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A believer’s relaxation is when he meets Allah Ta’ala

Question

Can you mention the reference and Arabic text of this narration?

Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu) said:

“There isn’t any true relaxation for the believers besides the meeting of Allah.”

 

Answer

Imams Waki’ ibn Al Jarrah and Ahmad ibn Hambal (rahimahumallah) have recorded this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn Mas’ud (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Kitabuz Zuhd of Imam Waki’, pg. 87, Kitabuz Zuhd of Imam Ahmad, Hadith: 846)

 

Arabic text:

لا راحة للمؤمن دون لقاء الله عز وجل

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar