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The Inheritance of Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)

Abu Hurayrah (radiallaahu ‘anhu) once passed by the market in Madinah. He stopped at the market and said: “O people of the market, how incapable you are!” They said, “And how is that Abu Hurayrah?” He replied, “Over there, the inheritance of Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) is being distributed and you are here! Won’t you go and take your share?” “Where is it?” they asked. He replied, “In the Masjid.” So they hurried to the Masjid, and Abu Hurayrah waited for them until they returned. When they came back, he said, “What’s the matter?” They replied, “Abu Hurayrah! We went to the Read more ...

Rights of Women in Islam : Modernising or Outdated?

The Women’s Rights in Islam : Modernising or Outdated? Lecture/Talk by Dr. Zakir Naik ‘As-salaamu Alaikum Warahamatullahi Wabarakatuhu’ - ‘May peace blessing and mercy of Almighty Allah, be on all of you’. The topic of today’s day is - ‘The Women’s Rights in Islam - Modernising or Outdated?’ According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘Women’s Rights are the rights, that promote a position of social and legal equality, of women to men’. According to the Oxford dictionary, ‘they are the rights, claimed for the women, equal to those of men, as regards to suffrage that right to vote, as regards to property, etc’. ‘Modernising’, Read more ...

Rights of Women in Islam : Inheritance

Rights of Women in Islam : Inheritance Inheritance deals closely with the distribution of wealth, i.e. dealing with the transfer of the property of the deceased to the descendants. In most of the early societies in ancient civilisation, the right to inherit the deceased properties is often given to the eldest son and male relatives. Female relatives are given lesser right to inherit, and most of the time their right is denied. In fact, in the more modern civilization, the English Common Law did not give the right for women to own their properties until 1880s. The Married Women’s Property Act was only approved by Parliament as late as 1882 in United Kingdom, Read more ...