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How Should Muslim Women Dress in the West? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How should Muslim women dress in the West? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned […]

Will I Remember All My Husbands in Paradise?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, If a woman was married more than one times, will she remember all of her husbands in paradise? It is said that women will be virgins while having been married previously in paradise. Answer: Wa alaykum salam May Allah reward you for your question. It is established […]

Has the Sight of a Woman Affected the Prophet?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: Assalam alaykum, Is the Hadith below Authentic and how should it be understood? Jabir said, “The Prophet saw a woman so he entered upon Zainab bint Jahsh and had intercourse with her. He then came out to his companions and said to them – A woman advances in the form of […]

Can a Woman Braid Her Hair to Perform a Ritual Bath and Only Wash the Roots?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I am a woman with very long hair and I find it very difficult to make a ritual bath daily. Is there a way to ease this process? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, You can braid your hair before you bathe, and then wash the roots of the hair […]

Should a Woman Fast During Her Menstruation?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As salam aleykum, Should a woman fast during her menstruation? Is an expiation required for missed fasts due to menstruation? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, The expiation (kaffara) applies in the case of a major violation due to the sanctity of the month of Ramadan, namely, by eating, […]

Should I Renew My Wudu If I Touch a Woman? [Maliki]

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Assalam ‘aleykum, Should I renew my wudu if I touch a woman? Answer: Wa alaykum as salam wa rahmatulah. If someone touches another person from whom pleasure can normally be derived from, and pleasure is either intended or found, wudu is broken. Thus, if a man touches a woman […]

After Marriage, Can a Woman Continue Her Education and Pursue a Career?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: After I graduate, I will get married that summer. Is it okay for a woman to continue her education by going to college after marriage? Is working as an obstetrician allowed? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for […]

What Is the Distance a Woman Can Journey Alone?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum, Is it permissible for a woman to travel alone to visit her grandmother in an hospital which is 30 km from her home? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. Yes, you can visit her provided it […]

Is It Better for a Woman to Avoid to Apply Henna If She Has to Appear in Public?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Asalamu alaikum, Is it better for a woman to avoid to apply henna if she has to appear in public? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. In general, it is permitted for the woman to apply henna to […]

Can a Woman Pray in a Sitting Position When in Public?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam ‘aleykum. Sometimes me and my wife have to pray in a public place. Can she sit and pray to avoid to bend over in front of people? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that this message finds you well, insha’Allah. No, being shy or […]