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.
Tag: Women’s Day
In this article, Dr. Jasser Auda lists a number of the hadiths and Companions’ stories that affirm Muslim women’s right to perform i`tikaf and to actively participate in mosques’ events.
The Quran has taken a delicately balanced approach as it narrates a number of stories in which women are not depicted as mainly mothers or wives but as free individuals whose merit are not related to the two traditional roles.
Are women lacking according to Islam or not?
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- People are not classified according to their gender, wealth, race, or color. All people, men and women, originate from …
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…
Islam is the only system that ensures justice between men and women by believing that God provides the best unbiased source of knowledge about how men and women should live their lives.
Are women welcome in the mosque? While the traditions and practice of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) affirm that women are more than welcome in the mosque, it is unfortunate that many mosques today are not women-friendly. That is why we are launching this new folder: Women and Mosque: The Difficult Questions …
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.
In this part, Dr. Jasser Auda concludes the series with discussion of where children should line within a mosque and whether women are solely responsible for them during prayer.