Tips and Advice (Naseeha)


What are the defects that must be disclosed to a potential marriage partner?

By Shaykh Muhammad Saalih Al-Munajjid   8 Oct 2013   Question : I have been suffering from a mental illness for several years. For a while, I have been praying regularly, reading Qur’an, remembering Allah (dhikr), giving charity and helping people a great deal, and I am much better, but I feel that the illness is still […]


Calm Muslim Berates Violent Muslims for Defaming Islam and being Suckers

18 Sept 2012 Nouman Ali Khan of the Bayyinah Institute appeals to the Quran, the behavior of the Prophet Muhammad, and common sense in upbraiding the violent believers for letting Islamophobes get their goat and provoking them to actions that detract from the reputation of Muslims and Islam.     source :


How to Keep a Successful Islamic Marriage Part 2

By Imam Moustafa Zayed The major factor in determining the longevity of a good Islamic marriage can be summarized by the correcthadith of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him): “No one likes seeking excuses (for people) more than Allah, and for that He had sent the givers of glad tidings and the warners.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim) The […]


How to Keep a Successful Islamic Marriage Part 1

By Imam Moustafa Zayed 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 […]


Conquering “Marriage Boredom”: 10 Tips to Spice Up Your Marriage

by Samana Siddiqui You’ve moved past that giddy “honeymoon phase” and settled into a comfortable lifestyle with your spouse. You revel in each other’s company and companionship but….dare we say it, life is getting a little, uh, boring. It’s a problem researchers at Stony Brook University found in a 2009 study on boredom in marriages. In fact, […]


Tips for a Better Husband and Wife Relationship

By Ibrahim Bowers Although many Muslims may right now be in failing marriages and on a fast track to divorce and its terrible consequences, there are many ways to put their marriage back on the right track if the husband and wife are sincere in their desire to reconcile. The following principles can be used […]


Anger Management According to Qur’an and Sunnah

Hadith :  Abu Hurairah RadiAllahu anhu narrates that RasulAllah Sallallahu alaihi wasallam said:  The powerful is not he who knocks down others; undoubtedly the powerful is the one who controls himself in a fit of anger. (Bukhari)   How To Control Anger? 1- Seeking refuge with Allaah from the accursed Shaytaan when feeling angry. Al-Bukhaari (3282) and Muslim […]


Give me patience !

by Sr Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood. One of my distressed correspondents asked me if I could provide her with some du’a’s or ayat to recite after her salah, with the aim that Allah would ease her anger and reward her with patience. Below, I give an edited version of my reply: My dear sister, I wonder what it is that has made […]


A Wedding Speech

Given on the occasion of the marriage of two young friends by Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood I have been asked to speak a few words for this joyful occasion of the wedding of Abdullah and Zaynab (fictional names). Indeed, my very best wishes and prayers are for them, that they have chosen each other wisely, and that […]


Marriage meeting and questions you can ask

Marriage Meeting It is permitted, rather recommended, to look at a prospective fiancé before marriage provided one is seriously contemplating marriage. This is allowed even if one fears sexual desire (shahwa), given the seriousness of the situation. The Fiqh rulings regarding this were explained in detail in an earlier answer titled “Looking at a Suitor […]