Serving the husband and his family and vice-versa

السراج الوهاج في خدمة الأزواج

The shining lamp on serving the spouses

This Arabic treatise explores the issue of the wife serving her husband and his family and vice versa. The foreword to the treatise has been written by our respected teacher Shaykh al-Ḥadīth Mufti Aḥmad Khānpūrī (b. 1365/1946) and Shaykh Mufti ʿAtīq Aḥmad Qāsmī of Lucknow, India.

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Adoption and breastfeeding through medication

Adoption and breastfeeding through medication


If a married woman who has no children takes medication for breastfeeding an adopted new born baby, will ḥurmat be established between the baby and the couple? What if she takes no medication but is able to breastfeed the baby?

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Husband demands share from wife’s salary

Husband demands share from wife’s salary


If a woman works and earns a salary, is it permissible for her husband to demand the money? Also, should the husband give the wife spending money or any regular allowance?

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Husband and wife intimacy for those following the earlier Fajr fatwa

Husband and wife intimacy for those following the earlier Fajr fatwa

By (Shaykh) Abu Asim Badrul Islam

Many have been asking and wondering how, given the very tight timing we have this Ramadan, they may be able to engage with their spouse intimately.

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How would the Prophet of Allah assist with housework?

How the Prophet of Allah would assist with housework


I have heard that the Prophet ﷺ would assist with housework. Can you outline the ways in which the Prophet ﷺ would do this?

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Inheritance principle clarified

میراث کے متعلق ایک اہم سوال

معین الفرائض اور دیگر کتابوں میں یہ مسئلہ درج ہے کہ اگر کسی شخص کا انتقال ہوجائے اور صرف اسکے والدین اور بیوی زندہ ہو تو بیوی کو ایک ربع ملیگا۔اسکے بعد بقیہ مال میں سے ایک ثلث والدہ کو اور دوثلث والد کو ملیگا۔ گویا  جمیع مال میں والدہ کا حصہ بیوی کی طرح  ربع ہے اور والد کا حصہ نصف ہے۔ سوال یہ ہے کہ قرآن کریم میں اللہ تعالی کا ارشاد ہے کہ اگر میت کی اولاد نہ ہو اور والدین حیات ہو تو والدہ کا حصہ ایک ثلث ہے۔ جب کہ صورت مذکورہ میں والدہ کو جمیع مال کا ایک ربع مل رہا ہے۔قال تعالی: فإن لم یکن له ولد وورثه أبواہ فلأمه الثلث ،  اس سلسلہ میں اگر کوئی اختلاف ہو تو برائے کرم وہ بھی درج فرمادے۔

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Hadith regarding the family of the bride feeding people

Ḥadīth regarding the family of the bride feeding people

By Muḥaddith al-ʿAṣr Shaykh Muḥammad Yūnus Jownpūrī (b. 1355/1936 – )

Question: A Fatwā has been published recently that states that it is Sunnah for the family of the bride to do a Daʿwat (invite and feed people) and this has been referenced with the narration of the marriage of Fāṭimah (may Allah be pleased with her) in Muṣannaf ʿAbd al-Razzāq (5: 487).  Continue reading