Sayings of Hadhrat ‘Uthman
The last sermon that Hadhrat ‘Uthman (May Allah be well pleased with him) gave has been recorded by ‘Allama Momin Bin Hasan Shablakhi (May Allah shower His mercy on him) in Noor Ul Absaar:
Translation: It is narrated on the authority of Hadhrat Yazid bin ‘Uthman, he said that in his last sermon, Hadhrat ‘Uthman (May Allah be well pleased with him) said: O people! Verily Allah Most High has given you with world so that you seek the hereafter with it. It has not been given to you for indulging in it. Remember! This world will end and the hereafter is to remain. The thing which is perishable should not make you ungrateful and heedless of that thing which will remain. Prefer the lasting hereafter to the temporal world. This world is a place of journey and in reality everyone has to return to Allah. Be conscious of Allah, as this is a means of saving oneself from His wrath and a means of gaining His proximity…... (Noor Ul Absaar Fi Manaqibi Aali Baitin Nabiyyil Mukhtaar, Pg. No. 80)
May Allah Most High enable us to love Hadhrat ‘Uthman (May Allah be well pleased with him) beyond all limits and act upon his teachings.
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