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TEACH. G5 OF THE PROPHET (5.A.VV.l
MORALS AND GOOD MANNERS
Truthfulness and Justice - The Holy Prophet
Mohamed (Pbuh) has said: "My Ummah will
keep flourishing as long as it retains the
following three characteristics - 1) they speak the
truth when they talk; 2) they administer justice
when they decide the affairs of the people; and
3) they are merciful on weaklings when request
for a mercy is made. "
- (All agreed - Abu Ya'la)
Restraint - The Holy Prophet Mohamed (Pbuh)
has said: "No deed of a man will be of any avail
if he does not possess the following three
characteristics - 1) he does not indulge in sexual
immorality; 2) he forbears if some foolhard
attacks him; 3) he deals with people
gentlemanly." - (Tabarani)
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Trustfulness, Trustworthiness, Falsebood, and
Breach of Trust.
Hadrat Abdullah bin Masud (raa) has reported
the Holy Prophet (Pbuh) saying, "Adhere to
truth, for truth leads to good deeds and good
deeds lead to the paradise.
If
a man continues to
speak the truth and makes truth his object he will
be recorded in The Almighty's presence as
eminently truthful.
Avoid falsehood,for
falsehood leads to wickedness and the
wickedness leads to hell; and if a man continues
to speak falsehood and makes falsehood his
object he will be recorded in The Almighty's
presence as a great liar.
-(Bukhari - Muslim - Mishkat)
Patience
Hadrat Abu Hurairah (raa) has reported the Holy
Prophet (Pbuh) as saying, "Shall I not guide you
to something for which The Almighty blots
out sins and raises men's ranks?" When his
hearers expressed their desire that he should not
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