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scolded person staring


I was at a restaurant with my Brother and two boys were constantly staring at us. While leaving , i went to them and told them to feel shame for staring someone like that. Have I done wrong? Is it a sin? What should I do?


It could be quiet uncomfortable to be stared at. But you can only tell a stare when you’re kinda starring back!

Whats happened is past now and we are all in a learning process. Its not a sin and It’s also ok to let the other person know, but we also believe that ‘Action speaks louder than words’. Maybe a change of place could have helped the situation. (Like sitting with your back toward them?!)

If you’re still feeling bad about your action, set aside some charity (Sadaqah) on thier behalf and ask for forgiveness from Allah.

Good luck,