In the Qur’an, some verses prohibited Muslims from the marriage with unbelievers, but, in other places Muslim men are allowed to marry with women from the People of Book meaning Christians and Jews. Since the Qur’an does not mention women in the the verse if they are also included in the permission with regards to … Continue reading Since women have more influence on the child, Why are Muslim women not allowed to marry non muslims, but muslim man allowed to marry non muslim women.?
In one of the Qur’anic verses the testimonies of two women are demanded, this is only related to written testimony, it cannot be used anywhere else. Moreover, the testimony of two women is related to business and transactions. One of the explanation for this is that women were not very active in the business life … Continue reading Why is the witness of one man considered to be equal to the witness of two women?
Firs of all it is not true that inheritance goes only male children or older male child, indeed, there are many verses and hadith which allocate each person his/her share from the inheritance. Unfortunately, today there are un-Islamic cultures in many countries and people assume that those practices are related to Islamic teachings. In short, … Continue reading When the father dies the inheritance goes to the son even if that person has a older daughter. Is this true in terms of our religion, or is it a cultural thing?
Islam provides a set of rules for human beings to bring happiness here and the hereafter. One of the principles of Islam is preventing a Muslim from committing a sin or doing an indecent behavior from the beginning by blocking the means which leads to evil. In this regard, Islam put some restrictions between males … Continue reading Hello. I am in the process of reverting, I am still learning. I would like to wear hijab. The only thing holding me back is my career. Most of my fellow peers tell me that my career is haraam because I am a female barber. I believe that my ability to cut hair as well as I do is a gift & blessing from Allah (swt). I feel like I’m not doing anything wrong because I am a licensed professional. What should I do? I want to become a Muslim and I don’t want this to interfere or get in the way of my career. Please help 😟
In Islam halal and haram is explained well. However, there are many issues which fall between two thus becomes doubtful. The question contains two different cases; one, hair dressing and second, man’s hair dressing to a woman or vice versa. The ruling for the first case obvious which is halal. In the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) … Continue reading Is the money I earn from being a women’s hair dresser haram due to being a man?
Performing five daily prayers on time is an essential duty in Islam and every individual Muslim who reached puberty is supposed to pray five times in a day. In the Qur’an and Sunnah there are many religious texts that emphasize on performing five daily prayers on time with utmost care. Islam is a religion which … Continue reading In very short days in winter, can we merge noon and afternoon prayers at home due to school related constraints?
Answer:Islam is a system which designs every aspect of human life, morality and ethical rules one of them. There are five essential pillars which every divine religion aims to protect them. Those are religion, life, property, intellect and progeny. Your question is related to the last one. In order to protect progeny God prohibited adultery … Continue reading MANY muslim men don’t look face to face to women, what is the reason to the room divider in MOST religious meetings? this really bothers me and it makes me feel as if i, as a young female adult, bad.
First of all, head covering is not only in Islam. Both Jewish and Christian traditions had veil for women in the history; such as Mary (Maryam) in the history, or current nuns, or Amish and Mennonite women who are still covering their head as a type of modesty. So it did not start with the … Continue reading Why head cover is needed?
Anas reported the Messenger of Allah (saws) as saying, “Among the things of this world, I love women and perfume, and the coolness of my eyes is prayer.” Related by Ahmad and an-Nasa’i. Abu Hurairah reported that the Messenger of Allah (saws) said, “If someone offers perfume, do not reject it, for it is … Continue reading Can we pray with perfume and deodorant on?
It is the general consensus among the Muslims that a Muslim woman is required to cover her head leaving only her face showing as part of an overall dress code and behaviour which Islam prescribes. It is therefore part of the social system of Islam, and a manifestation of important general Islamic principles. Firstly, an … Continue reading Why do girls need to get covered?