Category Archives: Women and Islam

‘Aisha: Revisted

Bismillah. When doing my An-Nawawi series, I had done a short post on ‘Aisha in the section about the narrators. I wasn’t satisfied with it then, and I’m still not.  A few months back, I attended a halaqah by a shaykh … Continue reading

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Trust in Allah

I really like this story. The video is really awesome too, mashaAllah, but the background music/noise is just too much. Worth your time to listen to, though 🙂

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Muhajjabah Mistake #3: Heels

If anyone reads my blog, they know I’m very old school Muslimah 🙂 I proudly say that my husband is the head of house and I try to obey him because I love him and because I love Allah. I … Continue reading

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The Narrator: ‘Aisha

I can’t get over how little the author wrote about ‘Aisha radiyallahu ‘anha (may Allah be pleased with her). I mean…this is ‘AISHA! She is probably the greatest female scholar of Islam, and all I get from An-Nawawi’s commentary is … Continue reading

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Creation in the Mother’s Womb: Conclusion

We pretty much finished discussing the fourth hadith of An-Nawawi which concerned creation in the mother’s womb. However, since this hadith discusses the breathing in of the soul, we’ll touch (slightly) on the fiqh aspect of the abortion issue before … Continue reading

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The Angel is Sent

Bismillah. 4 am and I can’t sleep. I figured I should do something worthwhile 🙂 This is a continuation of our hadith about the Creation in the Womb of the mother. This section is regarding the remainder of the hadith in … Continue reading

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The Stages of Human Development

Bismillah. We will now begin the explanation of the hadith we already mentioned which discusses the stages of human development. I am quoting heavily from the book here because a lot of this hadith is very technical subhaanAllah and there are … Continue reading

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