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Download Mufti Menk Lecture Delivered in Doha, Qatar at Masjid al Ikhwaan on 21 Nov 2014.


السّلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته

Mufti Ismail Menk (db) delivered a lecture on the importance of Quran and the importance of following the sunnah and also a bit on inheritance laws including anecdotes from his personal life.

Notes from his speech would be added later insha-Allah.

The lecture is in English. Download it here: Click Here

This lecture was delivered at Masjid al Ikhwaan in Al Waab area, Doha, Qatar on 21 Nov 2014.

وعليكم السلام و رحمة الله و بركاته

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My Fair Lady.


As salaamu alaii kumm wa rahmatullah wa barakath,

The title of the post is inspired from an erstwhile (1913) English play and later Hollywood movie (1938) of the same name but believe me, after having read the story which I’m sharing with you today, I couldn’t come up with a better title than this, rest assured, the only similarity is in the titles and nothing else. 

Set in the Arab lands, the story talks about love post marriage, the narrator is Hadrath Sharih (rh) wherein he relates to Hadrath Sho’bi (rh) an account of his marriage to one Zainab (rh) of the Banu Tamim clan, I could only get one reference but if I get more, I’ll update the post insha-Allah.

“A happy man marries the woman he loves, a happier man loves the woman he marries” ~ Susan Douglas

The story begins:

Hadrath Sho’bi (rh) says, “Sharih once met me and said, “O’ Sho’bi, marry the women of the Banu Tamim, I have found them to be very intelligent.” Sho’bi asked, “What sign of intelligence did you see in them?”

Sharih explained thus:  Continue reading