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Amazing Interview with a 14 years old new Muslimah!

October 31, 2010 By: Mohammad Rafique Etsame Category: Current Islamic Articles

The way she speaks is really impressive .. after my conversation with her .. I thought that I must tell her the fact that she is very mature .. please read her words .. and distribute it .. read the story now !IslamWay.com:Dear Sister .. As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatu Allah sister , first of all .. Congratulations for accepting IslamSara:wa alaikum assalam, thank-youIslamWay.com:Can you give us brief information about yourself ?Sara:My name is Sara, I am 14 years old and in high school. I live in the U.S.IslamWay.com:Welcome sister Sara .. I’m really amazed to see someone in your age searching for the truth .. let me admit that .. Can you tell us .. how did you know about Islam for the first time in your life ?Sara:Yes, the first time I heard about Islam was about 3 years ago, I was curious about God and religion and wanted to know what others believed. I started reading different materials and read about Islam. I was amazed by how much sense it made.IslamWay.com:Isn’t it kind of strange to start reading about religions when you were 11 years old .. is there is any special thing that you have other than other kids around you ?Sara -smiling-:I suppose it is strange to read about religion at 11, most my friends didn’t understand how I could be so interested in finding God. My family is Christian, and I have been raised in religion, so it seemed only natural for me to study religion thoroughly and decide on my own what the truth was.IslamWay.com:Did you read the Quran ?Sara:Not at that time, no.IslamWay.com:”A Muslim woman is oppressed and needs to be librated like the western women” .. do you have a comment about this ?Sara:It saddens me that so many people in the world today believe that Muslim women are oppressed. I believe that we are the most liberated women on earth! To follow the guidelines Allah has given us is the most liberating thing any woman can do.IslamWay.com:Well .. from what you see in the west .. are the women there librated ?Sara:No, most women in the west are oppressed. We are used as sex symbols. Most women wear outfits that barely cover them, they use their bodies to get attention. We are expected to have ‘perfect’ bodies by the media’s standards, we are supposed to look and act a certain way, and we are expected to do whatever the media tells us to do, and that is to disrespect ourselves and Allah.IslamWay.com:So did you wear the hijab ?Sara:No I do not. I would like to very much, but my family is unaware that I converted to Islam, and I will wear the hijab after I tell them.IslamWay.com:You think that you will have problems with them after telling them ?Sara:I’m not sure. I supose I am allowing my fear to keep me from telling them.IslamWay.com:I see .. Just ask Allah to give your the power and the patience to take this step .. and I guess all Muslims who are reading this interview now will make du’a for you to ease things in sha Allah ..IslamWay.com:What is the thing you liked most in the Muslims community ?Sara:I admire the dedication Muslims have to Islam, there is an amazing peace and grace that Allah gives to those who serve him as completely as they can. To many it may seem hard to follow Allah’s guidelines, but Allah gives every Muslim an amazing strength to help them. What I liked most about the Muslims I met was how friendly and caring they were.IslamWay.com:”Most of Muslims nowadays are not practicing Muslims .. ” first of all .. what do you feel about that ? And is that why Islam is not spreading too fast ? And what would you say to a none pracitcing Muslim ?Sara:1) I firmly believe that the statement “Most Muslims nowadays are not practicing Muslims .. ” is false. I do not believe you can truly be Muslim without being a ‘practicing Muslim’. Islam isn’t just a religion, it’s a way of life. That’s one of the many things I love about it.2) Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in the world, I believe the reason for this is that people see the truth in it, and when they decide to live to serve Allah, they are given an amazing happiness and grace that others see and admire, that is what draws people to Islam.3) Trust Allah, serve him completely, and he will give you the grace, peace, and happiness you need to be a ‘practicing Muslim’.IslamWay.com:What is your future plans ? Your dreams ?Sara:I’ve always had a dream: To become a leader in our world and once again help establish peace and good relations between different people.IslamWay.com:Do you have any plans for learning arabic ?Sara:Yes. i LOVE languages. It’s something that i enjoy very much, and my parents support my Arabic education, I will hopefully begin taking a language course this Fall. My dad lived in an Arabic speaking country for years, and so he would help me study.IslamWay.com:oh i see .. which country ?Sara:Sudan (in Africa)IslamWay.com:Can you tell us in details how did you revert to Islam ?Sara:I had originally heard about Islam about 3 years ago, my parents found out that I was reading about it and discouraged me from doing so, studying it much further. Then last Fall I started highschool at a new school that has a lot of Muslim students.When I first started going there I remembered my studying and was curious about how they would act. My parents had told me Muslims were horrible mean, militant, abusive people. So I kind of expected them to be that way, I was wrong! The first couple of friends I made there were Muslims.They were nice, friendly, caring people. I remember them talking about their God, and I was amazed by how much they loved Islam. I began very quickly began respect them, and quickly became very curious about their beliefs. A friend of mine asked them about Islam one day, and it turned into a several hour long conversation about Allah, and Islam, and daily life. I was suprised by how much sense it all made, and how happy they were. I began reading the Qur’an and looking for more information on the internet, and soon after I said the shahadah and converted to Islam. I’m still amazed by how happy and peacefull my life is. Allah has given me much strength in every day life. Inshallah my parents will see this.IslamWay.com:In sha Allah .. May Allah reward you sister for your time .. and may Allah keep you in the right path .. Amen .. As-salamu alaykumSara:wa alaikum assalam, thank-you

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Fridat Special (29=10=2010)

October 29, 2010 By: Mohammad Rafique Etsame Category: Dimensions of belief

How to make your Wife happy?

October 23, 2010 By: Mohammad Rafique Etsame Category: Current Islamic Articles

The following is a summary of the book “How to make your wife happy by Sheikh Mohammed Abdelhaleem Hamed.Beautiful Reception After returning from work, school, travel, or whatever has separated you: * Begin with a good greeting. * Start with Assalamau ‘Aliaykum and a smile. Salam is a sunnah and a du’aa for her as well. * Shake her hand and leave bad news for later!Sweet Speech and Enchanting Invitations * Choose words that are positive and avoid negative ones. * Give her your attention when you speak of she speaks. * Speak with clarity and repeat words if necessary until she understands. * Call her with the nice names that she likes, e.g. my sweet-heart, honey, saaliha, etc.Friendliness and Recreation * Spend time talking together. * Spread to her goods news. * Remember your good memories together. Games and Distractions * Joking around & having a sense of humor. * Playing and competing with each other in sports or whatever. * Taking her to watch permissible (halal) types of entertainment. * Avoiding prohibited (haram) things in your choices of entertainment. Assistance in the Household * Doing what you as an individual can/like to do that helps out, especially if she is sick or tired. * The most important thing is making it obvious that he appreciates her hard work.Consultation (Shurah) * Specifically in family matters. * Giving her the feeling that her opinion is important to you. * Studying her opinion carefully. * Be willing to change an opinion for hers if it is better. * Thanking her for helping him with her opinions. Visiting Others * Choosing well raised people to build relations with. There is a great reward in visiting relatives and pious people. (Not in wasting time while visiting!) * Pay attention to ensure Islamic manners during visits. * Not forcing her to visit whom she does not feel comfortable with. Conduct During Travel * Offer a warm farewell and good advice. * Ask her to pray for him. * Ask pious relatives and friends to take care of the family in your absence. * Give her enough money for what she might need. * Try to stay in touch with her whether by phone, e-mail, letters, etc.. * Return as soon as possible. * Bring her a gift! * Avoid returning at an unexpected time or at night. * Take her with you if possible.Financial Support * The husband needs to be generous within his financial capabilities. He should not be a miser with his money (nor wasteful). * He gets rewards for all what he spends on her sustenance even for a small piece of bread that he feeds her by his hand (hadeith). * He is strongly encouraged to give to her before she asks him.Smelling Good and Physical Beautification * Following the Sunnah in removing hair from the groin and underarms. * Always being clean and neat. * Put on perfume for her.Intercourse * It is obligatory to do it habitually if you have no excuse (sickness, etc.) * Start with “Bismillah” and the authentic du’a. * Enter into her in the proper place only (not the anus). * Begin with foreplay including words of love. * Continue until you have satisfied her desire. * Relax and joke around afterwards. * Avoid intercourse during the monthly period because it haram * Do what you can to avoid damaging her level of Hiyaa (shyness and modesty) such as taking your clothes together instead of asking her to do it first while he is looking on. * Avoid positions during intercourse that may harm her such as putting pressure on her chest and blocking her breath, especially if you are heavy. * Choose suitable times for intercourse and be considerate as sometimes she maybe sick or exhausted.Guarding Privacy Avoid disclosing private information such as bedroom secrets, her personal problems and other private matters. Aiding in the Obedience to Allah * Wake her up in the last third of the night to pray “Qiyam-ul-Layl” (extra prayer done at night with long sujood and ruku’ua). * Teach her what you know of the Qur’an and its tafseer. * Teach her “Dhikr” (ways to remember Allah by the example of the prophet) in the morning and evening. * Encourage her to spend money for the sake of Allah such as in a charity sale. * Take her to Hajj and Umrah when you can afford to do so. Showing Respect for her Family and Friends * Take her to visit her family and relatives, especially her parents. * Invite them to visit her and welcome them. * Give them presents on special occasions. * Help them when needed with money, effort, etc.. * Keep good relations with her family after her death if she dies first. Also in this case the husband is encouraged to follow the sunnah and keep giving what she used to give in her life to her friends and family. (Islamic) Training & Admonition This includes: * The basics of Islam * Her duties and rights * Reading and writing * Encouraging her to attend lessons and halaqahs * Islamic rules (ahkam) related to women * Buying Islamic books and tapes for the home library Admirable Jealousy * Ensure she is wearing proper hijab before leaving house. * Restrict free mixing with non-mahram men. * Avoiding excess jealousy. Examples of this are: 1- Analyzing every word and sentence she says and overloading her speech by meanings that she did    not mean 2- Preventing her from going out of the house when the reasons are just. 3- Preventing her from answering the phone.Patience and Mildness * Problems are expected in every marriage so this is normal. What is wrong is excessive responses and magnifying problems until a marital breakdown. * Anger should be shown when she exceeds the boundaries of Allah SWT, by delaying prayers, backbiting, watching prohibited scenes on TV, etc.. * Forgive the mistakes she does to you.Correcting her Mistakes * First, implicit and explicit advice several times. * Then by turning your back to her in bed (displaying your feelings). Note that this does not include leaving the bedroom to another room, leaving the house to another place, or not talking with her. * The last solution is lightly hitting (when allowable) her. In this case, the husband should consider the following: * He should know that sunnah is to avoid beating as the Prophet PBUH never beat a woman or a servant. * He should do it only in extreme cases of disobedience, e.g. refusing intercourse without cause frequently, constantly not praying on time, leaving the house for long periods of time without permission nor refusing to tell him where she had been, etc.. * It should not be done except after having turned from her bed and discussing the matter with her as mentioned in Qur’an . * He should not hit her hard injuring her, or hit her on her face or on sensitive parts of her body. * He should avoid shaming her such as by hitting her with a shoe, etc.Pardoning and Appropriate Censure * Accounting her only for larger mistakes. * Forgive mistakes done to him but account her for mistakes done in Allah’s rights, e.g. delaying prayers, etc.. * Remember all the good she does whenever she makes a mistake. * Remember that all humans err so try to find excuses for her such as maybe she is tired, sad, having her monthly cycle or that her commitment to Islam is growing. * Avoid attacking her for the bad cooking of the food as the Prophet PBUH never blamed any of his wives for this. If he likes the food, he eats and if he doesn’t then he does not eat and does not comment. * Before declaring her to be in error, try other indirect approaches that are more subtle than direct accusations * Escape from using insults and words that may hurt her feelings. * When it becomes necessary to discuss a problem wait until you have privacy from others. * Waiting until the anger has subsided a bit can help to keep a control on your words.Finally, please make Du’a for the writer; Sheikh Mohammad Abdelhaleem Hamed, for the translator brother Abu Talhah and for reviewer Br. Adam Qurashi. Remember this is not a perfect translation so forgive us our faults and correct our errors. Muslim Students’ Association University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada February, 1999.Taken from : Al-Haramain.org Newsletter Send this Page to your Friend Send this Page

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Woman between Islam and Jaahilliyyah

October 18, 2010 By: Mohammad Rafique Etsame Category: Dimensions of belief

Woman between the honouring of Islam and the humiliation of Jaahiliyyah

In Islam, woman has a high status which no past nation ever achieved and which no subsequent nation has been able to attain, because the honour which Islam gives to humanity includes men and women equally. They are equal before the rulings of Allaah in this world and they will be equal with regard to His reward and punishment in the Hereafter. Allaah says (interpretation of the meanings):
“And indeed We have honoured the Children of Adam” [al-Isra’ 17:70],
{وَلَقَدْ كَرَّمْنَا بَنِي آدَمَ}, Transliteration: Wa Laqad Karramnā Banī ‘Ādama

“There is a share for men and a share for women from what is left by parents and those nearest related” [al-Nisa’ 4:7], {لِّلرِّجَالِ نَصِيبٌ مِّمَّا تَرَكَ الْوَالِدَانِ وَالْأَقْرَبُونَ وَلِلنِّسَاءِ نَصِيبٌ مِّمَّا تَرَكَ الْوَالِدَانِ وَالْأَقْرَبُونَ مِمَّا قَلَّ مِنْهُ أَوْ كَثُرَ ۚ نَصِيبًا مَّفْرُوضًا ﴿٧﴾}, Transliteration: Lilrrijāli Naşībun Mimmā Taraka Al-Wālidāni Wa Al-‘Aqrabūna Wa Lilnnisā’i Naşībun Mimmā Taraka Al-Wālidāni Wa Al-‘Aqrabūna Mimmā Qalla Minhu ‘Aw Kathura Naşībāan Mafrūđāan

“And they (women) have rights (over their husbands as regards living expenses) similar (to those of their husbands) over them (as regards obedience and respect) to what is reasonable”[al-Baqarah 2:228],{….. وَلَهُنَّ مِثْلُ الَّذِي عَلَيْهِنَّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ ۚ وَلِلرِّجَالِ عَلَيْهِنَّ دَرَجَةٌ﴿٢٢٨﴾}, Transliteration: …. Wa Lahunna Mithlu Al-Ladhī `Alayhinna Bil-Ma`rūfi Wa Lilrrijāli `Alayhinna Darajatun…

“The believers, men and women, are Awliya’ (helpers, supporters, friends, protectors) of one another”[al-Tawbah 9:71], {وَالْمُؤْمِنُونَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتُ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَاءُ بَعْضٍ}, Transliteration: Wa Al-Mu’uminūna Wa Al-Mu’uminātu Ba`đuhum ‘Awliyā’u Ba`đin….

“And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him. And that you be dutiful to your parents. If one of them or both of them attain old age in your life, say not to them a word of disrespect, nor shout at them but address them in terms of honour.* And lower unto them the wing of submission and humility through mercy, and say: ‘My Lord! Bestow on them Your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was young” [al-Isra’ 17:23-24], {وَقَضَىٰ رَبُّكَ أَلَّا تَعْبُدُوا إِلَّا إِيَّاهُ وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا ۚ إِمَّا يَبْلُغَنَّ عِندَكَ الْكِبَرَ أَحَدُهُمَا أَوْ كِلَاهُمَا فَلَا تَقُل لَّهُمَا أُفٍّ وَلَا تَنْهَرْهُمَا وَقُل لَّهُمَا قَوْلًا كَرِيمًا ﴿٢٣﴾ وَاخْفِضْ لَهُمَا جَنَاحَ الذُّلِّ مِنَ الرَّحْمَةِ وَقُل رَّبِّ ارْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِي صَغِيرًا ﴿٢٤﴾}, Transliteration: Wa Qađá Rabbuka ‘Allā Ta`budū ‘Illā ‘Īyāhu Wa Bil-Wālidayni ‘Iĥsānāan ‘Immā Yablughanna `Indaka Al- Kibara ‘Aĥaduhumā ‘Aw Kilāhumā Falā Taqul Lahumā ‘Uffin Wa Lā Tanharhumā Wa Qul Lahumā Qawlāan Karīmāan(23) Wa Akhfiđ Lahumā Janāĥa Adh-Dhulli Mina Ar-Raĥmati Wa Qul Rrabbi Arĥamhumā Kamā Rabbayānī Şaghīrāan(24)

And Allaah says (interpretation of the meanings):
“So their Lord accepted of them (their supplication and answered them), “Never will I allow to be lost the work of any of you, be he male or female” [Aal ‘Imraan 3:195], {فَاسْتَجَابَ لَهُمْ رَبُّهُمْ أَنِّي لَا أُضِيعُ عَمَلَ عَامِلٍ مِّنكُم مِّن ذَكَرٍ أَوْ أُنثَى….}, Transliteration: Fāstajāba Lahum Rabbuhum ‘Annī Lā ‘Uđī`u `Amala `Āmilin Minkum Min Dhakarin ‘Aw ‘Unthá…

“Whoever works righteousness — whether male or female — while he (or she) is a true believer (of Islamic Monotheism) verily, to him We will give a good life (in this world with respect, contentment and lawful provision), and We shall pay them certainly a reward in proportion to the best of what they used to do (i.e. Paradise in the Hereafter)” [al-Nahl 16:97], {مَنْ عَمِلَ صَالِحًا مِّن ذَكَرٍ أَوْ أُنثَىٰ وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَلَنُحْيِيَنَّهُ حَيَاةً طَيِّبَةً ۖ وَلَنَجْزِيَنَّهُمْ أَجْرَهُم بِأَحْسَنِ مَا كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ ﴿٩٧﴾}, Transliteration: Man `Amila Şāliĥāan Min Dhakarin ‘Aw ‘Unthá Wa Huwa Mu’uminun Falanuĥyiyannahu Ĥayāatan Ţayyibatan Wa Lanajziyannahum ‘Ajrahum Bi’aĥsani Mā Kānū Ya`malūna

“And whoever does righteous good deeds, male or female, and is a (true) believer [in the Oneness of Allaah (Muslim)], such will enter Paradise and not the least injustice, even to the size of a Naqeera (speck on the back of a date stone), will be done to them” [al-Nisa’ 4:124] , {وَمَن يَعْمَلْ مِنَ الصَّالِحَاتِ مِن ذَكَرٍ أَوْ أُنثَىٰ وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَأُولَـٰئِكَ يَدْخُلُونَ الْجَنَّةَ وَلَا يُظْلَمُونَ نَقِيرًا ﴿١٢٤﴾}, Transliteration: Wa Man Ya`mal Mina Aş-Şāliĥāti Min Dhakarin ‘Aw ‘Unthá Wa Huwa Mu’uminun Fa’ūlā’ika Yadkhulūna Al-Jannata Wa Lā Yužlamūna Naqīrāan

There is nothing in any other religion, nation or law that can compare to the honour which woman gains in Islam. The Roman civilization decreed that woman was a slave who belonged to man, and had no rights at all. In Rome a major synod met to discuss the case of woman, and decided that she was a being who had no soul, and that therefore she would not inherit life in the Hereafter, and that she was evil.

In Athens women were regarded as chattels; they were bought and sold, and were regarded as evil, the handiwork of the devil.

The ancient laws of India state that: disease, death, Hell, snake venom and fire were all better than woman. Her right to life came to an end when her husband’s – or master’s – life ended. When she saw his body burning she would throw herself into the flames; if she did not do so, she would be subject to curses.

With regard to woman in Judaism, the ruling on her in the Old Testament is as follows:

“So I turned my mind to understand,
to investigate and to search out wisdom and the scheme of things
and to understand the stupidity of wickedness
and the madness of folly.
I find more bitter than death the woman who is a snare,
whose heart is a trap and whose hands are chains…”

(Ecclesiastes 7:25-26 – New International Version)

It is known that the Old Testament is venerated and believed by both Jews and Christians.

This was the situation of woman in ancient times. With regard to her situation in the middle ages and in modern times, this will be explained by the following:

The Danish writer Wieth Kordsten explained the view of the Catholic Church towards women. He said: “During the Middle Ages very little care was given to women, following the teaching of the Catholic Church which regarded woman as a second class creation.” In France, a council in 586 CE decided to research the case of woman and whether she was to be counted as human or not. After some discussion, they decided that woman was human, but she was created to serve man.

The 217th clause of the French law states the following: “A married woman – even if her marriage is based on the condition of separating what belongs to her and what belongs to her husband – is not permitted to give anything as a gift or to transfer any of her property or use it as collateral, or to take possession of anything whether in return for payment or otherwise, without her husband being a party to the contract or agreeing to it in writing.”

In England, Henry VIII forbade the English woman to read the Bible. Until 1850 CE women were not counted as citizens, and until 1882 CE they did not have any personal rights.

(Silsilat Maqaarinah al-Adyaan, by Dr. Ahmad Shalaby, vol. 3, p. 210-213)

As for contemporary woman in Europe, America and other industrial nations, she is a creature which is degraded and abused for commercial purposes. She is a feature of advertising campaigns, and things have reached a stage where she takes off her clothes in order to advertise products on posters, and she sells and displays her body according to systems devised by men, so that she is no more than an object of pleasure for them in every place.

Woman is cared for so long as she is able to give and contribute physically or mentally. When she becomes old and cannot give any more, society – individuals and institutions – forsakes her and she lives alone in her house or in a mental hospital.

Compare this – and there is no comparison – with the teachings of the Noble Qur’aan, in which Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning):

“The believers, men and women, are Awliya’ (helpers, supporters, friends, protectors) of one another”[al-Tawbah 9:71], {وَالْمُؤْمِنُونَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتُ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَاءُ بَعْضٍ}, Transliteration: Wa Al-Mu’uminūna Wa Al-Mu’uminātu Ba`đuhum ‘Awliyā’u Ba`đin….

“And they (women) have rights (over their husbands as regards living expenses) similar (to those of their husbands) over them (as regards obedience and respect) to what is reasonable”[al-Baqarah 2:228],{….. وَلَهُنَّ مِثْلُ الَّذِي عَلَيْهِنَّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ ۚ وَلِلرِّجَالِ عَلَيْهِنَّ دَرَجَةٌ﴿٢٢٨﴾}, Transliteration: …. Wa Lahunna Mithlu Al-Ladhī `Alayhinna Bil-Ma`rūfi Wa Lilrrijāli `Alayhinna Darajatun…

“And your Lord has decreed that you worship none but Him. And that you be dutiful to your parents. If one of them or both of them attain old age in your life, say not to them a word of disrespect, nor shout at them but address them in terms of honour.*And lower unto them the wing of submission and humility through mercy, and say: ‘My Lord! Bestow on them Your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was young” [17:23-24], {وَقَضَىٰ رَبُّكَ أَلَّا تَعْبُدُوا إِلَّا إِيَّاهُ وَبِالْوَالِدَيْنِ إِحْسَانًا ۚ إِمَّا يَبْلُغَنَّ عِندَكَ الْكِبَرَ أَحَدُهُمَا أَوْ كِلَاهُمَا فَلَا تَقُل لَّهُمَا أُفٍّ وَلَا تَنْهَرْهُمَا وَقُل لَّهُمَا قَوْلًا كَرِيمًا ﴿٢٣﴾ وَاخْفِضْ لَهُمَا جَنَاحَ الذُّلِّ مِنَ الرَّحْمَةِ وَقُل رَّبِّ ارْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِي صَغِيرًا ﴿٢٤﴾}, Transliteration: Wa Qađá Rabbuka ‘Allā Ta`budū ‘Illā ‘Īyāhu Wa Bil-Wālidayni ‘Iĥsānāan ‘Immā Yablughanna `Indaka Al- Kibara ‘Aĥaduhumā ‘Aw Kilāhumā Falā Taqul Lahumā ‘Uffin Wa Lā Tanharhumā Wa Qul Lahumā Qawlāan Karīmāan(23) Wa Akhfiđ Lahumā Janāĥa Adh-Dhulli Mina Ar-Raĥmati Wa Qul Rrabbi Arĥamhumā Kamā Rabbayānī Şaghīrāan(24)

Since her Lord has honoured her in this way, it is clear to all of mankind that He has created her to be a mother, a wife, a daughter and a sister, so He prescribed laws which apply exclusively to women and not men.

From al-Islam Usooluhu wa Mabaadi’uhu by
Dr. Muhammad ‘Abd-Allaah ibn Saalih al-Sahyeem

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