Extravagance السرف

Hadith on Funerals: Abu Huraira requests a swift, modest procession

‘Abdur Rahman ibn Mihran reported: When death approached Abu Huraira, he said, “Do not set up a special canopy over me and do not follow me with burning incense. Carry […]

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Hadith on Luxury: Warning against extravagant decorations

Safinah reported: A man prepared food for Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, who was his guest. Fatimah said, “If only we had invited the Messenger

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Hadith on Wealth: Allah provides for charity, not indulgence

Abu Waqid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah said: Verily, We have sent down wealth for the performance of prayer and offering charity.

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Hadith on Akhlaq: The best of you, the worst of you

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The best of you are those with the most excellent character and are careful of those

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Hadith on Tawakkul: Trust in Allah, but do not store to excess

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, entered the room of Bilal and he found a pile of dates with him. The Prophet said,

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Hadith on Leaders: Honoring elders, scholars, righteous rulers

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, part of glorifying Allah is to honor the gray-haired Muslim and the bearer of

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Hadith on Luxury: Worst Muslims extravagant in food, clothing, speech

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be men from my nation who eat a variety of foods, drink a variety

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Hadith on Extravagance: Worst Muslims are addicted to luxury

Fatimah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The worst of my nation are those who are nourished by pleasure, eating a variety of foods,

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Hadith on Istighfar: The Prophet supplicates for Allah’s forgiveness

Abu Musa al-Ash’ari reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, used to supplicate with these words, “O Allah, forgive my faults, my ignorance, and my excesses in my

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Hadith on Vice: Ummah is endangered by five evil practices

Anas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When my nation adopts five practices, their destruction is inevitable: when they curse each other openly, they

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Ibn Mas’ud on Hereafter: One is either relieved or relieved from

Abu Wa’il reported: Ibn Mas’ud, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever acts to show off, Allah will show him off. Whoever acts to be heard, Allah will make

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Hadith on Clothing: No harm in garments falling to the ankle

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The garment of a Muslim should be lowered to the middle of the shin, but

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Umar on Desires: Muslim destroyed if prefers desires over religion

Mujahid reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O people, beware of gluttony in eating. Verily, it causes laziness in prayer, it harms the body, it

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Hadith on Faith: Modest, simple living is part of faith

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, simple living is part of faith, simple living is part of faith,” meaning asceticism. Source: Sunan

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Hadith on Gluttony: Charity better for you than eating too much

Ja’dah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saw a man with a large belly. The Prophet pointed to his belly and he said, “If this had been

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Umar on Gluttony: A large belly is a punishment, not a blessing

Al-Hasan reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, saw a man with a large belly and he said, “What is this?” The man said, “It is a

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Aisha on Gluttony: First trial among Muslims was eating too much

‘Urwah reported: Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her, said, “Verily, the first trial to occur in this nation after the passing of its Prophet, peace and blessings be upon

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