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  • When You Wear Your Hijab…

    What is the reward that you should seek from Allah The Almighty when you wear your full Hijab (Islamic covering) that is in conformity with the injunctions of the Sharee‘ah (Islamic legislation)? • The reward of listening to, obeying and submitting to the command of Allah The Almighty and His Messenger, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. Allah.. More

  • The Distinguishing Woman

    Those who are taking the path to Allah The Almighty and those in general who are living this life are susceptible to circumstances; life becomes similar to waves, one following the other, and a person rides upon these waves; these circumstances are trials and examinations to elicit the true state of the heart's belief. Allah The Exalted Says (what.. More

  • 10 Facts about the Day of Jumu'ah

    One of the blessings with which the Muslim nation has been endowed is the day of Jumu'ah, or Friday. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: “The best day the sun rises over is Friday; on it Allah created Aadam. On it, he was made to enter paradise, on it he was expelled from it, and the Last Hour will take place on no other.. More

  • Breastfeeding Is necessary for both mother and child

    Allah the Almighty has bestowed countless blessings on Man. One such great and indispensable blessing is the mother’s milk. It is a great blessing, especially for newborn babies. Undoubtedly, breastfeeding is the best and most beneficial and effective method of nutrition. Additionally, it satisfies both the baby’s psychological and emotional.. More

  • Hijab . . . modesty, liberation, protection

    In the ongoing battle between truth and falsehood, the Hijab has taken center stage. It has always been a sensitive issue, but it has received a great deal of attention due to legislation and proposed legislation in several European countries (e.g., France, Germany) that ban its use in government institutions. For women who wear Hijab out of religious.. More

  • The Different Roles of Woman in Islam

    Allah The Exalted Says (what means): • {O you who have believed, fear Allah as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims [in submission to Him].} [Quran 3: 102] • {O mankind, fear your Lord, Who created you from one soul and created from it its mate and dispersed from both of them many men and women. And fear Allah, through Whom.. More

  • Hijab of the body parts

    She asked me, “Do you wear Hijab (Islamic covering)?” I said, “What Hijab?” She said, “Hijab of the body parts.” I asked, “What kind of Hijab is that?” She said, “It is the perfect Hijab.” I said, “I thought my garment and head cover were my Hijab.” She said, “This.. More

  • Knowledge is the Foundation of True Fear

    Fear is the sensation that results from the anticipation of an expected harm; it is also felt when a person loses, or expects to lose something he cherishes. It is the exact opposite of security and can be applied to worldly matters as well as those of the Hereafter. Fear is a state of disturbance of the heart from an evil or harm that may befall a.. More

  • Tabarruj (Unlawful Exposure of Beauty) – II

    Threat of severe punishment in Hell and deprivation from Paradise for those who neglect Hijab: 4- On the authority of Abu Hurayrah, may Allah be pleased with him, the Messenger of Allah, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "There are two types of people who will be punished in Hell and whom I have not seen: [the first type are] men who have.. More

  • Tabarruj (Unlawful Exposure of Beauty) – I

    Definition: A woman is considered to be neglecting Hijab when she exposes some of her beauty or adornment that she has to cover under Sharee‘ah before non-Mahram men (i.e., marriageable). This includes exposure of the woman's beauty and adornment such as her jewelry, her arms, legs, chest, neck and face. Shaykh Abu Al-A‘la Al-Mawdoodi,.. More

  • Understanding Miscarriage

    Imagine this: A woman discovers she is expecting a child. She tells the happy news to her spouse, friends and family, daydreaming about the child she will soon hold in her arms. Then suddenly, she discovers symptoms that tell her all is not well with the pregnancy. She may have pain, cramps and bleeding. She is rushed to the doctor, where she is told.. More

  • Curbing the Causes of Immorality in Society

    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 for it to view, then the heart is protected from trials. However, if the eye conveys that which Allah The Almighty has prohibited, such as images.. More

  • Who are the Woman's Enemies?

    When the woman is neither a mother, nor a daughter nor a wife, she is still a fellow Muslim and she is entitled to kindness and good treatment which is due to every Muslim. She is entitled to the same rights of man on other Muslims. Islam honors woman in a manner that cannot be found in any non-Muslim society. Even the enemies who came to Muslim.. More

  • Handling the Pain in Our Neck

    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 we share with others health problems, personal family issues, financial dilemmas, marital discord, employment troubles, and the list could go on... More

  • A Visit to the Hospital

    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 cringes and describes the experience as "pure torture"—not because of the pain of the labor and delivery, but because of how she was.. More