Marry a sister for her Iman. That is compatibility and a strong foundation. The affection, mercy and pleasure will increase as the marriage goes on. She will also help you enter paradise. Beauty fades. Money comes and goes. Lineage is of no avail if not accompanied with Deen and...
I said it before. I say it again. If there would be another prophet, a key part of his message would be a critical review of the position of man to woman in marriage or even disbanding the institution. This is a point of extreme assertion you would say,...
The reason why there are so many divorces today is because of not realising that a relationship starts off with passionate love then that wears off to get replaced with companionate love. People perceive the inevitable disappearance of passionate love as the end of the marriage. When you first move to...
Islamic Relations With "It is imperative to have a comprehensive outlook when it comes to selecting a spouse. One undesirable trait doesn't necessarily mean things can't go ahead" Hijr Miskeena Raudah (Hajara Tijjani Elmiskin) MARRIAGE Four rules pertaining to anything we do and marriage: 1. Deeds are by their intentions. So make sure your intention...
Marriage to cousins is actually something Halal Tayib contrary to what a lot of people say. We mustn’t make something permissible impermissible. Ibrahim AS married his cousin Sarah the most beautiful woman who ever lived (the great-grandmother of Yusuf AS). Rasul Allah SAW the best of creation married his...
By Obani Obodo The silent war between the genders, the BATTLE OF THE SEXES; the quest for dominance in this world, which by some is a male chauvinistic one, is fast being drawn to a lasting close with the victors – the Women, the ‘weaker sex’, holding their heads up...
The Arbiter Nigeria finds itself in its current sorry pass because truth and sincerity have been thrown to the dogs. People you expect to be calm and view things dispassionately are busy blowing the embers of confusion and disunity. Just like our governments, we have turned away from truth, justice...
The Arbiter President Muhammadu Buhari was in Dapchi where he commiserated with the parents of the abducted secondary school girls. He gave them assurances that his government would do all in its power to bring back the girls alive. That was reassuring to parents and the generality of citizens not...
The Middle East Peace Process has been a cliché in the news for all of my life, and almost every bulletin in international broadcast news, for radio in particular, the phrase laces the headlines. All my life. I was born 1972. 45 years now. My graph has curved downwards...
There is consensus among Muslims about the general necessity of ‘iddah. Its basis is the Qur'an and the Sunnah. As to the Qur'an, we have the following verse: Women who are divorced shall wait, keeping themselves apart, three (monthly) courses.... (2:228) As to the Sunnah, there is the Prophet's tradition commanding...