Tag: Judaism

Fasting on Ashoora

Fasting on Ashoora

“Ashura” is an Arabic word that literally means “tenth”. Since it is originally “Aramaic” and came along in Arabic after Islam, it is considered to be common in all Semitic languages. The Day of Ashura, which is the common date of various events concerning the […]

Why is a man allowed to have more than one wife in Islam?

Why is a man allowed to have more than one wife in Islam?

Definition of Polygamy Polygamy means a system of marriage whereby one person has more than one spouse. Polygamy can be of two types. One is polygyny where a man marries more than one woman, and the other is polyandry, where a woman marries more than […]