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Are Women Allowed to Pray in the Masjid?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Are women allowed to pray in the masjid? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful Assalamu alaikum, As for just praying, a woman’s prayer in the depths of her house has more reward than for her to pray in the masjid; in one narration, more reward […]

The Lawful Nature of Niqab (Face Veiling)

by Imam Zaid Shakir Source: http://www.newislamicdirections.com/nid/articles/the_lawful_nature_of_niqab_face_veils/ Increasingly in the western world, nothing symbolizes the “otherness” of Islam like the veiled Muslim woman. If she chooses to remain quietly home undertaking domestic duties with patient dignity she is rendered invisible and mysterious, veiled by the walls of her home. If she emerges into the public square […]

Beyond Hijab: Modesty Amongst Women in Islam

In this lecture, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives advice on reframing the question of Hijab from one of form (clothing) to one of essence (modesty) by using the Prophetic example and the example of the best of women: Khadijah, Fatima, Maryam, A’isha, and Asiya (May Allah (subhana wa ta’ala) be pleased with them all). Download Options: […]