Hadith on Tranquility: True wealth is the happiness of the spirit

March 2, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Wealth is not in having many possessions. Rather, true wealth is the richness of the soul.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6081, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1051

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ لَيْسَ الْغِنَى عَنْ كَثْرَةِ الْعَرَضِ وَلَكِنَّ الْغِنَى غِنَى النَّفْسِ

6081 صحيح البخاري كِتَاب الرِّقَاقِ بَاب الْغِنَى غِنَى النَّفْسِ

1051 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزكاة باب ليس الغنى عن كثرة العرض