Female Issues

Making Masah on the tape applied over Mehndi

  Nasihah (Advice): Angels descend to record your Prayers   Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “A group of Angels stay with you by night and another group of Angels by day. They meet together at the time of afternoon prayer and dawn prayer, then …

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Rules of Nifaas (Post-Natal Bleeding)

  Nasihah (Advice): The mercy of Allah exceeds the mercy of one’s own mother   Umar ibn al-Khattab Radiyallahu anhu reported: “Some prisoners of war were brought to Rasulullah Sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and a nursing woman was among them. Whenever she found a child among the prisoners, she would take …

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Missing Salaah due to waking up late

  Nasihah (Advice): The Protection of Allah Ta’ala Sayyiduna Jundub ibn Abdullah Radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah Sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, “The one who performs the Fajr Salaah will be under the protection of Allah Ta’ala.” (Sahih Muslim) ______________________________   Question and Answer:   Q. If a person wakes up 10 …

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A woman should apply fragrance exclusively for her husband

hadithanswers.com Question What is the reference of this Hadith? It is narrated that Umar ibn al-Khattab went out on the day of ‘Eid and passed by a group of women. He noticed a scent emanating from the head of a woman and remarked, “Who is the companion of this fragrance?” …

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Appointing a Wakeel for Nikah in the absence of a Wali

Nasihah (Advice): Spouses helping each other pray at night   Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Nabi Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “May Allah have mercy on a man who stands at night to pray and wakes his wife to pray. If she refuses, he sprinkles water on her face. May Allah …

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Wife Changing her Last Name after Marriage

QUESTION Many Muslim women take their husband’s last name (surname) when they marry. I have heard different views on this; some say it is Haram and others say it is necessary. I am confused and would like to know the correct Shari’ah ruling on the matter please? ANSWER In the …

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Permissibility of Lash extensions

  Nasihah (Advice): Altering one’s appearance   Sayyiduna Abdullah ibn Mas‘ood radiyallahu anhu said: ‘May Allah curse women who do tattoos and those who have tattoos done, women who have their eyebrows plucked, and women who file teeth for the purpose of beautification, (thereby) changing the creation of Allah.’ News of …

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Homosexuality and the Biological Argument

Question How should we respond to people who say that there is a biological basis for homosexuality? Answer Allah Ta’aala says in the Qur’aan: الْيَوْمَ أَكْمَلْتُ لَكُمْ دِينَكُمْ وَأَتْمَمْتُ عَلَيْكُمْ نِعْمَتِي وَرَضِيتُ لَكُمُ الْإِسْلَامَ دِينًا Today I have perfected your deen for you, completed my favour to you and chosen …

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Why must a woman travel with a Mahram

Nasihah (Advice): The Dua of a traveller   Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah radiyallahu anhu reported that Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said: “Three supplications are answered, without any doubt; that of a parent, that of a traveller and that of one who has been wronged.” [Abu Dawood] ______________________________   Question and Answer:   What …

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