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Rhyme and Reason
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.
No time to stand beneath the boughs
And stare as long as sheep or cows.
No time to see, when woods we pass,
Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.
No time to see, in broad daylight,
Question: There is a lot of confusion and misinformation viz a viz what is allowed in Islam regarding husband and wife intimacy. Please clarify in the light of Qur’ān and Hadīth.
Answer: The issue of sexual intimacy between a husband and wife has given ris
An important requirement of religion is that its followers should also continue to urge others to adopt it. It is this requirement of religion for which the terms da‘wah (preaching) and tablīgh (propagation) are used. A study of the sharī‘ah of preaching mentioned in the Qur’ān shows that
(written for young minds)
When God created man, he implanted two things in him: first, the perception that he has a creator who is his master and second: recognition of a good deed and a bad deed one. Besides these two, there are several other things which the Almighty placed in man or which, if remi
روي أنه قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا سمعتم المؤذن فقولوا مثل ما يقول المؤذن ثم صلوا علي. فإنه من صلى علي صلاة صلى الله عليه بها عشرا. ثم سلوا الله لي الوسيلة، فإنها من
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ إِنَّمَا الْخَمْرُ وَالْمَيْسِرُ وَالأَنصَابُ وَالأَزْلاَمُ رِجْسٌ مِّنْ عَمَلِ الشَّيْطَانِ ف
Pretension is a human weakness and at times has such a subtle garb that one gets afflicted with it without realizing. However, even its blatant forms seldom stop people from indulging in it.
More often than not our conversation and mannerisms reflect pomposity. Our gait and appearance too depict this trait. Aff