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Historical Overview Of Usury

Historical Overview Of Usury As we know, Allah Almighty has forbidden the taking of usury (riba) and in fact transactions involving usury in any way. The ayats in the Qur’an and the various hadiths on the subject make it clear that it is not only forbidden, but forbidden in the …

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Have you Talked with Your Child Today?

Have you Talked with Your Child Today? By Dr. Aisha Hamdan Have you had a meaningful conversation together? Do you know what your child accomplished today, how he may be feeling, whether or not he has any concerns? Does your child know that you care about him? In Islam, the …

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Guiding Muslim Children

Guiding Muslim Children Many Muslim parents wake up one day and find they have a rebellious teenager who they can’t reason with and who is intent on ignoring everyone. Many leave home angry and ignore there parents completely and do whatever they feel like. This is now a sad fact. …

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Fear Allah and Treat Your Children Fairly

Fear Allah and Treat Your Children Fairly Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger Muhammad and upon his family and companions. Allah has enjoined upon children to honour and respect their parents. He has made the parents’ rights very great and has connected duties towards …

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Family… and the Sexual Revolution

Family… and the Sexual Revolution Prophet Mohammed (saws) said: “Women are the other half of men.” The unit of humanity is not a man or a woman. It is a man and a woman in that unison that makes them a family (just like the smallest part of water is …

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Family Values – The Mother

Family Values – The Mother Upholding family ties is obligatory, as Allah says: “… fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual (rights), and (and do not cut of the relations of) the wombs (kinship)…” [al-Nisa’ 4:1] “And give to the kindred his due and to the poor…” [al-Isra’ 17:26] …

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Family Restaurants

Family Restaurants Praise be to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger of Allah, Muhammad, and upon his family and companions. In recent years there has developed among some Muslim families and Muslim women a phenomenon, which is alien to the conservative Islamic society which seeks to protect …

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Etiquette of Intimate Relations

Etiquette of Intimate Relations intimate Relations Sheikh Muhammed Salih Al-Munajjid Islam teaches us all things and has brought all good teaching to mankind concerning their livelihood, religion, living and dying, because it is the religion of Allah (SWT), may He be glorified and exalted. Sexual relations are among the important …

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Establishing Strength and Honor in our Muslim Children

Establishing Strength and Honor in our Muslim Children From As-Sunnah Bimonthly Islamic Newsletter Unstable modern character and luxurious life have greatly affected our Muslim children. Thus, instilling strength, honor and responsibility in their personality is a serious problems in raising children. This task may require a great deal of patience …

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Establishing an Islamic Family

Establishing an Islamic Family “And Allah has made for you from your homes a place of rest” [Soorah an-Nahl (24): 80] Allah mentions His complete favor upon His slaves from what He has created for them in regards to their houses being places of tranquility. They are places of refuge, …

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