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10 Parenting Tips

Here are some tips on parenting in Islam, extracted from Sheikh Abdur-Razzaq bin Abdul Muhsin Al-Badr’s (Professor at the Islamic University of Madinah, Teacher at the Prophet’s Mosque, may Allah preserve him) lecture entitled “Tarbiyyatul Abnaa.”   Tip 1: Make Dua for Your Children Always make dua to Allah swt to guide your children to the correct path,…

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Is Playing Football (Soccer) Permissible for Students of Knowledge?

Sheikh Muhammad Ibn Al-’Uthaymeen (rahimahullah) said, “There is no problem in playing football, given the following conditions:     As for playing it once in a while to entertain yourself, it should not be a problem. No doubt that playing football makes the body active and healthy.   This doesn’t mean that seekers of knowledge…

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IREA 2nd Australian Islamic Peace Conference

29 March, 2015 – Sheikh Hussain Yee was the guest of honour at the 2nd Australian Islamic Peace Conference (AIPC), a Melbourne interfaith conference on peace, organised by the Islamic Research and Educational Academy (IREA) based in Australia. Held at the prestigious Melbourne Convention Centre, it carried the theme ‘Muhammad (PBUH) – The Mercy’, to…

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Two-city Taiwan Lectures, 16 – 19 March, 2015

In Taiwan recently, Sheikh Hussain Yee was honoured to have had the privilege in speaking at two of the country’s top universities: the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST) and the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU). The first was delivered as part of the NTUST International Muslim Student Association‘s (IMSA) activity. The lecture…

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Book Review: The Ideal Muslimah

The reason for writing this book, explains Dr Muhammad Ali in his preface, “stems from the inconsistencies I had noticed in the lives of contemporary women… (for example) she may be religious, but does not control her tongue in gatherings and refrain from gossip and slander.” Thus, using the Quran and Sunnah as his sources,…

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Raising Righteous Offspring – Audio Gallery

Assalamu’alaikum Here’s a few talks from last year’s Raising Righteous Offspring Course. Listen online or download and listen later inshaAllah. Among the selected topics: – The Importance of Parents Roles by Sheikh Hussain Yee – The Importance of Parents Roles by Sheikh Ali Ahmed – A Shared Responsibility by Sister Joanne Pare – General Guidelines…

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Salient points from Raising Righteous Children Workshop – Part 2

It is essential that parents create a loving and affectionate environment with the children – not just when they are small, but also when they are adults. If you don’t show affection towards the daughters, perhaps a random “Mr Sensitive” will. If you don’t show affection towards the sons, perhaps the charismatic and cool smoker/drug dealer…