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Is this relevant in case of men or women ?

asked 101 imslave's gravatar image

I think you mean the following hadith;

"whoever married has prevented(protected) half his religion, so let him be taqwa/conscious with Allah in his other half."

and in another narration "whoever Allah has provided a good wife, He has helped him with half his religion..." and in another narration; "has completed half his Iman/belief." also the prophet Salla Allahou 3alayhi wa sallam said; " whoever give for Allah and love for Allah and hate for Allah andmarried for Allah has completed his religion."

That is because marriage is suppose to prevent us from one of two great pleasures/desires/shahwa of private parts and will remain the pleasure/shahwa of stomach that we also should control. Indeed, the shahwa of private parts or intercoursing (if it remains) is an example for us for the pleasures of Jannah. Allah by His wisdom created for us a shahwa for the intercourse (reason of producing more people) and for the feeding (reason of our power) because upon them it is based our/humanity remain. And if not then may be production will stop and people will die without eating. But we should control these two pleasures/appetite and not let them control us and that is the point.. and that is why prophet Muhammad advised the one who cannot marry to do fasting as we learn on fasting how to control these two shahwa. Indeed, we can only control it physically but mentally/thought is out of our control and we will not be blamed on thoughts.. and that is why marriage(is suppose to) will help us to use this shahwa/pleasure correctly. and will prevent us from falling in the sin(by the will of Allah).

answered 387116 inclined2truth's gravatar image

I chose to quote from the Qur'an but yes, the hadiths that you quoted perfectly support the point. May Allaah SWT bless you for your efforts and deep knowledge which you demonstrate. Sallaam.

(Sep 14 '13 at 07:59) stronghold ♦ stronghold's gravatar image

Allaah SWT says: “O you who believe! Make not unlawful the Tayyibaat (all that is good as regards foods, things, deeds, beliefs, persons) which Allaah has made lawful to you, and transgress not. Verily, Allaah does not like the transgressors”[al-Maa’idah 5:87]  So as Allaah SWT has made marriage permissable (for many good reasons) you should trust His guideance and follow His rcommendations. There is not a thing that Allaah SWT advises us to do that is not for our own good and benefit. The above revelation was given when some of the Sahaabah wanted to be celibate and keep away from women, but the Prophet (PBUH ) forbade them to do that. Ibn Jareer narrated with his isnaad that Mujaahid (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: Some men, including ‘Uthmaan ibn Maz’oon and ‘Abd-Allaah ibn ‘Amr (may Allaah be pleased with them) wanted to be celibate, and to castrate themselves, then this verse was revealed.   Remaining celibate, getting castrated and regarding women as haraam are all haraam. This is turning away from the Sunnah of the Prophet PBUH who got married and encouraged others to get married. Hope this helps with your question. Sallaam and may Allaah SWT guide you.

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