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Heavenly Ornaments

Heavenly Ornaments

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Published by Books for Islam
Islamic books; english
Islamic books; english

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Published by: Books for Islam on Jan 16, 2011
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Bahishti Zewar
(translated as
Heavenly Ornaments
), was written by Maulana Ashraf Ali ThanviRahmatullahe Alaihe. is a 8 volume comprehensive handbook of fiqh (jurisprudence), especiallyfor the education of girls and women. This volume has been compiled by the Islamic Bulletinwww.islamicbulletin.cominto two separate books. Volume 1,2, 3 and the second volume 4,5,6,7. It describes the Five Pillars of Islam and also highlights more obscure principles. For years ithas remained a favorite with the people of the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent. Among (HanafiDeobandi) Muslims, it is a popular practice to present this volume to a new bride. Themotivation behind this gesture is that the young woman is taking up a new identity and new lifeas a wife and mother-to-be. She should be well versed in the rites, rituals and tradition of Islam.

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