Looking at one’s spouse with love and kindness

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Is this a fabricated Hadith “When a husband and wife look at each other with love, Allah looks at both of them with mercy.”?


A: Allah Ta`ala Himself likes the spouses to look at each other with love and kindness. However, we don’t know of the authenticity of this hadeeth.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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