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Akhlaq >> Possessiveness

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رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنّ الغَيرَةَ مِن الإيمانِ.

Verily possessiveness is part of faith
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Faqih, v. 3, p. 444, no. 4541; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 699

رسولُ اللهِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): كانَ إبراهيمُ أبي غَيوراً وأنا أغيَرُ مِنهُ، وأرغَمَ اللّه‏ُ أنفَ مَن لا يَغارُ مِن المؤمنينَ.

My father Abraham [i.e. the prophet] was very possessive [i.e. guarding of his own self-worth] and I am even more possessive than him. Allah abases the one who has no sense of self-worth from among the believers
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 103, p. 248, no. 33; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 699

رسولُ اللّه‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): إنَّ الجَنَّةَ لَتُوجَدُ ريحُها مِن مَسيرَةِ خَمسِمائةِ عامٍ، ولايَجِدُها عاقٌّ ولا دَيُّوثٌ . قيلَ: يا رسولَ اللّه‏ِ، وما الدَّيُّوثُ ؟ قالَ: الذي تَزنِي امرأتُهُ وهُو يَعلَمُ بها.

Verily the fragrance of Paradise can be smelt from a distance of five hundred years, but neither the one who is insolent towards his parents not the cuckold will ever smell it.’ When asked, ‘O Prophet of Allah, what is a cuckold?’ he replied, ‘It is one whose wife commits adultery with his knowledge of it
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Faqih, v. 3, p. 444, no. 4542; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 699

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): قَدرُ الرجُلِ على قَدرِ هِمَّتِهِ ... وشَجاعَتُهُ على قَدرِ أنَفَتِهِ، وعِفَّتُهُ على قَدرِ غَيرَتِهِ .

The worth of a man is in proportion to his ambition … his courage is in proportion to his self-esteem, and his chastity is in proportion to his possessiveness [i.e. over his own wife].
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 47; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 699

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): ما زَنى غَيورٌ قطُّ.

A man who is possessive [over his own wife] will never commit adultery
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 305; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 700

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنَّ اللّه‏َ يَغارُ للمؤمِنِ، فَلْيَغَرْ مَن لايَغارُ ؛ فإنّهُ مَنكوسُ القَلبِ .

Verily Allah is possessive over the believer, so let him who is not possessive become possessive [through a sense of self-worth], for verily he has a degenerative heart
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
al-Mahasin, v. 1, p. 204, 455; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 700

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّ اللّه‏َ تباركَ وتعالى غَيورٌ يُحِبُّ كُلَّ غَيورٍ، ولِغَيرَتِهِ حَرَّمَ الفواحِشَ ظاهِرَها وباطِنَها.

Verily Allah, Blessed and most High, is very possessive and loves every possessive one, and as a result of His possessiveness [over His servants], he has prohibited indecent acts, both those done in public as well as those done in secret.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 5, p. 535, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 700

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ في وصيَّتِهِ لابنِهِ الحسنِ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) ـ: إيّاكَ والتَّغايُرَ في غيرِ مَوضِعِ الغَيرَةِ، فإنَّ ذلكَ يَدعُو الصَّحيحَةَ مِنهُنَّ إلَى السَّقَمِ، ولكن أحكِمْ أمرَهُنَّ فإن رَأيتَ عَيباً فَعَجِّلِ النَّكيرَ علَى‏الكبيرِوالصغيرِ.

Beware of being overpossessive [of your wife] in a situation that does not necessitate it, for verily that will lead a wife of sound character from among them to become weak. Rather judge them carefully so that when you see a fault, you hasten your reproach of it, both major and minor [faults].
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 77, p. 214, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 700

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): غَيرَةُ المرأةِ كُفرٌ، وغَيرَةُ الرجُلِ إيمانٌ.

A woman’s overpossessiveness is [tantamount to] infidelity, whereas a man’s overpossessiveness is [part of his] faith
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Nahj al-Balagha, Saying 124; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 701

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): غَيرَةُ النِّساءِ الحَسَدُ، والحَسَدُ هو أصلُ الكُفرِ، إنّ النِّساءَ إذا غِرْنَ غَضِبنَ، وإذا غَضِبنَ كَفَرنَ إلاّ المُسلِماتِ مِنهُنَّ .

Women’s overpossessiveness is jealousy, and jealousy is the root of infidelity. Verily when women are overpossessive, they become enraged, and when they are enraged, they disbelieve, except the Muslim women from among them
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 5, p. 505, no. 4; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 701

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لا غَيرَةَ في الحَلالِ .

There is no jealous possessiveness [warranted] in what is lawful …
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
al-Kafi, v. 5, p. 537, no. 1; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 701