Category Archives: Zuhd

Quote of the Week


Abdul-Azeez Al-Qurashee related that he heard Sufyaan say: “Practice Zuhd (seeking little from this world out of a desire for the rewards of the Hereafter), for Allaah will then make you see the defects of this world. Practice Al-Wara (fearing … Continue reading

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The people of the hereafter are three: Who are they?


Imaam Ibnul Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said that Bishr Bin Haarith (rahimahullaah) said: The people of the hereafter are three: The Aabid, the Zaahid and the Siddeeq.  The Aabid worships Allaah whilst being attached to searching for provision. The Zaahid worships Him … Continue reading

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3 Types of Zuhd


Al-Imaam Ahmad bin Hanbal said: Az-Zuhd is of three types: The first: Abandoning that which is haraam [forbidden]-– and it is the zuhd of the general folk. The second: Abandoning the excesses of that which is halaal [lawful ] – … Continue reading

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What is Zuhd (asceticism)?


What is zuhd (asceticism)? Does it mean wearing scruffy clothing, fasting constantly, and keeping away from society, or something else?. Zuhd does not mean wearing scruffy clothing, withdrawing from people and keeping away from society, or fasting constantly. The Prophet … Continue reading

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Beneficial Knowledge


Narrated Ibnul Mubaarak , who said , ‘Mus’ar narrated to us’  , from Abdul A’laa al-Taymee who said : “The one who is given knowledge which does not cause him to cry; then I fear that he has not been given beneficial … Continue reading

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