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MARRIAGE: HOW TO KEEP IT OFF THE ROCKS

 Sh. Mirza Yawar Baig This was originally posted on Mirza Yawar Baig  Marriage in Islam All praise be to Allah the Lord of the Universe. Peace and blessings be on His Messenger Muhammad , his family and companions. Then, Allah said:  And among His signs is this: He creates for you mates out of …

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Womanhood, meekness, and taqwa

By: Haqqseeker Source: muslimvillage.com BISMILLĀHIR RAHMĀNIR RAHĪM Glory to Allāh and Salutations on Rasulullāh Sallallāhu ‘alayhi wasallam Rasulullāh (sall’Allāhu alayhi wasallam) said: “Hayā is a branch of Imān.” Hayā (modesty/meekness/shyness) is an integral attribute of Imān. The healthier the Imān, the greater will be the quality of Hayā in the Mu’min. While the attribute of Hayā is common to both Muslim males …

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IS PASSIONATE LOVE IN MARRIAGE…REAL?

BY SISTER MARYAM “I’m afraid of getting married,” she told me. She, like the countless other women who had approached me, confessed what she thought was unique to her. “I’m constantly told by older married women that I should enjoy my life being single because marriage is a burden. I’ve …

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WHY MEN DON’T WEAR HIJAB

It’s a warm sunny day at the park. You see a woman clad from head to foot, only her eyes and hands visible, carrying watermelon to her young child. You can’t imagine how she does it, how intense it must be boiling beneath that fabric. Wouldn’t she like to dress …

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Romance in Islam

  The IBA Iqra Society invited Sheikh Kamaluddin Ahmed’s wife ‘Alimah Sobia Ahmed’ on the 22nd of November, 2010 to deliver a lecture on the topic Romance in Islam. The following is an edited version of the notes prepared by Maliha Abidi during the lecture. It also includes some points …

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Mothers of the believers-Sawdah bint Zam’ah (radhiAllahu ‘anha)

A house full of laughter is a home full of love… and truly, the home of RasulAllah (sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) rang with laughter whenever Sawdah bint Zam’ah (radhiAllahu ‘anha) was present.Most people overlook Sawdah, even though she was the second woman whom RasulAllah (sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) married after …

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Muslim girls have eating disorders too

  The article hereunder was submitted by a sister who requested its publication for the benefit of the Muslim community.   When I was put to the task of writing an article related to counseling, I wracked my mind for an idea. What could I write, after possibly, a five …

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I DIDN’T LOVE MY WIFE WHEN WE GOT MARRIED

idealmuslimah.com The writer of the article is not a muslim. The purpose and message of the article is to show the reality of love is totally different from what is portrayed in the western media.   I’m a ridiculous, emotional, over-sentimental sap.  I guess that’s why I told my wife …

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OF LOVE, PARENTS, AND RAMADAN

 MuslimMatters  by Sadia Virk When I was getting married, friends and family members alike were busy sharing advice and tips for the new life ahead of me. Conflict resolution skills, how to divide up household chores, keeping good relations with your in-laws, how to whip up a dinner in 30 …

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Women hating on women

  Is sisterhood dying? Bint Assalaam – We hear it often, “By nature women are nurturers.” Just not always with each other. We easily speak about how men hate on women, but let’s talk about our propensity as women to hate on each other. And we do it frequently. Almost habitually, …

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