Generosity and Hospitality

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ibn ab'bas, with whom allah is pleased, said:

'the prophet, may allah exalt his mention, was the most generous of people. he was most generous during ramadhan when he met jibreel, may allah render him safe from every derogatory thing; he would meet him every night during ramadhan to practice and review the qur'an with him. the messenger of allah, may allah exalt his mention, was so generous, that he was faster than the swiftest wind in this regard. (bukhari #6)

abu dharr, with whom allah is pleased, said:

'i was walking with the prophet, may allah exalt his mention, in the har'rah (volcanic region) of madinah and we faced the mount of uhud; the prophet, may allah exalt his mention, said: 'o abu dharr!' i said: 'here i am o messenger of allah!' he said: 'it would not please me to have an amount of gold equal to the weight of mount uhud, until i expend and give out (in the sake of allah) within a night or within three nights. i would keep a dinar of it to help those who are in debt. (bukhari #2312)

jabir b. abdullah, with whom allah is pleased, said:

'the prophet, may allah exalt his mention, did not refuse to give anything which he had, to someone if he asked for it.' (bukhari #5687)

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