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Social Behaviour

The Plight of the Kite

The Plight of the Kite The colourful kite is flying high up in the sky. Attached to it is a string which goes all the way down to a man standing on the ground, who is controlling it. Everyone see’s and admires the kite whereas it is the man behind …

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Bitterness is a Killer!…Don’t Poison yourself with it.

Bitterness is a Killer!…Don’t Poison yourself with it. By Sister S Bemath We tend to think that circumstances causes us to become bitter, but this is not always the case. Bitterness is something that happens to us, it is a characteristic we develop. To swallow a daily dose of poison …

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Freedom Of Expression or Freedom To Blaspheme?

Freedom Of Expression or Freedom To Blaspheme? By Mirza Yawar Baig 18 September, 2012 Countercurrents.org Freedom of expression must not be confused with freedom from the consequences of expression. Exercising freedom and abusing it are not the same. The latter forfeits the former. Just because we are free to express …

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Is wife beating allowed in Islam?

Is wife beating allowed in Islam? In the event of a family dispute, the Qur’an exhorts the husband to treat his wife kindly and not overlook her POSITIVE ASPECTS (see Qur’an 4:19). If the problem relates to the wife’s behavior, her husband may exhort her and appeal for reason. In …

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Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition

Women In Islam Versus Women In The Judaeo-Christian Tradition by Dr. Sherif Abdel Azeem |INTRODUCTION |EVE’S FAULT ? |EVE’S LEGACY |SHAMEFUL DAUGHTERS ? |FEMALE EDUCATION ? |UNCLEAN IMPURE WOMAN ? |BEARING WITNESS |ADULTERY |VOWS |WIFE’S PROPERTY ? |DIVORCE |MOTHERS |FEMALE INHERITANCE ? |PLIGHT OF WIDOWS |POLYGAMY |THE VEIL |EPILOGUE |END …

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Islamaphobia: be proactive

Islamaphobia: be proactive Whilst the country still reels from the senseless killing of Mohammad Fayaz Kazi in the holy of Ramadan, for Muslims his death is an important lesson on how to deal with Islamophobia. That was the view of media analyst and alim, Maulana Sulaiman Ravat, in the aftermath …

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The Influence of Television

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) One of the many sunnats of the Ambiyaa (‘alaihimus Salaam) ßis that of Hayaa – shame and modesty : a quality which is sorely missing in the lives of the majority of Muslims today and which should otherwise be an outstanding characteristic …

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Haraam Fantasizing

by Hazrat Maulana Yunus Patel Saheb (rahmatullah alayh) There is no shortage of complaints when it comes to giving up sins and the struggle which ensues between individuals and their nafs, as well as Shaytaan. This battle is inevitably on-going – till our dying day. There is no other way …

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Homosexual Inclinations

ALLAH created Adam & Eve, not Adam and Steve nor Madam and Eve QUESTION I am a Muslim male who was very ‘normal’ in my nature until recently. Having watched a movie which explicitly encouraged homosexuality, I now find myself strongly attracted to other males, to the extent that it …

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Seventeen Times

Bint Mohamoud | Saudi Life WHETHER we were born and bred Muslims or guided to the light of Islam from the darkness of disbelief, we all have one thing in common; we don’t have any guarantee of what state of our souls will be in when we come to breathe …

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