Tag: Wealth المال

Hadith on Hope: Do not place your hope in the worldly life

March 14, 2018

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not be consumed with acquiring property, such that you place your hope in the world.” Source: Sunan al-Tirmidhī 2328 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ مَسْعُودٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا […]

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Hadith on Faith: O Allah, adorn us with the beauty of faith

October 30, 2017

Ammar ibn Yasar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, by your knowledge of the Unseen and your power over the creation, give me life as long as you know life is good for me and take me away if you know passing is better for me. O […]

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Yahya on Happiness: The poor are happier than the rich if they remember Allah

October 15, 2017

Abu Nuaym reported: Yahya ibn Mu’adh, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, the poor only become happier than the rich due to remembrance, for they are in the custody of Allah. Were the siege of poverty to be lifted, you would find few of them stand firm in remembrance.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā 15048 […]

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Sa’d on Wealth: If you are not content with Allah, wealth will never enrich you

August 14, 2017

Ibn Qutaybah reported: Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas, may Allah be pleased with him, said to his son Umar, “O my son, when you seek richness, then seek it in contentment. For if you are not content, wealth will never enrich you.” Source: ‘Uyūn al-Akhbār 3/207 عن ابن قتيبة قال سعد بن أبي وقّاص رضي الله […]

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Hadith on Wealth: The best wealth is gratitude and a righteous spouse

July 11, 2017

Thawban reported: When the verse was revealed, “And those who hoard gold and silver,” (9:43), some of the companions said, “This was revealed about gold and silver. Were it only revealed that we may know which wealth is best to take.” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best wealth is a […]

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Hadith on Trials: Muslims will flee to the mountains escaping persecution

July 10, 2017

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Soon the best wealth of a Muslim will be a flock of sheep he takes to the top of a mountain or in valleys of rainfall, fleeing with his religion from tribulations.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 19 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according […]

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Salaf on Fasting: A purpose of fasting is to remember the poor and starving

May 24, 2017

Ibn Rajab reported: Some of the righteous predecessors were asked, “Why has fasting been instituted?” They said, “That the rich will taste hunger and thus will not forget the hungry.” Source: Laṭāʼif al-Maʻārif 1/168 عن ابن رجب وسئل بعض السلف لم شرع الصيام قال ليذوق الغني طعم الجوع فلا ينسى الجائع 1/168 لطائف المعارف لابن […]

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Ibn Umar on Family: Whoever is good to his family is rewarded in this life

May 15, 2017

Al-Bukhari reported: Ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever fears his Lord and maintains family ties, his life will be prolonged, his wealth will be enriched, and his family will love him.” Source: al-Adab al-Mufrad 59 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani عن البخاري  قَالَ ابْنُ عُمَرَ مَنِ اتَّقَى رَبَّهُ وَوَصَلَ رَحِمَهُ […]

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Hadith on Greed: Human beings are greedy for more and more until death

May 11, 2017

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “If the son of Adam had a valley of date palms, he would wish for another like it, then another and another, until he wished to have many valleys. Nothing will fill his belly but the dust of the grave.” Source: Musnad Aḥmad […]

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Hadith on Pride: Beware of arrogance from wealth and status

May 11, 2017

Abdullah ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of arrogance, for arrogance may be in a man due to the clothing he wears.” Source: al-Mu’jam al-Awsaṭ 558 Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ بْنِ عُمَرَ عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِيَّاكُمْ […]

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