Bedroom Fiqh

Bismillahi wa salatu wa salamu ala Rasulillah wa ‘ala jami’il ambiyai wal-mursalin wa ‘ala ahlihi wa sahabihi ajmain, amin.

All praise, adorations and gratitude’s belong to Him who created all beings in pairs as a proof of His oneness, who inclines the heart of the sexes to relationship as a means of sustaining creation and who makes marriage halal and prohibits zina. May all prayers of goodness be on our master and Sayyed of Prophets, Muhammad Mustafa e, on his brother Prophets u and Angels u and on the exalted sages y who are the preservers of his sublime and unique tradition, amin.

My very dear and valuable brother, I pray that Allah I honour you with walking in the Nur of Muhammad u throughout your life and bless you with good destiny and good end as alms for the essence of Islamic scholarship and wilaya, al-Imam ar-Rabbani Shaykh Ahmad Faruqi t amin. You asked this faqir to summarise the rule of relationship for a newly married couple, that I should make it brief and self explanatory. This I set out to do trusting myself to Allah U, the real force behind all events and to Him is our return. La haola wa la quwata illa billah.

Let it be known that I am very far from claiming any in depth knowledge on this issue yet I have attempted piecing together the bits we have been fortunate to pick from the exalted life of our superiors y simply because it is mandatory to say what one knows, especially in this disastrous age when the way of the tradition is hardly recognized and when the middle course trodden by the real inheritors has become unbelievably narrow. The great sage and ‘alim, Shaykh Uthman bn Fundi t mentioned in his valuable Ihya Sunna that communicating the religion is not the exclusive responsibility of the ‘Ulama y since every Muslims needs to teach whatever he has learnt to others. On this basis and solely for this reason I wish to write the following. Continue Reading