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Hadith

Identifier

000939

Type of spiritual experience

Background

From the hadith, the collected oral and written accounts of Muhammad and his teachings during his lifetime:

'Do as you would be done by'...........

A description of the experience

A Bedouin came to the prophet, grabbed the stirrup of his camel and said:
O the messenger of God! Teach me something to go to heaven with it. The Prophet said: “As you would have people do to you, do to them; and what you dislike to be done to you, don't do to them. Now let the stirrup go! [This maxim is enough for you; go and act in accordance with it!]”
—Kitab al-Kafi, vol. 2, p. 146

 “None of you [truly] believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.”
—An-Nawawi's Forty Hadith 13 (p. 56)

 “Seek for mankind that of which you are desirous for yourself, that you may be a believer.”
—Sukhanan-i-Muhammad (Teheran, 1938)

 “That which you want for yourself, seek for mankind.”

 “The most righteous person is the one who consents for other people what he consents for himself, and who dislikes for them what he dislikes for himself.”

The source of the experience

Hadith

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