Concise and foremost counsels Part 7


Hadith & Seerah, The Teachings of the Holy Prophet, The Ways of the Prophet (SAWS) / Saturday, February 6th, 2010

Hadrat Abdullah bin Mas’ud (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Apostle of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “On the day of resurrection, the feet of the son of Adam will not move away till he is questioned about five matters:

1. On what he spent his life;

2. In what he made his youth pass away;

3. Whence he acquired his property;

4. On what he spent it and

5. What he did regarding what he knew; [Tirmizi Ma’arif -ul- Hadis]

Abdullah bin Umar (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “If you have four characteristics then it does not matter if worldly advantage passes you by.

1. Keeping a trust.

2. Speaking the truth,

3. A good character, and

4. Abstentiousness in food. [Musnad Ahmad, Baihaqui, Ma’arif -ul- Hadis]

Amr -bin- Maimum-al-Audi (Radi Allaahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) counselling a person said, “Get hold of five things before five others and make use of them as far as you can:

1. Youth before decreptitude;

2. Health before illness;

3. Riches before poventy;

4. Leisure before work, and

5. Life before death.”

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