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I have 5 children 4 girls and 1 boy of growing age.my eldest daughter is eight years old.I am very concerned about their parenting.

1.As a muslim parent what are our responsibilities to teach these children.

2.what are the activities we should provide our children in order to save them from phone and t.v.i am interested to know the lives of sahabas children when they were young.i request you to please give me the names of reliable books from which I can learn their childhood days.

3.I request mufti saab to also give me the names of reliable books of prophets and sahabas which I can read to my children .the best books in urdu and english.

4.and dua for making children naik and salah as they r fighting a lot among themselves.


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Brother in Islam,

We make dua Allah makes your children among the Saliheen and Muttaqeen. Ameen.

You may listen to the talks on the upbringing of children by Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai (Damat Barakatuh) at the following link: http://daruliftaa.net/index.php/resources/downloads/viewcategory/44-friday-talks

Below are reliable books that you may use for the correct upbringing of your children:

1. The Upbringing of Children in Islam by (Dr.) Moulana Muhammed Habibullah Mukhtar.


2. Upbringing of Children by Moulana Moosa Ahmed Olgar.


3. The Autobiography of Mufti Mahmood Hassan Gangohi.


4. The Autobiography of Sheikhul Hadith Moulana Zakariya Kandhalvi.

5. Hayatus Sahabah by Moulana Yusuf Kandhalvi.


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ismail Dawoodjee

Student Darul Iftaa

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


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