Ashburn , US
28-02-2024 |19 Shaʿbān 1445 AH

Cheerfulness

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Cheerfulness removes the grudge [of others].’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): حُسْنُ البِشْرِ يَذهَبُ بالسَّخِيمةِ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 103, no. 6]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘Meet your brother with a cheerful face.

رسولُ اللّٰهِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): اِلْقَ أخاكَ بِوَجْهٍ مُنْبَسِطٍ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 103, no. 3]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, ‘You will not be able to encompass all people with your money, so meet them with cheerful faces and joy.’[Ibid. no. 1]

رسولُ اللّٰهِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّكُم لَن تَسَعُوا النّاسَ بأموالِكُم، فالْقُوهُم بِطَلاقةِ الوَجهِ وحُسْنِ البِشرِ.

Reference: [al-Kafi, v. 2, p. 103, no. 1]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The smile is the trap of amity.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): البَشاشَةُ حِبالَةُ المَوَدّةِ.

Reference: [Bihar al-Anwar, v. 69, p. 409, no. 120]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Cheerfulness is the trait of the free.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): البِشرُ شِيمةُ الحُرِّ .

Reference: ’ [Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 656]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The cause of love is cheerfulness.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): سَببُ المَحبّةِ البِشرُ .

Reference: ’ [Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5546]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The cheerfulness of the believer is on his face, his strength is in his religion, and his sorrow lies in his heart.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ بِشرَ المؤمنِ في وَجهِهِ، وقُوّتَهُ في دِينِهِ، وحُزنَهُ في قَلبِهِ .

Reference: [Ghurar al-Hikam, no.3454]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘Your cheerfulness shows the generosity of your soul.’[Ibid. no. 4453]

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): بِشرُكَ يدُلُّ علي كَرَمِ نفسِكَ .

Reference: [Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 4453]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘When you meet your brothers, shake hands with them and show them cheerfulness and joy; thus when you part company all your sins will have gone.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إذا لَقِيتُم إخْوانَكُم فَتَصافَحوا، وأظْهِروا لَهمُ البَشاشَةَ والبِشرَ، تَتَفَرّقوا وما علَيكُمْ مِن الأوْزارِ قد ذَهبَ.

Reference: [Bihar al-Anwar, v. 76, p. 20, no. 3]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, ‘The best thing with which people can win the hearts of their loved ones and remove the animosity from the hearts of their enemies is cheerfulness upon meeting, asking about them in their absence, and smiling at them in their presence.’[Ibid. v. 78, p. 57, no. 124]

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ أحْسنَ ما يَأْلَفُ بهِ النّاسُ قلوبَ أوِدّائهِم، ونَفَوا بهِ الضِّغْنَ عن قُلوبِ أعْدائهِم: حُسنُ البِشرِ عند لِقائهِم، والتَّفَقُّدُ في غَيبتِهم، والبَشاشةُ بِهم عند حُضورِهِم.

Reference: [Bihar al-Anwar, v. 78 p. 57, no. 124]