Riyadh-us-Saliheen | Chapter 55 : Excellence of Leading an Ascetic Life (Zuhud), and Virtues of A Simple Life

Delivered by Ustadh Abdul Wahid Stephenson at Croydon ICT

In this lesson the ustadh explains chapter 55 in Riyadh-us-Saliheen: Excellence of Leading an Ascetic Life (Zuhud), and Virtues of Simple Life:

This chapter covers Ayahs from the Qur’an and ahadith that encompass the following:

  • Dangers of following ones desires
  • Distractions of the dunya
  • The value Allah gives the dunya compared to the Aakhira
  • The value we give the dunya compared to the Aakhira
  • How Quick the situation in the dunya changes
  • Don’t forget that life in the dunya is not eternal
  • Prepare yourself for the Aakhira by doing good deeds
  • Live in this life as a person who is passing through
  • Only take what you need
  • A believer has the Aakhira in his heart and the dunya in his hands
  • You can be wealthy and still live a life of Zuhud

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