Sunday, February 10, 2008

Four things that make the body sick

The Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him & his progeny) said: 1) Four things that make the body sick: a) Excessive Talk b) Excessive Sleep c) Excessive Eating and d) Excessive Sex 2) Four things that destroys the body: a) Worry b) Sorrow (Sadness/Grief) c) Hunger d) Staying up late (in the night) 3) Four things that dry the face & take away its happiness: a) Lying b) Being disrespectful / impudent (insisting on something wrong knowingly) c) Arguing without knowledge d) Excessive immorality (doing something wrong without fear) 4) Four things that increases the wetness of face & its happiness: a) Piety b) Loyalty c) Generosity (being kind) d) To be helpful to others without he/she asking for that. 5) Four things that stop the Rizq (Sustenance) a) Sleeping in the morning (from Fajr to sunrise) b) Praying less c) Laziness / Idleness d) Treachery / Dishonesty 6) Four things that bring / increase in the Rizq. a) Staying up in the night for prayers. b) Excessive Repentance c) Regular Charity d) Zikr (Remembrance of Allah / God). The Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him & his progeny) also said to communicate to others even if you listen one Verse (Ayah) & this one verse will stand on the day of Judgment for intercession.

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