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As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahamtullahi wa Barakatuh
Ibn Mas`ud (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: A man kissed a woman. So he came to the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) and informed him about it. Then Allah revealed this Ayah: "And perform the Salat, between the two ends of the day and in some hours of the night. Verily, the good deeds efface the evil deeds (i.e., minor sins).'' (11:114) The man asked the Messenger of Allah (PBUH) whether this applies to him only. The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "It applies to all of my Ummah.'' [Al-Bukhari and Muslim].
Person who perform Salat properly can he kiss any women?
Please guide me to understand this Hadith.
Jazak Allah Khair
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Man kisses a woman unlawfully hadith
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Your Question: ….Person who perform Salat properly can he kiss any women?
Please guide me to understand this Hadith.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 7 Surah Aaraaf verse 33:
33 Say: The things that my Lord hath indeed forbidden are: ‘fahisha’ (shameful or indecent deeds) whether open or secret; sins and trespasses against truth or reason; assigning of partners to Allah for which he hath given no authority; and saying things about Allah of which ye have no knowledge.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 6 Surah Anaam verse 151:
151 Say: "Come I will rehearse what Allah hath (really) prohibited you from": join not anything as equal with Him; be good to your parents: kill not your children on a plea of want; We provide sustenance for you and for them; come not (even) nigh to ‘fahisha’ (shameful or indecent deeds) whether open or secret; take not life which Allah hath made sacred except by way of justice and law: thus doth He command you that ye may learn wisdom.
The guidance of the Messenger of Allah (saws) unto his noble companion, and the subsequent quoting of the Aayah (11:114) does not in any way endorse or allow that one who fears Allah and offers their prayers perfectly is allowed to kiss any (non-mehram) woman….for the acts of ‘fahisha’ in all its forms are absolutely and categorically forbidden to every believer who sincerely fears and Allah and the Last Day!
The message which the Messenger of Allah (saws) portrayed to his noble companion was that if one, in their ignorance, happens to transgress one of the prescribed Boundaries of their Lord through the commission of a sin, and subsequently the believer turns unto his Lord in sincere ‘taubah’, and does good righteous deeds thereafter…..it is expected that their Lord Most Merciful would accept the ‘taubah’ of His repentant slaves, and their good deeds will completely obliterate their evil deeds.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 6 Surah Anaam verse 54:
When those come to you who believe in Our Signs, say: "Peace be on you! Your Lord had inscribed for Himself (the rule of) Mercy. Verily if any of you did evil in ignorance, and thereafter repented and amended (his conduct), Lo! He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39 Surah Zumur verses 53-54:
(O Prophet) say: “O My servants who have wronged their own souls….Do not despair of Allah’s Mercy! Surely, Allah forgives all sins. He indeed is the All Forgiving, All Merciful. Return to your Lord and submit to Him before the scourge overtakes you; for then you may get no help from anywhere.”
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 3 Surah Ale Imraan verse 135-136:
Allah likes such good people very much, who, if ever they commit a base deed or wrong their own soul by the commission of a sin, remember Allah instantly, and ask for forgiveness from Him for their shortcomings. For who, but Allah, can forgive sins? (And Allah loves those) who do not knowingly persist in the wrongs they did. These will be rewarded with forgiveness from Allah, and with Gardens beneath which canals flow, and they will reside therein forever! How excellent is the reward of those who do good deeds!
Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 2357 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Mas'ud
Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "He who repents of a sin is like him who has committed no sin."
The noble companion committed a sin when he kissed a ‘non-mehram’ woman, and such was his guilt and his fear of the Accounting of the Last Day that he went to the Messenger of Allah (saws) and informed him about his transgression…..and the Messenger of Allah (saws) guided him (and the Ummah) on how to purify oneself from ones sins; ie. repentance, and the constant striving to do good deeds….for it is ‘taubah’ and repentance which obliterate ones major sins, and it is the doing of good deeds which obliterate one’s minor sins.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 11 Surah Hud verse 114:
114 And establish regular prayers at the two ends of the day and at the approaches of the night: for those things that are good remove those that are evil: be that the word of remembrance to those who remember (their Lord):
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,