Al Wahn-Something To Reflect Upon

7 03 2008

On the authority of Thawbaan , the Prophet said:

  “The People will soon summon one another to attack you as people when eating invite others to share their food.” Someone asked, “Will that be because of our small numbers at that time?” He replied, “No, you will be numerous at that time: but you will be froth and scum like that carried down by a torrent (of water), and Allah will take the fear of you from the breasts (hearts) of your enemy and cast al-wahn into your hearts.” Someone asked, “O Messenger of Allah, what is al-wahn?” He replied, “Love of the world and dislike of death.” [An authentic hadith recorded by Abu Dawud and Ahmad]

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8 03 2008
Umm Hibaat

Assalaamu Alaykum,

This is a great hadeeth to reflect upon especially in the time we’re in now. Jazakillahu khayran for posting.

10 03 2008
Adikbongsu

Assalamu’alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh,

how are you dear sister? May you be good in both Iman and Health 🙂

i agree with Umm Hibaat ….we need such reflection more now more than ever…

May Allah forgive us all…

18 03 2008
Farhana

As-salaamu’alaykum wa Rahmatu Llahi wa Barakatuhu my dearest sister,

Excellent lecture.

Jazaki’Allahu khair for sharing it with us.

Wa’alaykum as-salaam
Love Farhana

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