’Uthaimeen on Spending Wealth While Alive and in Good Health

April 14, 2014 § Leave a comment


Shaikh ’Uthaimeen, may Allaah have mercy on him, said, “Spending wealth while alive and in good health is better, more excellent and greater in reward, especially when it is spent on a good deed that is continual, like building a mosque, fixing roads, securing [the provision] of water, printing beneficial books or buying them and distributing them to those who will benefit from them.”

Ad-Diyaa al-Laami’ minal-Khutub al-Jawaami’, vol. 4, p. 236.

A Scholar’s Open Heartedness: Ibn Baaz and the Bottle of Aloeswood Oil [Oud]

January 27, 2012 § Leave a comment


Shaikh Muhammad ibn Ibrahim al-Hamad said, ‘He was once given a bottle of premium aloeswood oil [Oud] as a gift and then someone asked him for it and the Shaikh happily gave it to him—for he would take pleasure in giving more then he would in receiving.’

Mawaaqif Mudee’ah, p. 218.

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