Tag: Greed الشح

Hadith on Manners: Allah has made some deeds unlawful and He dislikes other deeds

| October 3, 2012

Al-Mughirah ibn Sha’bah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has forbidden you from neglecting your duty to your mothers, from withholding what should be given, from demanding what is not deserved, and from burying your daughters alive. Allah dislikes that you talk too much, that you ask too many […]

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Hadith on Eating: The worst vessel to fill is the stomach, but leave one-third for food, water, and air

| September 21, 2012

Al-Miqdam ibn Ma’d reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “There is no vessel which the son of Adam can fill more evil than his stomach, for it is sufficient for him to take a few mouthfuls in order to straighten his back, but if he must, then […]

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Hadith on Charity: The best charity opposes inner-greed and is not delayed until the time of death

| August 16, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, which charity has the greatest reward?” He said, “When you give charity while you are healthy, feeling stingy, fearing poverty and hoping for wealth. Do not delay giving until the time of death […]

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Hadith on Wealth: The trial of the Muslim nation is its extravagant wealth

| August 15, 2012

Ka’b ibn Iyad reported: I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “Verily, every nation has a trial and the trial of my nation is wealth.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2336 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ كَعْبِ بْنِ عِيَاضٍ قَالَ سَمِعْتُ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ إِنَّ لِكُلِّ أُمَّةٍ فِتْنَةً وَفِتْنَةُ أُمَّتِي […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: He is not a believer whose stomach is full while his neighbor is hungry

| August 12, 2012

Ibn Az-Zubair reported: I heard the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “He is not a believer whose stomach is filled while the neighbor to his side goes hungry.” Source: Sunan Al-Kubra Al-Bayhaqi 19049 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami  ابْنَ الزُّبَيْرِ يَقُولُ سَمِعْتُ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ يَقُولُ لَيْسَ الْمُؤْمِنُ الَّذِي […]

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Hadith on Gifts: Taking back charity is like a dog returning to its vomit

| August 8, 2012

Umar ibn Al-Khattab reported: I donated a seasoned horse in the cause of Allah, but its owner made it languish. I thought that he might sell it for a cheap price. I asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about it and he said, “Do not buy it and do not […]

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Hadith on Mosques: The Day of Judgment will not come until people compete in decorating the Masajid

| August 1, 2012

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Hour will not be established until the people compete with each other concerning the mosques.” Source: Sunan Abu Dawud 449 Grade:  Sahih (authentic) according to An-Nawawi عَنْ أَنَسٍ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ لَا تَقُومُ السَّاعَةُ حَتَّى يَتَبَاهَى النَّاسُ فِي […]

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Hadith on Angels: Two angels descend every day, one supplicates for the generous and the other supplicates against the selfish

| July 31, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There is never a day in which a servant awakens except that two angels descend upon him. One angel says: O Allah, give to the one who spends in charity. The other angel says: O Allah, bring destruction upon the one […]

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Hadith on Greed: People will fight over treasure from the Euphrates so do not take from it

| June 18, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Euphrates river will soon uncover a treasure of gold, so whoever witnesses it then let him not take anything from it.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2569 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Hadith on Trials: You will be tested with sexual immorality, cheating, greed, treachery, and unjust wars

| April 22, 2012

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, turned to us and said, “O emigrants, there are five things with which you will be tested and I seek refuge with Allah that you will live to see them. Promiscuity never becomes widespread among people except that they will be afflicted […]

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