Category Archives: Patience and Gratitude

Prostration of Gratitude

When the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, used to receive good news, he would prostrate himself (make sujud) and give thanks to Allah. ‘Abdur-Rahman ibn Awf, may Allah be pleased with him, narrated: “The … Continue reading

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Gratitude of Different Faculties

A man said to Abu Hazim, “What is the gratitude of your eyes?” He said, “If you see good things, you speak about them, and if you see bad things, you keep quiet about it.” He asked, “What is the … Continue reading

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The Sahabah and Tabi’in on Gratitude

Salman al-Farsi, may Allah be pleased with him, said: “There was a man who was given many of the bounties of this world, and then they were taken away from him. But he continues to praise and thank Allah until everything … Continue reading

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Ahadith on Gratitude

It was reported that the Prophet, peace and blessing of Allah be upon him, stayed up all night, standing until his feet became swollen. When he was asked, “Why are you doing this when Allah has forgiven all your past … Continue reading

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Gratitude and ‘Ibadah

All praises and thanks be to Allah, who explains in the Qur’an that the only people who truly worship Him are those who give thanks (gratitude) to Him, so those who are not among the people of gratitude are not among … Continue reading

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The Rewards of Gratitude

The reward for gratitude is unlimited. As Allah states in the Qu’ran: “…If you are grateful, I will add more (favours) unto you…” (Surah Ibrahim 14:7) In contrast, other rewards and divine favours are conditional upon His will, for example: … Continue reading

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Gratitude in the Qur’an

All praises be to Allah who tells us: “Then remember Me; I will remember you. Be grateful to Me, and do not reject Me.” (Surah al-Baqarah 2:152) And He tolds us that only those who are grateful to Him truly … Continue reading

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