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raising and educating Muslim children

Etiquette of Raising and Educating the Muslim Children

On the Etiquette of Raising and Educating the Muslim Children, Allaah, the glorified and exalted said, "O you who believe! Ward off from yourselves and your families a Fire (Hell) whose fuel is men and stones, over which are (appointed) angels stern (and) severe, who disobey not, (from executing) the Commands they receive from Allaah, but do that which they are commanded." [Surah at-Tahrim, 66:6] Below are some important points from the Quran and authentic sunnah on the topic of raising children: To teach the child, that the greatest blessing that Allaah has given us is Islam. Teach them - Who is the Creator? Teach them - Who do we Read more ...

Rediscovering Luqman The Wise

Source : http://azizaizmargari.wordpress.com/ | By : Margari Aziza Hill When I began my research on depictions of Blacks and Africans in pre-modern Arabic Literature, I came across a passage: It was related that a black man came to Said ibn Musaib Radiyallahu’ anhu (A wise man too) for asking him advice and Said told him to not worry for being black and he reminded him as follows:  “the best of men are three blacks whose names are: Bilal, Mahjaa and Luqman the wise.” [Khalid ait belarbi “Advice from Luqman the wise to his son” - http://www.tamilislam.com/ENGLISH/human_rights/advice_from_luqman.htm] According to the tafsir of The Quran Read more ...

The Tongue

Luqman, who was a wise person, served an officer when he was a young boy. One day, his master said: "Slaughter one of the sheep and roast the best part of its meat for me." Luqman obeyed his order and roasted the tongue of the sheep for his master. The next day, the master called Luqman and said: "Roast the worst part of a sheep today." Luqman again roasted the tongue of a sheep for his master. When the officer sat down to eat, he was startled to see the roasted tongue again. He felt curious and wanted to know the reason. Luqman said: "If a tongue is truthful and honest, then it is the best part of the body. But when a tongue tells lies and utters Read more ...