Enormities: Listening To People’s Private Conversations

This is another article in the chapter Enormities from the classical manual on Sharia called Reliance of the Traveller. The articles are posted one by one in the order they are given in the book.

p38.0 LISTENING TO PEOPLE’S PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS
p38.1 Allah Most High says,
“Do not spy” (Koran 49:12).
p38.2 The Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace) said,
“Whoever listens to people who are averse to his listening shall have molten lead poured into his ears on the Day of Judgement.”
p38.3 This may not be an enormity (A: in some cases (dis: r6.4)).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s