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Author Archives: Ismath Khatoon

The writer is a software developer by profession and is pursuing Islamic knowledge from an online university. She loves to teach and preach and writes on social issues pertaining to aqeeda, fiqh and manners.

Children, and khushu in Taraweeh

By Ismath Khatoon Dubai, UAE   Ramadan is right ahead; very soon we will be fasting, praying and hoping for  our sins to be forgiven, trying to increase good deeds, and come closer to Allah. As stated in many ahadeeth, the best way to come closer to Allah is through supererogatory (optional) deeds after the obligatory deeds. One of such ... Read More »

Do you want your husbands to honour your requests?

Here are some things that can be done when our requests are turned down By Ismath Khatoon Dubai, UAE “But, do you think if you requested your husband to do so, he’d do anything for your parents?” A sister’s question as a response to the one I raised at the end of my previous article, “Can’t we request our husbands to ... Read More »

Laylat-ul-Qadr: how you can take advantage

A lifetime of good deeds are up for grabs. Will you be a winner? By Ismath Khatoon Dubai, UAE Sale! 50% Discount. Festival Offer! A Friday Market in the Gulf Eyes light up, hearts beat fast and the thought crosses our mind: “I sure hope I get a hold of this offer.” We remind one another of the date when ... Read More »

Why do we give so much importance to sons-in-law?

The subcontinent culture seems to give unnecessary honour to this relationship. By Ismath Khatoon Dubai, UAE During my recent visit to India, I happened to visit a sister at her parent’s house; she had come with her husband. Her husband — with a long beard — appeared to be a knowledgeable and practicing Muslim. But he stayed outside the house ... Read More »