A PRINCESS’S PILGRIMAGE
In 1870, Nawab Sikander Begum of Bhopal became the first South-Asian Muslim woman to publish an account of her pilgrimage to Mecca. She traveled with a retinue of a thousand, visited Jeddah and Mecca,…
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Can a Muslim woman have a role beyond the domestic realm? For a variety of reasons, ranging from the financial to the intellectual, many Muslim women choose to work in fields that take them beyond the domestic realm, in many cases enhancing their roles in the home with their families. Beyond the Kitchen draws upon the real-life experiences of working Muslim women and discusses their challenges, from juggling domestic chores, family commitments and workplace demands to dealing with challenges such as wearing hijab in the workplace and deciding whether or not to attend the office Christmas party.
The Excellence of Aishah The Mother of the Believers ''The Prophet is closer to the believers than their own selves, and his wives are their (believers) mothers (as regards respect and marriage)...'' We felt the need to compile the merits of ' Aishah, to make clear to the Muslims her weight in excellence, and to shed light on the life of piety that she led. We seek to emphasise that she will always remain on a high and lofty degree.
SECRETS TO A SUCCESSFUL MARRIAGE is an invaluable guide written by a qualified and experienced Islamic relationship counsellor. Divided into four main parts, it offers: Pre-marriage advice including what factors to consider when searching for a spouse and advice on how to make a smooth transition from single to married life Practical, everyday tips on keeping the love alive Guidance on how to get through those minor rough patches with greater understanding and how to communicate effectively with each other.
THE IDEAL FATHER: IN LIGHT OF THE QUR'AN, SUNNA AND TRADITION looks at the various stages of fatherhood and discusses Islamic rites and tradition, nurturing and fostering, education, upbringing, the onus and rights of the couple, father and children and also illustrates the differences between imprudent and wise fathers. It is essential that every father reads this book. For this book makes him aware of his responsibilities and also provides a means of fulfilling those duties and achieving the desired objective.
Pregnancy is an ultimate time to turn to Allah. Not only is it a physical process, it is also a spiritual and emotional journey filled with excitement and apprehension. Heaven Under Your Feet accompanies sisters along this beautiful phase in life. Whilst there is lots of advice-packed literature out there for the expectant mother, this book broaches the subject from the perspective of a Muslimah, addressing the thoughts and concerns of someone looking for an Islamic viewpoint on what is a unique and special moment in her life.