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  • Best rows in prayer for women Date: 3-9-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. My wife asked this question. In the mosque, the best place for women is the last row. In the Prophet's  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) mosque, there is a completely separate section for women, and all rows are only made of women there. Does she still need to stay in the back row or can she go the front rows as there are no men in that.. More

  • Women attaining the reward of the congregation Date: 13-1-2014

    If women offered the congregational prayer at home, are they encompassed in the sayings of the Messenger of Allaah, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam: - "Offering the prayer in congregation is twenty-seven times superior to the prayer offered by a person alone." - "He who offered the ‘Ishaa’ prayer in congregation, it is as if he prayed half of.. More

  • Can women enter from the door of men in the mosque? Date: 12-1-2014

    Can women enter from the door for men in a mosque due to a temporary malfunction in the door for women? Is this permissible? .. More

  • Allowing women to pray in the Masjid Date: 24-9-2013

    in India Many of the so called sunnis do not allow women to pray in the masjid. they say it is haram. but no where it is said it Haram. there were proves that even after the time of Prophet (saw) women used to pray in the masjid, as an Example Aatiqa (ra) the wife of Umar (ra) even she was in the masjid when Umar (ra) was killed by a slave. can you.. More

  • Building separate mosques for women Date: 1-11-2011

    As salam wa alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barkathu. As per the Aya of Sura Ahzab (33:33) is it advisable for dai to call women to come to masajid for prayer & listening islamic lectures of scholars? Is it ok to built a seperate masajid for women? Does it have any authentic proof? also we shall like to get scholarly comment on ladies getting togeter.. More

  • Preventing the woman from going out except to her marriage house or her grave Date: 23-3-2006

    Is it true that the woman does not go out in her life except twice: once to her husband’s home, and the second time to her grave?.. More

  • Pregnant women visiting graves Date: 29-12-2005

    Can you tell me whether it is permissible for Muslim women to enter the graveyard to offer prayers by the graveside? Are there any special restrictions for pregnant women? What about taking young children? .. More

  • Women praying in non-Muslim countries Date: 1-11-2004

    I would like to ask about rule of women praying outside her home in non-Muslim countries. For example, if she can’t pray in her work, school and mosque is far. Can she to find another place for praying or it is suitable for her wait with praying to her home? Because some Muslim girls want to pray in cabin in the supermarket or in the corner.. More

  • Sisters object to barrier between them and men in the mosque Date: 29-9-2004

    We are constructing a new mosque in Edinburgh (Scotland). Some of the sisters are refusing to have a barrier between men and women and they are telling us that the barrier is Bid'aa, there was no barrier in the first Islaam period. Is that correct? And are the rules that should be considered when preparing the mosque?.. More

  • Women visiting graves Date: 26-9-2004

    What is the ruling about women visiting the cemeteries?.. More

  • Group sleep over for Muslim female youth Date: 28-6-2004

    My question is regarding having sleep over. I really understand that sleep over is not appropriate for us (Muslim).Now summer is approaching and practicing sleep over here in the west is very common. I'm just wondering is there any ruling or is it really applicable to have "GROUP SLEEP OVER FOR MUSLIM YOUTH GIRL in the mosque (Masjid)though the.. More

  • Despite the reward of congregation, it is better for the woman to pray at home Date: 11-12-2002

    This is with reference to your Fatwa: 98886, where it was said that "it is better for women to pray in their houses than to attend congregational prayers at mosque". However, I have read that praying behind Imam till Witr, is equivalent to praying whole night. Then how do women get this benefit during Ramadan where Witr is read behind Imam after Taraweeh?.. More

  • Women praying during Ramadan Date: 3-11-2002

    Are prayers during Ramadan better for women at home or in mosques?.. More

  • Women following to the cemetery Date: 18-9-2002

    What does Islam say about women following or going to the cemetery with the funeral?.. More

  • Female secretions during prayer Date: 3-6-2002

    I am a 20 years-old girl who wants to ask you about the Salat .In fact I have a serious problem: I have vaginal and urinary secretions even when I am in Sujuod or throughout the Salat. Is my Salat true?.. More