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  • The Virtue of Nurturing Girls - II

    Consider, may Allah have mercy upon you, how Allah The Almighty mentions houses in relation to women in three occasions in His Book, despite the fact that these houses (in most cases) belong to their guardians. Allah The Almighty Says (what means): • {And remember what is recited in your houses of the verses of Allah and wisdom.} [Quran 33:34] •.. More

  • The Virtue of Nurturing Girls - I

    This article in its two parts, Allah willing, will be about a righteous good deed, and whoever performs it perfectly, according to its required conditions, will attain three things: First: he will be veiled from Hell and never enter it. Second: on the Day of the Greatest Terror, (i.e. the Day of Judgment), he will be gathered in the company of the.. More

  • Safety tips for Muslim women

    As Muslims and their institutions become targets of harassment in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attack, Muslim women, especially those who dress Islamically, have become major targets. Reports of Muslim women being yelled at, threatened, having their Hijabs pulled off and having guns pointed at them have surfaced. It is necessary that the.. More

  • The Way to Reform Society

    Good manners, respecting others, and ensuring their rights result in friendly bonds between people, and removes dislike and grudges from their hearts. In this way the hearts become pure, sympathetic, and kind; so feelings of love and brotherhood prevail. The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam said: “He is not from my nation,.. More

  • Embracing Community Diversity

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.} [Quran 49:13] The Muslim community is one of the most culturally.. More

  • 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

  • Our Children after Ramadan

    Taamir and Afnaan sat with their parents in the living room having their lunch after Ramadan and ‘Eed had passed. Afnaan said to her father, "My father, why does Ramadan come only once?" The father replied, "I feel that you are attached to this blessed month, Afnaan." Taamir immediately said, "Yes, my father, we were competing.. More

  • Constitution of the Muslim Home

    The Muslim home is based on a number of principles and rules that govern it and regulate life in it. These rules make the Muslim home distinctive as they are derived from the noble Quran, the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the life of the Companions, may Allah be pleased with them, and the life of the Taabi‘oon(the.. More

  • Theft

    Allah The Almighty wants Muslim societies to live in peace and security so that every member would feel secure about his life, honor and wealth. Thus, Islam prohibits aggression against people's lives, honor and property. Moreover, Islam has also made them part of the five necessary things that must be preserved, namely: religion, mind, life, offspring.. More

  • Controlling anger: an essential skill for educators - II

    Keep your energy for construction not destruction: If a person does not control himself in critical situations and surrenders to the dictates of anger and strong agitation, he will find himself consuming an enormous quantity of his inner energy, which is supposed to be exploited in the process of construction, education, teaching, constructive dialogue,.. More

  • Controlling Anger: An Essential Skill for Educators - I

    A US TV channel presented a series on the views of children on the way in which their parents discipline them. The channel hosted some intelligent children who are able to articulate their views clearly and strongly every week, and in doing so, they would ask them a set of questions. In one of the episodes, a mother listened to her child on the television.. More

  • A Happy Home

    Allah The Almighty Says (what means): {And Allah has made for you from your homes a place of rest.}[Quran 16:80] You have told the truth, O our Lord! The home is a place of rest, stability, comfort, reassurance, safety and tranquillity, in which we live, and with which we protect ourselves from the heat of summer and the cold of winter. It is also.. More