The Importance of Family in Society

At beginning of surah al-Nisa, Allah (swt) says, In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. “O people, keep your duty to your Lord, Who created you from a single being and created its mate of the same (kind), and spread from these two many men and women. And keep your duty to Allah, by Whom you demand one of another (your rights), and (to) the ties of relationship. Surely Allah is ever a Watcher over you.”(Nisa, 4:1) There are many examples in Quran and in Sunnah about how…

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Family Life in Ayahs and Hadiths

The verses from the Holy Qur’an: “And enjoin prayer upon your family [and people] and be steadfast therein.” (TaHa, 20:132) “O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire…” (Tahrim, 66:6) “And live with them [women] in kindness.” (Nisa, 4:19) “Upon the father is their [i.e., the mothers’] provision and their clothing according to what is acceptable.” (Baqarah, 2:233) “Let a man of wealth spend from his wealth, and he whose provision is restricted – let him spend from what Allāh has given him. Allāh does…

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A Small Paradise: Family Life-1

“A small world and a small paradise of every person is his home (family),” says Imam Nursi. It is only possible to start a paradise-like family life with the spiritual principles like compassion, respect, love, intimacy, devotion which are results of belief in God and hereafter. It is possible to live a family life with our spouse and children like in the paradise, or to make it turn into a hell. It is in our hands. So here are some suggestions for all of us to make our family life…

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