Does caligynephobic lowering of gaze qualify as a bleeding nose Pharisee?

Bleeding (“bleeding nose”) Pharisee: They were so concerned with being disobedient that they went to ridiculous extremes. This Pharisee would bruise himself walking into a wall because he had to shut his eyes to avoid seeing a woman. They are most frequently criticized not for their extremeness, but for laying that extremeness on other people. (Mt. 23:13-15).
Islam teaches not the shutting of eyes which is ridiculous but lowering the gaze (ghad albasar) which is easy and I have seen orthodox PhD engineers doing that while teaching in most prestigious universities. Quran criticizes burdens imposed by scholars, but we have Prophetic precedent (sunnah) for that. God says in Quran, if you love God, follow His Messenger(s) and God will love you. Narrated Abdullah ibn Abbas (radi Allahu anhu): “Al-Fadl bin Abbas rode behind Allah’s Messenger (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) as his companion rider on the back portion of his she-camel on the day of Nahr (slaughtering of sacrifice, 10th Dhul-Hijja) and Al-Fadl was a handsome man. The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) stopped to give the people verdicts (regarding their matters). In the meantime, a beautiful woman from the tribe of Khatham came, asking the verdict of Allah’s Messenger. Al-Fadl started looking at her as her beauty attracted him. The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) looked behind while Al-Fadl was looking at her; so the Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) held out his hand backwards and caught the chin of Al-Fadl and turned his face (to the other side) in order that he should not gaze at her. She said, ‘O Allah’s Messenger! The obligation of performing Hajj enjoined by Allah on his worshippers has become due (compulsory) on my father who is an old man and who cannot sit firmly on the riding animal. Will it be sufficient that I perform Hajj on his behalf?’ He said, ‘Yes.'" [Sahih Bukhari]


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