Contentment القناعة

Hadith on Contentment: I am pleased with Allah as Lord

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever says, ‘I am pleased with Allah as a Lord, with Islam as a religion, […]

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Abdul Wahid on Contentment: Pleasure with Allah’s decree is Paradise of this world

Al-Sarri ibn Hassan reported: Abdul Wahid ibn Zayd, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Contentment is one of the greatest doors to Allah, the Paradise of this world, and

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Ibn Umar on Qadr: Accepting Allah’s decree at death of a beloved

Nafi’ reported: A son of Abdullah ibn Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, complained of an illness and Ibn Umar was very distraught over him so much that some

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Abdullah on Qadr: Eating hot coals better than opposing Allah’s decrees

Al-Hasan reported: Abdullah ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “That I taste a hot coal, scorching or leaving what it may, is more beloved to me than

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Umar on Qadr: I accept Allah’s decree, like it or not

Sufyan reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “I do not care if I wake up to what I like or dislike, for I do not

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Ali on Qadr: Acceptance of Allah’s decree even if unpleasant

Al-Agharr reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, upon him be peace, saw ‘Adi ibn Hatim in dismay. Ali said, “O ‘Adi, what is wrong that I see you sad and distressed?”

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Hadith on Dua: Ask Allah for satisfaction with the Divine Decree

‘Ammar ibn Yasir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “O Allah, I ask You for contentment with the decree of providence.” Source: al-Sunnah li-Ibn

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Hadith on Independence: Allah’s aid in self-sufficiency from begging

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever would be independent, Allah Almighty will make him independent. Whoever would abstain from asking

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Hadith on Qadr: Happiness in being pleased with Allah’s decrees

Sa’d reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Among the happiness of the son of Adam is contentment with what Allah has decreed for him.

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Hadith on Contentment: Allah blesses those pleased with His decrees

Abu al-‘Ala’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah will put His servant to trial in what He gives him. Whoever is content

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Urwah on Patience: ‘Urwah’s leg is amputated, he praises Allah

Al-Zuhri reported: When ‘Urwah ibn al-Zubayr, may Allah have mercy on him, was afflicted with gangrene in his leg, it was said, “Shall we not call a doctor for you?”

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Umar II on Qadr: O Allah, make me satisfied with the Decree

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, may Allah be pleased with him, used to say, “O Allah, make me content with Your providence and bless me in Your

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Hadith on Death: Angels taking souls of believers and unbelievers

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When death approaches the believer, angels of mercy come to him with white silk, saying: Come out satisfied

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Hadith on Contentment: Satisfaction with Islam leads to Paradise

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever is pleased with Allah as a Lord, with Islam as a religion, and with

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Hadith on Virtue: Blessed is one who controls his speech, weeps for sins

Thawban reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is one who controls his tongue, whose house is spacious enough, and who weeps for his sins.” Source:

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Hadith on Mosques: Masjid is the home of every righteous believer

Salman al-Farisi reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The mosque is the home of every righteous believer. Allah Almighty has guaranteed comfort and gratification

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Ibrahim on Contentment: Spiritual freedom is satisfaction with decree of Allah

Ibn al-Qayyim reported: Ibrahim ibn Shayban, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Dignity is in humility, honor is in righteousness, and freedom is in contentment.” Source: Madārij al-Sālikīn 2/314 عن

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