A PRINCESS’S PILGRIMAGE
In 1870, Nawab Sikander Begum of Bhopal became the first South-Asian Muslim woman to publish an account of her pilgrimage to Mecca. She traveled with a retinue of a thousand, visited Jeddah and Mecca,…
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Can a Muslim woman have a role beyond the domestic realm? For a variety of reasons, ranging from the financial to the intellectual, many Muslim women choose to work in fields that take them beyond the domestic realm, in many cases enhancing their roles in the home with their families. Beyond the Kitchen draws upon the real-life experiences of working Muslim women and discusses their challenges, from juggling domestic chores, family commitments and workplace demands to dealing with challenges such as wearing hijab in the workplace and deciding whether or not to attend the office Christmas party.
This book examines several controversial topics such as domestic violence, female genital mutilation, polygyny and the failure to educate women and girls, and points out the divergence between Islamic teaching and actual culturally-influenced practice. In this 3rd edition of Bent Rib, important information has been updated and new and interesting developments in these areas are discussed with regard to their impact on Muslim women and their society.
The commentary includes a variety of discussions, including linguistic analysis, exegesis, historical contentions, legal rulings, and of course, spiritual lessons. At the end of the book, Shaykh Rami has included the original Arabic text with translation as well as a section with just the Arabic text for easy memorization.
THE IDEAL FATHER: IN LIGHT OF THE QUR'AN, SUNNA AND TRADITION looks at the various stages of fatherhood and discusses Islamic rites and tradition, nurturing and fostering, education, upbringing, the onus and rights of the couple, father and children and also illustrates the differences between imprudent and wise fathers. It is essential that every father reads this book. For this book makes him aware of his responsibilities and also provides a means of fulfilling those duties and achieving the desired objective.