Benefit: What Exactly Is Good Character?

In the Name of Allāh, the Ever Merciful, the Bestower of Mercy

It was said to Ibn al-Mubārak (رحمه الله): “In a few words, summarise for us what exactly is good character.” He (رحمه الله) said: “It is to avoid becoming angry.”

Source: Jāmi‘ al-‘Ulūm Wa-al-Ḥikam, vol 1, pg 363.
Translated by: Musa Shaleem Mohammed

Tags: Character, Ibn al-Mubārak, anger

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