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Riyaa – Doing things for Show

Doing Things with Wrong Intentions

This entry is part 5 of 15 in the series Riyaa - Doing things for Show

عن عوف بن مالك الأشجعي رضي الله عنه قال سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول من قام مقام رياء رايا الله به ومن قام مقام سمعة سمع الله به  رواه الطبراني بإسناد حسن (الترغيب و الترهيب 1/76)

Hadhrat Auf bin Maalik Ashja’ee (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever does any action for show, Allah Ta’ala will expose him and disgrace him on the day of Qiyaamah. (i.e. Allah Ta’ala will expose his evil intentions before the creation on the day of Qiyaamah.)

‘Can he Benefit you in any way?’

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series Riyaa - Doing things for Show

عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال من رايا بشيء في الدنيا من عمله وكله الله إليه يوم القيامة وقال انظر هل يغني عنك شيئا رواه البيهقي موقوفا  (الترغيب و الترهيب 1/77)

Hadhrat ibn Abbaas (Radhiallahu Anhuma) reports: “In this world, whoever does any action to show off before another person, then on the day of Qiyaamah Allah Ta’ala will hand him over to the one he tried to impress and show off to, and Allah Ta’ala will say to him, ‘Now see, can this person (for whom you did this action for) benefit you in any way?’” 

Being Disgraced on the Day of Qiyaamah

This entry is part 6 of 15 in the series Riyaa - Doing things for Show

عن عبد الله بن عمرو رضي الله عنهما قال سمعت رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول من سمع الناس بعمله سمع الله به سامع خلقه وصغره وحقره رواه الطبراني في الكبير بأسانيد أحدها صحيح والبيهقي (الترغيب والترهيب 1/76)

Hadhrat Abdullah bin Amr (Radhiallahu Anhuma) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Whoever does any action for show, Allah Ta’ala, the one who exposes the reality of things to His creation, will disgrace him) on the day of Qiyaamah through informing the people of his evil intention), and Allah Ta’ala will degrade him and humiliate him."

Doing Things for Show

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series Riyaa - Doing things for Show

عن أبي هند الداري رضي الله عنه أنه سمع النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول من قام مقام رياء وسمعة رايا الله به يوم القيامة وسمع رواه أحمد بإسناد جيد والبيهقي والطبراني ولفظه أنه سمع رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يقول من رايا بالله لغير الله فقد برىء من الله (الترغيب والترهيب 1/75)

Hadhrat Abu Hind Ad-Daari (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that he heard Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) say: “The one who carries out any task with the intention of show and ostentation, Allah Ta’ala will disgrace him before the people on the day of Qiyaamah (i.e. through exposing his evil intention to the people).    

The Outcome of Doing things for Show

This entry is part 8 of 15 in the series Riyaa - Doing things for Show

عن جندب بن عبد الله رضي الله عنه قال قال النبي صلى الله عليه و سلم من سمع سمع الله به ومن يراء يراء الله به رواه البخاري ومسلم (سمع بتشديد الميم ومعناه من أظهر عمله للناس رياء أظهر الله نيته الفاسدة في عمله يوم القيامة وفضحه على رؤوس الأشهاد) (الترغيب و الترهيب 1/76)

Hadhrat Jundub bin Abdullah (Radhiallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: "Whoever does any action for show, Allah Ta’ala will expose him and disgrace him on the day of Qiyaamah. (i.e. Allah Ta’ala will expose his evil intentions before the creation on the day of Qiyaamah)."