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100. What to say upon receiving pleasing or displeasing news

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When he r used to receive pleasant news he r would say:

 All Praise is for Allah by whose favour good works are accomplished.

and upon receiving displeasing news he r would say:

 All Praise is for Allah in all circumstances.

When he (S) used to receive pleasant news he (S) would say:

(209) Al-Ĥamdu Lillāhi Al-Ladhī Bini`matihi Tatimmu Aş-Şāliĥātu.

and upon receiving displeasing news he (S) would say:

Al-Ĥamdu Lillāhi `Alá Kulli Ĥālin.

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101. Excellence of sending prayers upon the Prophet r




The Prophet r said: Whoever sends a prayer upon me Allah sends ten upon him.


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 He r also said: Do not take my grave as a place of habitual ceremony.  Send prayers upon me for verily your prayers reach me wherever you are.


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He r also said: A miser is one whom when I am mentioned to him   fails to send prayers upon me.


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102. Excellence of spreading the Islamic greeting




The Messenger of Allah r said: You shall not enter paradise until you believe and you shall not believe until you love one another. Shall I not inform you of something if you were to act upon it you will indeed achieve mutual love for one another?  Spread the greeting amongst yourselves.


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AAammar t said: Three characteristics whoever combines them has completed his faith: to be just to spread greetings to all people and to spend (charitably) out of the little you have.


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AAabdullah Ibn AAamr t reported that a man asked the Prophet r: Which Islam is the best?.  He r replied: Feed (the poor) and greet those whom you know as well as those whom you do not.


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103. Supplication said upon hearing a rooster crow or the braying of an ass




If you hear the crow of a rooster ask Allah for his bounty for it has seen an angel and if you hear the braying of an ass seek refuge in Allah for it has seen a devil.

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104. Supplication upon hearing the barking of dogs at night




If you hear the barking of dogs or the braying of asses at night seek refuge in Allah for they see what you do not.


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105. Supplication said for one you have insulted




 O Allah to any believer whom I have insulted let that be cause to draw him near to You on the Day of Resurrection.

(218) Al-Lahumma F'ayyumā Mu'uminin Sababtuhu Fāj`al Dhālika Lhu Qurbatan 'Ilayka Yawma Al-Qiyāmati. (218) .

106. The etiquette of praising a fellow Muslim




He r said: If anyone of you is impelled to praise his brother then he should say: I deem so-and-so to beand Allah is his reckonerand I dont praise anyone putting it (i.e. my praising) forward in front of Allahs commendation however I assume him so and soif he knows that of him.


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