When the last 10 nights of Ramadan approach, Muslim men around the world prepare for I’tikaf – a time of seclusion, prayer and meditation in the masjid. It is a truly blessed time that any Muslim would be honored to participate in. Separation from worldly stresses and distractions to focus solely upon Allah; who could …
Tag: women in mosques
Some people object to the open design of mosques [no partition between men & women] due to the opinion that man’s prayer is interrupted by a passing woman
We should not forbid our women to coming to the mosques, yet some mosques have signs on saying no women allowed! This is the house of Allah and women should be made to feel welcome.
Are we allowed to raise our voices in the mosque?
As I ponder during the remaining nights of Ramadan, I wonder if as a society we will ever return to the Prophetic example of gender inclusion in our mosques in a way that gives everyday British Muslim women the option to visit mosques as regularly as female companions of Prophet Muhammad did.