Sure, major thinkers, spiritual stalwarts, and community leaders like Tariq Ramadan, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf, and Imam Siraj Wahhaj were there giving lectures, but most of us have been hearing speeches from these luminaries since we were 18. In fact, the registration for women at the matrimonial event was closed a couple weeks prior to ISNA due to too many female attendees.
awliya – plural of wali, mistranslated often here as “friends” ]!
Adultery is one of the gravest blows to a marriage, as well as a painful rejection for one partner.
But you don't have to be intimate with anyone else to be unfaithful.
The 49th annual convention hosted by the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) in Washington, D. At least that’s what it was like if you were married or with family.
It was a full of spiritually- and politically-nourishing lectures; a bazaar full of clothing, jewelry, artwork and Islamic literature and information; and an atmosphere of camaraderie.