Ibn Umar on Righteousness: He is not fully righteous until he listens to his conscience

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “The servant will not reach the reality of righteousness (taqwa) until he leaves what wavers in his heart.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 8

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عن البخاري قَالَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ رضي الله عنه لَا يَبْلُغُ الْعَبْدُ حَقِيقَةَ التَّقْوَى حَتَّى يَدَعَ مَا حَاكَ فِي الصَّدْرِ

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