Wack Saudi Culture – You’re my husband, but you can’t see my face!

This is ridiculous. I am totally against this. What kind of backward culture is this? This is haram!

Saudi wants divorce after husband lifts her veil

Never showed her face in 30 years of marriage
DUBAI (AlArabiya.net)

A 50-year-old Saudi woman asked for divorce after her husband lifted her face veil while she was sleeping, local press reported.

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Where is Allah? Answered by Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah

The Question:

Is it allowable for one to ask where Allah is? Is Allah (May He be exalted) above His servants?

And is that understanding representative of anthropomorphism?

Also, what is our position towards those who say that such a question is not permissible and that Allah (swt) is above any place or location?

The Answer:

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Pray for the fires to stop in California (Updates)

California 2007 Wildfire

May God end the fires in California and cool the lands.

Bush declares this a major disaster. The damage has exceeded over $1 billion. Almost 1 million people were forced out of their homes.

If you are from California and/or you know someone who is directly affected by this, please post a comment. Tell us what’s going on and what can we do to help, God willing.

Updates:

  • Islamic Center of San Diego is offering food and shelter. More info here.
  • Shaykh Abdur Rahman ibn Yusuf of Islamic Center of Santa Barbara said the community there has not been affected but to make dua for everyone.
  • ICNA Relief has more info of local Muslim communities and Islamic centers/mosques offering food and shelter to everyone. More info here.

Upcoming events in October/November 2007

I was asked to advertise these upcoming events on my blog. They will be occurring in the New York/New Jersey area in the upcoming weeks.

  • The Most Beautiful 99: Appreciating Allah’s Attriubtes with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
    Wednesday Oct. 24
    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, Long Island, NY
    Click here for more info.
  • Rhythms of the Sacred Legacy
    Hip Hop concert featuring Amir Sulaiman, Capital D, Miss Undastood, M-Team, 580 and more.
    Remarks from Imam Talib Abdur Rasheed
    Aaron Davis Hall, West 135 Street & Convent Avenue, Harlem, NY
    Click here to see the flyer
  • The Creed of Imam Tahawi with Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
    Saturday Oct. 28 to 29, 2007
    Islamic Center of NYU
    238 Thompson Street, NY, NY | Click here for more info.
  • Route 114: Ulumul Qur’an (Sciences of the Qur’an) with Shaykh Mohammed Faqih
    Oc. 26 to 29 & Nov 2 to 4
    Rutgers-Newark, New Jersey
    Click here for more info

I am Muslim!


Wonderful video from MAS. May Allah (swt) give them success in their dawah efforts. Muslim pride! Praise be to God!
Source: viaTasbeeh

Support MAS & Debbie AlMontaser

If you have 1 minute to spare, I humbly request you to do these 2 things:

Students United Against Hate

Sign the petition here. MAS will organize the signatures by university and then send it out to all the media. So please sign it if you are a student at a university, college, or high school.

Reinstate Debbie AlMontaser as Principal of KGIA

MuslimMatters has asked all bloggers to cross-post to them in support of Debbie AlMontaser. I have done so, so if you have a blog, please cross-post in support. This will help raise awareness.

May Allah (swt) help all these efforts succeed. Ameen!