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 …Read More »
Women Deserve Better
From the beginning, we tell young girls they can do anything they want to do, they can be anyone they want to be. They are given access to great education, encouraged to further their studies and attain higher degrees. We push them to push themselves, to break boundaries, to …Read More »
Back to School
The buzz word in the month of January is “back to school.” As the first day of school approaches, preparations are underway in full swing. While parents are generally very concerned about “back to school”, they should also be very much more concerned about “back from school” – about what …Read More »
Attending school church mass
Nasihah (Advice): Ask Allah for the love of Imaan Sayyiduna Rifa’ah ibn Rafi’ Radiyallahu Anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam said, “O Allah, make Imaan beloved to us and beautify it in our hearts, and make unbelief, wickedness, and disobedience hateful to us, and make us among the …Read More »
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 just commencing a few days ago, have today’s parents and students …Read More »
The Maktab after school Madrasah – Securing your child’s Islamic future
The greatest investment any community can make is to invest in their children. Our children are our future. If we invest in today’s children and develop them into people who are firm in their Imaan, who are upright and respectful and who cherish human value more than material wealth, then …Read More »
Is it sinful to stop breastfeeding before two years?
Nasihah (Advice): Sin of separating parents from their children Sayyiduna Abu Ayyub radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever separates a mother from her child, Allah will separate him from his loved ones on the Day of Resurrection.” [Sunan Tirmidhi] ______________________________ Question and Answer: …Read More »
Nasihah (Advice): Spending on one’s family is charity Sayyiduna Abu Masood Radiyallahu Anhu reported: Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said, “If a Muslim spends on his family seeking reward from Allah Ta’ala, it is charity for him.” [Sahih Bukhari] ______________________________ Question and Answer: Q. I have 2 wives. …Read More »
Wish Well for Your Children!
16 800 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in school over the course of twelve years, from grade one to matric. 3000 – this is the approximate number of hours that a child will spend in the maktab madrasah, assuming that the child attends …Read More »
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 …Read More »