Seeking Marriage and the Marriage Ceremony in Islam (Islam 5.1)

Objectives: Recall the main parts of the marriage ceremony and consider the importance of marriage in Islam. Marriage is a legal union between a man… Continue reading

Understanding the Muslim Dress Code: Modesty for Men and the Hijāb for Women (Islam 4.5 & 4.6)

Objectives: Explain and illustrate what is meant by hijab and the importance of this to Muslims. Terms: Modesty: A humble, unpretentious manner or appearance. Hijāb: A… Continue reading

Pregnant and breastfeeding women: Make up the missed fasts or feed a poor person for each day?

The scholars have differed as to whether a woman who missed fasts due to her pregnancy or due to breastfeeding should make up the days… Continue reading

A man divorced his wife on three occasions, and he wants to remarry her… “The Book of Marriage, Bulūgh al-Marām” (no. 1001) – Shaikh al-Fawzān

Title: Kitābun-Nikāh (The Book of Marriage) from Shaikh Sālih al-Fawzān’s explanation of Buloogh al-Marām min Adillatil-Ahkām of Al-Hāfidh Ahmad Ibn `Alee Ibn Hajr al-Asqalānee (Born… Continue reading

Miscarriage of a foetus and the rulings related to the mother and child: Ibn Bāz and Ibn Uthaimeen.

حكم الجنين إذا سقط قبل الشهر الرابع Question: I was pregnant – then during the third month and a week, I miscarried. I don’t know which stage the… Continue reading

The Role of the Imām, and the appearance of Female Imāms in Mosques: Islam 3.5

Objectives: Know and be able to explain the role of the Imam. Imām: “A person who leads the congregational prayers” (i.e. the prayers in Jamā’ah).… Continue reading

An advice to Sisters to remain steadfast upon the Sunnah and Salafiyyah

Part A: In this short discussion [1] that we have before us, we will take it as a reminder and an encouragement for our sisters with regard… Continue reading

Exaggeration in the graves of the righteous leads to them to be taken as idols that are worshipped besides Allah. Kitāb at-Tawhīd, Ch. 21

“Ash-Sharh al-Moojaz al-Mumahhad li Tawheed al-Khaaliq al-Mumajjad alladhi allafahu Shaikhul-Islam Muhammad” (The Concise, Simple and Straight-forward Explanation of the Tawheed of the Exalted Creator –… Continue reading

BBC Interview: “Non-Muslim Feminist” talks about her Research into Salafi Women: Niqab, Conversion, Religious Compulsion and Terrorism: Dr Anabel Inge

“Dr Anabel Inge is the first researcher to have gained open access to women in the UK Salafi community.” BBC (Sunday 20th November 2016) What… Continue reading

Temporary Marriage (Mut‛ah) and its abolition. “The Book of Marriage, Bulūgh al-Marām” (no. 996-997) – Shaikh al-Fawzān

Title: Kitaabun-Nikaah (The Book of Marriage) from Shaikh Saalih al-Fawzaan’s explanation of Buloogh al-Maraam min Adillatil-Ahkaam of Al-Haafidh Ahmad Ibn `Alee Ibn Hajr al-Asqalaanee (Born… Continue reading