Hazrat Ka b bin lyad reported:
Messenger of Allah said, “Verily,
there is a Fitnah (trial) for every nation and the trial
for my nation (or Ummah) is wealth?” [At-
The word “Fitnah” ‘means trial. Anything with
which a person is tried is a Fitnah for him. For
this reason children and property have been
regarded Fitnah for mankind in the Noble Qulan.
This Hadith strongly urges the Muslim Ummah
moderation in their love for worldly
goods and riches otherwise all these things, which
are gifts of Allah, can become source of woeful
torture for them.