by Dr. Mateen Khan (Trenton, New Jersey) A strange innovation happened in the salah of women in the past generation; a small group began telling the women to pray like men. To stand like men with chests protruding, and to perform their ruku’ and sujud like men with the other end protruding. First, they cite… Read More A Woman is Not Like a Man in Salah
by Dr. Mateen Khan (Trenton, New Jersey) “I’ve heard so much about you!” Most of us have had this experience. You meet someone for the first time. He or she instantly smiles with outstretched hands upon hearing your name. You know they only say this when they’ve heard something good about you. Let’s be honest.… Read More I’ve Heard So Much About You
by Dr. Mateen Khan (Trenton, New Jersey) “Ok, I’m in salāh. I’m standing before my Creator. Focus… concentrate… khushū’. But why is this brother standing on my foot? Ok, I’ll move my foot over a bit and then, I can get back to my khushū’. He moved his foot over more. Why brother? Why?!?” Turns out… Read More Why is this brother (or sister) standing on my foot??