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Article: Why do some people become ugly?

Assalamu Alaikum.

So, why is it that some people become unbeautiful*, you ask?

[*I personally don’t use the word ugly to describe anybody’s face. I find it too strong.]

Well, it’s because the outside reflects what is on the inside.

Have you ever noticed how much we can tell about a person just by looking at his/her face? It’s all there.

A trustworthy person doesn’t have the same face as that of an untrustworthy person, for instance. Both their faces will reflect what kind of people they are.

Here’s a short article by Imam Ibn Taimiyah (rahimahullah) on this topic:

Why do some people become ugly?



Assalamu Alaikum.

Ibn  Taimiyyah.

Who’s that, you ask? Err…he’s just one of the greatest scholars that ever lived. Nothing to write home about.

Here’s a book compiled from his various fataawa about thevarious issues of fasting:

[Apparently, he used to write a book every day between Asr and Maghrib!]

(click on the picture to download the book)

Interested in learning more about the man himself?

Here’s a very nice biography of him by someone who knew him:

[Just a note: After reading Imam Ibn Taimiyyah’s (rahimahulllah) story, you’re bound to feel like a total loser. Don’t say that I didn’t warn you.]

(click on the picture to download the book)