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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 […]

Blessings of Ramadaan (Ibn al-Qayyim al-Jawzee)

June 22, 2015

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Ibn al-Jawzee [Rahimahullaah]: “O my dear brother, in this month all faults and mistakes are concealed, all souls and hearts are softened, sins and burdens are forgiven, and Allah `azza wa jall relieves every sad and troubled one. He says to His angels, ‘O My Angels, look at those dry tongues, how they become moist […]

My time spent with Sheikh Al-Albani (Rahimahullah) [By Sheikh Mahmoud Ridha Murad]

November 15, 2014

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I used to visit Saudi frequently. So I asked the Shaikh if he was going for Umrah so that I could adjust my itinerary to meet each other in Makkah. But he suggested that I visit him first. I was not able that year to stop in Amman. In fact it was only two or […]

The way to rid oneself of self-admiration

November 12, 2014

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An-Nawawee said: “The way to rid oneself of self-admiration is to know that knowledge is a blessing from Allah (Subhana wa Ta’ala) and a complete favour. That belongs to Allah (Subhana wa Ta’ala) which He takes away, and that belongs to Him which He gives, and everything has an appointed time with Him, so a […]