Is It Ok To Refuse the Maidens In Paradise?

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Question: As we know, all permissible wishes will be fulfilled in Jannah, so is it permissible to live only with my worldly wife without any Hoor Ain? I am not rejecting them as they are among the bounties of Jannah, I just want to live alone with my wife Here and in the Hereafter. Is this a transgression? I love her so much and do not desire any other woman, not even a wide-eyed maiden of Paradise.


Assalamu alaykum,

Thank you for your question. You have made my heart melt with your question, and I pray that Allah gives you and your wife the very best happiness, love, and devotion that any couple could have and increase your love by leaps and bounds along with the love of Allah and His Messenger.

You will not be forced to be with anyone that you do not want to be with in Paradise. Your desire to only be with your wife is not a sin or transgression or ingratitude. May Allah reward you and guide you to the very best in this world and the next.

[Ustadha] Shazia Ahmad

Checked and Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Ustadha Shazia Ahmad lived in Damascus, Syria for two years where she studied aqidah, fiqh, tajweed, tafseer, and Arabic. She then attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she completed her Masters in Arabic. Afterward, she moved to Amman, Jordan where she studied fiqh, Arabic, and other sciences. She recently moved back to Mississauga, Canada, where she lives with her family.


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