Author Archives: Hafeezullah Mahar

  • Doing good

    THE DUTY “Whoever sees an evil let him change it with his hand, and if he is unable to then let him change it with his tongue, and if he is unable to then let him reject it with his heart which is the weakest level of faith”[1]   The concept of commanding the good …

  • A major human need is the need to marry. The human nature craves and needs a ‘life-long friend’; someone sincere, who will be there by their side through good and bad. When Allah created Adam AS, He placed him in Jannah; surrounded by all types of luxuries, but this was not quite enough. Allah created, …

  • Marriage contracts and second marriages

    An important issue within marriage is related to the conditions within the contract. A contract is an agreement between two parties that the law will enforce. The central part of the contract is that of agreement made voluntarily between the two parties to the contract. Islamically, both the parties can insert clauses and conditions within …

  • Hijab

    The meaning of Hijab Hijab literally means a barrier. In the Arabic language, ‘Haajib’ means a guard and a protector, who prevents people who are disliked, from entering the premises.   Hijab technically means the covering women have been ordered to abide by. This prevents lustful gazes and protects women in general.   The ruling …

  • The sun and the moon- Signs of Allah The sun and the moon are special signs (aayaat) of Allah and show his great power. The sun is such a constant, reliable sight that few of us rarely acknowledge its existence. First of all, it is a gigantic lamp that lights our daily activities. It is …

  • Roots of Islamophobia in Europe - My Islaam

    Islamophobia is on the rise in many different parts of the world, especially in Europe. For Muslims, this is very troubling. Some of these Islamophobes and xenophobes consider themselves only ‘protecting their own values and cultures’. When engaging in discussion with these people, one realises that these people lack knowledge of Islam. The same misunderstandings and …


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