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​Son’s Career 

Question:  Assalaamu ‘alaikum My son will be completing his matric this year insha-Allah. He is very deeni inclined, loves the musjid, listens to deeni talks and Quraanic recitation from his phone and shows no inclination towards succeeding in his secular … Continue reading

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​Be Thankful, Not Tearful 

Two people were presented with a 250ml glass containing 125ml of water. When asked to describe the glass, the first person said, “It’s half full.” The second person, on the other hand, described it saying, “It’s half empty.” While both … Continue reading

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​Salaam – Rulings and Etiquettes 

The following are some important rulings and etiquettes pertaining to salaam: 1. It is waajib (obligatory) to reply to the salaam which is written in a letter, email, text message, etc. The reply may be given verbally or in writing. … Continue reading

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​Recreation within Limits 

Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radhiyallahu ‘anha) narrates: I once went with Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) on one of his journeys when I was still a young girl and light in weight. During the journey, Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) instructed the Sahaabah (radhiyallahu … Continue reading

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Sleepovers

Question:  Assalaamu ‘alaikum I would like to know what Islam says with regards to sleepovers of young children (boys and girls) with their grandparents and aunts and uncles. Is it encouraged? I have reservations as I have had situations in … Continue reading

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​How to Treat the En-suite 

As man advances and progresses in developments and technology, the levels of comfort in his life also proportionately increase. Among the many facilities with which we are now pampered is that of the en-suite toilet. There was a time when … Continue reading

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CAB

​ We face, on a daily basis, situations which test our tolerance and patience. Unfortunately, we sometimes fail the test and succumb to our temper, behaving in such a manner that we cause nothing but remorse and regret for ourselves. … Continue reading

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​The Grand Plan 

وَمَكَرُوا وَمَكَرَ اللَّـهُ ۖ وَاللَّـهُ خَيْرُ الْمَاكِرِينَ “They (the Jews and all the enemies of Islam) devised a plan, and Allah devised a plan. And Allah is the best of planners.” (Surah Aal-‘Imraan v54) In this era, the media works … Continue reading

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​Interaction with the In-Laws 

Saintly Women around Siddeeq – Wife of Qari Siddeeq #4 The wife of Qari Siddeeq (rahimahullah) lived under the same roof as her mother-in-law for approximately thirty years. During this lengthy period, she displayed exemplary conduct in her excellent manner … Continue reading

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Boy Hanging Out with Us

​Question:  Assalaamu ‘alaikum I attended the Uswatul Muslimah marriage course and had a question. Dating was discussed as well as zina, but these topics are very broad. I’m attending full time studies at… There is a Muslim boy at campus … Continue reading

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