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Serious Consequences of Falling Short in Raising Children

May 22, 2017

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Q. My mother is not compassionate or understanding. Since we were small, she has treated us harshly and has never shown us an ounce of compassion, and we have grown up in this atmosphere. She has never supported me as a girl and has never taught me how to interact with suitors or with people in […]

Is the wife entitled to a monthly allowance?

February 7, 2017

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Q. Is the wife entitled to a monthly allowance that is just for her, especially if she has no source of income except what her husband gives her? A. Praise be to Allah What the husband must do is spend on his wife on a reasonable basis, which includes the costs of accommodation, food, drink […]

Guidelines on Seeking Permission to Enter

January 26, 2017

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Q. We are asking if you could clarify the correct understanding and implementation of seeking permission to enter homes and properties in accordance with the orders of Allah and the sunnah of His Messenger صَلَى الله عليهِ وسَلَّم and if this differs according to Urf or local custom or is the same for all of […]

Importance of Reflection and Taking Stock of Oneself

January 9, 2017

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Q. I have recently begun a form of reflective mediation every night after ‘Isha prayer. I sit in silence focusing on my breathing and I reflect on my past, the sins I have committed, and the good deeds I have done. I then focus on the future and what do I need to do to […]

I have, by Allah, traveled around and found these people extinct. [Ibn al-Qayyim]

November 1, 2014

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Imaam Ibn Jawzee said: “How excellent are the people who have abandoned sweet dreams, withdrawing from that for which they erected their feet for. Standing up to fatigue themselves in the dark, seeking a portion of the blessing. When the night comes they stand up, and when the day arrives they derive lessons from it. […]

People will be resurrected hungry and thirsty like never before

October 25, 2014

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Abdullaah Ibn Mas’ood (RA) said: “People will be resurrected on the day of Judgment and they will be hungry and thirsty like they have never been before in their entire life. And who ever gave others food and drink for the sake of Allah will be given food and drink on that Day.” [at-Targheeb v.2 […]

The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) and the establishment of the Islamic society

December 17, 2013

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Q. How and with degree of success was muhammed(s.a.w)able to establish a stable community in medinah 632ce? A. Praise be to Allaah. Undoubtedly the society that was established by the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) in Madeenah was an example of a stable and secure society. That was manifestly apparent from the […]