With whom shall you marry?

The type of person you marry plays a big role in the type of children you have, so do your unborn children a favor by choosing wisely.

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The Question of Hijab: Suppression Or Liberation?

“Why do Muslim women have to cover their heads?” This question is one which is asked by Muslim and non-Muslim alike. For many women it is the truest test of being a Muslim. Continue reading “The Question of Hijab: Suppression Or Liberation?”

The Virtues of Hijab

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1. An act of obedience.

The hijab is an act of obedience to Allah and to his prophet (peace and blessings be upon him), Allah says in the Quran:

“It is not for a believer, man or woman, when Allah and His messenger have decreed a matter that they should have an option in their decision. And whoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger (peace and blessings be upon him), has indeed strayed in a plain error.” [Noble Quran 33:36] Continue reading “The Virtues of Hijab”

Wives – Are “Mates”

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Women are vital to the very existence of all humans. After all, men are born from women, not the other way around. Allah the Majestic tells us in the Quran that He has created both men and women, all from a single person, Adam, peace and blessings be upon him. From Adam, Allah created his mate (Eve) and from these two Allah brought forth many men and many women.

Allah also tells us he created us all from a single soul and from him, brought forth his mate and from these two He created many tribes and nations and made us all different so that we might recognize one another. Continue reading “Wives – Are “Mates””

When seeking guidance in decision-making (Istikharah)

On the authority of Jabir Ibn ‘Abdullah he said: ‘The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) would instruct us to pray for guidance in all of our concerns, just as he would teach us a chapter from the Quran. He (peace and blessings be upon him) would say ‘ If any of you intends to undertake a matter then let him pray two supererogatory units (two Rak’a Nafilah) of prayer and after which he should supplicate: Continue reading “When seeking guidance in decision-making (Istikharah)”