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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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 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

 

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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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