Tag Archives: Zuhd

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    Wahb ibn Munabbih’s advices

    Question Respected scholars who is this narration attributed to and please mention the reference? احفظوا مني ثلاثا إياكم وهوى متبعا وقرين سوء وإعجاب المرء بنفسه

November, 2017

  • 28 November

    What truly belongs to man?

    Question Is this Hadith authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: The son of Adam [boastfully] says: “My wealth, My wealth. [What truly] belongs to you except what you consumed, or wore something and wore it out or what you gave as sadaqah and sent [the reward] ahead?”

October, 2017

  • 27 October

    Asceticism leads to contentment and desiring the world increases grief and worry

    Question Who is this statement attributed to and please mention the reference? الزهد في الدنيا يريح القلب والبدن، والرغبة في الدنيا تطيل الهم والحزن

  • 2 October

    Nabi’s (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) advices to Mu’adh (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question Is this narration correct?  عن معاذ بن جبل أن النبي صلى لله عليه وسلم لما بعثه إلى اليمن مشى معه أكثر من ميل يوصيه فقال يا معاذ أوصيك بتقوى الله العظيم وصدق الحديث وأداء الأمانة وترك الخيانة وخفض الجناح ولين الكلام ورحمة اليتيم والتفقه في الدين والجزع من الحساب وحب الآخرة يا معاذ ولا تفسدن أرضا ولا تشتم مسلما …

September, 2017

  • 5 September

    The zuhd and simplicity of Sayyiduna ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhu)

    Question عن الحسن يعني البصري قال : أتيت مجلسا في مسجدنا يعني جامع البصرة فإذا أنا بنفر من أصحاب رسول الله (صلى الله عليه وسلم) يتذاكرون زهد أبي بكر وعمر وما فتح الله عليهما من الإسلام… قال الأحنف بن قيس : فسألوا عائشة وحفصة وكانتا مجتمعتين فقالت عائشة : إني سائلة أمير المؤمنين ذلك ، وقالت حفصة : ما أراه …

July, 2017

June, 2017

  • 29 June

    Abu Muslim Al Khawlani (rahimahullah) fasting while on journey

    Question Can you please mention the source of this incident? A few people from Damascus once came to visit Abu Muslim Al-Khawlani (rahimahullah) while he was out in battle in the land of Rome. Abu Muslim (rahimahullah) had dug a pit within his tent, lined the pit with a piece of leather and filled it with water. He thereafter entered …

  • 3 June

    Sufyan Thawri (rahimahullah) explains true asceticism

    Question Who is this statement attributed to? “Asceticism is not only eating hard [bread] and wearing coarse clothing, but it is to curtail aspirations and to anticipate death”

March, 2017

  • 14 March

    The grateful and patient ones are most beloved to Allah Ta’ala

    Question Is this reliable? إِنَّ أَحَبَّ عِبَادِ اللَّهِ إِلَى اللَّهِ الشَّكُورُ الصَّابِرُ الَّذِي إِذَا ابْتُلِيَ صَبَرَ وَإِذَا أُعْطِيَ شَكَرَ

February, 2017

  • 6 February

    Who is regarded to be the most ascetic?

    Question Could you translate and mention the authenticity of this Hadith أتى النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم رجل فقال: يا رسول الله من أزهد الناس في الدنيا؟ فقال: من لم ينس المقابر والبلى وترك أفضل زينة الدنيا وآثر ما يبقى على ما يفنى ولم يعد غدا من أيامه وعد نفسه من الموتى

December, 2016

  • 5 December

    Occasionally walking barefoot

    Question Is this authentic? “A man from the companions of Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) traveled to Fadalah ibn ‘Ubayd (radiyallahu ‘anhu) when he was in Egypt. After a brief conversation he asked him ‘Why do I not see any shoes on you?’ Fadalah replied: Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would command us to go barefoot sometimes.”

November, 2016

  • 8 November

    The Sunnah amount when eating

    Question Can you mention the authenticity of the Hadith which states we should have a third for food, a third for water and a third for air in the belly?

October, 2016