Mother-daughter relationships are complex and diverse. Some mothers and daughters are best friends. Others talk once a week. Some see each other weekly; others live in different states, provinces or countries. Some avoid conflict. Others talk through everything. And undoubtedly, there’s a hint of all these things in most relationships. No matter the ups and downs in relationships between mothers and daughters, mothers continue to mother and daughters still seek their mum’s approval right through life.
Well known international educationist and motivational speaker Edris Khamissa will be giving a talk to mothers and daughters on reinforcing love between mothers and daughters here in Newcastle, Northern KZN, South Africa.
Date: 25 January 2013
Venue: Newcastle Muslim Community Centre (Old Club Rocsi)
Time: 15:00 – 17:00
* Entrance is free! *
In Islam we know how great the right of the mother is. There are many ahaadeeth that point out the importance of the mother and being dutiful to her.
Abu Hurayrah (RadiyAllahu ‘anhu) said, “The Prophet (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) was asked, ‘Messenger of Allah, to whom should I be dutiful?’ ‘Your mother,’ he replied. He was asked, ‘Then whom?’ ‘Your mother,’ he replied. He was asked, ‘Then whom?’ ‘Your mother,’ he replied. He was asked, ‘Then whom?’ He replied, ‘Your father.’“ [Bukhari]
Abu Hurayra (RadiyAllahu ‘anhu) reported that a person said: “‘Allah’s Messenger, who amongst the people is most deserving of my good treatment?’ He said: ‘Your mother, again your mother, again your mother, then your father, then your nearest relatives according to the order (of nearness).’” [Bukhari, Book 32, Number 6181]
The ahaadeeth also encourages parents to be kind and fair to their children. Rasoolullaah (Sallallahu ‘Alayhi wa Sallam) “Fear Allah and treat your children [small or grown] fairly (with equal justice).” [Bukhari and Muslim]
Mums and daughters, please make a note of this in your diary. Girls I know that your’e probably thinking it will be boring but Edris Khamissa is not a boring speaker, I can assure you. Trust me, my “Shooshoobubbaleena”, it’s gonna be interesting and entertaining! See you there In-shaa Allah!