Islam gave Rights to Women Before the Western Society

Zakir Naik


Channel: Zakir Naik

File Size: 7.17MB

Episode Notes

Share Page

Transcript ©

AI generated text may display inaccurate or offensive information that doesn’t represent Muslim Central's views. Thus,no part of this transcript may be copied or referenced or transmitted in any way whatsoever.

00:00:00--> 00:00:01


00:00:03--> 00:00:11

wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah Allah Allah wa sahbihi Jemaine and my bad. I was a Billahi min ash shaytani r rajim Bismillah R Rahman r Rahim

00:00:12--> 00:00:37

in Al muslimeen our Muslim Mati while many in our community while community in our community, what for decades key number four because it was forbidden number four buratti Well, Hershey novel Harsha de Waal, Mutasa Dickey novel mosaddek it was saw me never saw him it. What have you seen a photo Jamal Hafiz? It was actually in a law casino was art karate. The law hula Macbeth Arjuna azima

00:00:39--> 00:00:45

rubbish early Saturday, where psyllium re vologda Tamil ehsani yufka Kali.

00:00:47--> 00:00:48

The honorable guests of honor

00:00:50--> 00:00:59

malefic elders. And my dear brothers and sisters, I welcome all of you with Islamic greetings. Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

00:01:01--> 00:01:08

May peace, mercy and blessings of Allah subhanho wa Taala of Almighty God beyond all of you.

00:01:10--> 00:01:17

The topic of this evening's talk is women's rights in Islam,

00:01:19--> 00:01:21

protected or subjugated.

00:01:23--> 00:01:24

Women's Rights

00:01:26--> 00:01:31

according to the Oxford Dictionary are those rights that promote

00:01:33--> 00:01:33

a position

00:01:35--> 00:01:39

of social and legal equality

00:01:40--> 00:01:44

of women with men woman died of hunger suddenly means

00:01:46--> 00:01:52

rights that promote a position of social and legal equality of women with men.

00:01:54--> 00:01:55

I'm not too much concerned

00:01:57--> 00:02:01

about the conclusions, the modern ideas

00:02:02--> 00:02:15

and the categorical statements made by scientists and unexperienced armchair experts. As how a life should be led by a woman.

00:02:16--> 00:02:28

I am going to base my conclusions on experience, which has been proven by facts. Because experience and holistic truth

00:02:30--> 00:02:36

is the short test between the gold of truth and the glitter of theory.

00:02:37--> 00:02:38

We have to check

00:02:39--> 00:02:40

our intellect

00:02:42--> 00:02:45

because many a time our mind can go astray.

00:02:48--> 00:02:48


00:02:50--> 00:02:51

there was a time

00:02:52--> 00:02:58

when the great minds of that day they thought that the world was flat.

00:03:01--> 00:03:18

If we agree with how the Western media portrays the woman's rights in Islam, we have no option but to agree that the woman's rights in Islam, they are subjugated and they are not protected.

00:03:20--> 00:03:31

The Western talk of humans liberalization is nothing but a disguised form of exploitation of a body of deprivation of honor and degradation of soul.

00:03:32--> 00:03:55

The Western society claiming to uplift the woman have actually degraded to a status of concubines, mistresses and society butterflies, which are employed as mere tools in the hands of sex marketers, and pleasure seekers, which are hidden behind the colorful screen of art and culture.

00:03:58--> 00:04:11

Islam gave woman the new rights 1400 years ago in the yarmulke Alia it was known as the days of ignorance, Islam gave woman that you rights

00:04:13--> 00:04:16

if we go back into history and analyze,

00:04:18--> 00:04:21

when we read the history of Babylonian civilization

00:04:22--> 00:04:30

at that time, if a man committed murder, instead of him being punished, his wife was put to death.

00:04:32--> 00:04:35

When we read the history of the Greek civilization,

00:04:37--> 00:04:39

they had a mythological

00:04:40--> 00:04:43

person by the name of Pandora, who was a woman

00:04:44--> 00:04:48

who was the cause of evil and misfortune in society.

00:04:50--> 00:04:55

In the Greek civilization, the woman were used for sex and pleasure

00:04:56--> 00:04:59

when we read the history of Roman civilization,

00:05:00--> 00:05:03

When Roman civilization reached its peak,

00:05:04--> 00:05:07

a man was permitted to even kill his wife.

00:05:08--> 00:05:13

Women were used for sex and pleasure, nudity, and promiscuity was common.

00:05:15--> 00:05:19

When we read the history of the Egyptian civilization,

00:05:21--> 00:05:25

they considered the woman as a sign of the devil.

00:05:27--> 00:05:35

When we read the Arab civilization, before the Quran was revealed, very often, when a female child was born, she was buried alive.

00:05:38--> 00:06:03

hamdulillah Praise be to Allah. After the revolution, the Quran, and after the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him the last and final messenger of the Creator last minute Allah, the woman got the new rights, it uplifted the status of the woman. Imagine, in the days of ignorance, it was known as Yama ajaya. The Arabs were the most ignorant people of that time.

00:06:04--> 00:06:06

And after the Revolution, the Quran,

00:06:07--> 00:06:09

the woman, the God that he writes,

00:06:12--> 00:06:14

before we discuss

00:06:15--> 00:06:17

the woman's ex Islam,

00:06:18--> 00:06:21

I would like to point a few things.

00:06:23--> 00:06:24

Muslims today

00:06:26--> 00:06:35

approximately, they constitute 20 to 25% of the world population, one fifth to one fourth of the world population today are Muslims.

00:06:37--> 00:06:43

Some Muslim societies that close to Islam, while the others, they are far away from Islam.

00:06:46--> 00:06:52

If anyone wants to judge the woman rights in Islam, he should not judge

00:06:54--> 00:06:58

according to what Muslims do, or what the Muslim society does.

00:06:59--> 00:07:04

The woman's rights in Islam should be based on the authentic sources of Islam.

00:07:06--> 00:07:07

The attendee force of Islam,

00:07:09--> 00:07:12

the Glorious Quran, the last and final revelation

00:07:13--> 00:07:29

of Almighty God, and the authentic hadith of the last and final messenger, Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him. So a woman that's in Islam should only be judged and based on the authentic sources of Islam, the Glorious Quran and the authentic sayings of the Beloved Prophet Muhammad Salah Salah.

00:07:31--> 00:07:35

The Quranic verses, will never contract among themselves.

00:07:36--> 00:07:38

Neither would the say Hadith,

00:07:39--> 00:07:44

the Quran, and the Hadith, then conformity they will never contract themselves.

00:07:46--> 00:07:54

Yet we find that there are Muslim scholars, they have difference of opinion in many aspects of the woman.

00:07:55--> 00:08:09

The main reason is that these scholars, they coat one particular verse of the Quran, and neglect all the other verses of the Quran, the Quran should be read as a whole. And if we read the Quran as a whole,

00:08:10--> 00:08:12

most of these differences will be solved.

00:08:14--> 00:08:18

It's the duty of every two Muslim, whether man or woman

00:08:20--> 00:08:23

to seek the pleasure of Allah subhanho wa Taala Almighty God

00:08:24--> 00:08:35

the main aim should not be to get famous or to satisfy one's own ego. The main aim of every Muslim whether man or woman is to seek the pleasure of Allah subhanaw taala.

00:08:38--> 00:08:42

Men and women in Islam they are equal.

00:08:43--> 00:08:54

But equality does not mean our inequality the equal, but they are not identical. Depending upon the biological makeup

00:08:55--> 00:08:56

of the man and woman.

00:08:58--> 00:08:59

There are differences

00:09:00--> 00:09:07

depending upon the biological makeup of the man and woman, depending upon the physiological makeup, depending upon the psychological makeup.

00:09:08--> 00:09:30

Depending upon the physical makeup, Almighty God Allah subhana wa Taala has given different roles for men and women. Many a time the exactly the same, the identical and sometimes the differ depending upon the biological background, the physiological background, the psychological background, the physical background,

00:09:31--> 00:09:35

he's our Creator, he knows what is best for us.

00:09:38--> 00:09:44

I have divided my talk. The woman section Islam into six broad headings,

00:09:45--> 00:09:59

the spiritual rights of woman Islam, the economic rights of dominant Islam, the social rights of dominant Islam, the educational rights of women in Islam, the legal rights of them in Islam.

00:10:00--> 00:10:03

And the political rights of the woman in Islam