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  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - II

    Here is a set of features with which men and women have been characterized: From among the rulings assigned to men, a mention may be made of the following: • Men are in charge of the household in general and of preserving, caring and safeguarding virtue, holding back vice and protecting those under their guardianship from evil. They are also.. More

  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - III

    Should there be equality in all rulings, given the differences in physique and competence, it would be a reversal of Fitrah (natural disposition), and injustice against both the authoritative sex (men) and the other one (women) if not the entire life of human society, for in this case, it would result in deprivation of the fruits obtained from the capacity.. More

  • The Inherent Differences Between Man and Woman - I

    The physical, moral and Sharee‘ah-related differences between man and woman are proven by Divine Decree, the Sharee‘ah, and sound ration. That is, Allah The Almighty has created man and woman as twin-halves of the human species: male and female, as confirmed by His Statement (which means): {And that He creates the two mates - the male and.. More

  • The Status of Muslim Women in Communal Life

    The status of the Muslim woman in Islam is very noble and lofty, and she has a great influence on the life of every Muslim in her community. Indeed, a Muslim woman is the initial teacher who contributes towards building a righteous society, provided that she follows the guidance of the Book of Allah and the Sunnah (tradition) of His Prophet, sallallaahu.. More

  • When there is a Sick Person in Our House

    Illness is a trial from Allah The Almighty, with which He, The Exalted, afflicts whomever He wills from among His servants; to test this person and purify them from any sins. The Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam, said: "A pious Muslim's situation is amazing, for it is all good; and this is not for anyone except for the pious Muslim. If he.. More

  • Does Hijab Prevent Social Development?

    People who are impressed with modern civilization believe that the Hijab (Islamic covering) is a sign of backwardness that prevents women from development and hampers their creativity and individuality. According to them, the Hijab is an obstacle that prevents women from progressing in the spheres of personal and social development. We ask these people:.. More

  • The Key to Paradise

    Imagine: There is a path to Paradise and as we move along the path, with the very first step we find a huge signboard on which the following is written: "Hijab…the key to Paradise." Naturally, in order to gain entry to Paradise, we have to know the merits and characteristics of Hijab (Islamic covering). Hijab fosters piety Allah The.. More

  • Raising Righteous Generations - I

    The Ummah (Muslim nation) can only be upheld by its sons and daughters and by its future generations who are prepared to spread Islam all over the world and to vanquish the oppression that is being inflicted on the Ummah by the denominations of disbelief and tyranny. A sound, strong generation is the true legacy that people should leave after their.. More

  • Raising Righteous Generations-II

    Women must be prepared in a way that adequately suits their life's work and mission as mothers and wives. In addition, they must learn the mandatory branches of Sharee‘ah knowledge. It is to their advantage if they master all such branches of knowledge, and if they have additionally been endowed with rich talent, creative minds, and innovative.. More

  • Improper dress for women and intermingling between sexes

    The greatest and most important of all the favors and blessings bestowed by Allah is Islam and the honorable Islamic law, which is derived from the Book of Allah and the Prophetic Sunnah. This Law has outlined all that which is beneficial for mankind in this life and the Hereafter. One of the virtues of this Law is that its rules and regulations have.. More

  • Kinship Rights-I

    In this article, we will discuss a great and noble duty that Allah The Almighty has made obligatory for spouses. Muslim homes cannot be reformed and love and affection cannot prevail in them unless this duty is perfectly fulfilled in a way that satisfies Allah. Allah The Almighty instructs His slaves to fear Him and to cherish kinship ties so as to.. More

  • Kinship Rights - II

    A scholar relates that the father-in-law of one of his students would come to him and say bad things about that student. He would accuse him of having done horrible, mischievous acts. The student did not know that his father-in-law would complain about him to his Shaykh. The father-in-law would tell the scholar that he admonishes the student very often.. More

  • A Day in the Life of a Muslim Woman - II

    Afternoon Preparing a healthy lunch. Performing Thuhr prayer (4 Rak'ah of Sunnah, 4 Rak'ah Fard, and 2 Rak'ah Sunnah) Regarding the Sunnah prayer, `Aa`ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, said: "When the Prophet, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, used to be in my house, he would offer four Sunnah Rak’ahs before Thuhr, then he would go and.. More

  • A Day in the Life of a Muslim Woman - I

    Normal and everyday activities become acts of worship if they are done for the sake of pleasing Allah. The regular and consistent deeds are the best among these deeds. `Aa`ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, said that Allah’s Messenger, sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam, said: "The deeds most loved by Allah are those done regularly, even if.. More

  • Methods of Westernizing women and its effects - III

    … Continued Third: Problems that have afflicted men in general, and husbands and relatives, along with the rest of the society 1. The effect on husbands The corruption of the wife may cause the husband to commit sins, follow the devil and keep away from the right path. Also, her non-adherence to the Hijab and uncovering of her beauty in the.. More

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