Islam not only forbids unlawful sexual intercourse, it also forbids all the means that might lead to it, such as:
• Looking at women: If the eye conveys that which Allah The Almighty has made permissible..
To judge the status of women in Islam, we must know their status in the religions and nations that preceded Islam. Then, we will discuss her status under Islam given that there is a long period of time..
She said, “Az-Zubayr married me when he had nothing but a horse that I used to groom and provide with fodder. I used to grind date stones for his camel (which was used for carrying water), bring water..
There are norms and laws in the universe that man is not permitted to contradict. Instead, he should abide by them so as to enjoy a good life and eternal happiness in the Hereafter. One such norm is that..
We all have stresses and burdens in our daily lives. Whether it is school or work or just the trials of life, we carry much on our shoulders. Some of us carry our own loads and some of us carry loads that..
Allah has blessed me with many wonderful friendships throughout my life. Most have served as a comforting, healing balm that has pulled me through some of the more difficult times of my life. Others have..
Like many Muslims today, I struggle with constancy in the remembrance of my Creator. I stay mostly mindful of being His servant, often finding myself subconsciously glorifying His name.
But just as regularly..
4. Lifelong commitment
This principle deals with the question of effectiveness how can we insure that our tazkiyah efforts bear their expected fruits, help us achieve piety, and fulfill our purpose in..
Principles of Tazkiyah
As shown earlier, tazkiyah is a fundamental part of Prophet Muhammad's mission, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and his life constitutes a unique example of it. Together with his..
The modesty issue is probably the single biggest obstacle Muslim women will encounter in the hospital.
Each time Yasmine, an American-born revert to Islam, remembers giving birth to her fourth child, she..
When we're little, our parents are our heroes. We look up to them and get impressed by everything they do. We watch their every move and try to mimic them. In our rooms, we play house; we pretend that we're..
All perfect praise be to Allah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allah, and that Muhammad is His slave and Messenger, may Allaah exalt his mention, as well as..
In Western countries, there is an emerging trend towards enacting laws aiming at the segregation of the two genders and defining separate places for each. This is due to the bad consequences that these..