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Tag: Greed الشح

Hadith on Humanity: No one is better than anyone else except by faith and good works

February 6, 2013

Uqbah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “No one is better than anyone else except by religion or righteous deeds. A man is held accountable for his being obscene, abusive, miserly, and cowardly.” Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 4769 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ عُقْبَةَ بْنِ عَامِرٍ أَنّ رَسُولَ […]

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Hadith on Prayer: Say your prayers as if they were your last prayers on earth

February 4, 2013

Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari reported: A man came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “O Messenger of Allah, teach me something but make it concise.” The Prophet said, “When you stand for your prayer, then pray as if you are saying farewell. Do not say anything for which you must […]

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Hadith on Greed: The most miserly of the people are those who do not greet with peace

January 29, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the most helpless of people are those unable to supplicate. The most miserly of people are those who are miserly with the greeting of peace.” Grade: Shu’b Al-Iman Al-Bayhaqi 8238 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Haythami عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ […]

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Hadith on Gifts: Permission to take gifts without begging for them or longing for them

January 25, 2013

Salim ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, gave a gift to Umar ibn Al-Khattab. Umar said to him, “O Messenger of Allah, give it to someone who needs it more than I.” The Messenger of Allah said, “Take it, for you may keep it with you or give […]

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Hadith on Bounties: If you are given wealth, then share it with others because Allah loves sharing

January 25, 2013

Zuhair ibn Abu Alqamah reported: A man with a bad appearance came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and he said, “Do you have any wealth?” The Prophet said, “Yes, we have many kinds of wealth.” And the Prophet said, “You must show it. Verily, Allah the Exalted loves to see beautiful […]

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Hadith on Miserliness: The miser is one who hears the name of Muhammad and he does not pray for him

January 22, 2013

Ali ibn Abu Talib reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The miser is the one in whose presence I am mentioned and he does not supplicate on my behalf.” Source: Musnad Ahmad 1738 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Ahmad Shakir عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَلِيِّ بْنِ حُسَيْنٍ عَنْ أَبِيهِ أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ […]

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Hadith on Violence: The Day of Resurrection will not occur until people fight each other for gold

January 9, 2013

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Hour will not be established until the river Euphrates uncovers a mountain of gold and the people will fight over it. Every ninety-nine people out of a hundred will be killed and each man among them will say: Perhaps I […]

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Hadith on Faith: The true believer can never be a greedy miser or behave with bad character

November 2, 2012

Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There are two qualities which are not found in the believer: miserliness and bad character.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1962 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to As-Suyuti عَنْ أَبِي سَعِيدٍ الْخُدْرِيِّ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ خَصْلَتَانِ لَا تَجْتَمِعَانِ فِي مُؤْمِنٍ […]

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Hadith on Greed: Faith and greed are never gathered together in the heart of a believing Muslim

November 2, 2012

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Dust from the path of Allah and the smoke of Hell are never joined together in the chest of servant. Faith and greed are never joined together in the heart of a servant.” In another narration, the Prophet said, “Faith and envy […]

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Hadith on Neighbors: How many bad neighbors will be brought on the Day of Judgment?

October 13, 2012

Ibn Umar reported: There was a time when no one was more entitled to a person’s wealth than his Muslim brother, but now people love their gold and silver coins more than their Muslim brother. I heard the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, say, “How many neighbors will be brought along with his […]

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