eBook Category Archive: FAMILY

Rulings on Divorce & Connected Matters in the Qur’aan

Allaah says (interpretation of the meanings): “O Prophet! When you divorce women, divorce them at their ‘Iddah (prescribed periods) and count (accurately) their ‘Iddah (periods). And fear Allaah your Lord (O Muslims). And turn them not out of their (husband’s) homes nor shall they (themselves) leave, except in case they are guilty of some open …

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The Final Bequest – The Islamic Will & Testament

Writing a will is a religious obligation on every capable Muslim. It protects against many problems and conflicts that could arise after a person’s death. This obligation is more emphasized in the West: Failing to write a well-founded will may result in the distribution of one’s estate in discord with the Islamic law, and may …

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Maintaining Family Ties

“Special emphasis has been laid in the Holy Qur’an and the Ahaadith on maintaining good family ties. Rasulullah SAW has said that, the reward for Sadaqah given to one’s own family is doubled.

When Ummul Mu’mineen Hadhrat Maimunah (RA) set free a slave-girl, Rasulullah SAW told her that it would have been better if she …

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The Muslim Marriage Guide

A much needed manual, this marvellous book that draws from Islamic sources to provide practical advice for a Muslim couple. Far from the sociological analysis or list of rules that fill other books about Islamic marriage, this book draws from the wisdom of the Sunnah to show how to love your partner in this life …

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The Wisdom Behind Lowering the Gaze

Allah the Almighty gave us the invaluable blessing of sight and commanded us to use it within the boundaries He prescribed.

Since sight is considered to provide easiest access to the heart and the key to overwhelming the heart with desires,

Allah the Almighty says: “Say to the believing men that they should lower …

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Divorce in Islam

While marriage is the rule of life, and divorce only an exception, the latter must also be accepted as a reality. Indeed there already exist commandments to deal, accordingly, with such cases in both divine and human laws. The only true, authentic representation of divine law now exists in the form of the Qur’an, it …

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Husband-Wife Relationship in Ramadan

Married spouses usually raise significant questions about intimate relations in the month of Ramadan. It is important for a husband and wife to understand how to cater for each other’s needs and how to seek the blessings of Ramadan too.

This book, therefore, will answer various questions related to the husband-wife relationship. For example, it …

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Islamic Perspective on Sex

The author said in his introduction, “Islam acknowledges the fact that one’s sexual desire has to be satisfied. It considers fulfilling this desire a praiseworthy matter, as long as it is done within Shari’ah limits. It is not disdainful to satisfy this desire, nor should it be neglected.” He also said, “In this booklet we …

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THE IDEAL MUSLIM HUSBAND

The Author, a well-known British lady writer tries to make the reader aware of the Islamic standard for an ideal husband and to encourage the husband to reach that standard as much as he wishes his wife to reach it as an ideal Muslim wife.

THE IDEAL MUSLIM WIFE

The Author, a well-known British lady writer tries to make reader aware of the Islamic standard for an ideal wife and to encourage the wife to reach that standard as much as she wishes her husband to reach it as an ideal Muslim husband.

Family System In Islam

A comprehensive and scholarly look at the family unit in Islam, from its conception via marriage to rights and roles of the partners that make for a successful team. The learned author also squarely confronts more touching issues such as polygamy, modes of divorce, and social equality.

Romance in Islam

This book openly discusses issues that pertain to ‘Romance in Islam’. It is important for anyone seeking insight into the religion of Islam that they understand that Islam is not simply a ‘religion’, it is a way of life. The Prophet (SAW) was very keen in instilling high moral character in his Companions RA and …

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Man “Wedding” Four & Lawfully More?

Question: Man “Wedding” Four & Lawfully More? Know may Allah’s Mercy be upon you that before answering this Question, it is important to remind of the following fundamental matters: 1-Allah is All Knowledgeable, 2-All-Just, 3-All-Wise, 4-Most Merciful, 5-Free of all imperfection, and 6-Creation is His and His is the Commandment. Allah, the One free of …

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The Etiquettes Of Marriage & Wedding

There are in Islam, certain etiquettes upon anyone who marries and wishes to consummate his marriage with his wife. Most Muslims today, even those who exert themselves in Islamic worship, have either neglected or become totally ignorant of these Islamic etiquettes. Therefore, I decided to write this beneficial treatise clearly explaining these issues on the …

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Governing Yourself And Your Family According To What Allah Has Revealed

The subject matter of this work has preoccupied and continues to preoccupy the minds of our nation’s members; yet in spite of this preoccupation, many people lack a correct understanding regarding it. Because the issues that fall under the subject matter of this work are so important, I decided to write this work, through which …

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Islamic Guide To Sexual Relations

The author writes: Muslims are unaware of the Islamic laws and etiquettes pertaining to sexual relations. Many desire to live their conjugal lives in harmony with Islamic teachings and have a genuine inclination to learn, but are prevented by the embarrassment of asking a scholar directly. I realised that there is real need for a …

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Love and Sex in Muslim Societies

“Love” is that word, which makes the eyes of youths glow upon hearing it, especially when they are in love. That word represents the strongest emotion one can experience. Youth love is a sensitive issue for most Muslim families. Many parents will not feel comfortable talking with their sons or daughters about love in general …

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The Islamic View of Women

“All people are equal, as the teeth of a comb. There is no claim of merit of an Arab over a non-Arab, or of a white over a black person, or a male over a female. Only Allah-fearing people merit a preference with Allah”

Raising Children in Islam – 3 Books

Worship and doctrine are two inseparable things because doctrine represents the theoretical aspect of Islam whereas worship represents its practical aspect. So, worship is the soul of doctrine that gives it life and the mirror that reflects its image. When a child turns his little face to his Lord and responds to His Commands he …

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ISLAMIC WORKS AT HOME

Prophet Muhammad – The Best of All Husbands

The Prophet Muhammad, upon him be peace, is the most excellent example as father and husband. He was very kind and tolerant towards his wives. They could not envisage life, without him.. He was the perfect head of family, managing many women with ease, being a lover of their hearts, an instructor of their minds, …

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