ஆசிரியர்: தூய ஜாதி
Everyone wants ease for themselves… but what about wanting ease for others? Islam is a beautiful religion because we don’t just put ourselves first, we also ensure that those less fortunate are taken care of too:
“The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, their hearts become fearful, and when His verses are recited to them, it increases them in faith; and upon their Lord they rely – The ones who establish prayer, and from what We have provided them, they spend. Those are the believers, உண்மையிலேயே. For them are degrees [of high position] with their Lord and forgiveness and noble provision.” (குர்ஆன் 8:2-4)
The meaning of spending from what Allah has given you means to strive in your wealth and help other people out.
Abu Huraira related that the Prophet SAW said: The Lord’s commandment for every one of His slaves is, ‘Spend on others, and I will spend on you’. (புகாரி, முஸ்லீம்)
What a beautiful hadith! If you spend on others, Allah will take care of ALL of your needs!
Islam teaches us to strive WITH our wealth, and not FOR our wealth. This does NOT mean you don’t work hard to earn money. It means you don’t make money the be-all and end-all of life. This is because Allah SWT has written our rizq for us – so it makes no sense is wasting your life in chasing it!
Don’t make your life’s goal money – அதற்கு பதிலாக, work hard in a halal way, make dua and ask Allah to bless your rizq.
“O you who have believed, indeed many of the scholars and the monks devour the wealth of people unjustly and avert [அவர்களுக்கு] from the way of Allah SWT. And those who hoard gold and silver and spend it not in the way of Allah – give them tidings of a painful punishment.” (குர்ஆன் 9:34)
Spending on others is a good way to earn Allah’s pleasure:
நபி ஸல் கூறினார்: Verily charity appeases the wrath of Allah and eases the sufferings of death. (திர்மிதி)
மற்றொரு ஹதீஸில், நபி ஸல் கூறினார்:
‘Everyday, two angels descend and one of them says, `O Allah! Compensate (more) to the person who gives (தொண்டு உள்ள)'; while the other one says, `O Allah! Destroy the one who withholds (தொண்டு, போன்றவை)’ (புகாரி)
This proves that spending in Allah’s cause is a means of GAINING more rizq, while withholding it is a sure way to earn Allah’s anger.
May Allah SWT make us of those who are generous in helping others ameen!
தூய ஜாதி – உதவி முஸ்லிம்கள் செயல்பயிற்சி ஒன்றாக இணைந்து, ஸ்டே டுகெதர்!