RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN ISLAM & MUSLIM WOMEN

RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN ISLAM & MUSLIM WOMEN

  • Dr.Tayyaba Razzaq Visiting Lecturer, Sheikh Zyed Islamic CenterUniversity of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Keywords: : Recreation, purposeful happiness, entertainments, Joyful, Islamic lifestyle

Abstract

Islam is complete, comprehensive, and harmonious religion, addressing all aspects of human lives and its needs, including the need for diversions and recreation. It provides us lawful means to fulfill this need. In the heavenly teaching of Islam, all natural and innate human needs have been regarded. It has given paths of perfection, happiness of worldly and otherworldly success.

       Recreation is something completely natural. Without it, a person cannot be productive in life. It is related to psychologically positive, constructive and purposeful happiness. It releases the routine and boredom life. For a short time, it removes the burden of responsibility and compensates the exhaustions caused by work

       This research study will explore and elaborate the Islamic concept of recreational activities generally and for woman specifically in the light of the Holy Quran and Sunnah. This study aims to determine the position of Islamic Recreation lifestyle. The results of the research study reflect that Islam has set necessary criteria for quality recreations that if these conditions or criteria are met those recreations are good and favorable. Though recreation and entertainment is essentially lawful in Islam, it is necessary for us to keep the following in mind: Time is precious, Our work and our efforts will be counted, Benefits for both worlds, never cause us to neglect our obligatory, and Entertainments’ must be completely free from anything that is unlawful in Islam. Qualitative methodology has been adopted for this study.

Published
2022-06-29
How to Cite
Razzaq, D. (2022). RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN ISLAM & MUSLIM WOMEN: RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN ISLAM & MUSLIM WOMEN. AL-QAWĀRĪR, 3(3), 17-25. Retrieved from https://journal.al-qawarir.com/index.php/alqawarir/article/view/198