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Illusionary Pleasures

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Every individual looks for happiness. There is no one who is not after happiness. Some people find it in money, in position, in property, or in having a good looking spouse.

Some of these pleasures are just illusionary. There are verses in the Qur’an speaking about them.

One of the illusionary pleasures in the world is finding pleasure in wealth. The Holy Qur’an narrates the story of the wealthy man, Qarun, and says that, “So he went forth among his people in the (pride of his worldly) glitter. Said those whose aim is the Life of this World: "Oh! That we had the like of what Qarun has got! For he is truly a lord of mighty good fortune!"”‌

But is this the real happiness? Qur’an says in another verse, “Woe to every (kind of) sc