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*Marital Guidance

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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Achieving a Strong Marriage Bond

Marriage is considered an ‘ibaadah, an act that is pleasing to Allah Ta’aala. It is in accordance with His commandments that husbands and wives love each other and help one another to rear their children as true servants of Allah Ta’aala. Most spouses start out with hopes and rosy dreams; …

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Is love that ends in marriage haraam?

Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: The relationship that develops between a man and a non-mahram woman, which people call “love” is a combination of haraam things that transgress shar’i and moral limits. No wise person will doubt that this relationship is haraam, because it involves a man being alone with …

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Wedding Planning- The Wedding of a Queen!

The Wedding of a Queen! Fatimah (Radiyallahu Anha) is the youngest daughter of our beloved Prophet (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). Out of all the children, she was the most beloved to him. He said, ‘The Queen of the ladies in Jannat is Fatimah.’ He also said, ‘Fatimah is part of my …

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6 Ways Of Winning Your Husband

      Marital disputes and lack of love between the spouses is a very common occurrence in today’s society. For some it has even become a regular part of their daily lives. Constant arguing and disputing, shouting and insulting, tension, anxiety, tears and regret are all things that could …

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Advice to assist a troubled marriage

  The Hadith questions the manhood of a person who beats his wife up during the day and derives pleasure from her during the night. Good marriages require patience, kindness, humility, sacrifice, empathy, love, understanding, forgiveness, and hard work. Following these basic principles should help any marriage to improve. The …

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How Youth Should Understand Marriage

Umm Zainab Vanker and Umm Khadijah continue the discussion on youthful marriages. In Part 2, they focus on the attitudes held amongst Muslims that impede the successful implementation of young marriages. TWO extremes are found amongst the Muslim youth regarding marriage: Over-idealism, wherein they imagine that marriage will make their …

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The spirit of marriage in Islam

by Irshaad Hussain The Prophet was once asked, “What is more important than prayer?” He replied, “The spirit of prayer” – the spirit that animates the prayer. He was asked what is more important than fasting – he replied, the spirit of fasting. For each question concerning an Islamic practice …

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Till Death Do Us Part: On Valentine’s Day

By Hafsa Ahmed ON 14th Feb, I sometimes receive Valentine’s day messages or mails from people wishing me love and good cheer. I take it as an opportunity to inform them of my ‘extremist’ views that have no room for birthdays, New Year or Valentine’s Day. Sometimes I do it …

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