As normal human beings, of course we all have experienced a state of explosive emotion called anger. Angry is the basic emotion that arises when a basic or essential motive that should be met, is inhibited. In nature, anger is reasonable. The problem is that if anger is out of control, it can raise serious issues that are detrimental to others and others.
Mass media not infrequently released news of the events of persecution due to anger that can not be controlled. Starting from a sense of jealousy, hurt, and hatred are very, sadistic acts made a form of impingement. Of course, Islam does not want this. Islam teaches self-control. In addition to holding back lust, Muslims must also be strong in controlling anger.
From Abu Hurairah radhiyallahu ‘anhu, that a man begged the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said, “Do not be angry!” The man repeated his request repeatedly, but he said, “Do not be angry! “(H Bukhari).
That is, controlling anger is a very important and important act. Even by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala the action was categorized as one of the signs of human devotion.
“Those who spend, both in time and in space, and those who restrain their anger and forgive (the faults) of men. Allah loves those who do good. “(Ali Imran: 134).
Again, anger is reasonable. The only problem is that when anger can not be controlled, it can raise serious issues that are self-defeating and others. For that, as the will of the Prophet sallallaahu ‘alaihi wassalam earlier, anger must be controlled, do not wreaked haphazardly. He has shown tips on doing it. There are at least two practical tips to make anger become dim and can be controlled. First, with
“If one of you is angry, while he is in a standing position, then he should sit, because it can muffle his anger. If you have not been able, then he should lie down. “(Abu Dawud and Ahmad).
Second, by performing ablution.
“Verily the anger is from Satan, and behold, the devil is from the fire, and the fire can be extinguished only by water. So if one of you is angry, abide! “(Abu Dawud).
Finally, let’s together train yourself to control anger, so that our presence in the middle of the umma does not cause trouble, but instead, spread the rahmah!