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Sep23

Knowledge can help with finding a pious spouse

By: MuslimVillage Source: MuslimVillage For those seeking a spouse it is important to ask yourself one important question before embarking on a search: What is your main goal in life? Is it to acquire more wealth? Or maybe status is important to you? Hopefully, your main goal is to get closer to Allah and to work for the Akhira. The reason why it is important to ask yourself this question is because when choosing a spouse your main goal in life will be a factor in helping you to choose your spouse. For instance, if gaining more wealth and/or status is the main goal for you, then you would probably lean towards looking for a spouse who has wealth and/or status. Among many Muslims, whether...

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Sep21

The Fiqh of menstruation: why it’s important and how to learn it

By: MuslimVillage Source: MuslimVillage For many Muslim women, the rulings regarding menstruation, postpartum bleeding and abnormal discharge can be confusing. To know what is a true menstruation versus istihada or abnormal bleeding is important in order to fulfill acts of worship such as purification, salah, sawm, Hajj, reading Qur’an, etc. And married men and women need to know when to abstain or resume marital relations. Also, if a woman is experiencing istihada does she make wudu before every prayer or ghusl? For many women who experience perimenopause, it can be a bewildering time. After having a normal menstrual cycle for decades everything is turned upside down. It is possible for a...

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Sep20

After Hajj: Signs of acceptance and fulfillment

By: inter-islam.org Source: inter-islam.org Once again more than one and a half million believers were honored to become the “Guests of Allah” and through Divine Guidance have completed the rituals of Hajj with great love and enthusiasm. How fortunate are those souls who are blessed with the following words from Rasulullah (Allah’s peace be upon him): “Whoever performs Hajj for the Pleasure of Allah and therein utters no word of evil, nor commits any evil deed, shall return from it (free from sin) as the day on which his mother gave birth to him.” (Bukhari, Muslim) “Verily there shall be no reward for a Mabroor (Accepted) Hajj except Jannah.” (Bukhari,...

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