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  • The Preventative Remedy for Spinsterhood

    Overcoming the Problem of Large Dowries Costly dowries are one of the greatest obstacles to marriage. The Sharee‘ah provides a practical solution to this problem in the Book of Allah The Almighty and in the verbal as well as practical Sunnah of the Prophet  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ). In the Quran, Allah The AlmightySays (what means):.. More

  • Allegations against Muslim Women - II

    Third Allegation: Co-education for young children Some people call for co-education for young children claiming that this not does not harm them or affect them negatively at all, and that women make better teachers for young children as they have the skill and tact to deal with them. Refutation: • This is only the first step, then it will become.. More

  • Allegations against Muslim Women - I

    First Allegation: The Hadeeth (narration) of the Persian man Some advocates of intermixing between the two sexes hold this Hadeeth as a pretext to allow intermixing between the sexes. It was narrated on the authority of Anas ibn Maalik, may Allah be pleased with him, that a Persian neighbor of the Prophet, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, was known.. More

  • Causes and Effects of Diseases of the Heart

    Indeed, all sins poison the heart and lead to its illness and destruction. They sicken it and define its will as other than what Allah The Almighty wants [of His servant], in effect being as harmful to the heart as actual poisons are to the body. Imaam Ibn Al-Mubaarak, may Allah have mercy upon him, said, “I have seen that sins cause the death.. More

  • Severity and Violence Lead to Remorse

    In a Hadeeth on the authority of ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, it was mentioned that some Jews came to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, and said, “As-Saamu 'Alaykum [death be on you].” ‘Aa’ishah, may Allah be pleased with her, therefore said (to them), “[Death] be upon you, and may.. More

  • 'Aa'ishah: the mother of the believers

    When the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, (may Allah exalt his mention) emigrated from Makkah to Al-Madeenah he was accompanied by Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him, ('Aa'ishah's father) who had the most knowledge about the Quraysh -- both the good and bad aspects. He was a well-known honorable merchant to whom people came to seek.. More

  • Priceless Gems: Advice for Women from the Prophet

    • The Messenger of Allah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, said: "If a woman performs the five (obligatory) prayers, fasts the month (of Ramadan), maintains her chastity and obeysher husband, it will be said to her (on the Day of Judgment), 'Enter Paradise from whichever gate you like'." [Ibn Hibban] [Al-Albani: Saheeh] • The.. More

  • The Arrows of Satan

    Satan readies himself and chooses his prey carefully. He is determined as he shoots the arrows of looks to go through your eyes, tearing the veils of modesty and chastity. This arouses the desires of the weak heart, which commands the body to pursue the satisfaction of such desires. The tongue speaks, the legs walk, and thus, unlawful acts are committed.. More

  • Are We True Muslims? – I

    Brothers in Islam! Who are true Muslims? Let us see whatthe Almighty Allahand His Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, have to say about their lives and hearts: Allah Says (what means): {Say: My prayers and my sacrifices, and my living and my dying are for Allah Alone, the Lord of all the worlds. No partner has He. Thus I have been commanded, and.. More

  • Are We True Muslims? - II

    Two Kinds of Muslims Now let’s talk about the two kinds of Muslims which are the ‘Partial Muslims’ and the ‘True Muslims’ Partial Muslims Some Muslims profess faith in Allah Almighty and the Messenger, sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam, and declare Islam as their religion; but then they confine this Islam to only a part.. More

  • 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

  • Qualities of a Righteous Woman – III

    Hijab of the righteous women (Except to their husbands ): Scholars provided two different views regarding the permissibility of the husband looking at the woman's private parts. The first is that it is permissible to look at it, arguing that when it is permissible to enjoy it, then looking at it is worthier of being permissible. The second is that.. More

  • Qualities of a Righteous Woman - II

    Allah The Almighty prescribed in His Book as well as in the guidance of His Prophet, sallAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, what safeguards women. Allah The Almighty prescribed the Hijab (Islamic covering) for the Muslim woman. Hijab means chastity, purity, exaltation of position, covering, veneration, keeping away from doubt and thoughts of lewdness and.. More

  • Qualities of a Righteous Woman - I

    Who are the righteous women? Allah The Exalted Says (what means): {Perhaps his Lord, if he divorced you [all], would substitute for him wives better than you – Muslims, believing, devoutly obedient, repentant, worshipping, and touring [ones] -- previously married or virgins.} [Quran 66: 5] Al-Qurtubi, may Allah have mercy upon him, commented, The.. More

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