Amanah

Narrated Ma’qil, he heard the Prophet (ﷺ) saying, “Any man whom Allah has given the authority of ruling some people and he does not look after them in an honest manner, they will not enter Paradise nor smell its fragrance.” Hudzaifah (r.a) also said, “Allah’s Apostle (ﷺ) related to us two prophetic narrations, one of […]

Book Review: The Fragile Vessels – Rights and Obligations Between the Spouses in Islam

The author laments that many Muslim marriages today are influenced by non-Islamic cultures and practices, thus his reason for writing four books that comprise the series The Muslim Family. His goal is “to promote true Islam that derives from Allah’s SWT Book, His Messenger’s SAW Sunnah, and the sahabah’s understanding… Our mission, then, is to […]

The Greeting on the Day of ‘Eid

It is not established from The Prophet’s (salallahu ‘alaihi wa sallam) hadith, however it is established from The Companions (radhiallahu ‘anhum). From Jarir bin Nufair, he said: “When the Companions of the Prophet (radhiallahu ‘anhum) meet on the day of ‘Eid, they would say to each other: “Taqabbalallahu minna wa minka (May Allah accept from […]

Book Review: Closer Than a Garment: Marital Intimacy According to the Pure Sunnah (Revised Edition)

  It is the reviewer’s opinion that every married Muslim couple should have a copy of this book.   Indeed, every Muslim couple about to enter marriage should read this book. It discusses marital intimacy according to the Sunnah in a clear, concise and comprehensive way that is easy to understand.   The book’s chapters look into […]

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, […]

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, […]