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There is NO “TEENAGER” Phase in Islam

The ‘teenager’ image was artificially created in the 1920s by marketing gurus and other social engineers. The aim was to bring into existence an artificial demographic that could be targeted by the commercial sector and to encourage the purchase and consumption of all manner of useless, unnecessary gadgets, fads and …

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Masturbation -A Disastrous Problem Faced By The Youth

Every harm is the result of sins. Hence, the harms of masturbation proves that it is a sin. Why should it not be so when sins are the root of misfortune and the key to all vices. Ibne Qayyim (Rahmatullahi alaihi) says: “The reason for every loss, misfortune and evil …

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Prophet Lut (AS) – Sodom

Prophet Lut AS was the nephew of the Prophet Ibrahim AS. The story of his people and the punishment they were afflicted with was a shocking incident in the life of Ibrahim AS. Lut AS, as you will recall, left Ur with Ibrahim AS and settled in Palestine. Nothing authoritative …

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40 Hadiths for Raising Children – Part 2

Raising the next generation – practical tips from the Sunnah   In part 1, we reflected over 14 aḥadīth of tarbawi benefit – each one teaching us the value and virtue of taking certain practical steps, seeking creedal and devotional development of both ourselves and our families. In this second …

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40 Hadiths for Raising Children – Part 1

Raising the next generation – practical tips from the Sunnah In a well-known hadīth, the Prophet (sallAllāhu ʿalayhi wa sallam) said: “Indeed each of you is a shepherd and each of you will be questioned regarding his flock. The commander who is in authority over people is responsible and he …

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A special thanks to those who…

A special thanks to those who traveled across the globe for vacations this summer and did not announce their arrival in airport X or resort Y, out of consideration for their friends’ feelings and circumstances. A special thanks to those who visited the world’s fanciest hotels this summer and resisted …

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Parenting in Islam

  Imagine the policeman knocking on your door in the middle of the day or night telling you that your son is been apprehended for stealing, drinking, or worse for murder.Imagine your child after his/ her maturity questioning, or denying, a principle of Islam, or worse, claiming atheism. Hence, it …

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