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Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : Marriage is a Protection and a Joy

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : Marriage is a Protection and a Joy – by Imam Al-Haramain, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Ibn Abdul Aziz-as-Sudais Makkah al-Mukarramah; Translated by Nasiruddin al-Khattab The Transcript: Part – 1 Praise be to Allah; we praise Him and we seek His help and guidance; we repent to Him and seek His forgiveness. We seek refuge with Allah from the evils of our own selves and from our evil deeds. Whoever obeys Allah and His Messenger has been guided and whoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger has gone astray. I bear witness that there is no god worthy of worship but Allah alone, with no partner or associate. He created us from one soul, Read more ...

What is the Punishment of Rape crime in Islam?

  Praise be to Allah. The Arabic word ightisaab refers to taking something wrongfully by force. It is now used exclusively to refer to transgression against the honor of women by force (rape). This is an abhorrent crime that is forbidden in all religions and in the minds of all wise people and those who are possessed of sound human nature. All earthly systems and laws regard this action as abhorrent and impose the strictest penalties on it, except a few states which waive the punishment if the rapist marries his victim! This is indicative of a distorted mind let alone a lack of religious commitment on the part of those who challenge Allah Read more ...

The 70 Major Sins forbidden in Islam

The 70 Major Sins forbidden in Islam The major sins (Al Kaba'r) are those acts which have been forbidden by Allah in the Quran and by His Messenger (sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam) in the Sunnah (practice of the Prophet), and which have been made clear by the actions of of the first righteous generation of Muslims, the Companions of the Prophet (sal Allaahu alayhi wa sallam). Allah Most High says in His Glorious Book: "If you avoid the major (part) of what you have been forbidden (to do), We will cancel out for you your (other) evil deeds and will admit you (to Paradise) with a noble entry." (Surah Al Nisa' 4:31) Thus by this verse, Allah Most Read more ...

Homosexuality – The Islamic Viewpoint

Allah (Subhanahu ta’ala), through His infinite Mercy and Grace, has created the human being as the "most noble and honourable creation". If he adorns himself with the noble character and teachings of the noble Prophet (Sallallahu alayhi wassallam), he surpasses even the angels in honour. On the contrary, if he neglects the beautiful teachings of Islam, he will stoop lower than the animals in disgrace. Despite all apparent enjoyments and life of glamour, he will be nothing more than a corpse shrouded in beautiful and expensive clothing. Living in the Western society, it becomes extremely vital to realise this fact and hold fast to the Rope of Allah Read more ...