In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

All Virtue

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

India plan to restart Hajj by sea faces challenges

By: Areeba Falak Source: Sunday Guardian Live (India) Though India’s Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced that the ship route for Haj pilgrims, discontinued in 1989, would be re-started by 2018, several questions have been raised by experts, as well as members of state Haj committees, about the massive preparations needed to be done for the proposed project in a short period of time. Sources from the state Haj committees confirmed that so far, they have not received any formal communication from the Ministry to start preparations. However, suggestions had been sent by important state members to the Ministry about the legitimate concerns that should be taken...

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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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