So the plan is this: that you meet someone (whether online or otherwise), spend some time getting to know him/her (maybe a few weeks or months) and hopefully both of you will declare your intention and willingness to move forward and agree that you are right for each other and get married.
Essentially it is not dating in the western sense but a shorter period of getting to know someone through meeting and interacting with them, often unchaperoned, but generally in public, to decide whether or not you want to relatively new to our world and must be treated and defined as such.
We cannot turn to dating guides written by authors whose goals and timelines are different to ours or to the chick flicks and Bollywood movies that only create a fantasy instead of guiding you to the reality of life as a single Muslim in search of commitment.
We, as single Muslims, must empower ourselves to define what it means to “date” and ensure that the people we meet are on board with this new concept to our community and respect its boundaries.
After thirteen years of suffering with patience and endurance, he migrated to the nearby city of Medina.
For over twenty-three years, beginning in 610 , the Prophet orally transmitted the Quran (Koran).
Islam is an Arabic word meaning "surrender" or "submission." It is a faith that encompasses approximately one-fifth of humanity.
Its adherents reside in almost every country of the world and comprise majorities in large segments of Africa, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, and Asia. The historical origins of Islam date back to seventh century Arabia.
But where do we set the boundaries that distinguish it from the western method of Unfortunately it is this grey area in which much misunderstanding and hurt can occur.
Muslims believe the Quran was revealed from God through the archangel Gabriel.
In it, a cosmology, a theology, and an elaborate eschatology are described. E., almost the entire Arabian Peninsula had converted from paganism to Islam, and within a hundred years, its followers stretched from France to China.
The Prophet Muhammad, an aristocratic Arabian born and raised an orphan in the sanctuary city of Mecca, experienced a revelation in his fortieth year.
He began to preach to his own people, most of whom initially persecuted him.