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Social Behaviour

Sexual perversion in Islam

  Part of the Quranic perspective of the universe is that Allah Almighty controls everything in this world. Being the Creator of life and death, He is also the Sovereign and the legislator. He sends messengers to different peoples from among themselves who are role models as well as conveyers …

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Dressing

Al-Haadi Vol. 9 Issue No. 4 Every human is born with several basic needs. Among them is the need for clothing. To cover one’s body is not just a need; it is part of human nature that a person wants to conceal parts of his body from others. Nevertheless, despite …

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We Are All Slaves of Allah

Written by Umm Zakiyyah & Hakeemah Cummings “We were of the most disgraced of people, and Allāh granted us honor with this Islam. Now, whenever we seek honor in other than that which Allāh honored us with, Allāh shall disgrace us (once again).” —’Umar b. al-Khaṭṭāb “Black people in America …

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Aashura

The Divine System of Allah Ta’ala It is the divine system of Allah Ta’ala that He has afforded special virtue and significance to some things over others. From mankind, the Ambiyaa (alaihimus salaam) have been blessed with distinguished positions and elevated statuses over others. From the different places in the …

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Imperfect

by Humaira Khan Asma was always one to focus on what was missing: the sun on a cloudy day, the tiny smudge on her otherwise beautiful painting, the single wrong answer on a test. She feared imperfection like it was a debilitating disease. And it showed. Like this evening. Five …

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A word on character

As Muslims, our character, morals and etiquette should differentiate us from others. Non-Muslims are not so attentive to our beautiful Salaah, Tilawah, Zikr, and other Ibaadaat as they are to our character and dealings with others. Wherever the Sahabah (RA) went, it was their character which attracted so many, which …

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Watch that tongue

No part of the body has received attention from our Prophet peace be upon him to warn us about as much as the tongue. Yet, it seems that for most of us there is no part of the body we pay less attention to than our tongues. And in spite …

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Friends versus True Friends

One youngster started coming home very late. Several days passed in this manner. One day the father asked, Son, you come home late every night. Where do you go? The son replied, O Father, I have a friend. I visit him every night. We sit and talk. That is why …

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Guidance for Sexual Health

One of the rights of human beings is to satisfy their sexual needs. This may be aural, by listening to amorous words; visual, by looking at that which arouses sexual desire; or physical, by engaging in sexual acts of different types. However, the only legal way to satisfy sexual urges …

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10 Things You Can Do To Develop A Culture Of Muslim Unity

by Abdul Malik The sight is always amazing. Pilgrims standing shoulder to shoulder, of all shades and races, dressed in simple white, stripped of all kinds of worldly barriers, be they of wealth, profession, geography, class, education or other. This enduring image of Hajj has become a hallmark of this …

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