Riyadh-us-Saliheen | Chapter 56 Lesson 1 : Excellence Of Simple Living & Being Content With Little

Delivered by Ustadh Abdul Wahid Stephenson at Croydon ICT

In this lesson the ustadh explains chapter 56 in Riyadh-us-Saliheen: Excellence Of Simple Living & Being Content With Little

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

  • Situation of people after the Prophets
  • Following desires and the consequences of it
  • People who want fame & fortune in the dunya are not content – constantly dreaming of more
  • Everyone will be asked about every blessing they receive – food, clothing, cars etc
  • Seeking more than the essentials distracts one from ibaadah
  • People who want the Akhira make the dunya a source of gaining reward in the akhira
  • Importance of sharing with the community increases barakah
  • Save for the Akhira by giving sadaqah
  • Prophet salallahu alayhi wa salam chose not to live a luxurious life
  • Should be grateful to Allah when guests turn up as this is an opportunity for rewards

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