A Cure for Materialism

According to Surah At-Takaathur, there is a quick and free way to cure #Materialism.
 
 
 
1أَلْهَاكُمُ التَّكَاثُرُ
102|1|Abundance distracts you.
2حَتَّى زُرْتُمُ الْمَقَابِرَ
102|2|Until you visit the graveyards.
3كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
102|3|Indeed, you will know.
4ثُمَّ كَلَّا سَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
102|4|Certainly, you will know.
5كَلَّا لَوْ تَعْلَمُونَ عِلْمَ الْيَقِينِ
102|5|If you knew with knowledge of certainty.
6لَتَرَوُنَّ الْجَحِيمَ
102|6|You would see the Inferno.
7ثُمَّ لَتَرَوُنَّهَا عَيْنَ الْيَقِينِ
102|7|Then you will see it with the eye of certainty.
8ثُمَّ لَتُسْأَلُنَّ يَوْمَئِذٍ عَنِ النَّعِيمِ
102|8|Then, on that Day, you will be questioned about the Bliss.
 
 
Child killed in Iraq after ISIS attack.

In areas of conflict or natural disaster the reality of death puts things into perspective and therefore the  mirage materialism disappears. Outside of such areas one can visit the graveyard and see the fate of the others, the fact death is inevitable and we will have to explain our actions.

 
Ahmed Hilmi

Ahmed Hilmi

Ahmed is a contributor for Medina minds. He has also written the book Shield of the Believer

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