Hijab

woman who perfumes herself

“Any woman who perfumes herself then passes by the people so that they can smell her fragrance is an adulteress.” [Saheeh al-Nasaa’i 5126] It is reported that ‘Umar b. Al-Khattāb came out one Eid. Passing by a group of women, he could smell the scent of perfume from one of them. He asked, “Who is [...]

The Status Of The Muslim Woman And The Veil In Islaam

The Status Of The Muslim Woman And The Veil In Islaam Author: Aboo Khadeejah 'Abdul-Waahid Source: Shaikh Al-Albaanee, Shaikh Ubaid Al-Jaabiree and others. Article ID : HJB0002 [32471] The Status Of The Muslim Woman And The Veil In Islaam In the chaotic and confused times we are living in, many women are turning to Islaam [...]

My Body is My Own Businessby Naheed Mustafa

MULTICULTURAL VOICES: A Canadian-born Muslim woman has taken to wearing the traditional hijab scarf. It tends to make people see her as either a terrorist or a symbol of oppressed womanhood, but she finds the experience LIBERATING. The Globe and Mail Tuesday, June 29, 1993 Facts and Arguments Page (A26) HEADLINE: MY BODY IS MY [...]

Why Hijab ??

1)     Modest Clothing2)     Hijab and the West3)     My body is my own business4)     Let’s see what the science says about Hijab5)     Some facts of AmericaModest ClothingMany non-Muslims feel sorry for any Muslim women they see adorned in their modest clothing. They feel that they are deprived the freedom to roam around in more scant and [...]

The Status Of The Muslim Woman And The Veil In Islaam

Author: Aboo Khadeejah ‘Abdul-WaahidSource: Shaikh Al-Albaanee, Shaikh Ubaid Al-Jaabiree and others.Article ID : HJB0002  [6077] The Status Of The Muslim Woman And The Veil In Islaam In the chaotic and confused times we are living in, many women are turning to Islaam due to what they see of it’s beauty, simplicity and nobility. They wish to serve their Lord and Creator and to worship Him alone, without partners or intercessors and devoid of superstitious practices. So as Muslim women seek to practice their faith, they begin to recognise the importance of modesty and realise the evils of nakedness. Many men take advantage of women and see them as nothing more than sex objects to be exploited. This is not the Islamic vision of women. However, it is a point of concern for Muslims that if a Christian woman such as a nun is seen in modest clothing that covers her head and body, then she is viewed as righteous, noble and modest – yet if a Muslim woman is seen in the same type of clothing, she is labelled as extreme or otherwise oppressed by men – even if she wears the veil out of her own free choice! […]