Hadith on Zuhd: The Prophet supplicates only for basic needs

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, make provision for the family of Muhammad sufficiently nourishing.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6095, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1055

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

Ibn Battal said, “This narration is evidence for the virtue of desiring only sufficiency and taking only what is needed from the world, renouncing what is more than that, and hoping for the abundance of pleasures in the Hereafter.”

Source: Fatḥ al-Bārī 6095

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ اللَّهُمَّ اجْعَلْ رِزْقَ آلِ مُحَمَّدٍ قُوتًا

6095 صحيح البخاري كتاب الرقاق باب كيف كان عيش النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم وأصحابه وتخليهم من الدنيا

1055 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزهد والرقائق

قال ابْنُ بَطَّالٍ فِيهِ دَلِيلٌ عَلَى فَضْلِ الْكَفَافِ وَأَخْذِ الْبُلْغَةِ مِنَ الدُّنْيَا وَالزُّهْدِ فِيمَا فَوْقَ ذَلِكَ رَغْبَةً فِي تَوَفُّرِ نَعِيمِ الْآخِرَةِ

6095 فتح الباري شرح صحيح البخاري