Imam used to say to students: “If youth spend too much time carrying out
recommended acts, they lag behind in their compulsory acts.”
He even said: “Those that were very holy (and religious), because of
immoderation in these actions, they went away from the Islamic seminary.
Excessive religiousness is tiring for children who are 15 or 16 years old. One
should have lawful recreations but not sin.”
* Notes: Ummeede
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