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  • Social Evils that are Destroying Muslim Communities - I

    The role of the individual in Islam is not limited to fulfilling the five pillars. The Muslim in an Islamic community has a greater responsibility than is usually understood. All of a Muslim's activities in life are included as acts of worship depending upon the intention underlying them. Nothing is required from a Muslim beyond service to Allah The.. More

  • The Vast Mercy of Allah The Almighty - I

    Mercy is one of the attributes of Allah The Almighty. It is from the mercy of Allah The Almighty that calamities and trials expiate one's sins, and a believer is rewarded for showing patience through these calamities. Another aspect that manifests the mercy of Allah The Almighty is that He conceals our sins and faults in this life and forgives them.. More

  • Woman and her Economic Status in Islam

    Under Islam, the woman is given the same economic freedom as the man. This freedom is legally defined as the person’s ability to be an owner and to have legal protection for his/her ownership. This is a human right that has been acknowledged in all constitutions and ideologies except communism. According to the majority of the scholars and historians,.. More

  • The Dilemma of Ill Thoughts

    The disease of ill thoughts is one of the most fatal diseases that can destroy individuals and communities. Once it becomes deep-rooted in the soul of a person, it destroys all ties of intimacy and affection, and it incites hatred and resentment. Some people, whose hearts are morally diseased, only look at others through dark glasses. For them, all.. More

  • Woman before and after Islam

    Women in pre-Islamic civilizations Throughout the human history prior to Islam, women have been victimized and made to suffer too much. They endured unbearable deprivation, sorrow and oppression in all past civilizations. In other words, they were treated as if they were not human beings. The Greeks said regarding a woman: She is like a poisonous.. More

  • Points to Ponder: Our Attitude Towards Allah The Almighty

    Dear sister, attitude is the practical application of the deeds of the heart. Since the deeds of the heart principally take place in the heart, they are hidden and thus, no one can see what is in the heart including truthfulness, sincerity, love for Allah, The Almighty, submission to Him, fearing Him, glorifying Him, and other acts of the heart. Hence,.. More

  • How Islam Has Protected the Rights of Woman - II

    17- Islam even protects the lives of polytheistic women by forbidding their being killed in wars. It was narrated on the authority of Ibn ‘Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, that he said, “A woman was found killed during one of the battles led by the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, thereupon he, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, forbade.. More

  • The Mother's Absence and Its Effect on Children

    Allah, The Exalted, Says (what means): {So We restored him to his mother that she might be content and not grieve and that she would know that the Promise of Allah is true. But most of the people do not know.} [Quran 28:13] This verse refers to the mother of Moosa (Moses), may Allah exalt his mention, when his sister put him into the river and his.. More

  • Building a Happy Home - II

    The wife’s role in maintaining the marital home and living with kindness A Muslim woman should know that happiness, affection and mercy can only be achieved when she preserves her chastity, adheres to her religion, knows her rights and does not exceed them, and obeys her husband as he is her protector and maintainer. A wife should fulfill her.. More

  • Building a Happy Home - I

    We all seek happiness, rest, stability and peace of mind, and we want to avoid the causes of misery, worry and disturbance -- especially at home and within the family. This can only be achieved by believing in Allah, The Almighty, Alone, relying on Him, entrusting one’s affairs to Him as well as utilizing all lawful means. Importance of Establishing.. More

  • Beware of Fake Hijab

    Many young women who are said to be adhering to Hijab (Islamic covering for women) are not actually wearing the real Hijab. They assign fanciful names to disobedience and thus, call the fake Hijab the real Hijab, and call disobedience as obedience. The enemies of the Islamic awakening endeavored to eliminate Hijab during its formative years by oppressing.. More

  • The Dangers of Contraceptives

    This is a message to Muslim men and women who love Allah, The Almighty, and His Messenger and the practice of what He revealed to His selected and noble Messenger, Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the trusted and honest Messenger, which includes abstention from all forbidden and doubtful things. This message is advice.. More

  • Warning against despair of the Mercy of Allah

    One should never despair of the Mercy of Allah because this is a grave major sin.We can see so many verses in the Quran that Allah the Almighty remind us about this grave sin. Here, let’s see some of it. Allah the Almighty Says (what means): {And who despairs of the Mercy of his Lord except for those astray?} [Quran 15: 56] {Indeed, no one.. More

  • The balancing act: work and home

    In this day and age, we see more and more Muslim women entering the world of work. Sometimes this is out of necessity; sometimes it is due to the woman’s need to contribute to society in some way or to use the knowledge and skills that she has acquired. In other instances, it is due to the wishes of a spouse, parent, or other family members... More

  • Mary: An Inspiration for All Times

    Many non-Muslims get surprised when they hear Muslims speak of their respect and love of Mary, the mother of Jesus, may Allaah exalt their mention. Revering Mary and believing in Jesus, her son, as a Messenger of God—and not His son—is an essential part of the Muslim faith. The Quran portrays Mary as a very devout woman whose belief in.. More