Book Name:Shaitan kay baaz hathyar

Bad suspicion is Ḥarām

Two sayings of the Holy Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم:

1.          Refrain from a bad suspicion. Certainly a bad suspicion is the greatest lie. (Ṣaḥīḥ Bukhārī, vol. 3, pp. 446, Ḥadīš 5143)

The blood, wealth and bad suspicion about a Muslim are arām. (Shu’ab-ul-Īmān, vol. 5, pp. 297, Ḥadīš 6706)

Definition of bad suspicion

The definition of bad suspicion is as follows: To have a firm belief without any proof that so-and-so person is bad. (Derived from Fayḍ-ul-Qadīr, vol. 3, pp. 122, Taḥt-al-Ḥadīš 2901, etc.) Bad suspicion also causes inner diseases like grudge and jealousy.

The Beloved and Blessed Prophet صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has stated: حُسۡنُ الظَّنِّ مِنۡ حُسۡنِ الۡعِبَادَةِ ‘A good assumption is from good worship.’ (Sunan Abū Dāwūd, vol. 4, pp. 387, Ḥadīš 4993)

Reason of bad suspicion to be Ḥarām

ujjat-ul-Islam Sayyidunā Imām Abū āmid Muhammad Bin Muhammad Bin Muhammad Ghazālī عَـلَـیۡـهِ رَحْـمَـةُ الـلّٰـهِ الۡـوَالِی has stated: Only Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ knows the secrets of the heart. Therefore, it is not permissible for you to have a bad suspicion about anyone unless you have seen his evil deed so obviously that it leaves you with no option for a good assumption. At that time, you


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