Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina
Three questions about every favour
Sayyidunā Imām Muhammad Ghazālī عَـلَـیۡـهِ رَحْـمَـةُ الـلّٰـهِ الۡـوَالِی has stated that three questions would be asked about everything:
1. How did you attain it?
Where did you spend it?
With what intention did you spend it?
(Minĥāj-ul-‘Ābidīn, pp. 100)
In the last verse of Sūraĥ At-Takāšur, Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ says:
ثُمَّ لَتُسۡـَٔلُنَّ یَوۡمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِیۡمِ ٪﴿۸﴾
Then, undoubtedly, you will surely be asked about the favours that day.
[Kanz-ul-Īmān (Translation of Quran)]
Dear Islamic brothers! By Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ, fortunate are those who follow Sunnaĥ despite facing poverty and adverse conditions compared to those who are lost in their wealth and have worldly authority. In the Hereafter, successful is he who is obedient to Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ and His Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم in spite of facing destitution, sickness and calamities. Listen to an admonitory narration and learn some lesson.
Sayyidunā Anas رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ تَـعَـالٰی عَـنْـهُ has narrated that the Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has stated, ‘On the Day of Judgement, an unbeliever who possessed untold bounties in the world will be brought. It will be ordered to submerge him into fire. Therefore, he will be dipped into fire and will then be asked, ‘O so and so! Were you ever endowed with bounties?’ He will reply, ‘No, I was never endowed with any