Umm Darda on Tafakkur: Abu Darda’s habit of contemplation

‘Awn ibn Abdullah reported: I said to Umm Darda, may Allah be pleased with her, “What act of worship did Abu Darda perform most often?” Umm Darda said, “Reflection and consideration.”

Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 286

عَنْ عَوْنِ بْنِ عَبْدِ اللَّهِ قَالَ قُلْتُ لِأُمِّ الدَّرْدَاءِ رضي الله عنها أَيُّ عِبَادَةِ أَبِي الدَّرْدَاءِ كَانَ أَكْثَرَ قَالَتْ التَّفَكُّرُ وَالِاعْتِبَارُ

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