In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate


Getting close to Allah: 10 practical tips

By: Ahmad Afnan Source: It should be the desire of every Muslim to draw nearer and closer to Almighty Allah the most compassionate and the most merciful. By drawing closer and near to Allah we gain his help in every aspect of our lives in this world and to be merciful to us so that we may gain mercy in the hereafter in order to enter Jannah in the next world. When we call upon him he would answer our calls and when we ask of him for anything he would give it to us and when we draw nearer to him then our sincerity and intentions will enable us to become closer to him. So we should strive to draw nearer to Allah, the Glorified the Exalted, who is the majesty of honour and...

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The Waleemah (Wedding Feast) in Islam

The wedding feast in Islam

By: Nurul Aiman Source: The waleemah is a food reception which follows the consummation of marriage, to make the marriage public. It is offered by the parents of the married couple, by their friends, or by the newly married couple themselves. Friends, relatives, and neighbors are usually invited. The companion Anas reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) (peace be upon him) a trace of yellow on Abd Ar- Rahman Ibn Auf, and asked what is this? He answered: “I got married”. Then, the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “May Allah make it a blessing for you. Have a waleemah, even with only a sheep.” [Bukhari, Muslim, Tirmizi, Abu Dawood and Maalik] Since...

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A successful Islamic marriage

  By: Imam Moustafa Zayed Source: There is no guarantee for any marriage to be successful or fulfill an ultimate happiness for the bride or groom. However, Islamically, there is a guarantee that if you fulfill the conditions and guidelines of obeying God and His messenger, in your marriage, you will have a real potential of reaching that marital happiness that everyone seeks. Before we even discuss these Islamic guidelines, we need to understand the importance of a successful marriage to the quality of one’s life. God said: {And amongst His miracles and proofs is that He created from amongst yourselves spouses to reach peace and calm with, and made mercy and love...

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