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True Stories Proving The Evil Consequences of Free-Mixing

What follows are some of the results of a study on mixing undertaken by some Muslim social science researchers. When we put the following question: ‘What is the Islamic ruling on mixing as far as you know?’ The results were as follows: 76% of respondents said “It is not permitted.” …

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Khula without the consent of the husband

Nasihah (Advice): A wife should not ask for a divorce unnecessarily   Sayyiduna Thawbaan Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “Whichever woman seeks a divorce from her husband without any harm (cause/reason), then the scent of Paradise will be unlawful for her.”(Tirmidhi)   ________________________________________________   Question and …

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And His Cries Went Unheard: Husband Abuse Unveiled

By Umm Zakiyyah | Saudi Life “I DON’T care who’s listening,” the sister spoke angrily into her friend’s phone, prompting the other sisters in the room to look in her direction, concerned expressions on their faces as they halted their own chatter amongst themselves. “I have somewhere to go, Abdullah. …

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My Incredible Journey to Islam

  I was raised in a strict Roman Catholic home, the middle daughter of three children. My father worked hard and long every day. He would leave early in the morning each day and would return late at night. All of this so that my mother could stay home and …

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AL-HAKEEM: Heal Through Wisdom

  In my profession as a psychologist I have heard many heart breaking stories of abuse, injustice, betrayal and oppression. Many people have lost their innocence, withstood physical and sexual abuse and were emotionally wounded. Usually to help a person through these difficult trials and tribulations using psychology alone without …

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Parents’ mobile use harms family life, say kids

  bbc.co.uk By Judith Burns  Education reporter 23 April 2017 From the section Education & Family Parents who continually check their mobiles can leave children feeling upset and ignored, suggests research An overuse of mobile phones by parents disrupts family life, according to a survey of secondary pupils. More than a …

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Female-Led Prayers: A Step Forward for Women?

Questioner Sarah Reply Date Apr 24, 2017 Question On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumu`ah Prayer. On that day, women took a huge step towards being more like men. But, did we come closer to actualizing our God-given liberation? Consultant Sister Yasmeen Answer   Salam Sarah, …

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Strengthening the Bonds of Kinship

By Haqqseeker   Just imagine: if a close relative hurls insults at you us in a very nasty manner, what would be your reaction?   Most of us would obviously react in any one of the three of manners given below: If you are an extremely hot-tempered individual you would …

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Appreciation

    A young person who excelled academically applied for a managerial position in a large company. He passed the first interview. The director who did the second and the\ last interview had to make the final decision. The director discovered from the CV that the youth’s academic achievements were …

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Eyebrows & Hair Removal

by ZamZam Question Please shed some light on the permissibility of eyebrows & hair Removal. Answer: Assalamu alaykum In the name of Allah the Inspirer of truth. The issue of removing hair from around the eyebrows has become a very popular issue and one which many people seem to be …

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