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Dusty praise
« on: March 14, 2021, 08:35:03 AM »
Salam all,

Has anyone ever seen this "sunnah of the prophet" being practiced?

Abu Ma'mar said:
"A man stood and praised one of the 'Amirs so Al-Miqdad bin Al-Aswad threw dust in his face and said: 'The Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) ordered us to throw dust in the faces of those who praise others.'"

Hammam said :
A man came and praised ‘Uthman in his face, al-Miqdad b. Al-Aswad took dust and threw it on his face, saying : The Apostle of Allah (ﷺ) said : When you see those who are given to praising people, throw dust in their faces.

It was narrated that Miqdad bin 'Amr said:
"The Messenger of Allah(ﷺ) commanded us to throw dust in the faces of those who praise others."

Abu Ma'mar reported that a person lauded a ruler amongst the rulers and Miqdad began to throw dust upon him and he said:

Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) commanded us that we should throw dust upon the faces of those who shower too much praise.



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Re: Dusty praise
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2021, 10:39:17 PM »
When I was a sunni I was told not to praise others.

Neither I was allowed to say anything good about myself.

Not sure how the dust part got censored. I heard praising = evil eye.
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