Lowering Gaze غض البصر

Hadith on Seeing: Turn your eyes away from unlawful images

Jarir reported: I asked the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, about the accidental glance. The Prophet said, “Redirect your sight.” Source: Sunan Abī Dāwūd 2148 Grade: […]

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Hadith on Trials: Better to be punished in world than Hereafter

Al-Hasan reported: A man saw a woman he recognized from the time of ignorance, so he talked to her and then left her. He turned back to look at her,

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Hadith on Salat: Allah faces him in prayer unless he looks elsewhere

Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Allah Almighty continues to face towards the servant while he is in prayer as long as

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Hadith on Gazing: Accidental glances forgiven, second are sinful

Ali reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not follow one glance at a woman with another. You are excused for the first but the second

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Hadith on Eyes: Guarding, weeping, and lowering gaze

Mu’awiyah ibn Jaydah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Three eyes will never see the Hellfire, an eye standing guard in the way of

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Hadith on Eyes: Three eyes will never enter the Hellfire

Abu Rayhanah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The Hellfire is forbidden for the eye weeping from the fear of Allah. The Hellfire is

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Hadith on Modesty: Prohibition of verbally describing sexual features

Abdullah ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A woman should not touch another woman and then describe her figure to her husband as if

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Hadith on Women: Allah knows which men gaze at women or not

Ibn Abbas reported: A woman would pray behind the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, who was the most beautiful of all people. Some men would come

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Ibn Dhakwan on Gender: Lowering the gaze for beardless young boys

Uthman ibn Salih reported: Al-Hasan ibn Dhakwan, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Do not sit with young boy singers, for their appearance is like that of women. They

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Hadith on Gender: Two types of effeminate men, sinful and not sinful

Umm Salamah reported: An effeminate man was with her and the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, in the house. He said to the brother of Umm

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Hadith on Deeds: Assure these six deeds to enter Paradise

Abu Umamah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Assure six deeds for me, and I will assure for you Paradise. When you speak, do

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Hadith on Deeds: Six good deeds to assure entry into Paradise

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Accept six deeds from me and I assure your acceptance into Paradise. When one of you speaks,

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Hadith on Hijab: Women veiling themselves from men, even blind men

Umm Salamah reported: While we were with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, Ibn Maktum was given permission to enter. He entered and that was after

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Sufyan on Men: Who is weaker than a man unable to lower his gaze?

Abu Nu’aym reported: Sufyan al-Thawri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “A woman will pass by a man and he cannot restrain himself from looking at her lustfully although

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Hadith on Hijab: Men must respect women, not stare at them

Ibn Abbas reported: Al-Fadl was riding with the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, and a woman from Khash’am came. Al-Fadl began to stare at her and

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