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My Problem with Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories – Imam Zaid Shakir

Fasting and Ramadan Tips and Advice (Naseeha) Topical and Current Affairs

Imam Zaid Shakir is a Muslim American scholar and co-founder of Zaytuna College in Berkeley, California. He teaches courses on Arabic, law, history, and Islamic spirituality.  There are a large number of books that discuss the coming of the Antichrist, known to Muslims as the Dajjal (The Great Deceiver). One can spend a lifetime studying […]

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf encapsulates mutual rights of the husband and wife to treat each other well and with kindness

Intimate Aspects of Marriage Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

(transcript of talk by Shaykh Hamza) In terms of what engenders and facilitates these relationships, one is really important, is Islamic etiquette so it’s very important just to remember that just like your brother you’re supposed to greet them with a smile. You’re supposed to do these things you do with people outside – sometimes […]

The Struggle Against The Self

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

A talk given by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf The first is struggling against the self. The idea that there is an internal conflict going on so that you actually have to struggle with yourself. And part of struggling with yourself is struggling with the passions and the passions are your beastial nature.  So your struggle with that,  is your reason and […]

To The Bride

Misc Articles on Marriage Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami This article addresses females. The responsibility for husbands can be read in the article entitled To the groom…. This piece is adapted from that article – Ed All praise is to Allah, the most compassionate and appreciative. Peace be upon his final prophet who is a great favour from Allah to […]

To The Groom

Misc Articles on Marriage Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

By Muhammad Saifur Rahman Nawhami This was originally a letter addressed to a groom. Some parts of it has been edited to make it more suitable for general readership. The responsibilty for wives can be read in the article entitled To the bride… – Ed All praise is to Allah, the most merciful and kind. Peace […]

How to Keep a Successful Islamic Marriage Part 2

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

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

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

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 […]

Anger Management According to Qur’an and Sunnah

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

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 !

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

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

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

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

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

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 […]

23 F’s For A Happy Marriage

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

  1. Faith: The most basic and essential attribute of a Muslim marriage is the common faith that binds the couple. Since Islam is a way of life and not just a religion confined to weekly worship it becomes an integral part of a Muslim’s life. The frame of reference shared by the couple eases communication and […]

Marriage advice from a muslim mum

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

Asma Radiallahu anha said to her daughter at the time of her marriage : “You are going to spend such a life where you shall have to live long and you are going to the bed of such a person who you have no acquaintance. You are going to love one with whom you had […]

Key Advice for the Newly Wed

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

Based on the advices of Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat prepared by Brother Aslam Patel   “You have never seen anything better than marriage for those who love.” (Ibne Mãjah)   Shaykh Muhammad Saleem Dhorat dãmat barakãtuhum advises: 1. Every action is dependant upon intention. When marrying, both partners should therefore make a firm intention to […]

The essential pillars of marital life

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

Marital happiness is a dream that all husbands and wives have had since the beginning of time and many spouses are still trying to fulfill this dream through all possible means. Nevertheless, being away from the true teachings of Islam and sound prophetic guidance has led them to confusion between the different means: Western and […]

Guidelines for the Husband in Interacting with his Wife

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

by Dr. Marwwan Al-Qaisee The family is that brick which forms the foundation of a society. It is composed of individuals that have permanent relations established between them. Most importantly, it possesses almost a majority of the different kinds of personal relations. Because of this, there must be certain etiquettes placed in order to control […]

Marriage – A Message to the Youth

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

by Darul Uloom Al Arabiya Al Islamiya (UK) Marriage has become a very big issue today. If someone thinks about Marriage they immediately think of all the stress, hassle and the responsibilities. Many people share a common view that first they have to finish off all their studies, then save a lot of money, buy […]

The Dream Wedding

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

by Student at Madrassatus Sawlehaat (South Africa) It is perfectly natural for a young girl to dream about her wedding day, what it will be like, what she will wear, how she will bid farewell to her family, etc. Nikah is a vital part of our deen, and most girls do one day, want to […]

The Need For Simple Weddings

Tips and Advice (Naseeha)

Selected Discourses by Sheikhul-Hadith Hazrat Maulana Yusuf Motala Sahib Sheikhul-Hadith Maulana Yusuf Motala Sahib is one of the senior disciples and khulafa of the late Shaikhul-Hadith Hazrat Maulana Zakaria Sahib rahmatullahi alai. Born in 1946 in India he started his studies at Jamea Hussainia, Rander Gujarat and eventually graduated from the renowned Islamic University, Mazaahirul Uloom, Saharanpur. In 1968, […]