Kids

The Status of a Hafidh of the Qur’an

    Ramadhan undoubtedly is a very great gift that Allah has presented to His Ummah. If we decide to count the favours that Allah has placed in this blessed month, the ones that are manifest and the ones that are concealed, we would never be able to do so. …

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Eat smart this Ramadhaan!

  By Umme Faatimah (B.Dietetics Univ. of Pretoria) eislam.co.za Many of us have developed a culture of indulgent eating… lavish five course Sunday lunches, daily indulgent snacks and more! The Holy Quraan states: “…..and eat and drink but do not waste by extravagance, certainly HE (Allah) does not like those  …

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The Stranger Danger​

In an age where kidnapping, child-trafficking, child-abuse, drug addiction, gangsterism and other societal scourges are on the rise, almost every parent will, at some point, stress and emphasize on their children the danger of strangers. Parents warn their children to never take a lift with a stranger, never speak or disclose …

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Surrogacy. Permissible or not?

QUESTION Dear Sheikh, Assalamoalykum Wa rahmatulla hi wa barakatahu… May Allah be agree with you. I would like to ask , is surrogacy allowed in Islam ? Jazakallaha Khair. (Question published as received) ANSWER In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh. It is …

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IVF with egg donor

Question Assalamu alaykum , please give me fatwa in my situation. Me and my husband married for 13 years, we love each other, but we do not have any child. Doctors proved that it is my fault, i am infertile. Doctor said that the only way to get pregnant is …

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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 us …

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‘Pornography Is What the End of the World Looks Like’

  “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the book and the movie, is a celebration of the sadism that dominates nearly every aspect of American culture and lies at the core of pornography and global capitalism. It glorifies our dehumanization of women. It champions a world devoid of compassion, empathy and love. …

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Planning for our Children’s Future

It’s only usually a matter of time before our worries with regards to our children begin to kick in. We are desperate to secure their Islamic future, but in a world that is rapidly changing, where exposure is unmanageable, where governmental policies are affecting what our children are taught in …

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Love Is In The Air – Valentine’s Day

It’s the time of year again, that lovebirds have been waiting for, the most awaited day of the year, February 14th!Elaborately made up, beautifully adorned girls flutter around like bright butterflies hoping to find the most sought after guy, to be presented with gifts. A little heart or even a …

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