Etiquettes

Showing mercy to people

Question

Please provide the source and grade of the following Hadith:

“Allah will not show mercy to the one who does not show mercy to people”

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Fragrance from Jannah

Question

What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? Kindly explain what is meant by ‘it has come from Jannah’.

Abu Uthman An-Nahdi (rahimahullah), a Tabi’i, reports that Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“If one is given rayhan [fragrance/’itr] then he should not refuse, for the scent has come from Jannah”

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A Hadith discussing three qualities a person should possess

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Is the following Hadith authentic?

“Whoever possesses these three qualities will receive the protection of Allah, Allah will shower his mercy on him and he will be worthy of His love. It was asked, ‘What are these three qualities O Rasulullah’? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘One who is grateful whenever he is given something, one who forgives when he is wronged , and one who is able to restrain his anger'”

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Eating whatever the host provides

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What is the status of the following Hadith?

“It is sufficient for a man to be regarded as evil, that he becomes displeased with whatever [food his host] presents to him.”

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Not getting angry is part of good character

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What is the authenticity of the following Hadith?

A person once came in front of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked, ‘Which action is the best?’ Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘Good character’. He then came to the right of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and asked the same question. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) gave the same response. He again asked the same question from the left side of Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) gave the same response. He asked the question for a fourth time from behind Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said, ‘What is the matter, why are you not understanding, good character is that you do not become angry if you are able to”

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Respect bread

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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

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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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