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Feb25

India: Muslim scholar says do proper nikah or call a pandit

By: Siasat Daily Source: Siasat Daily Hyderabad: Maulana Syed Salman Nadvi, noted Islamic scholar expressed his anxiety concerning extravagant expenses in marriages. He stressed the need for performing marriage ceremonies in a simple way. He condemned those who spend crores of rupees in marriages. He advised the people of Hyderabad to display banners carrying the message, ‘Those who spend extravagantly are the brothers of Satan’ in front of function halls where such marriages are being celebrated. He asked the people to boycott such marriages. He also persuaded people to say categorically that they don’t want to attend such marriages. He asked them to say ‘If you want to perform marriage...

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Feb24

Turkey’s modest fashion entrepreneurs

By: Dicle Eşiyok Source: Ahval A number of young conservative women in Turkey have turned their popularity on social media into business success in recent years, creating their own fashion lines and even working with multinational companies. Islamic fashion is a huge industry; there are more than 300,000 Turkish accounts on Instagram alone that provide advice and tips on wearing the hijab. Conservative women widely popular in social media have insisted that what they were promoting was not fashion, but what they called “measured attire”. “Hijab is not subject to fashion. Its principles, measures, and conditions are set and cannot be changed. We are interested in measured attires...

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Feb17

Bye boyfriend, hi husband!

By: A Muslim Sister Source: MuslimVillage Most of the time, when I talk about this topic, the responses I get are: “But I love him so much!” “I can’t live without him!” “We are struggling to make it halal.” “I can’t find anyone better than him.” And the list goes on. You may feel nobody feels for you or nobody gets you. We do! However, what is haram, remains haram! —- I know it is difficult to say goodbye to the person that you love the most. And I know deep – DEEP inside you the guilty conscious is killing you, knowing you’re disobeying Allah, yet you’re not strong enough to let him go....

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