By Zaki Imtiaz The best thing about getting married is partnership, isn't it? Ask those who are happily married. A marriage may survive without money, but can't survive without the mutual partnership. Newly married couples enjoy their lives in the most halal way. Allah has described them as Libas (garments) of each other, covering... Continue Reading →
So you think Islamic weddings are boring?!
Amazing ideas brought to you by the Youth Club Street Dawah Team There is an outdated cliche with regards to practicing God fearing brothers and sisters that because they are so 'boring', then obviously their weddings will be drab too! People would complain: Where is the pumping loud Bhangra music?! Bhangra and Dhol apparently being... Continue Reading →
Of Big Weddings And Small People
“There are two types of gatherings: one that is surrounded by angels and one that is not.” - From Half:Past:Midnight- What I’ve learnt so far, Saadia Humayun And that about sums it up when we come to weddings as we know them. Ladies – near or far, close to you or not so much, related... Continue Reading →
Looking for A Spouse: Great Expectations
By Fareed Ahmed Marriage-related statuses, comments and articles usually get the maximum number of likes on social networking sites. It seems that everyone has something to say. People often vent their frustrations and share their experience and observations about this universal topic. Indeed, marriage is a very vast and crucial subject; books have been written... Continue Reading →
Thou Shalt Lower Thy Gaze!
Lowering the gaze- yes, that is actually one of the forgotten commandments. "You mean blue eyes! Woww." She stared dreamily into space. "I just can't control myself when I look at him..." she swooned, gazing at the actor's image on the novel's cover page. "That brother and his beard was so awesome! Ah! He was... "... Continue Reading →
You’re dying to marry, but are you ready to marry?
By Zaki Imtiaz Do you know what is the most discussed matter among the Muslim youth these days? At least, among those whom I know. Yeah, you guessed it right: Marriage. You say the word and you see these Colgate smiles on their faces. Everybody wants to get married, don't they? Indeed, Nikah is an... Continue Reading →
Top 7 things I like about Pakistani Weddings
By Umm Ibrahim Here are the top 7 reasons that make me smile at the start of the wedding season. These are the things that make attending a wedding worthwhile. Yes, they actually make all the preparation and dressing up in chiffon and georgettes (in chilly December nights) and the travelling worth it. 1- Nikah... Continue Reading →
Top 7 things I dislike about Pakistani Weddings
By Umm Ibrahim The wedding season has begun in full swing. All kinds of invitation cards are pouring in: the glamorous, the simple and elegant, the flashy, and the paindu (for lack of a better word). As I mark my calendar for all the events to be attended this winter, I sigh at the thought... Continue Reading →
#QaboolHai – Theme for the Marriage Season!
Qabool Hai?? Qabool Hai!! Winter is here, and so is the marriage season. Nikah contracts are in the air! For us at YouthClub, 2013 has been an extraordinarily beautiful year, with many of the YC brothers and sisters getting married! It sure is a promising prospect for the future of the Ummah when Dawah carriers,... Continue Reading →
The Only Man Who Truly Loves You
A candid guest post by newly-wed writer, Imratul Ozair. “The whole notion of modern day lovveee is overrated, unrealistic and superficial!” declared the handsome new mehram in my life - my husband. I nodded in approval. We, under an influence of media and peer pressure, have confined the idea of sincere love between opposite... Continue Reading →
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