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Sunday 19th of February 2017
Family and Its System in Islam

Duty of Children Towards their Parents In Islam

All religions of the world have laid great emphasis on the rights of parents and the duties of children towards them. According to Islamic teachings, to be obedient and to show kindness to parents has been enjoined in the Qur’an in such a manner as to say that among the noble deeds, to obey parents, treat them respectfully and to show kindness to them, is next to worshipping Almighty Allah. The Holy Qur’an says: “Your Lord ...

The Effect of Command and Prohibition Children

Being a ware of three important sections aspects of a person"s personalityMind, parent, wisdom and child will be of great help for us; parents that           of great help for us, parents that are more familiar to these three aspectsof personality mind are more successful in training children and bringingup logical, self- reliant and effective individuals. Parents who know theparent section of ...

Iranian women"s activities in Mosques

All the religions in the world have allocated places for worshipping Allah. In this way, man would be able to have an unspoken communication for his/her needs with Allah free from all worldly attachments. In the manifested religion of Islam, this space of worship, which is called a mosque, enjoys some types of specific characteristics. A mosque is a holy place besides being a place for social, political and cultural activities. Muslims in the ...

Sleep Difficulties

abies and small children vary a great deal in the amount of sleep they need. Some babies sleep practically all the time between feeds, while others are active and lively and have long periods of wakefulness, both day and night. Parents get extremely worried about this, not just because their own night’s rest is constantly being disturbed, but because they are afraid the lack of sleep may affect their child’s health. From this ...

Anger Management Techniques

To solve the problem of anger we first need to recognize the anger within our mind, acknowledge how it harms both us and others and appreciate the benefits of being patient in the face of difficulties. We then need to apply practical methods in our daily life to reduce our anger and finally to prevent it from arising at all.What is anger? Anger is a deluded mind that focuses on an animate or inanimate object, feels it to be unattractive, ...

A link with the Divine

The hijab is something that I have been adhering and striving to perfect for more than about 10 years (since the age of 9). An attachment that has grown to become an integral part of my existence – the hijab is my true identity. My love and appreciation for it has intensified over the years, as the desire to sincerely worship Allah swt alone (not people/shaytaan/my own ego) has been my main focus and realisation in reaching the ultimate ...

Value of women in Society

Islam has made the man and the woman equal in their will and action so far as the management of their lives is concerned. Allah said:The one of you being from the other. (3:195)She is independent in her will and intention and independent in her action. The woman owns the products of her own will and action as the man owns his own without any difference whatsoever. For her is the benefit of what she earns, and on her is the responsibility of what ...

Ostentation

Among the most destructive of spiritual diseases is ostentation or showing off. This sickness is very harmful for one’s sincerity. It destroys the biggest and the best of deeds. It makes worship futile. It destroys all acts of worship, since sincerity is the most basic condition of worship. The foundation of every deed is intention and intention is based on sincerity. If someone takes a partner with Allah in the intention of any deed then ...

Quran, the most eloquent book sent to man

In this event, Khorramshahi stated: “It is due to the divine nature of this great book that today, after more than 1400 years, close to 1.7 million Muslims of different sects and faiths live all over the world.” He referred to some of his own translations of the holy book and said that this translation of the Holy Quran is published in three different sizes with the calligraphy of Othman Taha and has been edited four times by ...

Muslim Culture and the Style of Hijab

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi It is quite probable that these so-called experts of Islam and of the Middle East have confused the basic order of the Qur’an with the style of hijab worn by Muslim women of various ethnic backgrounds.The requirement of hijab is a Qur’anic command. The basic requirement is that a Muslim woman should cover her head and bosom with a khimar (a head covering), and her body with a jilbab (a ...

WHAT IS FAMILY DAY?

A Day to Eat Dinner With Your Children "is a national effort to promote parental engagement as a simple, effective way to reduce substance abuse by children and teens and raise healthier children. Family Day emphasizes the importance of regular family activities in parent-child communications and encourages them to make family dinners a regular feature of their lives. Parental engagement is the single most potent weapon in preventing substance ...

The Holy Qur’an and Hijab

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Islam has strongly emphasized the concept of decency and modesty in the interaction between members of the opposite sex. Dress code is part of that overall teaching. There are two verses in the Qur’an in which Almighty Allah talks about the issue of decency and hijab as defined earlier.The First VerseIn Chapter 24 known as an-Nūr (the Light), in verse 30, Allah commands Prophet Muhammad as ...

The Sunnah and Hijab

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi      The sunna —the sayings and examples of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.)— is the second most important source for Islamic laws. It is impossible to truly understand the Qur’an without studying the Prophet’s life that provided the context in which the holy Book was revealed. Almighty Allah says, “And We have revealed to you (O Muhammad) the ...

Common Questions about Hijab and Related Issues

    By: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi1.  What “casting down the glances” mean?It means that a person should not look at the member of the opposite sex except for those parts that may be uncovered.So, for instance, a man is allowed to look at the face and hands of a non-mahram lady who is not related to him provided it is not done in with a lustful intention. (“Mahram” means person in whose presence hijab is ...

To My Muslim Sisters

Between the Israeli assault on Lebanon and the Zionist “war on terror,” the Muslim world is now center stage in every American home. I see the carnage, death and destruction that have befallen Lebanon, but I also see something else: I see you. I can’t help but notice that almost every woman I see is carrying a baby or has children around her. I see that though they are dressed modestly, their beauty still shines through. But ...

Campaign to highlight hijab and its import

A campaign to encourage university students to recognize the religious significance of the hijab is set to begin here on ...

Ban the burka? Now that’s what I’d call oppression

The French parliament is debating plans to ban women from wearing the full Islamic veil, known as the burka, in public.   The country appears to be obsessed with Islamic dress. In 2004, the wearing of headscarves was outlawed in French schools and now Muslim women are back in the spotlight. As a young Scottish Muslim, I am tired of Western governments’ attempts to impose their values upon these women. Being brought up in Scotland ...

My Hijab Symbolizes Britishness and Beauty"

    CAIRO – Soha Sheikh, a young Muslim Londoner, says no contraction between being British and wearing hijab, an obligatory dress code in Islam.Sheikh"If you removed these distinctions, it would not be Britain," said Sheikh."I think the headscarf is the epitome of Britishness," the 25-year-old library assistant who holds a degree in media studies told The Independent on Wednesday, January 13.Sheikh, who has been wearing ...

People in Alberta put messages of love, support around site of Sherwood Park mosque

A group of residents of Sherwood Park in Alberta, Canada, is putting messages of love and support around the site of the area’s first ...

Pakistani Shia doctor martyred by terrorists in Sahiwal

Shia doctor embraced martyrdom due to firing of the terrorists of proscribed Deobandi terrorist outfit ASWJ in Sahiwal. Dr Qasim, a Shia doctor was at his clinic when he received a phone call in which he was told that he had a guest who was waiting for him at Sahiwal Chowk. He went to the Chowk where notorious terrorists ambushed him. He was martyred due to their firing. Shia parties and scholars have condemned the targeted murder of Dr Qasim ...