Question:Please explain the main purpose one should seek in marriage, and mention the characteristics of a spouse who could bring us to this goal. Answer: Not only in marriage, but also in all other stages of life, one should have a major goal, namely to obey Allah (SWT) and to gain proximity towards Him. This is mainly because any other goal is transient and futile, and will eventually experience annihilation.
Birthday of Imam al-Jawad (PBUH)
We all know about the emphasis made by the Holy Quran and the Household of the Prophet (PBUH&HP) on the minding and respecting the parents. Now the question remains that what is our duty in the case our parents behave in an unacceptable manner; or more, take up beliefs in stark opposition to the religion, and how should we react in such a case?