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Women in Mosque: Any Special Dress Code?

Women in Mosque: Any Special Dress Code?

Are women obliged to wear certain uniform other than the regular Hijab when performing prayers or visiting mosque? In fact, there is no evidence in the Prophet’s Sunnah to indicate any difference between women’s normal Islamic dress code and what they should wear during prayers or when going to mosques. Hijab On, No Perfume …

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

Reciting Quran & Tawaf: Women in Menses Excluded?

In the previous part, Dr. Jasser Auda discussed the scholars’ opinions regarding the permissibly of visiting mosques for menstruating women. In this part, he investigates whether a woman in period is allowed to recite the Quran and to do Tawaf. This is part of the author’s detailed series: Women and Mosque: The Difficult Questions. …

Women in Islam (Special Folder)

The Status of Women in Islam (Special Folder)

Women in Islam are given a high status. A prevailing principle we find in the Quran is one of egalitarianism. All human life has value and every human being has inalienable rights regardless of gender. Therefore, if we hear of women’s rights being taken away…

women houses

Muslim Women: "Stay In Your Houses"?

Short answer: Of course not. The wives of the Prophet, who were directly referenced (“Oh wives of the Prophet…”) did not take these verses literally and lived their normal lives, inside and outside the house. “On the contrary, like Muslim men, Muslim women can go out, learn, and work, provided that they observe decency and …

Did the Prophet (PBUH) Discourage Women's Visits to Mosque?

Did the Prophet (PBUH) Discourage Women's Visits to Mosque?

Nowadays, women should be encouraged to go to the Mosque since this brings about the objectives behind existence of Mosques in Islam, which is remembering Allah, acquiring knowledge, acquainting with other Muslim women who frequent the Mosque and participating in public activities in a way that benefits the woman, her family, her community and her religion.

Did Umar Really Bury His Daughter Alive?

Did Umar Really Bury His Daughter Alive?

Some books and speakers claim that before Islam, Umar (may Allah be pleased with him) had buried his daughter alive. They mention that in the context of highlighting the great changes brought by Islam to protect and honor women. The story is often narrated with very emotional touches; Umar allegedly was busy digging the little …

World Hijab Day

Is Celebrating the World Hijab Day Bid`ah?

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: Celebrating world and national Days and events like World Hijab Day that promote universal values and morals are praiseworthy. It …

5 Great Women In Islam

We know about the great men of Islam. What about the great women in Islam? Here are 5 great women in Islam! Check them out! Khadijah: The First to Accept Islam – Her Story The Story of Maryam (Mother of Jesus)



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