Is it a sin for a good man to curse a bad man?
Submitted by on Mon, 29/02/2016 - 23:44
Dear Brother / Sister,
It is not a sin for a person who is oppressed to curse the person who oppresses him. However, it is not appropriate to curse without a reason.
The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said,
"I was not sent as a curser." (Muslim, Birr 87)
He states that to curse a believer is like to kill him. (Bukhari, Adab 44)
The Prophet (pbuh) also said, "If a curse is unjust, it will return to the person who has cursed." (Tirmidhi, Birr 48; Abu Dawud, Adab 45)
We do not advise you to curse even if you are right.
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