You can download a pdf version of this paper here. Table of Contents Introduction | Meaning of the Word Hijab|Proof of the Obligation of the Headscarf (Khimar) for All Muslim Women | Was the Khimar Just a Cultural Thing? | Does the Khimar Have to Be a Particular Color? | Proof of the Obligation of the Outer Garment (jilbaab) for All Muslim Women | Can […]
Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence)
There have been multiple claims by neo-liberal Muslims that the head covering for women is not mentioned in the Qur’an, therefore, it is not an obligation for women. However, this is not correct. The meaning of Khimaar in the Arabic language in verse 24:31 includes covering the head. This was understood to be part of the meaning from
A great short video piece on rulings related to slaughtering an animal on Eid Al-Adha by Sh. Safi Khan. Imam Safi Khan is the founder and director of the Dar-us-Salaam Community in College Park, MD. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, and is well-versed in Islamic law, tafsir, and sirah.
Yasir Qadhi Nouman Ali Khan Omar Suleiman Rameez AbidI am a Pakistani-American Muslim blogger. I hold a B.S. in Information Technology and a B.A. in Islamic Studies. I am also a follower and a student of the Hanbali school of Islamic law. Read more
By Asma bint Shameem The noble Sahabi, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman said, “People used to ask the Prophet (Sal Allaahu Alaiyhi wa sallam) about good things, but I used to ask him about bad things because I was afraid that they might overtake me.” What a beautiful example to follow! And thus, on a similar note, I
The discussion below is in two parts. First part briefly discusses the Islamic concept of insurance and the second briefly highlights why commercial insurance is forbidden in Islam. There is also a good discussion of Islamic Insurance here. Part 1 – Islamic Concept of Insurance Source: Economic Doctrines of Islam by Afzal-ur-Rahman, p. 147-149 The
I have been giving khutbahs for years now, alhamdulillah, and found the following lecture extremely helpful and useful. Shaykh Navaid Aziz’s Brief Bio Shaykh Navaid Aziz has been described as being a gem in and of himself. Shaykh Navaid has a way of making each student feel special, as though he is talking to them