In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

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What are the duties of a parent to a child?

By: Osman Nuri Topbaş Source: Osman Nuri Topbaş To begin with, a name attracts the thing that it signifies. To be able to give your child a name with a good meaning. In other words, [we speak of] a pleasantness, a beauty that comes when you call your child by a certain name. This is very important. During the time of the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him), a camel was to be milked. “Who will milk the camel?” the Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) asked. A man stood up. The Messenger of Allah (Allah’s peace be upon him) said: “What is your name?” “Murra,” the man replied.  Murra, meaning bitterness. A holdover from the Age of Ignorance. “You sit down,” he said. A...

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A kiss a day keeps the (marriage) doctor away

By: M.Y. Baig Source: Jamiatul Ulama Allah Most High said regarding marriage: وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ أَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُم مِّنْ أَنفُسِكُمْ أَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوا إِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُم مَّوَدَّةً وَرَحْمَةً إِنَّ فِي ذَلِكَ لَآيَاتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ “And from among His Signs is that He created for you spouses from among yourselves, that you may find tranquility in them, and He has put between you love and mercy. Verily, in that are signs for a people who reflect.” (Rum 30: 21) The blessed marriage is based on three principles: Sukoon, Mawaddah, Rahmah Sukoon (Tranquility): No movement away from the spouse whether the heart, eyes, or company. You are and must become each other’s best...

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On celebrating the night of the Isra and Mi’raj

By: Mufti Taqi Usmani Source: Mufti Taqi Usmani Rajab is the seventh month in the Islamic lunar calendar. This month was regarded as one of the sacred months (Al-Ashhur-al-hurum) in which battles were prohibited in the days of the Holy Prophet (Allah bless him with peace)  . It is also deemed to be a prelude to the month of Ramadan, because the month Ramadan follows it after the intervening month of Sha’ban. Therefore, when the Holy Prophet (Allah bless him with peace) sighted the moon of Rajab, he used to pray Allah in the following words: اللهم بارك لنا في رجب وشعبان وبلغنا رمضان O Allah, make the months of Rajab and Sha’ban blessed for us, and let us reach the month of Ramadan (i.e....

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