Category Archives: Jealousy

Wedding Pictures – A warning from Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)

Shaykh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah): O slaves of Allah verily we have been plagued for some time now by a great tribulation done by some people whom Allah has favored with marriage. And this is their taking pictures of the wedding party; … Continue reading

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The Harms of Envy

Question: May Allah be pleased with you! This is a question from Abu Abdullah who said, “Some people talk about other people and are envious of the merits Allah blessed them with. What is you advice for these people? Shaykh … Continue reading

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The Pillars of Kufr (i.e. disbelief and disobedience) are Four

1. Kibr i.e. arrogance, which prevents him from submission, (to the command of Allah) 2. Hasad i.e. jealousy, which prevents him from accepting advice and giving it. 3. Ghadab i.e. anger, which prevents him from being just. 4. Sha`wah i.e. … Continue reading

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Does hasad (destructive envy) exist? What does it mean?

Hasad (destructive envy) means wishing that a blessing that Allaah has bestowed on the envied person be taken away. Allaah enjoined His Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) to seek refuge with Him from the evil of … Continue reading

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Quote of the week

إِنَّ مَن أكثر ذِكْر الْمَوْت قَلت حسده وبغيه “Indeed the one who frequents the remembrance of death : He will decrease in his jealousy and transgression [on others].” [Zuhd of Imaam Ahmad : 776]

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‘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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What was so special about him

Anas (may Allah be pleased with him) said: We were sitting in the presence of Allah’s Messenger (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallaam) one day, and he said, “A person is about to arrive from this mountain path who is from the … Continue reading

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The Difference between ENVY and JEALOUSY

A question that was asked to Ash Shaykh Saalih al Fouzaan may Allah preserve him: Question: May Allah be good to you, what is the ruling on envy if it arises from a person? And what is the difference 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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How can a person know who has envied him, and how can it be treated?

Is it possible for a person who has been affected by envy (hasad) to know whether the envy came from himself or from another person? What is the remedy in either case?. Firstly: If a person looks at something he … Continue reading

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