Health

For how long should a mother breastfeed her newborn child?

Nasihah (Advice): Have mercy on the young and respect the elders   Sayyiduna Anas Bin Maalik Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that an old man came to seek Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam, and the people were hesitant to make room for him. Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “He is not one of …

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Homosexuality and Islam

  Homosexuality and Islam – An Islamic Perspective There has been a lot of discussion lately on the issue of Homosexuality. There is a tendency, ever so slight, among some of us to make this behavior acceptable in the name of fairness and tolerance. On the other hand there are …

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Qur’an on Homosexuality: Setting the Record Straight

  By Khalid Baig In the post colonial world the “civilizing mission” continues and the crusade for civilizing the backward Muslims into embracing the sexual mores of the civilizers is going full speed ahead. Since openly declaring that the Qur’an and Islam are plain wrong does not get you much …

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Coconut oil to the rescue!

Nabeela Vadi One beautiful day, when the sun shone brightly, the blue sea water glittered and the sandy beach engulfed my thoughts. I knew then, that I had to swim! Afterall, to swim is sunnah. So I hurried into the water and a couple of hours later, I found myself …

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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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Why is Homosexuality Prohibited?

QUESTION Salam! I am a teenager from pakistan. I am 17 and doing my a levels. Several people around me are supporters of the lgbtq community. As much as I try to condemn it is hard doing so overtly as it ends up in me being ostracised. In a honesty …

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Love the Olive

Your Sunnah basket of goodness   By the fig and the olive By Mount Sinai By this city of security Verily, we have created Man in the best stature [Quraan 95:1-4]   The olive, or otherwise known as the Zaytoon, in Arabic, is a cure for 70 diseases. Olives are …

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Think Positive. Be Productive

SAMIA kept checking the notifications on her mobile, desperately waiting for her friend Leena’s email. Why is she taking so long to reply? Is she angry with me? Doesn’t she need me anymore? Many such thoughts flashed through Samia’s mind. But things were completely the opposite on Leena’s side. She …

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Never Lose Hope

  الحمد لله والصلاة والسلام على رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم وعلى آله وأصحابه أجمعين All Praises are for Allah and Peace and Blessings upon the Messenger of Allah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam, his family and his companions. Allah, The Exalted Said: وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُم بِشَيْءٍ مِّنَ الْخَوْفِ وَالْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِّنَ الْأَمْوَالِ …

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Riba, Women, and the Western Education System

  I know two young women who have exorbitant amounts of college loans with no way to pay them back. There are lots and lots of people like this in the US (that’s why it’s called the college debt crisis), but these two particular people are in my own life. …

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