You’re Wildly Successful, but Do Your Friends Trust You?

You might have written bestsellers, but do your friends trust you? You might have a PhD but do your children hate you? You might have millions of fans but are you incapable of having a loving relationship? You might earn a ton of money, but is it all sitting in high-interest accounts or shares in […]

Ramadan, Rumi, and Love By Zeshan Zafar

It is part of life to have a difference of opinion with various individuals or groups of people. Terry Tempest Williams, in one of her books, states, “Most of all, difference of opinions are opportunities of learning.” However, generally speaking, on many occasions, when this occurs, if one doesn’t manage it well or lacks comportment, […]

Video: Finding a spouse, maintaining strong marriages

It isn’t easy finding the right spouse and maintaining a loving, peaceful, and long-lasting relationship. In this engaging seminar, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani and Ustadha Shireen Ahmed share practical knowledge and real life scenarios on: – Choosing a spouse. – Involving your family appropriately. – Understanding the marriage contract. – The overall spiritual nature of marriage. […]

Understanding Marriage – A conversation with Imam Zaid Shakir by Fahad Faruqui

Editor’s Note: Fahad Faruqui had an in depth discussion with a leading American-Muslim scholar Imam Zaid Shakir, a senior faculty member of Zaytuna College, about marriage, polygamy, temporary marriages and divorce, in attempt to tease out the true spirit of love, romance and marriage in Islam. Some Muslim men and women spend several years in […]

The Rights of the Companions and the Family of The Prophet – Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah

Link to Video here: The Rights of the Sahaba and Ahlul Bayt – Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah outlines for us the importance of loving the Sahabah and the family of the Prophet ﷺ‎ The Prophet ﷺ‎ loved all of his companions and taught all of his companions, he developed them to perfection, and told […]

Reflections of MicroMolvi: My First Interfaith Dialogue

By Yousaf Seyal Today is a big day for me. I have left my home to fly out for the journey of a lifetime; headed towards America’s first Muslim Liberal Arts School, Zaytuna College. When flying, I usually try to sit beside an elderly person to enjoy a conversation to entertain me throughout my trip. […]

‘They Are Your Garments And You Are Theirs': Marital Relation and the Metaphor of the Garment by Maulana M Mansur Ali

‘They Are Your Garments And You Are Theirs: Marital Relation and the Metaphor of the Garment Reflections on surat –al-Baqara 2:187 هن لباس لكم وأنتم لباس لهن By Maulana Dr M Mansur Ali Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. And though you seek in garments the freedom of […]

Advice to Single Sisters Entangled with Married Men – Ustadha Hosai Mojaddidi

Advice to Single Sisters Entangled with Married Men – Ustadha Hosai Mojaddidi The man you claim to “love” and are eagerly waiting on the sidelines for in the hopes that he’ll see you, is keeping you in the periphery for a reason. He knows perfectly well that he can go on enjoying his game on […]

Video: Imam Afroz Ali on Forced Marriages

Video: Imam Afroz Ali on Forced Marriages Earlier this month, Imam Afroz appeared on the Australian TV program Four Corners. The segment highlighted the fact that forced marriages are happening right here in Sydney. The segment can be watched in full here: Without Consent The segment received some great feedback, as did Imam Afroz. These are just […]