Pearl of Wisdom

Allah has not tested the servants with anything more severe than having to spend money.'

Imam Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sadiq [as]
al-Khisal, p. 8, no. 27

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Question : #646 Category: Marriage - Nikkah
Subject: Quran / Hadiths
Question: Salam A' leikum

Inshallah you and your family are well and living in the highest eeman.

I am having lot of problems in my marriage. I understand that Allah swt great pleseure is sought in marriage reconcilliation and sorting things out....

Please can you list the Quranic ayat and the rewayat hadiths from the Prophet (SAWAS)and the Holy Imams (As) on the ways recommendations of dealing with husband / wife problems/issues, all advise given ever. Or please provide a site / link that I can research myself.

Jazak Alah Kahair.
Answer: Salaam Alaykum,

Here are some refernces in regard to your question.

"Marry off those who are single among you and the upright ones from among your male slaves and your female slaves. Ifthey are poor, Allah will enrich them out of His grace, and Allah is all-bounteous, allknowing"

"And of His signs is that He createdfor you mates from your own selves that you may take comfort in them, and He ordained affection and mercy between you. There are indeed signs in that for a people who reflect."

(See also: Qur'an 3:39,16:72,30:32,25:74)

The Rights of the Wife

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "The archangel Gabriel continues to bring down so much advice with regard to the [treatment of the] woman that I think she must never be divorced unless she has committed aduitery."

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "The right of a woman on her husband is that he feeds her, clothes her, and does not frown his face at her."

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "A man's telling his wife 'I love you' never leaves her heart."

Serving One's Husband

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "Whichever woman serves her husband for seven days, Allah locks seven doors of Hell to her and opens eight doors of Paradise instead whereof she may enter as she pleases."He also said, "A woman's quenching of her husband's thirst with a glass of water is better for her than a whole year spent fasting during the day and praying at night."

Imam al-Sadiq (AS) narrated that Umm Salama [the Prophet's wife] asked the Prophet (SAWA) about the status of women when being of service to their husbands, so he (SAWA) replied, "Any woman who so much as moves something
from one place to another in her husband's house with the intention of improving it is regarded with mercy by Allah, and whoever Allah regards [with mercy] He does not punish."

Imam al-Kazim (AS) said, "The sacred war (jihad) of a woman is being a good spouse to her husband."

Serving One's Wife

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "If a man quenches his wife's thiirst he is rewarded for it."

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "A man's sitting beside his family is more beloved in the sight of Allah than his spending the night in worship in this mosque of mine."

The Prophet (SAWA) said, "Verily the man who lifts a morsel of food to his wife's mouth is well rewarded."

Insha'Allah these pearls of wisdom by our Holy Prophet and his Progeny improve your marriage situation.


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