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The virtue of controlling one’s anger

Question

What is the reference for the following Hadith?

“He who swallows his anger despite being able to vent it, Allah will call him in front of the entire creation on the Day of Qiyamah and allow him to choose whichever hur [maiden of Jannah] he desires”

 

Answer

Imam Tirmidhi, Imam Abu Dawud and Imam Ibn Majah (rahimahumullah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna Mu’adh ibn Anas (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2021, 2493, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4744, Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 4186)

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has graded the Hadith sound (hasan).

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar