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The Muslim Woman

Adultery, A big injustice:

The system of Modesty & Chastity in Islam Keeping in view the social mischief brought into form. by adultery, Allah, the Exalted, has treated this sin only one stage lower than murder. This is not murder but in its evil effects on society it is equal to murder. While counting …

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Finding the perfect spouse

Question: I want to get married but I really hope I get the best person in the world. Please advise me how to find the right one? Answer: In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Every young adult experiences a time in …

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The Ideal Woman

All great men have been nurtured in the laps of women. As the famous saying states, “Behind every successful man there is a woman.” It is either the touch of a loving mother or the embrace of a devoted wife which propels man to the summits of success. Men are …

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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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The Muslim Woman “Unveiled”(poem)

By Izdehar Albowyha   You look at me and call me oppressed, Simply because of the way I’m dressed, You know me not for what’s inside, You judge the clothing I wear with pride, My body’s not for your eyes to hold, You must speak to my mind, not my …

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Advice to Daughter-in-Laws

By Moulana Abdul Hameed Ishaq 1. Accept your in-laws as your own parents. You have them to thank for the wonderful man who has become your life partner. 2. Don’t compare them to your parents as to show your spouse how inadequate his parents are. 3. If your in-laws give …

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Imperfect

by Humaira Khan Asma was always one to focus on what was missing: the sun on a cloudy day, the tiny smudge on her otherwise beautiful painting, the single wrong answer on a test. She feared imperfection like it was a debilitating disease. And it showed. Like this evening. Five …

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A Woman’s Reflection on Leading Prayer

On March 18, 2005 Amina Wadud led the first female-led Jumuah (Friday) 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? I don’t think so. What we so often forget is that God has honored …

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The Muslim Woman Part 2

2 – HER MIND She takes care of her mind by pursuing knowledge The sensitive Muslim woman takes care of her mind just as she takes care of her body, because the former is no less important than the latter. Long ago, the poet Zuhayr ibn Abi Sulma said: “A …

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