No religion encourages showing affection, mutual love, and intimacy like Islam. Love in Islam is all encompassing, it promotes healthy and halal relationship between men and women, towards family, friends, and to your neighbor.

Love in Islam can be categorized in a hierarchy with 3 distinct categories.

  1. Love for Allah SWT.
  2. Love for his Prophet (may peace be upon him).
  3. Love for others for the sake of Allah. This includes your spouse, friends, family, and strangers.

True love is based in spirituality whereas false love is based on short-term fulfillment. We’ve all experienced extreme happiness when we were excited in purchasing something of intense desire. However, as times passes us by, we become insensitive towards it, whatever it may have been. This is false love. Attraction between men and women based on physical appearance, that is also a short-term experience and false.

In this article, we’ll explore true love based on spirituality. We’ll cover many beautiful Islamic quotes about love from Quran, Hadith, and from famous scholars and poets. By the end you’ll have more knowledge on Islamic viewpoint on love, marriage, and towards life.