The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said: “If one of you gets angry and he is standing, then he should sit down until his anger subsides. If it does not, then he should lie down.” [Sunan Abu Dawood]
The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) gave us lots of practical advice on managing anger. One of the things he (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) told us to do is to sit down if at the time you are getting angry you are standing, and if you are already sitting, then to lie down.
Additionally, in the state of anger one should think of his position as a servant in the presence of His Master, Allah, the Most High, who is definitely watching him. We are always hopeful of Allah’s mercy upon us, and wish that Allah will forgive our faults on the Day of Qiyaamah, yet we refuse to show mercy to His creation. Here we become totally heedless. If anybody troubles us, we do not find rest until and unless we take revenge.
One of the Salaf said, “One of you might see his own faults but he still loves himself. He then hates his Muslim brother on suspicion. So where is the logic?”
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