قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا يَحْقِرَنَّ أَحَدُكُمْ شَيْئًا مِنْ الْمَعْرُوفِ وَإِنْ لَمْ يَجِدْ فَلْيَلْقَ أَخَاهُ بِوَجْهٍ طَلِيقٍ وَإِنْ اشْتَرَيْتَ لَحْمًا أَوْ طَبَخْتَ قِدْرًا فَأَكْثِرْ مَرَقَتَهُ وَاغْرِفْ لِجَارِكَ مِنْهُ

The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “Let one of you not consider any good to be insignificant. If he has nothing, then let him meet his brother with a smiling face. If you buy some meat or cook something in a pot, then increase its broth, and serve some of it to your neighbour.”

Reference: Jami` at-Tirmidhi 1833
In-book reference: Book 25, Hadith 49
English translation: Vol. 3, Book 23, Hadith 1833


  1. Carry out good deeds no matter how small they are.
  2. Even putting on a smile or a cheerful face counts as a good deed.
  3. Cook extra food to share with neighbours even if to share just the broth or gravy.

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