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Youthful Marriage: Impractical Ideal, or a Viable Option?

Zainab Bint Younus SURROUNDED by a global culture of hypersexuality, Muslim parents and youth share one similar concern: marriage. When to prepare for marriage, after post-secondary education or before? How to find suitable marriage partners? Many Muslim parents still prefer the more recent tradition when it comes to marriage: waiting …

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The Sunnah of Tahneek

Source: Riyadhul Jannah (UK) Health in Islam is a state of dynamic equilibrium between body, mind and soul (rooh). Imbalance in this equilibrium leads to ill health. The maintenance of this balance is as prescribed in the Qur’an. Allah Ta’ala says: We send down (stage by stage) of the Qur’an …

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Frugal Living: Are We Really Depriving Our Kids?

by Jill Cooper I often hear ladies complaining that they want to stay at home with their kids but that they “have to work since it is so expensive to raise kids these days”. One of the main questions I get asked about frugal living is “won’t I be depriving …

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Maktab-Nurturing The Roots of Islam

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News – 2013-01-10 Maktab* education is ironically the most important and at the same time most neglected institution of primary education. It serves as the lifeline to the preservation and protection of the Islamic faith. Yet the number of maktab students is dwindling and the question …

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Advice to those who are undutiful to their parents

A Scholar was asked: O Shaykh, what advice do you give to those children who may have some problems with their parents – some of the Muslim children who do not have good manners and etiquettes when they talk or deal with their parents? The following are some Advices the …

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Back To School…But What About Islamic Education?

Faizel Patel, Radio Islam News – 2013-01-07 Education is the most important and powerful tool which you can use to change the world. An educated nation begets educated children which equals a harmonious environment on earth provided it is used constructively. With the new school year only a few days …

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Back to School

By Umme Ammarah Schools are about to open and you’re probably feeling excited and maybe a little sad that holidays are just about over. Back to School comes with a barrage of projects, homework, sports practice and of course a day filled with pickups and drop offs. Back to school …

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Just one A

It had been a long two weeks thought Taheera as she stole a moment to gulp down her now lukewarm tea. Yes, it had been two long weeks of covering books, sharpening pencils and struggling to make up sets of pencil colours from leftovers of last year. Getting the kids …

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