Hadith on Islam: Leave Irrelevant Matters

📖Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2318
Ali bin Al-Husain narrated that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) said: “Surely, of the excellence of a person’s Islam is that he leaves what does not concern him.”

  • This hadith from Jami’ at-Tirmidhi means that one of the signs of a person’s strong faith in Islam is their ability to prioritize their actions and focus on what is important. By avoiding unnecessary or irrelevant matters, one can use their time and energy more efficiently towards fulfilling their religious obligations and pursuing beneficial activities. This hadith emphasizes the importance of mindfulness and self-discipline in Islam, as well as the virtue of simplicity and avoiding unnecessary distractions.