Miserliness البخل

Hadith on Charity: Parable of the spender and miser of charity

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The parable of the miser and the spender is that of two men clad in armor from their […]

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Ibn Salam on ‘Ilm: Masters of knowledge act upon what they know

‘Ubaydullah ibn Umar reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said to Abdullah ibn Salam, “Who are the masters of knowledge?” Abdullah said, “Those who act upon

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Hadith on Jesus: Blessed is one who lives after the Second Coming

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Blessed is he who lives after the coming of the Messiah. Blessed is he who lives after the

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Hadith on Ummah: The Prophet warns against diseases of nations

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the diseases of nations will afflict my nation.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, what

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Hasan on Shirk: Idol of the Muslim nation is wealth

Ibn Muflih reported: Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Every nation has an idol that they worship, and the idol of this nation is the gold and

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Hadith on Charity: Spend in charity, do not be miserly

Asma’ reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Spend in charity and do not count it, lest Allah count it against you. Do not hoard

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Hadith on Greed: If meat did not decay, the rich would hoard it

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Were is not for the children of Israel, meat would not spoil. Were it not for Eve, a

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Hadith on Blessings: Allah blesses them as long as they give

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah has people for whom He has assigned blessings to benefit His servants. He consolidates

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Hadith on Hereafter: You do not know status of those who died

Anas reported: A man among the companions of the Prophet passed away and another man said, “Receive glad tidings of Paradise!” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon

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Hadith on Hoarding: Allah punishes those who hoard food

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever hoards food away from the Muslims, Allah will afflict him with leprosy and poverty.”

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Umar on Dua: I am harsh, so make me gentle

Shaddad ibn Aws reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O Allah, I am weak, so make me strong. I am harsh, so make me gentle.

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Hadith on Mala’ikah: Angels bless those who give in charity

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, there is an angel at a gate among the gates of Paradise, saying: Whoever offers

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Hadith on Satan: Devil always tempts people with their wealth

Abdur Rahman ibn Awf reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Satan, whom Allah has cursed, said: The owner of wealth will never be safe

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Hadith on Anxiety: Supplication to relieve worry and debt

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, entered the mosque one day while a man from the Ansar named Abu Umamah was there.

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Hadith on Greed: The Prophet fears Muslims will compete for wealth

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I do not fear poverty for you, rather I fear that you will compete for riches.

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Umar on Benefit: Why not love your brother as yourself?

Al-Bayhaqi reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Why would you prevent your brother from what benefits him, while you yourself benefit from it?” Source: Sunan

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Hadith on Greed: Beware of greed, miserliness, wickedness

Abdullah ibn Amr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of greed, for it was only greed that destroyed those before you. It commanded

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Hadith on Injustice: Beware of oppression, obscenity, greed, violence

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Beware of committing injustice, for injustice will be darkness on the Day of Resurrection. Beware of obscenity, for

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Hadith on Turmoil: Muslims afflicted by worldliness, hatred, injustice

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “My nation will be afflicted by the diseases of the former nations.” They said, “O Messenger

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