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Islamic items about sacred sexuality

Sex, Brains and Tragedy

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'Hot for Martyrdom' headline

Another name for this talk would be "How to Make Someone Hot for Martyrdom." How many of you have heard of a part of the human brain called "the reward circuit?" It's my thesis that none of us should be turned loose on the planet without an instruction manual for this primitive mechanism, which — among other things — impels us to mate. It's also impelling bombers from Palestine and Egypt.

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The Qur’an

"God made man and woman to complete each other, as the day completes the night."--The Prophet

The goal is not physical pleasure; but a psycho-spiritual union where both man and woman become 'garments' for each other as the Holy Quran states. Become One; and know thy Lord.

"Marriage is half of your religion."

"According to the God’s Messenger sex between married couple is not any lecherous attitude but is a ’sadaqa’ - worship through giving. This is something which raises human beings above the animal level.