On Praising and Complementing

Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
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On Praising and Complementing (233)
A man started to praise one of his commanders so 'Al-Miqdãd started throwing sand in his face, and he said: The Messenger of Allah ordered us to throw sand in the faces of the eulogizers.

'Al-`Adawee said it was sound, and that it was reported by Imãm Muslim, page 127 of volume 18; `Abu Dawood, page 153 of volume 5; Ibn Mãjah abbreviated, #3472; At-Tirmithi, page 73 of volume 7, and he said it was comely-sound; and Muslim also reported it through different channels.

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