THE WASIYYAT OF NABI AADAM
Before departing from this world, Hadhrat Nabi Aadam (alayhis salaam) made the following wasiyyat to his son, Hadhrat Sheeth (alayhis salaam): “Never have confidence in the world and its life. Allah Ta’ala did not approve of my over-confidence in Jannat. Ultimately, I had to leave from Jannat. Never act according to the desires of women. In fulfilment of the desire of my wife I partook of the forbidden fruit in Jannat. In consequence I was put to shame and regret. Before embarking on any activity, reflect on the consequence. If I had done so, I would not have been humiliated in Jannat. Do not do anything which agitates your conscience. At the time when I began eating from the forbidden fruit in Jannat, my conscience was agitated, but I ignored it. Before doing anything, consult with people of experience. If I had consulted with the Malaaikah before eating of the fruit, I would not have been disgraced.