Is being punished by a person a punishment from Allah?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: My senior officer called me after work hours and told me to do office work. After some days he even took away my vacation days and started to punish me. Is this also a punishment from Allah?


A: It is not a punishment.

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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