In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

All Marriage

May22

Imam Ahmad’s marriage advice to his son

By: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng Source: Jamiatul Ulama Gauteng Dear son, you will not attain good fortune in your home except by 10 characteristics which you show to your wife, so remember them and be enthusiastic in acting upon them. As for the first two; women like attention and they like to be told clearly that they are loved. So don’t be stingy in expressing your love for your wife. If you become limited in expressing your love, you will create a barrier of harshness between you and her, and there will be a decrease in affection. 3, Ladies hate a strict, overcautious man, yet they seek to use the soft vulnerable one. So use each quality appropriately. This will be more appealing for love...

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Apr26

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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Apr25

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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