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Spending on One’s Family on the Day of ‘Āshūra

By Mawlana Mohammed Haroon Abasoomer Question: What is the virtue of spending on one’s family on the day of ‘Ashura [the 10th of Muharram] and what is the authenticity of the hadith that encourages this sort of spending? Answer: The…

Rewards for Good Family Interactions

By Mufti Abdur-Rahman Ibn Yusuf Edited by IlmGate Question: I’m looking for hadith or Qur’anic verses indicating how men can gain reward from Allah through their relations with their spouses, children, etc. Can anyone give me some direction (names of…

Women’s Mosque? Women’s Empowerment?

By Khalid Baig Posted: 11 Rabi al-Thani 1436, 1 February 2015 The Women’s Mosque of America has started operations in Los Angeles. It is not a mosque per se, but the name of a non-profit organization. It began with holding female…

Reading: The Lost Legacy of Muslims

By Mufti Zubair Bayat Edited by Faraz Abdul Moid Books – Windows of the Mind “Books are to the mind what windows are to a home!” Imagine living in a home with no windows. How dark, how stale, how dreary! Windows…

Worried about your Sustenance?

By Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat Recently, I was approached by a concerned brother who had been facing some difficult times with regards his provision and sustenance. This is something that many of us face at some time in our lives. Naturally,…

Parental Responsibilities and Developing Islamic Character

By Mawlana Abdullah Kapodravi  On 7th April 2006, Shaykh Abdullah Kapodravi (db), a prominent scholar from India, made an impromptu speech before Salat  al-Jumu`ah Jumma Masjid, Batley, England. He highlighted the dangers facing Muslims in today’s turbulent times, pleading Muslim…