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How to interpret “A women who reveals her body or even wears tight fitting clothes wont come within 500 years of the smell of Jannah”?

AskImam quotes the Prophet as saying: A women who reveals her body or even wears tight fitting clothes wont come within 500 years of the smell of Jannah. and the extended version Women who ...
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Non-Muslim Hijab

I have seen some discussion lately from non-Muslims who have argued that a non-Muslim wearing hijab is inappropriate, as an example of cultural appropriation. But I am now wondering what are some of ...
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Why are men not told to cover from head to toe in a thick outer garment?

Women are told to cover their bodies properly with a loose and thick outer garment (hijab). However men are only told to cover a section of their body. I understand that one should guard their private ...
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Why do women have to wear burqa / hijab and why is it prohibited to touch women?

Why do women have to wear burqa / hijab and why is it prohibited to touch women? I've read an interview from an imam. He said, it is to protect women. It is prohibited to touch a woman nor see her ...
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Dressing modestly in the summer?

I am hoping for some practical advice about dressing modestly in the summer heat. I've searched a few articles and mostly they only say dress modestly or stay inside, but don't really give specific ...
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Is niqab important so that man don't gaze at woman

If people say that niqab is important so that man do not gaze at woman, then in today's context, there is gay man who also gaze at man, so by this logic, then man should also cover their face because ...
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Is it the same if a girl posts pictures online as boys?

I see a lot of girls especialy hijabis getting criticism from people about posting pictures and videos online, however this is not the same for boys. Girls get told it is haram but is it not equally ...
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Hijab and women

Salam alaikum, my question is little complicated. It begins with a story that happened to me , I was looking for a bus station so I asked a girl to show me (the girl was wearing full hijab ...
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Is it haram to wear loose trousers or jeans [closed]

Is it okay if i wear loose trousers to school with a hijab? I read fatwas and différent ones say its permissable while others dont.Some of them say its haram because it reveals the shape of your leg....
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How can we be so sure that women must wear hijab when the Qur`an does not prescribe it in clear words?

The Qur`an does not specify that women must cover their hair. It merely says that they have to preserve their 'beautiness' (e.g. ornaments). Wearing hijab was a norm prior to the spread of Islam and ...
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Father forcing me to wear the Abaya. Is that allowed in Islam?

Assalamu Alaikum, I'm an 18 year old girl, student with a good life. Alhamdulellah. I love Islam and Allah and I always try my best to follow the rules of it. Some would describe me as a good Muslim, ...
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Wearing trousers and hijab

Pardon my inquiries, I've got many. There are some scholars that say that wearing trousers and leggings for women is Haram. And there are some other Muslims that say that it is permissible only if the ...
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Veiling of men and women in Islam

What verses of the Qur’an urge for the veiling, or covering of women? Do they call any reason for such? Do any verses urge for veiling of men?
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Wearing Hijab at school

As a Muslim girl I know that wearing a hijab(SCARF FOR COVERING THE HAIR)is a compulsory one and I do use it.But the school in which I study do not permit using it . Also the school do not allow any ...
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Are non-Muslims discouraged from wearing traditional Muslim clothes?

I am not a follower of Islam or any other sect of Christianity or Judaism. Despite the differences in many of the ideals and teachings from these religions and what I believe, I feel that I should ...
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Do women with hijab have the same sense of freedom like others in this modern age? [closed]

Allah,the exalted,says in the noble Quran as such: "Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Indeed, Allah is Acquainted ...
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Can men look at old women without veil (hijab)?

What is the opinion of Islam regarding looking at old women (as non-mahram) without hijab? In truth, is it haram or halal?
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Hijab and Freedom Of Choice [duplicate]

According to the Islamic viewpoint Is the government entitled to force women to observe Hijab in the society? knowing that "there is no compulsion in religion" why Hijab is being enforced in some ...
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Did wives of Nabi (saw) wear niqab?

Did wives of Nabi salahualaihiwasalam wear niqab? I found this hadis: Narrated Aisha, Ummul Mu'minin: Riders would pass us when we accompanied the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) while we were in ...
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Non-Mahram communication via sms, email, facebook, social gatherings

Assalamu Alaikum, I know we cant talk with non-Mahram but the fact is when we are studying at a college its however impossible so we are advised limit the communication to only what is important and ...
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Is it haram for girls to post their pics on the internet without hijab?

Occasionally, it is seen that some Muslim girls/women post their images on different internet websites without veil (hijab). Based on Islam, it is Haram (forbidden) for women to expose their bodies ...
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What is adornment in 24:60

(As for women past child-bearing, who have no hope of marriage) and do not need to get married, (it is no sin for them) for such women (if they discard their (outer) clothing) in front of strange ...
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How one can go close to stranger with intention of marriage?

As looking/meeting stranger females is haram and one cannot go for relation with any unmarried. If one's parents are not serious about child's marriage. How can one search and come close to a suitable ...
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Should a woman leave burqa if her husband forces her

Should a woman leave burqa/Niqab/Hidjab/not cover her face, if her husband forces her to,and threatens her to divorce?
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The Hijab and the Smile

Assalam u Alaikum I am a sister living in the West, recently I started taking the Hijab in all its forms (as it is known), including not just the head covering but also the mannerisms (e.g lowering ...
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Is hijab obligatory in Islam? [closed]

Is hijab an obligation(wajib) in Islam? And is it obligatory on upon governments to propagate and enforce it?
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Covering Face In The House

There have been great debates on covering face in Islam. As per my knowledge, two great Sahaba, Abdullah Ibne Maso'od and Abdullah Ibne Abbas, have difference of opinion on the subject. Some people ...
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Are the children of your cousins also mehram like the ones of your own blood siblings?

My elder sister observes parda (hijab) strictly even from the children of our cousin. Someone told to us that they are mahrams as they are your nephews and Islam has declared them as mahrams, which a ...
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Why the women should be covered when praying?

As far as I know, the women should be covered (متحجبة) when praying, I understand that the women should be covered when meeting other people, but when she is "meeting" God, does that make sense? God ...
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Is it permissible for to have hajib which makes her look attractive to the opposite sex and that is fashionable?

I have heard that women's hijab are not meant to turn into contemporary hijab fashion, because the hijab is meant to cover oneself so to avoid attention from the opposite sex. Now a day the hijabs ...
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Please help clarify, Surat 24 Ayah 31?

Allah tells us in the Qur'an: وَقُل لِّلۡمُؤۡمِنَـٰتِ يَغۡضُضۡنَ مِنۡ أَبۡصَـٰرِهِنَّ وَيَحۡفَظۡنَ فُرُوجَهُنَّ وَلَا يُبۡدِينَ زِينَتَهُنَّ إِلَّا مَا ظَهَرَ مِنۡهَا‌ۖ وَلۡيَضۡرِبۡنَ ...
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Did women in Arabian peninsula have “Hijab” before Islam?

I searched about but didn't find my answer and even asked some clergymen but no result! I know in the other religions women wore hijab like Jews but as we know in Arabian peninsula most people were ...
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Does a women have to cover her face with a veil? [duplicate]

I used to cover my face, but now I only cover everything but my face. Do I have to cover my face? is there anything in the Quran and authentic Sunnah about covering the face? if so, than is there a ...
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Is father-in-Law non-mahram according to Islam?

If a young woman gets married outside family, does she has to observe full hijab in front of her father-in-law. Is he Mahram? That would mean she has to hide her face from her father-in-Law all times ...
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At what age should girls be covered with Hijab?

There has been some debate between some friends and myself about at what age should parents start covering their daughters with hijab or niqab? Should it be from birth? when she starts school (mixing ...
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Are women required to cover their face and palms in Islam?

While there is also another related question on the website, my question is however different: In many countries, Muslim women don't cover their face and palms, although they cover their hair, ears, ...
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Forcing hijab on non muslims

In some Muslim countries, including mine, we force foreign women to wear hijab, and we say "it's the rule." Now when a Muslim woman in a non Islamic country wants to wear hijab and the government ...
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Is Hijab required in front of blind men?

According to Islamic rules, is it required for a woman to wear the headscarf in the presence of a non-Mahram blind man?
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Do unattractive women need to wear a hijab?

And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that ...
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What should the Hijab for Muslim women cover?

I'm asking this since there's a range of "coverage" that we see in Muslim women, from the niqab which covers everything except for the eyes to a headscarf that covers just the head and not the neck/...