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*Marital Guidance

“Food for the Soul”-Kindness to your Wife

Subject: Kindness to your Wife Allah, The Most Exalted, says: And among His Signs is this, that He created for you wives from among yourselves, that you may find repose in them, and He has put between you affection and mercy. Verily, in that are indeed signs for a people …

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The Road to a Happy Marriage Part 1

1. Learn to forgive your spouse.. Remember the English adage ‘To err is human, to forgive is Divine.’ 2. Misunderstandings and minor differences should not be suppressed. Rather discuss them in an amicable manner, or else this could ultimately lead to a broken marriage (Allah Ta’ala save us.) 3. Learn …

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Mother’s In-Law – Family or Foe?

Marriage is the floral bloom when two people’s hearts fuse after the fragrance of love has been added. With this unification of two souls, there is an inheritance of in laws which on some occasions, results in friction that wilts the blossom. We often hear of problems that occur between …

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What a perfect match!

What a perfectly matched couple….This marriage was indeed prepared in Jannah(Heaven)….It’s like a page from a fairytale…These were just a few of the comments made after Yusuf and Fatima’s nikaah (wedding) ceremony. A few years later and two beautiful kids in their spacious home, “the sea was no longer so …

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Securing Rewards in Marriage

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) The sawaab (reward) for the sabr (patience) a woman exercises over her difficulties in managing the home of her husband and fulfilling the rights of her husband and children sometimes is such, which makes her ‘reach’ Allah Ta’ala very quickly. This, however, …

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Escaping the Worst of Prisons

When Sara met Ahmed, she immediately knew. He was everything she had always dreamed of. Meeting him was like watching the sun rise in the middle of a snowstorm. His warmth melted the cold. But soon admiration turned to worship. Before she could understand what had happened, Sara had become …

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For Ever After

In all societies and at all times marriage has been considered an occssion for great joy. The word most used with ‘wedding’ is ‘celebration.’ In fiction, which reflects our inner desires, they ‘lived happily ever after.‘ Obviously seeking success in marraige has been a pre-occupation of all societies. Today in …

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Enjoying married life the halal way

by Sadaf Farooqi Her hands still show faint remnants of the intricate patterns of henna applied on the day of her nikah. Their bedroom still emanates a whiff of fragrance of wilting roses still majestic in their ‘faded glory’. The customary blushes, shyness, nervousness and social awkwardness still mark their …

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INCREASING OUR LOSSES IN MARRIAGE

A husband complained that he was always angry with his wife, and they continuously argued. …There are so many such cases : If it is not the husband complaining of his wife, it is the wife complaining of her husband. In this case, having been informed of the weaknesses of …

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Balancing the rights of husband and parents?

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Q. I want to know – is it true that in Islam a guidance of a husband is the law for his wife, she must implicitly obey him. And may a husband forbid his wife to visit her parents? If between the husband’s guidance and …

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