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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله

On the authority of Mālik bin Dinār, Al-Ḥasan said, “Whoever is content with Allāh upon a little provision, Allāh will be pleased with his little actions.” [Ar-Riḍā’ ‘Anillāh Biqaḍā’ih 1/50]

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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله

Narrated to us Qādim ad-Daylamī Al-‘Ābid who said, “I said to al-Fuḍayl bin ‘Iyāḍ, ‘Who is content with Allāh (i.e. with what He has given him)?’ He said, ‘The one who does not like to be on a status other than what he is in.’” [Ar-Riḍā’ ‘Anillāh Biqaḍā’ih by al-Imām Ibn Abīd-Dunyā 1/36]

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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله
Ḥudhayfaħ bin al-Yamān رضي الله عنه said, “The first thing you will be deprived of in your religion will be the display of humility (i.e. person being humble).” [Kitāb az-Zuhd 1/296]

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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله

Abū Nawfal said, “‘Ammār bin Yasār used to speak little, lengthened his silence and his usual words would be of the one who sought refuge in ar-Raḥmān from His Punishment.” [Kitāb az-Zuhd 1/284]

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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله

On the authority of Mālik bin Dinār who said, “Abud Dardā’ said, ‘Whoever increased in knowledge, increased in pain (of being answerable to Allāh سبحانه و تعالى).’ And in the narration of Sa’īd, ‘And I don’t fear that it will be said to me, “O’ ‘Uwaymir (Abud Dardā’ himself) what did you learn?” Rather I fear that it will be said to me, “O’ ‘Uwaymir what have you done with what you learnt?” [Kitāb az-Zuhd 1/265 of al-Imām Abū Dāwūd رحمه الله]

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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله

Narrated Manṣūr bin ‘Ammār who said, “Sulaymān bin Dāwūd said, ‘Verily, the one who conquers his desire is stronger than the one who takes over a city alone.’” [Ḥilyaħ al-Awliyā’ 6/1707]


Narrated Manṣūr bin ‘Ammār who said, “Sulaymān bin Dāwūd said, ‘Verily, the one who conquers his desire is stronger than the one who takes over a city alone.’” [Ḥilyaħ al-Awliyā’ 6/1707]

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بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم
الحمد الله

Muḥammad bin Aḥmad bin Kathīr said, “Narrated to us some of the people of al-Hijāz who said, ‘Abu Ḥāzim said, “Any blessing that does not result in coming to close to Allāh the Exalted, then it will be a cause of worry (i.e. on Day of Judgement).”’” [Ḥilyaħ al-Awliyā’ 2/497]

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