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*Marital Guidance

Point Scoring or Conflict resolution

  We at the Jamiatul Ulama KZN endlessly deal with conflict situations and disputes. Our constant advice to the parties in such matters is to avoid courts and resort to alternative dispute mechanisms such as mediation and arbitration. One of the benefits of such mechanism is that they are private …

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Points to assist a Declining Marriage

islaaminfo.com The Hadith questions the manhood of a person who beats his wife up during the day and derives pleasure from her during the night. Good marriages require patience, kindness, humility, sacrifice, empathy, love, understanding, forgiveness, and hard work. Following these basic principles should help any marriage to improve. The …

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The Propriety Regimes of Marriage

Under the current legal dispensation in SA, there are three main propriety regimes that could govern marriages. A ‘propriety regime’ is a system that deals with the monetary side of marriage – who will own or be liable for what, and in what proportion.   a)      COP The first regime …

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Can nikah be performed over skype?

    Question:   Can nikah be performed over skype?   Answer:   In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. In principle, nikāh conducted over the telephone/internet or Skype is not permissible since it does not fulfil the criteria of enacting the …

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The vice of pornography in marriage

Too embarrassed to talk: the vice of pornography in marriage   Muslimvillage     Pornography addiction is a rapidly growing condition affecting thousands across the world. The addiction has grown tremendously alongside advances in internet speeds and usability that make more accessible the internet’s reportedly 4.2 million pornographic websites.  At …

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Promises, Promises

  No two words can invoke as much hope and confidence as, “I promise.” As children we are taught that promises are unbreakable pledges which cannot be defaulted on under any circumstances. But, as we grow older, the old adage of, “promises were meant to be broken,” more often justifies …

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Modesty is not for the dead

  Every single thing about a woman is beautiful. Her feminine facial features, small shoulders, and waist line. Her hands and fingers. Her legs and feet. Her smooth skin and shiny hair. Even her voice has a softer inflection. All these features of a woman are created by Allah SWT …

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QnA Snapshots: The wisdom of observing Iddah

  by: Mufti AK Hoosen Cii Radio | 05 February 2014/04 Rabi ul Akhir 1435 The meaning of Iddah: In the dictionary the word Iddah means counting in terms of quantity. But for all intents and purposes Iddah in the context of when a husband has divorced his wife or …

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Why am I still not married?

  by S Farooq Source: Muslimvillage.com         I remember the chagrin and inner turmoil of being single and hopeful of marriage, back during my early twenties!   Even after almost a decade of marriage, I still vividly remember the constant roller-coaster of emotions that the heart experiences …

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