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The Harms of Bridal Showers

        Have the norms of society made marriage too difficult? Or have we mistaken culture with religion? Guest Contributor Fatima Moolla explores the subject of bridal showers.   Allah Ta’allah states in the glorious Qur’an:   ” And among His signs is that He created for you …

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Valentines of Lies & Heartbreak!

      Every February, the Media goes into hyperdrive promoting love and affection. The actual reality is that they care little about increasing love between husband and wife, but more about promoting Zina. It is simply a western concept of legitimizing Zina and a marketing strategy to fleece you …

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Part 2 | The First Fire: Parents and In-Laws

Cooling the Fires of Marriage ONE OF THE most emotionally charged topics in marriage is in-laws, which includes our own parents. Most Muslims feel conflicted between their spouses, their parents, or in-laws at some point. Despite what we know to be right about our relationships in a fiqhî (Islamic legal) sense, this fire …

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Tasbeeh-e-Fatimi

Haji Farooq Saheb ra senior Khalifa of Hadrat Maulana Maseehullah Saheb  had mentioned, If a person visits a certain country and sees a beautiful plant, he may desire to take it home. However, there are certain aspects that are of concern to him. The first concern is, Will it grow in …

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Women’s Mosque? Women’s Empowerment?

  By Khalid Baig   The Women’s Mosque of America has started operations in Los Angeles. It is not a mosque per se, but the name of a non-profit organization. It began with holding female only Jumuah prayers, in an old synagogue with Stars of David etched on the stained …

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Sayyidatina Fatima RA ( Queen of Jannah): Paragon of Modesty

Cii Radio | 07 Rabi ul Aakhir 1436/29 January 2015 One day in the early days of Islam Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) was praying in front of the Kabah. Abu Jahl, Uqbah bin abi Moit and Shaibah – the enemies of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasallam) – were sitting around and …

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SAWDA bint Zam’a( may ALLAH be pleased with her )

Wives of the Prophet Muhammad Series (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) Mothers of the believers-Sawdah bint Zam’ah (radhiAllahu ‘anha) Sawda bint Zam’a, may Allah be pleased with her had been the first woman to immigrate to Abyssinia in the way of Allah. Her husband ha died and …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 1 | Conflict Resolution

By Olivia Kompier aljumuah.com The Missing Marriage-Crisis Link MARRIAGE IS CURRENTLY one of the most popular topics in the Muslim community, and not just because people like a love story or aunties are bored (although those are true too). Marriage in America is in crisis, irrespective of religion. As a reaction, …

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Social Media and the Evil Eye

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – It’s common that every time something happens in our lives we take a picture and put it up on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. “Watch out and be careful”, says Mufti Ismail Menk, “People are suffering and struggling. Why? The evil eye is the truth. You are inviting …

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