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The spirit of marriage in Islam

by Irshaad Hussain The Prophet was once asked, “What is more important than prayer?” He replied, “The spirit of prayer” – the spirit that animates the prayer. He was asked what is more important than fasting – he replied, the spirit of fasting. For each question concerning an Islamic practice …

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Youthful Marriage: Impractical Ideal, or a Viable Option?

Zainab Bint Younus SURROUNDED by a global culture of hypersexuality, Muslim parents and youth share one similar concern: marriage. When to prepare for marriage, after post-secondary education or before? How to find suitable marriage partners? Many Muslim parents still prefer the more recent tradition when it comes to marriage: waiting …

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Adultery, A big injustice:

The system of Modesty & Chastity in Islam Keeping in view the social mischief brought into form. by adultery, Allah, the Exalted, has treated this sin only one stage lower than murder. This is not murder but in its evil effects on society it is equal to murder. While counting …

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The Ideal Woman

All great men have been nurtured in the laps of women. As the famous saying states, “Behind every successful man there is a woman.” It is either the touch of a loving mother or the embrace of a devoted wife which propels man to the summits of success. Men are …

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7 things your Muslim wife won’t tell you

Most men have a hard time understanding women. Even a woman they’ve been married to for years. One minute she’s perfectly fine, the next, she’s crying like a baby. She complains about something but when we offer advice on how to fix it, she still isn’t satisfied. After several years …

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Wedding of Fatimah (Radi’Allahu Anha)

by Moulana M. Saleem Dhorat, Fatimah (Radi’Allahu Anha) is the youngest daughter of our beloved Prophet (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam). Out of all the children, she was the most beloved to him. He said, “The Queen of the ladies in Jannat is Fatimah.” He also said, “Fatimah is part of my …

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Virtuous Jealousy

Virtuous Jealousy: A woman’s take by Fatima Barakatullah   We live in societies in which most men and women have lost their sense of modesty, women are obsessed with their appearances and wear clothes to be seen by others and to attract the attention of other men even if they …

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Proliferation of Divorces

Proliferation of Divorces The alarming explosion of Talaaqs in our present times is a cause for great concern. The mention of the word Talaaq which was at one time taboo in our communities has now become such a common and cheap word that in some marriages every argument features this …

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Excellent piece of advice for Females

It would not be far from the truth to say that these words deserve to be inscribed in gold ink. ———– ‘Abd al-Malik (RA) said: “When ‘Awf ibn Muhallim al-Shaybani, one of the most highly respected leaders of the Arab nobility during the jahiliyyah, married his daughter Umm Iyas to …

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