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Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 3

The Second Fire: Parents and In-Laws aljumuah.com 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 …

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In Islam, the clock for marriage never stops ticking

Bint Ahmed Sulaymaan – Cii Radio | 22 Rabi uth Thani 1436/13 February 2015 People don’t have sell by dates and do not sit on shelves, milk and cookies do. Kittens are not associated with spinsters and success with bachelorhood. Marriage is not a prison but a union. And the …

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Stipulating the sale of a house in a will

Nasihah (Advice): The Guidance of the Quraan Rasoolullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said: “The book of Allah contains guidance and light, whoever adheres to it and holds firm onto it, is upon guidance, and whoever deviates from it, goes astray.” (Muslim) _______________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. My father stipulated in his Will …

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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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Marrying a Christian woman.

Question   Its been 2 yrs we know each other very well, working together in the same company and have been good friends. Its very recently that I have fallen in love with her.She is a christian, I have so far never found such a virtuos and pious women even …

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Mars VS. Venus

BY RIAD OUARZAZI.   Islaam is a very strong advocate of marriage. We view marriage as the foundation of society, family, and life. This is because through marriage families are established and the family is the fundamental unit of our society. In the Qur’aan and Sunnah, marriage is the only Halaal and legitimate way in …

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How to register a Muslim Marriage in South Africa?

Cii Radio | 06 Rabi ul Aakhir 1436/28 January 2015 In 2014, the South African Department of Home Affairs spearheaded a project which oversaw scores of Ulama across the country being trained as accredited marriage officers. This initiative was intended at making marriage registration procedures accessible for the Muslim couple, …

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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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Ownership of Mahr

Nasihah (Advice): Mahr (dowry)   Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “Whoever marries a woman with the intention of not paying her Mahr (dowry) whether it be a meager amount or a huge amount, and he passes away in that state, he will meet Allah as a fornicator.” (Majmauz Zawaaid)   __________________________________________ …

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