Youth

Shisha: The ‘Muslim Drug’

The rights a Muslim has over another are well documented and remembered in aḥādīth mentioned by the Prophet (sallAllāhu ʿalayhi wasallam), but we often forget our rights to ourselves; especially the duties upon ourselves to take care of our health. Allāh has bestowed upon us a trust in the form …

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Shaytaan: “See you at the Matric Farewell Party”

    Matric is a critical year in your schooling career; indeed, it’s a turning point in your life. We all know the matric year is met with intense study sessions, a whole lot of cramming and really high stress levels coupled with anxiety. When that hard work pays off, …

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Hayaa (modesty) Handbook​ – The Eagle

There was once an eagle that lived atop the highest of mountains, nesting among the crags. One day, the eagle felt curious about the village that lay at the foot of the mountain and decided to pay it a visit. As it landed on the ground below, an old lady …

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10 ugly habits of Husbands

  Be sure to guard against these 10 ugly habits that could destroy your marriage.   This article was originally published on NurturingMarriage.org. OK, so you aren’t an awful husband. But there are some pretty awful things you definitely don’t want creeping into your marriage. Your wife deserves better than a husband …

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Homosexuality & Lesbianism in Islam

  In this materialistic age when everything is being sacrificed at the altar of ‘freedom’, the world, from east to west, is witnessing a total collapse of morality and decency. Virtue is portrayed as evil while sins of every type are being glamourized so as to seem acceptable to society. …

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Boat Afloat but Couple in Crisis!

  “Beep!” went my phone, rousing me from my sleep. I searched for it on the bedside table with one hand while rubbing my bleary, half open eyes with the other. I struggled to sit up as my fumbling fingers finally found the phone and got a shock when I …

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Equity, not Equality – Feminism / Islam

(By Khalid Baig) “You are the best of peoples evolved for mankind, enjoining what is right, forbidding what is wrong, and believing in Allah.” [Al-i-‘Imran 3:110] Muslims have been given the task to be the witnesses to Truth for the entire mankind and to stand up for what is right. …

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Matric Farewell, Islam Farewell

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat   After spending 13 or 14 cumbersome and grueling years in school, some in private Muslim schools, the Grade 12s finally reach the end of a long journey – a journey that heralds the start of a new academic phase in tertiary education, and another journey …

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