Enormities: The Talebearer Who Stirs Up Enmity Between People

This is another article in the chapter Enormities from the classical manual on Sharia called Reliance of the Traveller. The articles are posted one by one in the order they are given in the book.

p45.0 THE TALEBEARER WHO STIRS UP ENMITY BETWEEN PEOPLE (dis: r3)
p45.1 Allah Most High says,
“Obey not every wretched swearer; slanderer, going about with tales” (Koran 68: 10-11).
p45.2 The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said:
(1) “He who stirs up enmity among people by quoting their words to each other will not enter
paradise. ”
(2) “You find that among the worst people is someone who is two-faced, showing one face to some and another face to others.”
(3) “Do not tell me anything about my Companions, for I want to meet them without disquiet in my heart.”

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