Nasihah (Advice): A woman’s entrance to Jannah
Sayyidatuna Ummu Salamah Radhiyallahu Anha says that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wa Sallam said: “A woman who dies when her husband is pleased with her, will enter Jannah.” (Tirmidhi)
Question and Answer:
- I Have a son and a daughter. My son was born from my first marriage and my daughter was born from my second marriage. They are now Baaligh. Is my son from my first marriage a Mahram to my daughter from my second marriage?
- Uterine siblings (children from one mother), irrespective if the mother bore them through different husbands or marriages, are considered to be Mahrams (non-strangers) to one another. Accordingly, your son and daughter (uterine siblings) are Mahrams to one another.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best
Mufti Ismaeel Bassa
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
(Islamic rulings on this Q&A newsletter are answered in accordance to the Hanafi Fiqh)