00:02:07 1.61MB

Episode Notes

This hadith is referring to a masjid setup where there is no partition between the men’s and women’s sections. In Prophet’s ï·º masjid itself, there was no partition. Men simply prayed at the front of the masjid and women prayed in the back of the masjid.

While it is often translated as “best” and “worst,” this hadith corresponds to what we know about the men’s rows. The “best” blessings, or most blessings, are for those who make it to the front row. The “worst” rows – with relatively fewer blessings than the early-birds, are those closer to the back.

Does this still apply when prayer areas are partitioned, or whether women are praying by themselves?

Shaykh Waleed Basyouni explains the hadith

Subscribe to Faith IQ

Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify Podcasts

About Faith IQ

Faith IQ

FaithIQ is a library of answers to everyday, contemporary Islamic questions. You can browse the most commonly asked (research-based) questions to get straight-to-the-point answers directly from qualified scholars and teachers.

In fast-paced and changing environments, the average Muslim values practical answers to daily affairs and challenges. With FaithIQ, add to your knowledge bank on the go so you can live a confident Muslim life.

Of course, FaithIQ is not an alternative to in-depth study of the religion. This is a growing collection of short answers to common questions of marriage, prayer, Quran, social life, racism, family, spirituality, theology, and more.

Videos are available on YouTube, search for Faith IQ.

Muslim Central with permissions, presents audio podcast version of this popular video project.

Links related to Faith IQ

Website YouTube