This is the fourth treatise from the series of “Rasâ`il At-Tawbah (Treatises of Repentance from)”. It discusses the topic of Al-Hasad (destructive envy); the disease that many believe that it began to penetrate the rows of Muslims.
Hasad (destructive envy) means wishing that a blessing that Allaah has bestowed on the envied person be taken away. Allaah enjoined His Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) to seek refuge with Him from the evil of the envier when he envies. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):