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Marriage

Regrets of a Lifetime

Nabi Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasallam has said, “The one who seeks mutual counsel (Mashwara) will not regret and the one who seeks divine guidance (Istikhaarah) will not be at a loss.” How often have we made rash and hasty decisions and thereafter when the outcomes are manifested, we are deeply regretful …

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Three Talaqs and the laws pertaining to them

The Qur’aanic style clearly portrays that the issuing of three divorces is disliked in Shar’iah. If it ever becomes necessary for someone to separate from his wife, it is sufficient for him to pronounce two divorces only, as the issuing of the third one is neither necessary nor advisable. Instead …

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The effect of three divorces issued all at once

Q. If somebody issues three divorces (all at once) despite it being un-Islamic and disliked, what would be its effects? A. The logical answer to this question is that the sin or wrong in any action cannot prevent the action from causing its effects. Murder, being a sin, will not …

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Wives

Hazrat Aaisha Radhiyallaahu Anha reports that Nabi Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said :”The best amongst you is he who is the best to his family and I am the best to my family.” (Tirmizi)   Hazrat Hakeem ibn Muaawiyaa Al Qushayri reports from his father that he said: “O Messenger …

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Three Talaqs

Rasoolullah Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam was informed about a man who had divorced a woman by pronouncing three divorces, in one breath, and all at the same time. On hearing this, our Nabi Sallallaahu Alayhi Wa Sallam stood up in anger and said, ”Is this the book of Allah being …

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Marriage and Reconciliation

Nabi Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “The most detested of that which is permissible by Almighty Allah is divorce” (Reported by Abu Dawud and Ibn Majah).   Nabi Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Iblis places his throne upon the water, he then sends his cronies (to cause dissension); the nearer to him …

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Proliferation of Divorces

The alarming explosion of the incidents of Talaaq in our present times is a cause for great concern. The mention of the word Talaaq which was at one time taboo in our communities has now become such a common and cheap word that in some marriages every argument features this …

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The Westernized Muslim Wedding Of Today

The Western Whirlwind of Destruction has been constantly blowing across the developing world for decades and undermining the morals of the Youth. Of more recent times it has found new victims in young Muslim men and women who appear to be voluntarily stepping into its evil path. And whilst this …

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Obligations of the Wife

Many newly married brides seem to have their hopes dashed after they enter into the contract of marriage. Once the honeymoon is over, suddenly things are not so rosy any more, and the reality of married life seems to be a far cry from the Haraam movies which many have …

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Wasiyyat of a Mother to her Daughter

Be contented with whatever you receive for this will give you peace. Be obedient to your husband and pay heed to whatever he says for this will bring you the Mercy of Allah. He must not see in you untidiness nor carelessness and remember that water has the best fragrance …

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