Spread thegreeting of Salam(Peace) ..“ By the One in WhoseHand is my soul, you willnot enter Paradise untilyou believe, and you willnot believe until you loveone another. Shall I nottell you of somethingthat if you do it you willlove one another?Spread Salam „Greetingof peace‟ amongstyourselves.” (Muslim)
Have a cheerful smilingcountenance & a sense ofhumor– “ Your smile at your brother isan act of charity (sadaqah).”– “ Do not think little of any gooddeed even if it is just greetingyour brother with a cheerfulcountenance.” (Muslim)– Ali said “ When two Muslimsmeet and converse, Allah willforgive the one who has themost cheerful face.”HOW CAN WE WIN HEARTS ?
Respect elders, scholarsand the distinguished and becompassionate to the young
Have a strong sense ofbrotherhood“ The believers, in their mutual friendship,mercy and affection, are like one body: ifany part of it complains, the rest of thebody will also stay awake in pain.” (Bukhari) “ There should be no breakingof ties, no turning away from one another,no hating one another, and no envying oneanother. Be brothers, as Allah hascommanded you.” (Muslim)
Visit your brother orsister whom you lovefor the sake of Allah
The Messenger of Allah commanded usto visit the sick, to attend funerals, tobless someone when he sneezes, tofulfill all oaths, to come to the aid of theoppressed, to accept the invitations,and to greet everyone with salam .”(Bukhari and Muslim)
The messenger of Allah wasin the mosque, when a manwith unkempt hair and an untidybeard came in. The prophetpointed to him, as if indicatingthat to him that he should tidyup his hair and beard. The manwent and did so, then returned.The prophet said, „Is this notbetter than any one of youshould come with unkempt hair,looking like Satan?”– “The prophet told hisCompanions, when they were
Be kind and gentle– “There is no kindness in a thing but itadds beauty to it, and there is noabsence of kindness but it disfigures athing.”Be a very good listener, and do notinterrupt– ATA‟ said “A man would be talking withme with a topic that I heard before, I willstill listen to him as if I never heard iteven though I heard it before he wasborn.”HOWCANWEWINHEARTS?