Hypocrisy ~ The Scourge of our Time 2


 Abdullah ibn ‘Amr (RA) says that Rasulullah (SAW) said: “Four traits whoever possesses them is a hypocrite and whoever possesses some of them has an element of hypocrisy until he leaves it: the one who when he speaks he lies, when he promises he breaks his promise, when he disputes he transgresses and when he makes an agreement he violates it.” (Muslim and Bukhari)

Key Points Discussed :

• The 4 types of Hearts

 • The signs of a Hypocrite in Islam

 • A detailed analysis of the 3 signs of a hypocrite viz :

> Speaking lies

> Breaking a promise

> Breaching a trust

 • Disloyalty of ‘trusted’ ones

 • Not honouring the payment of loans/debts on time

 • Intriguing incident of a humble gift of an old lady ~ Hazrat Abdul Qadir Al- Dehlawi RA’s initial refusal to accept the gift and the subsequent consequence of that …