Woman converts to Islam, shocked to find she’s now considered inferior to men

Woman converts to Islam, shocked to find she’s now considered inferior to men

[Ed. – Worlds just keep on colliding.]

Matea and Hind Makki and any other Muslim woman will face insurmountable opposition if they try to get women allowed to pray in the same space as men in mosques. This is because several hadiths have Muhammad saying that if a woman is infront of a man as he is praying, his prayer is invalidated:

“Abu Dharr reported: The Messenger of ‘Allah (may peace be upon him) said: When any one of you stands for prayer and there is a thing before him equal to the back of the saddle that covers him and in case there is not before him (a thing) equal to the back of the saddle, his prayer would be cut off by (passing of an) ass, woman, and black dog. I said: O Abu Dharr, what feature is there in a black dog which distinguish it from the red dog and the yellow dog? He said: O, son of my brother, I asked the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) as you are asking me, and he said: The black dog is a devil.” (Sahih Muslim 1032)

“Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) said: A woman, an ass and a dog disrupt the prayer, but something like the back of a saddle guards against that.” (Sahih Muslim 1034)

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