I remember my first summer as a Muslim. It wasn’t that long after I converted, and I was barely into the transition phase. I knew that hijab is obligatory, but I was definitely not ready to tell my family and the world what I had just recently discovered myself.
Australian Muslim women cheerfully arrived at a Sydney swimming pool on the first day of women-only classes and aqua therapy, integrating hijabi women into sporting facilities.
Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: If the swimmer thought that it wasn’t probable that water would reach his throat from the mouth, nose and ears then there is no harm …
Members of the Swiss Muslim community are rallying to create their own private schools a few days after Europe’s rights court ruling made mixed-gender swimming classes compulsory.
Muslim parents will be forced to send their girls to mixed swimming classes with boys after Europe’s rights top court ruled against a Turkish-Swiss couple who argued the classes violated their beliefs.
The world today is running on ecstatic energy from watching the Olympic Games in Rio. People in their millions are switching on their televisions to watch an array of different sports. Rarely do we ever find the whole world with their eyes glued to the same activities as we see happening during the Olympic Games. …
I tested myself to see if I remembered different swimming styles. Once a swimmer, always a swimmer! It was an incredible afternoon, but one of the things I found so encouraging wearing my new burkini at the beach that day, was finding numerous other burkini wearers, too.
Salam Dear Reader, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Islam teaches an all-encompassing modesty, respect and bashfulness in thinking, speaking and acting. It is rather immodest for women to walk around nearly naked even in front of one another. That’s not modest. A woman’s full beauty and body are a …
Hundreds of Muslim girls have flocked to swimming pools in Tingbjerg district in Copenhagen after the city’s swimming club introduced girls only swimming sessions.