Sunday, June 3, 2018

Madly in Love with Another's Looks


Madly in Love with Another's Looks

Ibn al-Qayyim said:

One of the scholars was asked about [people who are] madly in love with [other people’s attractive] images and looks,1 so he said:

“[They have] hearts that have left off remembering Allāh, so Allāh put them to trial by subjecting them to other than Him [in worship1].”

1Their love and subjection to them is as much as or greater than to Allāh. See fatwa 9634, alifta.net. (Trans.)

Miftah Dār al-Sa’ādah 311, as quoted by Shaikh Fawāz al-Madkhalī. Twitter.com/fzmhm12121. 13 Apr 17 . 7:24pm.

Translated by Mikail ibn Mahboob Ariff (حفظه الله)
                                 
N.B.:Title from (Trans.)


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