عن أبي ذر الغفاري رضي الله عنه مرفوعاً: «لا تَحْقِرَنَّ من المعروف شيئا، ولو أن تَلْقَى أخاك بوجه طَلْق».
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Abu Dharr al-Ghifāri (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him) said: "Do not belittle any good deed, even meeting your brother with a cheerful face."
Sahih/Authentic. - [Muslim]

Explanation

It is highly recommended, according to this Hadīth, to meet people with a cheerful face. This is a good deed that Muslims should observe and appreciate. It reflects friendliness and cordiality toward others, and it makes them happy.

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Benefits

  1. It encourages harmony and cordiality among the believers and exhorts us to meet one another with cheerful and smiling faces.
  2. It points to the perfection and comprehensiveness of this Shariah and that its teachings unite Muslims and set their affairs aright.
  3. We should be keen on doing acts of kindness, especially when it serves others. We should not belittle any good deed.
  4. It is recommended to bring joy to Muslims, as it creates friendliness among them.