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“Cheerfulness” Hadiths of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) encouraged us to be cheerful in many hadiths. He (pbuh) taught us to be happy and to spread happiness to others:

1. Abdullah bin Harith reported, “I have never seen a man who smiled as much as the Messenger of God “
(Recorded in Tirmithi # 2641)

2. “A smile is a charity.”
(The Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, as recorded in Bukhari)

3. “Do not belittle any act of kindness, even that of greeting your brother with a cheerful countenance.”

(The Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, as recorded in At-Tirmidhi)
4. “Do not abuse anyone…Do not look down upon any good work, and when you speak to your brother, show him a cheerful face.”
(The Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, as recorded in Sahih Muslim)

5. Anas narrates, “Allah’s Messenger had the best of manners. I had an adopted brother whose name was Abu Umair. He had a sick sparrow called Nughair. Allah’s Messenger used to be playful with him and ask him: “O Abu Umair, what has happened to your Nughair?” (A playful rhyme)
(recorded in Bukhari)
The Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was a cheerful man. He encouraged us to smile and to be good-natured. Even meeting another person with a cheerful disposition is a powerful act of kindness.

Category: Hadith