Book Name:Pait ka Qufl e Madina
indecent things, his private part demands the satisfaction of lust and his feet are keen to move towards impermissible places. On the contrary, if a person is hungry, all of his body parts remain peaceful and they do not desire any evil.’ Abū Ja’far عَـلَیْهِ رَحْـمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ الْاَکۡبَر has stated, ‘When the stomach is hungry, all other body parts are at peace. They desire nothing, and when the stomach is full, other body parts become hungry and take the person to committing evil things.’ (Minĥāj-ul-‘Ābidīn, pp. 92)
Excellence of lean body
Sayyidunā ‘Abdullāĥ Ibn ‘Abbās رَضِىَ اللهُ تَعَالٰی عَـنْهُ has narrated that the Prophet of Raḥmaĥ, the Intercessor of Ummaĥ صَلَّى اللهُ تَعَالٰى عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم has stated, ‘The dearest to Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ amongst you is the person who eats less and has a lean body.’ (Al-Jāmi’-uṣ-Ṣaghīr, pp. 20, Ḥadīš 221)
Excessive eating also causes the problems of obesity and potbelly. These days, many people are suffering from this sickness. There should be a proper balance between the height and weight of a person. The weight of a male who is about 5 and half feet (or 66 inches) tall should be around 150 pounds or 68 kg, while that of a female who is about 5 and a quarter feet (63 inches) tall should be around 130 pounds or 59 kg. Their weight should not exceed this. Everyone can calculate his/her weight and compare it to the above-mentioned criterion.
Weight of Sayyidunā Prophet Yūsuf عَلَيۡهِ السَّلَام
A proper balance between the height and weight of a person is necessary. In ancient times, people used to be much taller; hence, their weight would also be much more. A renowned exegetist,