IbnRajabTheEvilOfCravingWealthAndStatus

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Unformatted text preview: 1 2 The Evil Of Craving For Wealth And Status By: al-Haafidh ibn Rajab al-Hanbalee (d.795H) rahimahullah Translated By: Aboo Talhah Daawood ibn Ronald Burbank 3 Contents Publishers Note... 3 Editors Introduction 5 A Brief Biography of the Author... 7 The Evil of Craving for Wealth and Status. 9 Craving for Wealth. 11 The First Type of Craving for Wealth. 11 The Second Type of Craving for Wealth... 13 Craving for Status... 16 The First Type of Craving for Status.. 16 The Second Type of Craving for Status. 23 This World and the Hereafter.. 33 4 Publishers Note All Praise is for Allah, the Most High. Prayers and peace be upon Muhammad, his family, his Companions and all those who continue in their way until the Day of gathering. Many a man has led his soul into destruction by that which he covets. Desiring the riches of this world, recognition and authority amongst the people it was a trial for the nations of the past and many of us relentlessly chase after it today. We hope that this valuable book highlights the evil consequences of craving after wealth and status and how that can corrupt the Deen of the Muslim. We pray that this realisation causes our brothers and sisters to race one another in hastening towards forgiveness from Allaah, seeking the best provision in the Hereafter aameen . This is the English translation of the book Sharh Hadeeth Maa Dhi`baan Jaa`Iaan .. (Explanation of the Hadeeth: Two Hungry Wolves) by the esteemed scholar of Ahlus-Sunnah wal Jamaaah , Imaam al-Haafidh Ibn Rajab al-Hanbalee (d.795h). Many this fine work provide beneficial and though provoking information for the reader and may it be a treasure for us On the Day when neither wealth nor sons will benefit (one) except he who comes before Allaah with a sound heart . Al-Hidaayah Publishing and Distribution Note: All references quoted refer to the Arabic books unless otherwise stated . 5 Editors Introduction All praise is for Allaah, we praise Him, we seek His aid and ask for His forgiveness. We seek Allaahs refuge from the evils of ourselves and from our evil actions. Whomsoever Allaah guides then none can misguide him, and whomsoever Allaah misguides then none can guide him. I testify that none has the right to be worshipped except Allaah, alone, having no partner and I testify that Muhammad is His slave and His Messenger....
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