Az-Zuhd al-Kabir lil-Imam al-Bayhaqi Al-Bayhaqi (H) – الزهد الكبير للإمام البيهقي. Az-Zuhd. Renouncing Worldly Pleasures in Order to Gain Nearness to. Allah. Ϧϣ ϟ΍. ϦϴϜϟΎδϟ΍ Ν΍έ΍Ϊϣ ΏΎΘϜ. Extracted from the book al-Madaarijus-. Download (Right click then save target as) by Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyyah Extracted from the book al-Madaarijus-saalikeen by Talib Tyson.

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My Life as a Palestinian Boy. The greatest blessing that He has given to me, is zugd of knowing Him. And fear Allaah through Whom you demand your mutual [rights] and [do not cut the relations of] the wombs [kinship].

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He then passed by a dead zjhd, which ears were small, then took it by the ear, saying, “Who amongst you would like to have this dead goat with small ears for a dirham a currency? When the renunciation is true it reveals itself in hayat — the qualities of modesty, awe, politeness, respect and love. Also, Allah’s subhanahu wa ta’ala criticism of the adverse effect that excessive indulging in the dunya will result in the Hereafter.

The person who has this hayat will show patience in the face of difficulties, thankfulness for everything that comes to him, whether it is ease or hardship, and deep surrender to the decrees al-qadr of Allah.

Zujd Behind Az-Zuhd There are several reasons that encourage one to indulge in zuhd: These texts demonstrate the little significance that the dunya has and point out its briefness and quick demise. Contact Us What’s New? The dunya is less significant in the Sight of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala than this is to you.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. It also entails being eager for the sz of practicing patience during the calamity, if a calamity touches you, more than if the calamity did not touch you as in this case, one will not gain the reward for observing patience during hard times. Look at his heart and not at his pocket. Also, Prophet Dawud and Sulayman were kings as Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has described them. Ibnul Qayyim had many well known students such as: I testify that there is no true God worthy of being za except Allaah, Alone, without partner or associate.


When you leave all these worldly things for that which is greater, then if He wills, this will happen for you also. The lovers give up this world for the love of Allah, and not for fear of the fire, nor because of desire for the garden. Home Library Purification of the Soul.

This is the beginning of asceticism from which they will continue without stopping, from station to station, ascending by Zkhd grace and mercy. We thank Allah, with a thanking befitting His blessings, and this thanking of Allah is because He deserves thanking.

And put forward to them the example of the life of this world, it is like the water rain which We send down from the sky, and the vegetation of the earth mingles with it, and becomes fresh and green. Also, when one is loved by his community, he or she will be more acceptable and familiar to his people, and this will help those who call unto Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala succeed in their mission, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala willing. Aa may then have to mingle with the worst types of people.

They fight in the way of Allah. Here I mean the absolute master of existence, the Muhammadan presence zjhd al-Muhammadiyya who is the truth al-haqiqat in all of existence, both in the dense al-kathif and the subtle al-latifin the revealed world adh-dhahir and in the hidden world al-batinin the seven heavens, and whatever they contain, zujd in the seven earths, and whatever they contain, and in all creatures, whether human or jinn or angel because all of these are his sons, whether they are from his body of clay, or from his world of self, or from his world of heart, or from his world of the secret.

Zuhf you carry the holy meaning inside your heart and your soul.

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Ibn al-Qayyim xz example said, “I heard Shaykh ul-Islam ibn Taymiyyah say, ‘ Az-Zuhd entails abandoning what does not bring about benefit in the Hereafter. He studied under many Scholars of his time.

It is as though you were only passing through za. Know that the life of this world is only play and amusement, pomp and mutual boasting among you, and rivalry in respect of wealth and children, it is as the likeness of vegetation after rain, thereof the growth is pleasing to the tiller; afterwards it dries up and you see it turning yellow; then it becomes straw.


These are the beloveds of Allah. Let him see how much water it his finger will carry.

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Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says: They do not turn to anything but to their King, and they do not desire anything but to look upon His compassionate face.

So Zuhd in the above Verse is defined as: This is the exact case with the life of this world. Sufiyaan al-Thauri said about Zuhd:. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Ibn al-Qayyim stated that this type is an obligation; Abandoning what is not a necessity among the halal matters. But the good righteous deeds, that last, are better with your Lord for rewards and better in respect of hope.

Imam Ahmad divided az-zuhd into three parts: Keep your duty to Allaah and fear Him, and speak [always] the truth. This hayat is more than azz, which is the quality of devotion and reverence lying between the essence of fear and the essence of hope in the presence of the King. Imam az-Zuhri also said that Az-Zuhd”Entails avoiding thanking Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala only for the halaland avoiding being patient only with the haram.

Thus we can see that Muhammad, may the blessings and peace of Allah be upon him, is the veil of mercy for us, zuud that through this veil we can witness the mountain of Allah inside.

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It has been said that there are three kinds of asceticism. Ibnul Qayyim Al-Jawzeeyah Language: By His grace He will raise them to this, and this is the quality of the state al-hal of the people of God. Notify me of new comments via email.