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​A Soulless Ceremony

There was once a father who had just a single daughter. Being his only child, she was absolutely dear to him and the apple of his eye. When she finally came of age and was proposed in marriage, he was … Continue reading

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Boy hanging Around 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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​From Riches to Rags 

Saintly Women around Siddeeq [Part 4] – Wife of Qari Siddeeq #1 The wife of Qari Siddeeq (rahimahullah) was an amazing woman. She was born in May 1931 and passed away in August 1993. Being a woman who lived not … Continue reading

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​Purdah Conscious

Saintly Women around Siddeeq [Part 2] – Grandmother of Qari Siddeeq The respected grandmother of Qari Siddeeq Ahmad Baandwi (rahimahullah) was a woman of extreme virtue and piety. She understood the value of time and hence as soon as she … Continue reading

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Disobedience Broadcast

Imagine if we woke up every morning to find that the sins which we had perpetrated during the night were written all over our front door, advertised for the entire world to witness. Wouldn’t we be horrified? In fact, we … Continue reading

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Rules of a Muslim Home (#12) – Respect (Part One)

The Quraan Majeed and ahaadeeth strongly emphasise the lesson of respect. Every household should endeavour that the inmates of the house display a high level of respect in everything that they say or do. If you show respect, you will … Continue reading

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In the Lap of Luxury

By Faatimah bintu ‘Abdil Malik – Part One If we comb through the annals of history, we will undoubtedly discover hundreds if not thousands of women who hailed from royal families and led lives of utter leisure and luxury. Despite … Continue reading

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“She’s Still Small”

Haarith bin Haarith (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) narrates that they saw Nabi (sallallahu ‘alaihi wasallam) inviting people to bring imaan in the oneness of Allah Ta‘ala. The people, however, continued to reject and harm him. Their ill treatment continued until it was … Continue reading

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No More Magz and News

By and large, the magazines and newspapers of today are filled with the same things. Nearly every edition must have: · How to lose weight (which gives or reinforces the complex within people that they will never be happy or … Continue reading

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Mothering the Men of Jannah

Khansaa (radhiyallahu ‘anha), the renowned poetess of Arabia, encouraged her four sons to participate in the battle of Qaadisiyyah in the following words: “O my sons! You accepted Islam willingly and left your homes voluntarily. By the promise of Allah … Continue reading

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