Tag Archives: Rights

Rights of the Prophet (pbuh)

Rights of the Prophet (pbuh) Rights of the Prophet are the most important, after the rights of Allah. There is no human who has more rights than the Prophet. Allah said, what translated means: "We have truly sent thee as a witness, as a bringer of Glad Tidings, and as a Warner: In order that ye (O men) may believe in Allah and His Messenger, that ye may assist and honour Him, and celebrate His praises morning and evening." [Surah Al Fath 48:8-9] Therefore, love for the Prophet should be more than one’s love for himself, his children, family and worldly possessions. The Prophet said, what translated means: "None of you will reach belief till I Read more ...

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : People’s Rights

Friday Khutbah (Sermons) : People's Rights - by Imam Al-Madinah Al-Munawarrah Husayn ibn 'Abdul 'Aziz Aal Sheikh from the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah, on Rabee’ul-Awwal 23, 1422 (June 15, 2001) The Transcript:   Brothers in faith! When one considers the sources of the noble Islamic Shari’ah it will be apparent that the general purpose of establishing these laws is to protect the organic structure of this Ummah, its existence and it’s uprightness; from the soundness of its Aqeedah and deeds to the correctness of people’s affairs in all their manifestations. This, Islam does in a complete systematic arrangement in order to maximize the derivation Read more ...

Allah loves us more than our mothers

A man once came to Prophet Muhammad (Salallahu Alayhi Wasallam) carrying with him his belongings and a box. He said, “O Prophet! While I was passing through a jungle, I heard the voice of some bird’s babies. I took them and put them in this box. The moment I did that, their mother came fluttering round my head.” And the Prophet said, “Put them down”. When the man put the box on the ground, the mother of the young birds joined them. Seeing this, the Prophet asked the man who now had a look of surprise on his face, “Are you surprised by the affection of the mother towards her young? I swear by Him (Almighty Allah) who has sent me, surely, Allah Read more ...

Rights of Parents & Children in Islam

Islam recognises family as a basic social unit. Along with the husband-wife relationship the Parent-child relationship is the most important one. To maintain any social relationship both parties must have some clear-cut Rights as well as obligations. The relationships are reciprocal. Duties of one side are the Rights of the other side. So in Parent-child relationship the Rights of parents are the obligations (duties) of the children and vice versa, the Rights of children are obligations (duties) of parents. Islam clearly defines the Rights of Parents (which mean duties of children) and obligations of parents (which means Rights of children).   Rights Read more ...

Rights of Women in Islam : Modernising or Outdated?

The Women’s Rights in Islam : Modernising or Outdated? Lecture/Talk by Dr. Zakir Naik ‘As-salaamu Alaikum Warahamatullahi Wabarakatuhu’ - ‘May peace blessing and mercy of Almighty Allah, be on all of you’. The topic of today’s day is - ‘The Women’s Rights in Islam - Modernising or Outdated?’ According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘Women’s Rights are the rights, that promote a position of social and legal equality, of women to men’. According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘they are the rights, claimed for the women, equal to those of men, as regards to suffrage that right to vote, as regards to property, etc’. ‘Modernising’, Read more ...

Rights of Women in Islam : HIJAB

Rights of Women in Islam : Hijab Over the years, the dress code among Muslim women has been given great attention, especially in relation to the hijab practice in which is considered as a symbol of “oppression” towards Muslim women. While Islam is certainly not the only religion to introduce the practice of covering head, it continues to be the centre of attack and heavily discussed as the women’s right issue especially outside Muslim world. Furthermore, this has been included as a political agenda in some countries, which results in Muslim women being oppressed and their freedom to practice their religion was taken away. Sadly, we also see that Read more ...

Rights of Women in Islam : Inheritance

Rights of Women in Islam : Inheritance Inheritance deals closely with the distribution of wealth, i.e. dealing with the transfer of the property of the deceased to the descendants. In most of the early societies in ancient civilisation, the right to inherit the deceased properties is often given to the eldest son and male relatives. Female relatives are given lesser right to inherit, and most of the time their right is denied. In fact, in the more modern civilization, the English Common Law did not give the right for women to own their properties until 1880s. The Married Women’s Property Act was only approved by Parliament as late as 1882 in United Kingdom, Read more ...