Q: Is it haraam for a woman to wear colored clothes even if it fulfils the conditions of hijab? If it is haraam, then is there a hadeeth or verse to prove that? What is meant by saying it should not be an adornment in itself?.
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It is not one of these conditions that it should be black. A woman may wear whatever she wants, so long as she does not wear a colour that is only formen , and she does not wear a garment that is an adornment in itself, i.e., decorated and adorned in such a way that it attracts the gaze of men, because of the general meaning of the verse (interpretation of the meaning): Continue reading Is it haraam for a woman to wear coloured clothes even if it fulfils the conditions of hijab?
What is the ruling on taking off hijaab and uncovering the face when traveling abroad in obedience to my mother’s demands, on the grounds that I attract unwelcome attention?
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ALHUMDUILALLAH i am muslim women. when i was at the stage of teenage i did not like to do hijab nor even i know how important hijab is for girl or a women,but now ALHUMDUILALLAH i know how important hijab is for women and i always thank ALLAH ALMIGHTY that ALLAH has made women so priceless and precious that not all can see her only a special people can see her face.I myself i really feel special when i cover my face, i feel that i am so lucky that non of ordinary or evil eye of men can see my face but only the special ones, like my brother,father,future husband etc.Only men with whom u have blood relation but that doesn’t mean u can show your face to your male cousins. Continue reading How Important Hijab (Parda) For Muslim Women
The difference between hijaab and niqaab is that the hijaab is that which covers all the body, whilst niqaab is that which covers a woman’s face only.
The woman’s dress as prescribed in sharee’ah (“Islamic dress”) is that which covers her head, face and all of her body.
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It is often difficult to explain our Muslim practices to other people, just as we may not understand the way someone of another faith practices their faith. As members of the same communities, it is important to ask them about their practices as well.
Many of your Christian friends have seen Catholic priests and nuns who practice the modest dress. Theworld famous Mother Teresa practiced the modest dress as she worked tirelessly among the poor in India. Orthodox Jewish women also practice the modest dress and believing Jewish men wear the skull cap at all times. Anyone who travels in Spain or Italy sees that many of the village women still dress modestly. Continue reading Some Advice To Sister Who Wants To Wear Hijab
Hijab – Unveiling the Mystery
American Muslim women today are rediscovering the pristine Islam as revealed by Allah, (God), to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh1), more than 1,400 years ago, but without any of the contradictions of ancestral culture. Consequently they are essentially engaging in a life-long exercise of rediscovering their own selves ñ what it means to be a human, a Muslim, and more so, a Muslim woman. Wearing a head-covering (hijab) is an important part of their spiritual journey. Continue reading A RESPONSIBILITY OF THE UMMAH