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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 [...]

SeekersPoint Perth hosts Imam Afroz Ali for a Seekers Weekend

By Sidrah Khan & Aisha Chaudhry The ‘M’ Word For a SeekersConversation event, the team decided to engage the community in a discussion on the dreaded M word. No not Money, or Modernity, or even Monkeys. The word was, ‘Marriage’. Yes, the word that sends chills down all our spines and raises the hair on [...]

SeekerPoint Brisbane Hosts Imam Afroz Ali

By Aziza Peime & Ruqayya Abdoola SeekersPoint Brisbane hosted some exciting events this November. Imam Afroz Ali was the guest of honour, imparting knowledge, inspiration, and entertainment alike for all attendees. Fun and Interactive Trivia Night On the evening of Saturday, 2nd of November, my team of girls and I eagerly made our way to Griffith [...]

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 [...]

Words of Divorce and Dealing With Abuse in the Maliki School – SeekersGuidance Answers Spotlight

Words of Divorce and Dealing With Abuse in the Maliki School – SeekersGuidance Answers Spotlight Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question:  My husband is addicted to pornography and music. He does not want to stop.  Once I found that he watched obscene stuff on his computer, so I hid it, but I told him that [...]

Lasting Love: What Makes for Successful Marriage?

Lasting Love: What Makes for Successful Marriage? Seminar with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Shaykh Faraz Rabbani looks at the key elements of a successful marriage. By looking at the the Qur’an, Prophetic teachings, and scholarly wisdom, Shaykh Faraz shares clear and practical guidance that we can uphold to have marriages that fulfill the worldly and spiritual [...]

“Too Embarrassed to Talk About It”: Pornography Addiction and Some of Its Effects on Muslim Marital Life

“Too Embarrassed to Talk About It”: Pornography Addiction and Some of Its Effects on Muslim Marital Life – Ibrahim Long Pornography addiction is a rapidly growing condition affecting thousands across the world. The addiction has grown tremendously alongside advances in internet speeds and usability that make more accessible the internet’s reportedly 4.2 million pornographic websites.[1] [...]

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 [...]

When Love is Not Enough: Reassessing Marriage in the Muslim Community – Mental Health 4 Muslims Blog

When Love is Not Enough: Reassessing Marriage in the Muslim Community – Mental Health 4 Muslims February 29, 2012 By Hosai Mojaddidi & Dr. Nafisa Sekandari *This article is adapted from a presentation Sr. Hosai Mojaddidi prepared for the Grand Mawlid event, held February 5th, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. According to a Soundvision survey conducted in 2010: “If [...]

Domestic Violence Has No Place in Islam: Importance of Rights & Conduct – Sh. Faraz Rabbani

      Shaykh Faraz Rabbani spoke on the absolute impermissibility of domestic violence, the importance of the rights of others, the grave consequences of wrongdoing, and upholding the excellence of character in his Friday Sermon at the Brampton Islamic Centre, December 09, 2011. He shows clearly how there is absolutely no place for domestic [...]