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The Muslim Woman

Cling to the Feet of your Mother, for Paradise lies there

    Let us for a while turn the clock backwards to a point some 25 years back.   Time: 2.15 am   On an unpleasantly cold, mystifying night the moon is sheltered by the murky looming clouds.  The night’s eerie silence is punctuated only by an occasional bark of a dog or …

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Save the Low Pan! – Eastern Toilet

http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za For centuries and centuries, since the beginning of time, the natural position that people globally adopted for relieving themselves was that of squatting. Indeed, this position is so natural that a child instinctively adopts it when he needs to relieve himself. It was only around the seventeenth century that Lord …

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Is Womens Salaah different from Mens?

  Question I am Hanfi maslak and living in Saudi Arabia. My wife has been asked to support the following from Hadeeth   why women ruku/sujda is different than men? Why we did not do rafa-e-dain?   Appreciate if you give me reference from Sahah Sitta only. ( Question published …

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The Law of contrast and the breakdown of Muslim Relationships  

https://www.central-mosque.com [30:21] And it is among His signs that He has created for you wives from among yourselves, so that you may find tranquillity in them, and He has created love and kindness between you. Surely in this there are signs for a people who reflect. Psychologists have long known …

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Ummahat al Mu’minin (Mothers of the Believers) Series Part 2

mahajjah.com Sayyidah Khadijah bint Khuwaylid radiya Llahu ‘anha   Name and lineage   Khadijah bint Khuwaylid ibn Asad ibn ‘Abd al ‘Uzza ibn Qusay. Qusay is the grandfather of the Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam. In terms of lineage, she is second from the Ummahat al Mu’minin who has the closest …

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A Sweet and Simple Nikaah

 http://www.uswatulmuslimah.co.za Sa‘eed bin Musayyab (rahimahullah) was an illustrious Taabi‘ee who was the son-in-law and student of Sayyiduna Abu Hurairah (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). Abu Wadaa‘ah (rahimahullah) narrates the following: I would regularly sit in the gathering of Sa‘eed bin Musayyab (rahimahullah). However, there was once a period during which I remained absent …

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Arsonist or Fire Fighter?

http://www.countercurrents.org/2017/10/02/arsonist-or-fire-fighter/ This world is a coin. It has two faces. Both joined together but both different; often the opposite of one another. I am speaking about social media, the coin which on one side has convenience, communication and companionship and on the other, lies, ignorance and hatred. Both made possible …

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Ummahat al Mu’minin (Mothers of the Believers) Series Part 1

Brief Biographies and Status of the Ummahat al Mu’minin (Mothers of the Believers) http://mahajjah.com Introduction   All praise belongs to Allah, the Almighty. Peace and Salutations be upon the Seal of the Prophets, upon his progeny, Companions, and those who follow his path until the Day of Reckoning. The Ahlul Bayt (Family of …

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