Arab Proverbs
Raising Children with Beneficial Knowledge

Raising Children with Beneficial Knowledge

Children are a blessing from Allah SWT to parents. They teach parents patience and remind them of what matters in life. Muslim parents should always remember that they are an amanah (a trust) given to us by Allah SWT. Thus, a Muslim parent entrusted with children has the duty to raise children according to the guidelines of the Quran and the teachings of the Prophet ﷺ.

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Beloved Prohibition: The Poem of Qays bin Mulawwah

Beloved Prohibition: The Poem of Qays bin Mulawwah

This proverb originates from a verse of the poem of Qays that he wrote for Layla when he was in love with her and her father had prohibited their marriage. Instead of him desisting from his love for her, he expressed his grief in a poem that said the most beloved thing to a man is what he is prevented from.

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