Category Archives: Gheerah

Where is your jealousy, O’ Salafis!? | Shaikh ‘Aid al-Shamree


by SalafiCentreUK Imam Al-Awza’ee said: “Hold on fast to the narrations (Aathar) of those who were before you (i.e. the Salaf), even if the people reject you; and beware of the opinions of men, no matter how much they beautify … Continue reading

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Patience in lowering the gaze


Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullaah) said: “Looking is the origin of most of the problems that befall man, because looking generates thoughts, then thoughts generate ideas, and ideas generate desires, and desires generate will, which then becomes stronger and becomes firm resolve, … Continue reading

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Unrestrained Glances


Ibn al-Qayyim (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: “The more looks follow one another, the more the heart becomes attached, like water with which a tree is irrigated. If too much water is given the tree is damaged. Similarly … Continue reading

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Gheerah


‘Iyyad and others said that it (jealousy) is taken from the verb to change, as in changing the heart and arousing anger. The reason for it being that it shares something that is special, and the most severe type is between … Continue reading

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“…the one without Ghayrah is one without Religion”


Ibn Al-Qayyim, (rahimahullaah), said: “And the Dayyouth is the most vile of Allah’s creation, and Jannah is forbidden for him, (because of his lack of Ghayrah – jealousy). The foundation of the Religion is Ghayrah, and the one without Ghayrah … Continue reading

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The Danger of Facebook


By: Z.A.N. A Muslim woman is so modest, that the very concept of a strange man looking at her with enjoyment disturbs her essence and shakes her spinal cord. How is it then that some sisters today display their beauty … Continue reading

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Protective Jealousy (Ghirah)


Definition: Ghira: This arabic word covers a wide meaning – self-respect, jealousy (as regards women) and it is a feeling of fury with great anger when one’s honour and prestige is challenged or injured. In Sahih Bukhari, Book 62, (Chapter … Continue reading

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