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Chapter 92
ﺔﻨﻴﻜﺴﻟاو رﺎﻗﻮﻟا بﺎﺑ
Dignity and Tranquility
Allah, the Exalted, says:
"And the (faithful) slaves of the Most Gracious (Allah) are those who walk on the earth in humility and
sedateness, and when the foolish address them (with bad words) they reply back with mild words of
ﺖﻟﺎﻗ ﺎﻬﻨﻋ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا ﻲﺿر ﺔﺸﺋﺎﻋ ﻦﻋو
ْﻳَأَر ﺎَﻣ
ًﺎﻜِﺣﺎَﺿ ﱡﻂَﻗ ًﺎﻌِﻤْﺠَﺘْﺴُﻣ ﻢﱠﻠَﺳو ِﻪْﻴَﻠَﻋ ُﷲا ﻰّﻠَﺻ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا لﻮﺳر ُﺖ
ُﻢﱠﺴَﺒَﺘَﻳ َنﺎآ ﺎﻤﱠﻧِإ ، ﻪُﺗاَﻮَﻬَﻟ ﻪﻨِﻣ ىﺮُﺗ ﻰﱠﺘﺣ
ﻪﻴﻠﻋ ٌﻖﻔﺘﻣ
ٍةﺎَﻬَﻟ ﻊْﻤَﺟ
ِﻢَﻔْﻟا ِﻒْﻘَﺳ ﻰﺼْﻗأ ﻲﻓ ﻲﺘﻟا ﺔﻤُﺤﱠﻠﻟا ﻲِهو
`Aishah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:
I have never seen Messenger of Allah (PBUH) laughing so
heartily that his uvula could be seen. He used to smile only.
[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].
To laugh much is one of the sign of indifference to the remembrance of Allah. Besides, the habit of
laughing aloud robs away the dignity and impressiveness of a man.