Status of Women in Islam

Status of Women

As far as a Muslim’s relationship with Allah Almighty is concerned, there is no difference between man or women. Both are promised the same reward for their good conduct, and the same punishment for wrong doings. The Holy Qur’an says:

“And for women are rights over men similar to those of men over women.” (2:226)

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Shab E Meraj

GOD: An Islamic Perspective

Meraj (from the Islamic Voice)

Q.1. (i) What is the reality behind Shab-e-Meraj? Did our Prophet visit Baitul Maqdas and the skies and see the paradise and hell and meet other Prophets there? How could he meet the Prophets there when he had led them in prayer in Baitul Maqdas, a short while ago the same night? Had those Prophets whom he met over the skies, also reached there by riding theBurraq?
ii) What is Burraq? Is it a heavenly animal? Does it look like a horse with flying wings? Is it scientific and rational?
iii) Did the Prophet travel in Meraj while awake or in his dream, like some scholars say? Did he see Allah? Does the event find mention in Qur’an and Hadith? How should the Muslims celebrate Shab-e-Meraj?
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An insight into Islam for Non-Muslims

A Unique Workshop for Non-Muslims – to be held at the Holiday Inn, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SG on Monday 18th May 2015 from 5pm to 8pm (finger buffet dinner will be provided).
It is my pleasure to invite you to attend a very unique and significant community event; a FREE interactive workshop for non-Muslims living or working within our community. The event is being organised by the Masjid Khadijah & Islamic Centre, Cromwell Road, Peterborough. Continue reading

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