Hadith on Charity: The Virtue of Visiting the Sick in Islam

đź“–Sahih Muslim 2568 b
Thauban, the freed slave of Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ), reported that Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said: He who visits the sick continues to remain in the fruit garden of Paradise until he returns.

  • This hadith states that visiting a sick person is a highly rewarded act in Islam. According to the hadith, a person who visits a sick person will remain in the “fruit garden of Paradise” until they return from their visit. This means that the person will be continuously rewarded by Allah until they leave the sick person’s presence. The hadith emphasizes the importance of caring for the sick, as well as the great reward that comes with performing this act of kindness.