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Harms of Aloneness: The Prophet’s Firm Discouragement of Living or Travelling Alone

The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) forbade remaining alone: that a person sleep alone, or that they travel alone. [Ahmad, Musad, from Ibn Umar (Allah be pleased with him)] This prohibition is for discouragement–dislikedness (karaha), as mentioned by the majority of the scholars. [Munawi, Fayd al-Qadir, others] The wisdom in this discouragement relates […]