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What about the rights of the Muslim wife?

By: Dr. G. F. Haddad Source: Q: I have frequently read what, according to Islamic teachings, a husband may or may not do in a dispute with his wife if he attributes it to disagreement with or misbehavior of his wife. I almost never read anything about the opposite situation: if the wife has a disagreement with her husband or *he* misbehaves. Things are nearly always told from the man’s point of view! What are the wife’s rights in the case of bad behavior of her husband? A: Praise belongs to Allah the Lord of all the worlds. Blessings and Peace on the Messenger of Allah, and on his Family and all his Companions. Allah ordered the believers to “consort with women...

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When the creatures of the forest obeyed the Sahabah

By: Source: Moulana Muhammad Zakariyya (may Allah have mercy on him) once mentioned: My beloved friends! Express submission before Allah Most High and everything will become submissive and obedient to you. One incident of the Sahabah or Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah bless him and them with peace) is well known. Some of the Companions (Allah be pleased with them) were once in the jungles of Africa and they needed to pitch their tents and encamp. However, the jungle was such that it was filled with various wild animals and harmful creatures. Hence, Sayiduna ‘Uqbah (Allah be pleased with him), who was the leader of the army, took a few Sahaabah...

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Humility in knowledge and arrogance in ignorance

By: Khalid Baig Source: Albalagh Imam Malik bin Anas (b. 93 AH, d. 179 AH) was one of the greatest Islamic scholars of all times. Among his 1300 disciples were people from all walks of life; rulers, judges, historians, Sufis, poets, and scholars of Qur’an, Hadith, and Fiqh. The Khalifah attended his class as an ordinary student along with others. In the best traditions of this Ummah Imam Malik considered his knowledge as a trust. When he knew something to be right or wrong, no intimidation could stop him from declaring so. It was his fatwa that divorce given under compulsion is invalid, that earned him the wrath of the ruler (as it implied that pledge of allegiance given under...

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