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Women Area in Mosque: Access to the Imam

Women Area in Mosque: Access to the Imam

There is no need to isolate women within walls or curtains or to prevent them from sighting the Imam. It is proven that women used to see the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) in the Mosque, and that it had a positive impact on their acquisition of knowledge. They also benefited from, and were even quite careful to observe, attendance at the Mosque.

Hijab And Inferiority Complex: Setting Myself Free

Hijab And Inferiority Complex: Setting Myself Free

When I first ditched the headscarf, the simplest way to describe hijab, I had a sense of temporary satisfaction for I believed I was entitled to freedom of choice. Nevertheless, it was a choice against my conscience, which at the same time was fighting, for its right.

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She of the Two Belts: A Mainstay of Hijrah

Short Summary:Shewas known for her noble descent and bravery.Asma chose Islam when she was nearly fourteen and she was the 18th person to accept Islam. She helped guarantee the success of the Prophet’s Hijrah along with that of his companion Abu Bakr.Each night, oblivious of the dreariness of the rocky dark desert, Asma would take …

Why Did Allah Made Women Physically Weak

Why Did Allah Make Women Physically Weak?

Short Answer: Both men and women are honored in Islam. Men and women are similar in terms of duties and responsibilities. Women have to do the acts of worship that men do. The problems that women face today are not because they are physically weak. It is the corruption of ethics in our societies. It …

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…

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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 …



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