Allah & His Prophet (peace be upon him) love the excellent characteristic of remaining silent over vain speech and have exhorted the believers to adopt this exemplary trai. And indeed, one of the beautiful qualities of a believer is that he only speaks good otherwise he remains silent. Unfortunately, in this day and age, we have adopted an un-Islamic approach to this sphere of life and taken on board the maxim’… words will never hurt…’
As a result of this, we deem the deeds of the tongue as being insignificant in comparison to other deeds whereas the reality is that the tongue can lead one to paradise or hell. This talk also outlines the manner, conditions and circumstances in which we have been instructed to speak by the Quran and Sunnah.