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Stop avoiding afternoon madrassa!

  Guest contributor, teenager herself, Fatima Moolla of Timeless Teenz reminds us not to dodge afternoon maktab, no matter how busy we think we are.   We’re at a crises level with so many parents thinking that they don’t need to send their children for Islamic education. All these excuses: “It …

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The Madrasah: A Dying Legacy…

  The difference between those who know and those who do not know is as glaring as those who can see as opposed to those who are blind. Islamic Knowledge gives us the vision to see right from wrong, good from bad; it helps us discharge our obligations; it assists …

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Back To School…But What About Islamic Education?

Education is the most important and powerful tool which you can use to change the world. An educated nation begets educated children which equals a harmonious environment on earth provided it is used constructively. With the new school year only a few days away, have today’s parents and students become …

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Keep our Maktabs Alive

The cry in the hearts of the concerned parents in Palestine is for the recommencement of the maktab system. The system of the Muslim schools has failed in preserving the spirit of Islam in the Palestinian children. Such emphasis has been placed on secular subjects that in the entire week …

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The Maktab ( Islamic Learning / Madrasah ) System

by: Moulana Abdool Hamid Ishaq Damaat Barakatuhu We are very lax in paying the Madrasah fees. We generally pay the school fees, give our children their pocket expenses, etc. The pocket expense is sometimes more than the fees. In fact if we are wealthy, we should pay on behalf of …

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The Importance of the MAKTAB (after school Islamic Education)

The first word revealed of the Quran is “Iqra” READ! Seek knowledge! Educate yourselves! Be educated.   “Read and your Lord is Honourable, who taught(to write) with the pen taught man what he knew not, Those of His servants only who are possesses of knowledge fear Allah; Surely Allah is …

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Why Fathers Are Neglected In Old Age.

-ITS A MUST READ FOR ALL FATHERS! (and mothers too!) 1. In the lifetime of most Nigerian families ( BUT IS ALSO APPLICABLE EVERYWHERE) settings, there are 3 Dispensations of Power. 2. The 1st is the first 25 years in the life of the family (father, mother, children) where power …

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The REAL Christmas Story: How a Prophet was turned into a god

On December 25th, most Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas, a day that commemorates the birth of who they believe is their Lord and saviour, Jesus Christ. A lot of Muslim commentaries at this time of the year tend to focus on highlighting links between Christmas and the …

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True Beauty

Throughout the centuries, the Muslim Ummah has always been blessed with phenomenal women who were the saints of their time. These unique women were blessed with such outstanding qualities that their lives continue to serve as inspiration and guidance for us all. Filled with incidents of such women, this compilation …

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Sayyidah Zainab (radhiyAllahu ‘anha)

Allah Ta‘ala has declared the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu ‘anhum) as those who are truly worthy of being followed and taken as role models. In order to acquaint the Muslim women of this age with the lives of the Sahaabiyyaat (radhiyallahu ‘anhunna) so that they may take guidance from their exemplary lives …

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