Ways of The Prophet (S.A.W)

by Sheikh Muhammad Abdul Hai Arifi

CAUTION FOR MEN AND WOMEN

In the same way as it is necessary for women that their voice should not fall in the ears of outsiders, it is also necessary that men should abstain from chanting poetry in the presence of na-mahram women since women are tender hearted and fall as easy prey to evil influence. [All agreed]

Hadrat Abu Umamah (Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated the Prophet (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) as saying, “If any Muslim happens to look at a women’s beauties and then lowers his eyes, ALLAH will produce for him an act of worship whose sweetness he will experience. [Ahmad]

Hadrat Hasan Basari (Rehmatullah Alaih) narrated that he heard ALLAH’s Messenger (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) had said, ALLAH curses the one who looks (at an unknown woman) and also the one who is looked at. [Mishkat]

Hadrat Abu Musa (Radi Allahu Ta’ala Anhu) narrated that the Messenger of ALLAH (Sallallahu Alaihi Wa Sallam) said, “An eye that looks at an unknown man or woman (with an evil intent) commits adultery, and a women who perfumes herself and then passes by a gathering of men is no better. [Tirmizi, Abu Dawud]