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`Eid Prayer

Can Women Perform `Eid Prayer at Home?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: 1- `Eid Prayer is a confirmed Sunnah that Muslims, males and females, should be eager to attend. 2- It is …

10 Fatwas About I`tikaf

10 Fatwas About I`tikaf

During these special days, many Muslims perform I`tikaf, which is a very beautiful experience. I`tikaf means to dedicate time for spiritual seclusion in the Mosque. You spend time praying, reading Quran and remembering Allah in the mosque’s pure and spiritual atmosphere. In this folder, we bring for you 10 fatwas about different aspects of I`tikaf. Learn …

Must Women Wash Their Hair During Ghusl?

Must Women Wash Their Hair During Ghusl?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: 1- Having more than one sexual intercourse in a single day has nothing to do with the woman’s duty of …

In Ramadan, Should Women Prioritize Worship or Family?

Should Women Prioritize Worship or Family in Ramadan?

Social expectations can make some women feel like they have to choose between family or their worship in Ramadan. We all have multiple responsibilities, and while that means we have to work hard to balance them, that also means we don’t have to choose between one or the other. For both men and women, caring …

6 Etiquettes and Conditions for Fasting During Ramadan

What Are the 6 Etiquettes of Fasting During Ramadan?

The person who is fasting during Ramadan has to be a Muslim. Why is that important? Because if you’re not a Muslim, your fasting is not counted since you don’t have the ruling on you. However if you’re not a Muslim and you’ve already set your intention to fast…

What's Cooking in Ramadan?

What’s Cooking This Ramadan? Less Dishes, More Prayer!

Women also have the same spiritual needs as that of men. They are as much obligated to fast, pray, read the Quran, and perform all other acts of worship as men are. Why then should they be burdened solely with increased cooking, which results in them missing out on the bounties of the blessed month?

Tarawih

Is Tarawih Mandatory on Women?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi 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: According to the consensus of Muslim scholars, Tarawih is not considered mandatory on either men or women. Rather, it is …

Why I Wear Hijab

Why I Wear Hijab

I often wonder whether people see me as a radical fundamentalist and terrorist Muslim who hides an AK-47 assault rifle underneath her jean jacket. Perhaps, they see me as the poster girl for oppressed womanhood everywhere. I am not sure which of the two it is. I get the whole gamut of strange looks, stares, …

Us Rap Singer Converted To Islam

Why Did this US Rap Singer Convert to Islam?

One of the reasons why I was able to convert to Islam was because my whole life I’ve been searching for a relationship with God, our creator Allah. I really never found that in Christianity because Christianity is more focused around who Jesus was and rarely do they talk about our creator God.



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