Could you provide a reference for this statement?

Humayd ibn Hilal Al ‘Adawi (rahimahullah) said: “The one who remembers Allah Ta’ala in the marketplace is like a green tree in the middle of several dead trees.”



Imam Abu Nu’aym (rahimahullah) has recorded this statement of Humayd ibn Hilal (rahimahullah), a Tabi’i.

(Hilyatul Awliya, vol. 2 pg. 252)


See here for a du’a to recite when in the marketplace.


And Allah Ta’ala knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar