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The Road to a Happy Marriage Part 1

1. Learn to forgive your spouse.. Remember the English adage ‘To err is human, to forgive is Divine.’ 2. Misunderstandings and minor differences should not be suppressed. Rather discuss them in an amicable manner, or else this could ultimately lead to a broken marriage (Allah Ta’ala save us.) 3. Learn …

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Hadith concerning a woman leaving home perfumed?

Nasihah: A recommended Dua to be recited after burial of the deceased: Sayyiduna Uthman (Radiyallahu Anhu) narrates that when Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to finish burying the deceased, he used to stand at the grave and advise his Sahabah “Ask Allah to forgive your (deceased) brother and ask Allah …

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Once upon a time . . .

Once upon a time …. there existed a society that possessed true values. Among them lived the Queen of Jannah, the most beloved daughter of Rasulullah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam), Sayyidah Fatima (radiyallahu anha). Like the rest of the society of that era, she too possessed all the great qualities of …

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Escaping the Worst of Prisons

When Sara met Ahmed, she immediately knew. He was everything she had always dreamed of. Meeting him was like watching the sun rise in the middle of a snowstorm. His warmth melted the cold. But soon admiration turned to worship. Before she could understand what had happened, Sara had become …

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Balancing the rights of husband and parents?

JAMIATUL ULAMA KZN DAILY Q&A Q. I want to know – is it true that in Islam a guidance of a husband is the law for his wife, she must implicitly obey him. And may a husband forbid his wife to visit her parents? If between the husband’s guidance and …

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The Husband Who Was Too Shy To Look At His Wife

….So I said to him: “And the likes of her truly deserve that from you.”.... This story was recounted by Prof. Khalid Al-Jubeir, consulting cardiovascular surgeon, in one of his lectures: Once I operated on a two and a half year old child. It was Tuesday, and on Wednesday the …

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How to Show Gratitude for the Blessing of Motherhood

– Motherhood is a blessing which has been given to us by Allah subḥānahu wa ta’āla (glorified and exalted be He)(glorified and exalted be He). It’s full of ups and downs, tears and laughs. At times tiring, other times energising. Let’s face it, being a mother in the 21st century …

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Be mindful in your treatment of women!

Abu Muhammed The recent violent rape and mutilation of a 17 year old girl in the ‘sleepy’ town of Bredasdorp in the Cape Province of South Africa sparked country wide outrage and anger. While this incident has placed South Africa squarely in the international limelight as being the ‘Rape Capital’ …

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Motherhood

In April President Clinton gathered an army of former presidents, state governors, city mayors and hundreds of prominent people from all 50 states to address one of the most pressing problems facing America today. He brought former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, to lead this army. …

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I want to look like a doll

by Murisa Hasanovic Source: MuslimVillage.com I am known as someone who doesn’t wear make up. As I usually like to do, while travelling on the Melbourne-slow-as-snail-trams I was exploring the streets and shops we passed. If anything caught my eye I’d try and remember where it was so that I …

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