Download PDF: [S] Achieve Status through Humility

Once, while educating the blessed companions of the important of humility and simplicity, the Holy Prophet – may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him – declared, “It is through humility and simplicity that the status and rank of a person increases. Therefore, adopt humility so that the Allah Almighty will bestow a great status on you.”

 

He also mentioned that, “Through pardoning others, a person achieves respect. Therefore, you should pardon others, Allah Almighty will bestow respect on you.” (At Targheeb)

 

He has also stated that, “One’s wealth increases through Sadqah and charity. Therefore, you should give Sadqah and charity so that Allah Almighty gives you even more.”

 

Hadrat Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah – may Allah be pleased with him – narrates that the Holy Prophet – may Allah’s peace and blessings be upon him – has stated that, “There is no decrease in one’s wealth through charity. Allah Almighty, through Divine Pardon, bestows respect and status on a person and whenever a person adopts humility for Allah, Allah Almighty elevates his status.” (Sahih Muslim Shareef)

 

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