Guarding the Tongue

Author name: Yahya ibn Sharaf An-Nawawi | 3508 views

This ie a chapter from the great book "Al-Adhkaar" of the Imam and great scholar of the seventh century, Abu Zakariyyah Yahya ibn Sharaf an-Nawawi. The chapter is entitled "Hifdh-ul-Lisaan" or "Guarding the Tongue." Imam an-Nawawi devotes a chapter to what is forbidden and disliked from speech, such as backbiting, gossiping, and slander bringing the evidences from the Qur'aan and Sunnah on the obligation of guarding the tongue from evil speech.