Sign in English

Remember death frequently, for no sooner does man increase his remembrance of death than he begins to renounce this world s life.


a servant who has previously committed a sin, He tries him with illness, and if not with that then with need. And if not with that, then He makes his death difficult. But when He wants to humiliate a servant who has done some good previously, He makes his body healthy, or makes his sustenance abundant, or makes his death easy.

ody experiences six different states: health, sickness, death, life, sleep and wakefulness, and so does the spirit. Its life is its knowledge and its death ignorance; its sickness is doubt whereas its health is certainty; its sleep is its negligence and its wakefulness is its consciousness.


The sin that hastens one s death is cutting off ties with one s kin.

Poverty with us [i.e. our guardianship] is better than wealth with other than us, and death with us is better than life with other than us.

Get ready for death and its difficulties, plan for it before it comes, and prepare for it before it descends.

Treat yourselves with medicine, for verily Allah has not sent down any ailment except that he has sent down a cure for it with the exception of death and old age.

Better than life is that thing which if you lose it you become disgusted with life, and worse than death is that thing which if it comes to you makes you love death.


The Prophet (s), when asked, Who is the most sagacious of believers? replied, Those who remember death the most, and are the most prepared for it.

s actions, brings about an increase in wealth, repels misfortunes, eases the account [on the Day of Resurrection], and delays one s appointed time of death .

He whom death overtakes early calls for more time, and he whose death is deferred continues to put forth excuses with further procrastination.






If times of death were revealed, expectations would be debunked.