Lusts الشهوات

Hadith on Chastity: Whoever guards his tongue, chastity in Paradise

Abu Musa reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever guards what is between his jaws and guards his chastity, he will enter Paradise.” Source: […]

Hadith on Chastity: Whoever guards his tongue, chastity in Paradise Read More »

Warraq on Whims: Lowly desires begin downward spiral into evil

Ibn al-Jawzi reported: Abu Bakr al-Warraq, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The source of overpowering whims is approaching what is lusted. When whims overpower the heart, it will

Warraq on Whims: Lowly desires begin downward spiral into evil Read More »

Abu ‘Aliyah on Whims: Beware lowly desires inciting to hatred, enmity

‘Asim al-Ahwal reported: Abu al-‘Aliyah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Learn the Quran and once you learn it, never place your desires elsewhere. Beware of these whims of

Abu ‘Aliyah on Whims: Beware lowly desires inciting to hatred, enmity Read More »

‘Ata on Whims: Rationality defeated by lusts, whims, lowly desires

Miskin Abi Fatimah reported: ‘Ata al-Salimi, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “We have heard that lusts and whims can even overpower knowledge, reason, and eloquence.” Source: Ḥilyat al-Awliyā’

‘Ata on Whims: Rationality defeated by lusts, whims, lowly desires Read More »

Ali on Zuhd: Renouncing worldliness makes calamities easier to endure

Qabisah ibn Jabir reported: Ali ibn Abi Talib, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Whoever renounces the worldly life, afflictions will be made easy for him. Whoever expects to

Ali on Zuhd: Renouncing worldliness makes calamities easier to endure Read More »

Abu Qilabah on Whims: Beware of sitting with people of lowly desires

Ayyub al-Sakhtiyani reported: Abu Qilabah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Be on guard from three traits: beware of the gates of rulers, beware of sitting with the people

Abu Qilabah on Whims: Beware of sitting with people of lowly desires Read More »

Hadith on Whims: The Prophet disavows people of whims, heresies

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said to Aisha, “O Aisha! Verily, those who divided their religion and became sects (6:159), they

Hadith on Whims: The Prophet disavows people of whims, heresies Read More »

Hasan on Salvation: Four traits to protect from Hellfire, Satan

Abu Nu’aym reported: Al-Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Whoever has four traits, Allah will forbid him from entering Hellfire and grant him refuge from Satan: one

Hasan on Salvation: Four traits to protect from Hellfire, Satan Read More »

Mujahid on Whims: Guidance to Islam, protection from lowly desires

Al-A’mash reported: Mujahid, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “I do not know which of my two blessings are greater: that I was guided to Islam or that I

Mujahid on Whims: Guidance to Islam, protection from lowly desires Read More »

Hadith on Akhirah: Paradise veiled by hardship, Hellfire by desires

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Hellfire is veiled by lusts, and Paradise is veiled by hardships.” Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6122 Grade:

Hadith on Akhirah: Paradise veiled by hardship, Hellfire by desires Read More »

Hadith on Riya: The Prophet fears hidden lusts, showing off in worship

Abdullah ibn Zayd reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, what I fear most for you after me is ostentation and hidden lusts,” meaning adultery. Source:

Hadith on Riya: The Prophet fears hidden lusts, showing off in worship Read More »

Abu Qilabah on Whims: People of lowly desires agree upon the sword

Ayyub reported: Abu Qilabah, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The example of the people of whims is that of the hypocrites. Allah Almighty mentioned the hypocrites with different

Abu Qilabah on Whims: People of lowly desires agree upon the sword Read More »

Awza’i on Caprice: Satan spreads lowly desires among children of Adam

Ibn al-Mubarak reported: Al-Awza’i, may Allah have mercy on him said, “Iblis said to his allies: With what have you come to the son of Adam? They said: With everything.

Awza’i on Caprice: Satan spreads lowly desires among children of Adam Read More »

Kalbi on Whims: Arabs worshiped idols representing lowly desires

Al-Qurtubi reported: Al-Kalbi, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “It was the habit of the Arabs that if a man among them desired anything, he would worship it besides

Kalbi on Whims: Arabs worshiped idols representing lowly desires Read More »

Sha’bi on Whims: Lowly desires whisk their companions to Hellfire

Ibn Shubrumah reported: Al-Sha’bi, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Verily, whims are only named as such because they whisk their companions away to the Hellfire.” Source: Sunan al-Dārimī

Sha’bi on Whims: Lowly desires whisk their companions to Hellfire Read More »

Scroll to Top