Who is the Ideal Woman?


Tuesday, 29 January 2013 09:16

All great men have been nurtured in the laps of women. As the famous saying states, “Behind every successful man there is a woman.” It is either the touch of a loving mother or the embrace of a devoted wife which propels man to the summits of success. Men are moulded in the shadows of ideal women.


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Following in the footsteps of . . . GREAT WOMEN (Part 4)


Monday, 28 January 2013 08:26

Disinterest in the material: She was the daughter of a wealthy man of Deoband. Her father sent her off with much clothing, jewellery and household accessories. When the husband and wife met for the very first time, Moulana won his wife’s confidence and then addressed her thus: “Now that Allah Ta’ala has joined us, there has to be compatibility between us. However in our present condition this seems difficult, since you are so wealthy and I am poor. We have one of two options. Either I become wealthy, which is obviously difficult. The other option is that you become poor like me.” Without any hesitation this great woman happily said to Moulana: “I give you the full right to do as you please with my belongings.” The next morning Moulana contributed all that jewellery and wealth in the path of Allah Ta’ala. 

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Saturday, 26 January 2013 08:24


4 tblsp halaal gelatine

1 cup water

Mix and soak in a bowl

2 cups boiling water

3 cups sugar

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Punishment Injured His Pride


Thursday, 24 January 2013 08:18

When a child does something wrong, the punishment needs to be meted out in such a way that the child develops an aversion to the misdeed and not to the person meting out the punishment. As adults we value our self-respect and we dislike being embarrassed before others. The child as well, likes to preserve his self-dignity and respect.

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Remaining Silent


Tuesday, 22 January 2013 06:16

Correspondence of  Hazrat Moulana Shah Hakeem Muhammad Akhtar Saheb (mudda zilluhu)


I remain silent most of the time. However, when I get together with other girls and I engage in conversations as well as laugh and talk with them, etc, then I remain uncomfortable the entire night thinking to myself that I should not have done this, I have wasted my time. My heart is not attached to people of my age. My heart desires to be among pious people or among children. But this is not possible here. Most of the girls do not like my ways and they say that I have a “dry” temperament.

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