Backbiting Series #7

It was said to Al Hassan: ” Someone has backbitten you”, so he sent him a plate of fresh dates and said: “you have gifted me some of your good deeds, so I wanted to compensate you”.

‎[ فيض القدير للمناوي (3/166) ]

Translated by Yasar A Rahman, Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah

Backbiting Series #6

In regards to the saying of Allah The Most High ((وَيْل لكل همزة لمزة)), Mujahid said: ” ((همزة)) is the one who eats the flesh of the people and ((لمزة)) is a slanderer”. ‎[ الزهد لوكيع بن الجراح (ص 212) ]

Translated by Yasar A Rahman, Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah

Backbiting Series #5

Ibn Ul-Mubarak said: ” If I were to backbite someone, I would backbite my parents because they are the most deserving of my good deeds”.

‎[ شرح صحيح البخاري لابن بطال (9/245) ]
Translated by Yasar A Rahman, Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah

Backbiting Series #4

A man backbit someone in the presence of Ma’roof al-Karkhi, so he said to him: “remember the cotton when it will be placed over your eyes”. ‎

[ سير أعلام النبلاء للذهبي (8/87) ]

Translated by Yasar A Rahman, 

Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah

Backbiting Series #3

Abu Asim said: “I have not backbitten anyone since I learnt that backbiting harms the one who does it”. 

‎[ التوبيخ والتنبيه لأبي الشيخ الأصبهاني (ص 83) ]  

‎[ تاريخ دمشق لابن عساكر (24/363) ] 

Translated by Yasar A Rahman, Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah

Backbiting series #2

Muhammad bin Sireen said: ” The people who have the most mistakes are those who mention people’s mistakes the most”. ‎[ المجالسة وجواهر العلم لأبي بكر الدينوري (6/86) ]

Translated by Yasar A Rahman, Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah

BACKBITING SERIES #1

Amr ibn al-Aas -may Allah be pleased with him – passed by a dead mule. He said to some of his companions: “it is better for a man to eat from this until he is full rather than eat the flesh of a Muslim man”. [ الترغيب والترهيب للمنذري (3/329) ]

Translated by Yasar A Rahman, Al-Madinah Al-Nabawiyyah