Hadith on Jihad: The true Mujahid fights Jihad against his own soul

Fadalah ibn Ubaid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The one who strives in jihad in the way of Allah is he who strives against his soul.”

Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 1621

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Tirmidhi

عن فضالة بن عبيد قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الْمُجَاهِدُ مَنْ جَاهَدَ نَفْسَهُ

1621 سنن الترمذي كتاب فضائل الجهاد باب ما جاء في فضل من مات مرابطا

 قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ صَحِيحٌ