Who is this statement attributed to?

خصلتان إذا صلحتا من العبد صلح ما سواهما من أمره: صلاته ولسانه



Imam Abu Nu’aym (rahimahullah) has recorded this as the statement of the Tabi’i, Yunus ibn ‘Ubayd (rahimahullah).

(Hilyatul Awliya, vol. 3 pg. 20)



If two qualities of a person are in order, the rest of his affairs/deeds will also be in order; Salah and his tongue [i.e. He safeguards his tongue]


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar