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What is the minimum age for a boy to become mature (Baaligh/puberty)?

Nasihah (Advice): Three people whose actions are not recorded   Sayyiduna Ali Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “There are three persons whose actions are not recorded: a sleeping person until he awakes, a child until he/she reaches puberty and an insane person until he regains sanity.” …

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“Game Over”

Playing is a natural activity for a child and is even important for the correct, healthy development of a child. For a child, playing is not merely a pastime. Rather, it is a developmental and educational process through which the child learns many basic principles such as cause and effect, …

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The Key for Every Lock

A woman in distress once came to the renowned student of Imaam Ahmad bin Hambal (rahimahullah), Baqiyy bin Makhlad (rahimahullah), and begged him for help. She cried to him saying, “My beloved son has been taken prisoner by the Romans. My grief at his loss and yearning to meet him …

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Wrongly Titled

By Maulana Khalid Dhorat Many days and weeks of the year of the modern calendar are dedicated to remembering the plight of the oppressed and the most vulnerable in our society. Unfortunately, all of them are wrongly titled. We have “National Labour Day,” it’s wrongly titled. We have “National Women’s …

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Consequences of sending explicit pictures to a stranger

QUESTION Assalaamu Alaikum Respected Mufti I have a family friend who is in a dilemma. The family is a reputable and deeni inclined family. Recently his teenage daughter was dating a man from a foreign country. The boy manipulated her and within a month of their relationship she sent explicit …

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Child Custody Epidemic

  The central goal Islam seeks to achieve is establishing justice, through worshipping and obeying Allāh. All sins, despite their diversity and multitude, can be traced to injustice and causing mischief. Allāh reminds us: إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأْمُرُ بِالْعَدْلِ وَالْإِحْسَانِ وَإِيتَاءِ ذِي الْقُرْبَىٰ وَيَنْهَىٰ عَنِ الْفَحْشَاءِ وَالْمُنكَرِ وَالْبَغْيِ ۚ يَعِظُكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ …

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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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Can homosexual behaviour be justified in Islam?

  Nasihah (Advice): The evil act of homosexuality Sayyiduna Jaabir Radhiyallahu Anhu who reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi wa Sallam said, “There is nothing I fear more for my Ummah than the deed of the people of Lut (Alayhi salaam).” (Tirmidhi) ________________________________________   Question and Answer: Q. I am a …

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What Role Does A Father Play part 3

  WHERE DO MEN NEED TO MAN UP? Revisiting Authority. Men must own the task of trimming their own feathers and dieting their own egos. Allah entrusted you with this leadership, to invoke it for the betterment of the family, not for selfish interests. Even if your heart may be …

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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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