Youth

The painful truth: Islam and body piercings

  Gone are the days when women would chat to their friends about the fear of getting their baby daughter’s ears pierced after six months. It is a well known practice to put baby girls through the sting then rather than when they are older. A more common practice today …

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Teenage Years: Most Difficult for the Parents

islaaminfo.com “I never asked to be born!” “Stop trying to control my life!” “I hate you!” You thought you were over the hard part—changing diapers and being awakened throughout the night by your crying baby, dealing with an uncontrollable two-year old “monster,” and trying to handle a mischievous child, who …

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What’s wrong with weed?

    The message below was received from a concerned university student: “Slmz. How are you Moulana.. Alhumdulillah I have started campus and its going well. It was quite a big adjustment for me but shukr I’m getting there.. It is very shocking to see our muslims are gone off …

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The Kids would have Known the Difference!

      It was a sunny Saturday afternoon. My friend was taking his two little boys to play miniature golf. He walked up to the fellow at the ticket counter and said, “How much is the ticket to get in?” The young man replied, “$3.00 for adults and $3.00 …

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The Muslim holiday bucket list

  Ebrahim Moosa – Cii Radio | 18 December 2013/14 Safar 1435 In the Shariah there is no concept of a ‘holiday’ as such, a recent episode of Cii Radio’s Ulama In Focus heard. Sheikh Mukhtar Raban, a graduate of the Islamic University of Madinah Al Munawwarah and lecturer at …

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That time of year….

   By Abdurrahman Umar For many when we hear the phrase “It’s that time of year again…” we think of year-end holidays and another year gone. For others it’s the dreaded time of exams. Again! A time of fear and anxiety, a time of wishing we had done more during …

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Falling in love illicitly comes at a price

Sakeena Suliman – Opinion | 26 September 2013/20 Dhul Qa’dah 1434- cii Girl One was 25 when she met the man she wanted to marry. He was 40 and married yet they became firm friends. Contrary to what many would assume their relationship was an intimacy of two minds and …

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The Sin of Fornication and Adultery – Part 1

    We’ve all heard of the seven deadly sins, but in reality their number is not limited to seven. Abdullah ibn ‘Abbas said: “Seventy is closer to their number than seven”. A major sin is one for which the Quran/Sunnah prescribes a punishment in this life and in the …

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