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Ummahatul Mumineen Hazrat Shafiyyah (R.A)

She was the daughter of Hayi, Who was a descendant of Hadhrat Harun (a.s) the brother of Moosa (a.s). She was first married to Salam bin Mishkam and then to Kinallah bin Abi Huqaiq at the time of Khevbar. Kinallah was killed in the battle and she was captured by the Muslims. Hadhrat Dahya Kalbi (Radhiyallaho anha) requested for...

The Bond of Holy Love

An extract from Az-Zaujus Salih (The Pious Husband) by Mujlisul Ulama of South Africa The Prophet saw said: “The noblest of you are those who are the noblest to their families…” “Verily, among the most perfect Believers in Iman are those who are best in character and kindest to their wives.” Even lifting a morsel of food to the mouth of the...
Ruqayyah (R.A.) was Rasulullah’s (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) second daughter. She was married to Utba the son of Abu Lahab. Abu Lahab was the uncle of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) but had become his violent enemy and of Islãm and its followers. Both father and son did not enter into Islãm and Utba repudiated Ruqayyah (R.A.) on the incitement of his...

About Struggling…

A man found a cocoon of a butterfly. One day a small opening appeared. He sat and watched the butterfly for several hours as it struggled to force its body through that little hole. Then it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could, and it could go no further. So the man decided to...

Homosexuality in History

Sexual activity between persons of the same sex is known from many places far and near throughout history. Because the word homosexuality derives from the Greek homos, meaning "same," and not from the Latin homo, meaning "man," the term refers both to sex between males and sex between females, though in practice lesbianism is used to refer to sexual...

Homosexuality in Islam

Homosexuality is not allowed in Islam. There are various verses in Quran where Allah clearly says about Homosexuality. We also (sent) Lut: he said to his people: "Do ye commit lewdness such as no people in creation (ever) committed before you? "For ye practice your lusts on men in preference to women: ye are indeed a people transgressing beyond bounds."...
When the two armies faced each other, Goliath challenged any soldier from King Saul's army to single combat, as was the custom of battle in those days. Goliath also wanted to show off his strength. The men were terrorized, and no one had enough courage to volunteer. The king offered the hand of his pretty daughter in marriage to...

Mary in Islam (Part 1 – 3)

Description: The first of a three-part article discussing the Islamic concept of Mary: Part 1: Her childhood. Mary, the Mother of Jesus, holds a very special position in Islam, and God proclaims her to be the best woman amongst all humanity, whom He chose above all other women due to her piety and devotion. “And (mention) when the angels...
Modern science has recently taken a keen interest in the wisdoms found in the ancient eastern traditions such as Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Hinduism. In the relatively new field of positive psychology, many of these eastern traditions are utilized to enhance general well-being. The Buddhist practice of mindfulness meditation is a great example of a modern psychological intervention that...
“…there is beauty in breaking” – Amir Sulaiman Words fell softly from her lips as tears streamed down her face. A young woman, newly married, had reached out to me via social media to ask a question about how to reconnect with her body after trauma. Receiving intimacy and sex-related questions from Muslim women all over the world is a...
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