During the golden AbbasidDuring the golden Abbasid
period, one of the scholars inperiod, one of the scholars in
Baghdad, t...
One day an acquaintance metOne day an acquaintance met
the great scholar and saidthe great scholar and said,,
""Do you kno...
Hold on a minute, beforeHold on a minute, before
telling me anything I'd liketelling me anything I'd like
you to pass a li...
Triple Filter TestTriple Filter Test??
The ManThe Man
That's right, before you talkThat's right, before you talk
to me about my friend itto me about my friend it
might be a goo...
That's why I call it the tripleThat's why I call it the triple
filter test. The first filter isfilter test. The first filt...
No, actually I just heardNo, actually I just heard
about it andabout it and......
The ManThe Man
All right, so you don't reallyAll right, so you don't really
know if it's true or not. Nowknow if it's true or not. Now
le...
No, on the contraryNo, on the contrary......
The ManThe Man
So, you want to tell meSo, you want to tell me
something bad about him,something bad about him,
but you're not certain it'...
TThe filter ofhe filter of UsefulnessUsefulness..
Is what you want to tell meIs what you want to tell me
about my friend g...
No, not reallyNo, not really..
The ManThe Man
Well, if what you want toWell, if what you want to
tell me is neither true nortell me is neither true nor
good nor even us...
‫ِإ‬‫ن‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ظ‬َّ ‫ِإ ال‬‫ن‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫م‬ِّ ‫إ‬  ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬ً ‫ثرير‬ِ‫ري‬‫ك‬َ ‫لا‬  ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬‫باو‬ُ‫او‬‫ن‬ِ‫ري‬‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬‫ج‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫...
O you who believe! Avoid muchO you who believe! Avoid much
suspicions, indeed some suspicions aresuspicions, indeed some s...
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  1. 1. During the golden AbbasidDuring the golden Abbasid period, one of the scholars inperiod, one of the scholars in Baghdad, the capital of MuslimBaghdad, the capital of Muslim caliphate at that time, wascaliphate at that time, was reputed to hold knowledge in highreputed to hold knowledge in high esteemesteem..
  2. 2. One day an acquaintance metOne day an acquaintance met the great scholar and saidthe great scholar and said,, ""Do you know what IDo you know what I just heard about yourjust heard about your friend?friend?
  3. 3. Hold on a minute, beforeHold on a minute, before telling me anything I'd liketelling me anything I'd like you to pass a little test. It'syou to pass a little test. It's called thecalled the Triple FilterTriple Filter TestTest.. ScholarScholar
  4. 4. Triple Filter TestTriple Filter Test?? The ManThe Man
  5. 5. That's right, before you talkThat's right, before you talk to me about my friend itto me about my friend it might be a good idea to takemight be a good idea to take a moment and filter whata moment and filter what you're going to sayyou're going to say.. ScholarScholar
  6. 6. That's why I call it the tripleThat's why I call it the triple filter test. The first filter isfilter test. The first filter is TruthTruth. Have you made. Have you made absolutely sure that what youabsolutely sure that what you are about to tell me is trueare about to tell me is true?? Scholar continuedScholar continued
  7. 7. No, actually I just heardNo, actually I just heard about it andabout it and...... The ManThe Man
  8. 8. All right, so you don't reallyAll right, so you don't really know if it's true or not. Nowknow if it's true or not. Now let's try the second filter, thelet's try the second filter, the filter offilter of GoodnessGoodness. Is what. Is what you are about to tell me aboutyou are about to tell me about my friend something goodmy friend something good?? ScholarScholar
  9. 9. No, on the contraryNo, on the contrary...... The ManThe Man
  10. 10. So, you want to tell meSo, you want to tell me something bad about him,something bad about him, but you're not certain it'sbut you're not certain it's true. You may still pass thetrue. You may still pass the test though, because there'stest though, because there's one filter leftone filter left:: ScholarScholar
  11. 11. TThe filter ofhe filter of UsefulnessUsefulness.. Is what you want to tell meIs what you want to tell me about my friend going to beabout my friend going to be useful to meuseful to me?? Scholar continuedScholar continued
  12. 12. No, not reallyNo, not really.. The ManThe Man
  13. 13. Well, if what you want toWell, if what you want to tell me is neither true nortell me is neither true nor good nor even useful, whygood nor even useful, why tell it to me at alltell it to me at all?? ScholarScholar
  14. 14. ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ظ‬َّ ‫ِإ ال‬‫ن‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫م‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬ً ‫ثرير‬ِ‫ري‬‫ك‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬‫باو‬ُ‫او‬‫ن‬ِ‫ري‬‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬‫ج‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ِإ ا‬‫ا‬‫ناو‬ُ‫او‬‫م‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ آ‬‫ن‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ذني‬ِ‫ري‬‫ل‬َّ‫ِإ ا‬‫ ا‬‫ه‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ني‬ُّ‫أه‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ ا‬‫ني‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ظ‬َّ ‫ِإ ال‬‫ن‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫م‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬ً ‫ثرير‬ِ‫ري‬‫ك‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬‫باو‬ُ‫او‬‫ن‬ِ‫ري‬‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬‫ج‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ِإ ا‬‫ا‬‫ناو‬ُ‫او‬‫م‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ آ‬‫ن‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ذني‬ِ‫ري‬‫ل‬َّ‫ِإ ا‬‫ ا‬‫ه‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ني‬ُّ‫أه‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ ا‬‫ني‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫و‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬ٌ ‫و‬‫ث‬ْ‫ت‬‫إ‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ظ‬َّ ‫ِإ ال‬‫ض‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ع‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ب‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬َّ ‫إ‬ِ‫ري‬‫و‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬ٌ ‫و‬‫ث‬ْ‫ت‬‫إ‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬ِّ ‫إ‬ ‫ظ‬َّ ‫ِإ ال‬‫ض‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ع‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ب‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬َّ ‫إ‬ِ‫ري‬‫ل‬‫ل‬‫و‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬‫ساو‬ُ‫او‬ ‫س‬َّ ‫ج‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫و‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ا‬‫ساو‬ُ‫او‬ ‫س‬َّ ‫ج‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ل‬‫ل‬ ‫ِإ‬ ‫ِإ‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬‫أ‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ك‬ُ‫او‬ ‫د‬ُ‫او‬‫ح‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫أ‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ب‬ُّ‫ه‬ ‫ح‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ني‬ُ‫أاو‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ ا‬‫ض‬ً ‫ع‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ب‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬‫ك‬ُ‫او‬ ‫ض‬ُ‫او‬ ‫ع‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ب‬َّ ‫ِإ‬‫ب‬‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬‫غ‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ني‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ن‬‫أ‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ك‬ُ‫او‬ ‫د‬ُ‫او‬‫ح‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫أ‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ب‬ُّ‫ه‬ ‫ح‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ني‬ُ‫أاو‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ ا‬‫ض‬ً ‫ع‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ب‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬‫ك‬ُ‫او‬ ‫ض‬ُ‫او‬ ‫ع‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ب‬َّ ‫ِإ‬‫ب‬‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬‫غ‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ني‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫لل‬ََّ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ ا‬‫ا‬‫قاو‬ُ‫او‬‫ت‬َّ‫وا‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ه‬ُ‫او‬‫ماو‬ُ‫او‬ ‫ت‬ُ‫او‬‫ه‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ر‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ك‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ف‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ ا‬‫ت‬ً ‫ري‬ْ‫مت‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ه‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫خري‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫أ‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬َ ‫لا‬‫ح‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ل‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ل‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ك‬ُ‫او‬ ‫أ‬ْ‫ت‬‫ني‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫لل‬ََّ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ ا‬‫ا‬‫قاو‬ُ‫او‬‫ت‬َّ‫وا‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ه‬ُ‫او‬‫ماو‬ُ‫او‬ ‫ت‬ُ‫او‬‫ه‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ر‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ك‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ف‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ ا‬‫ت‬ً ‫ري‬ْ‫مت‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ه‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫خري‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫أ‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫م‬َ ‫لا‬‫ح‬ْ‫ت‬ ‫ل‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫ل‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ك‬ُ‫او‬ ‫أ‬ْ‫ت‬‫ني‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫م‬ٌ ‫و‬‫حري‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ر‬َّ ‫ِإ‬‫ب‬ٌ ‫و‬ ‫اوا‬َّ ‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫لل‬ََّ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ ا‬‫ن‬َّ ‫إ‬ِ‫ري‬‫م‬ٌ ‫و‬‫حري‬ِ‫ري‬ ‫ر‬َّ ‫ِإ‬‫ب‬ٌ ‫و‬ ‫اوا‬َّ ‫ت‬َ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ‬‫لل‬ََّ ‫لا‬ ‫ِإ ا‬‫ن‬َّ ‫إ‬ِ‫ري‬ Surah ‫ِإ‬49 ‫ِإ‬Al-Hujurat ‫ِإ‬Ayah ‫ِإ‬12 ‫ِإ‬Surah ‫ِإ‬49 ‫ِإ‬Al-Hujurat ‫ِإ‬Ayah ‫ِإ‬12 ‫ِإ‬
  15. 15. O you who believe! Avoid muchO you who believe! Avoid much suspicions, indeed some suspicions aresuspicions, indeed some suspicions are sins. And spy not, neither backbitesins. And spy not, neither backbite one another. Would one of you like toone another. Would one of you like to eat the flesh of his dead brother?eat the flesh of his dead brother? You would hate it (so hateYou would hate it (so hate backbiting) . And fear Allah. Verily,backbiting) . And fear Allah. Verily, Allah is the One Who acceptsAllah is the One Who accepts repentance, Most Mercifulrepentance, Most Merciful.. Surah 49 Al-Hujurat Ayah 12Surah 49 Al-Hujurat Ayah 12 Translation of the meaning:Translation of the meaning:
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