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26-05-2024 |19 Dhū al-Qaʿdah 1445 AH

Compassion

Description: The Prophet (S) said, 'The All-Merciful, Blessed and most High, has mercy on those who are merciful (towards others). Have mercy on the dwellers of the earth and the [Lord of the] Heavens will have mercy on you.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): الراحِمونَ يَرحَمُهُم الرّحمنُ تباركَ وتعالي ، اِرحَمُوا مَن في الأرضِ يَرحَمْكُم مَن في السماءِ.

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 5969]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, 'One of the inmates of the Fire will call out: O Affectionate One, O Liberal Giver, save me from the Fire. So Allah will command one of His angels to take him out that he may come and stand before Him, and Allah will ask him, 'Were you ever compassionate towards a sparrow?'

رسولُ اللّٰهِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): يُنادِي مُنادٍ في النارِ: يا حَنّانُ يا مَنّانُ نَجِّني مِنَ النارِ ، فَيَأْمُرُ اللّه‏ُ مَلَكاً فَيُخرِجُهُ حتّي يَقِفَ بينَ يَدَيهِ ، فيقولُ اللّه‏ُ عزّوجلّ: هل رَحِمتَ عُصفوراً.

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 5992]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'Have mercy and you will be had mercy upon.

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إرحَمْ تُرحَمْ .

Reference: ’[Amali al-Saduq, p. 174, no. 9]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'How I wonder at the one who hopes for the mercy of the One above him and yet himself does not have mercy on the one below him.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): عَجِبتُ لِمَن يَرجُو رَحمَةَ مَن فَوقَهُ كيفَ لا يَرحَمُ مَن دُونَهُ؟!

Reference: [Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 6255]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, 'Be compassionate towards a mighty person who has been dishonoured, a rich man who has become poor, and a scholar who has been forgotten amidst a generation of ignorant people.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): اِرحَمُوا عَزيزاً ذَلَّ ، وغَنِيّا افتَقَرَ ، وعالِماً ضاعَ في زمانِ جُهّالٍ.

Reference: [Bihar al-Anwar, v. 74, p. 405, no. 2]

Description: The Prophet (S) said, 'Be compassionate towards the destitute.’

رسولُ اللّٰهِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اِرحَمِ المَساكينَ.

Reference: [Kanz al-’Ummal, no. 5983]

Description: Imam Ali (a.s.) said, 'Show compassion to the young in your family and reverence to the old.’

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): اِرحَمْ مِن أهلِكَ الصَّغيرَ ووَقِّرْ مِنهُمُ الكَبيرَ.

Reference: [Amali al-Mufid, p. 222, no. 1]