Who Is Allowed to Wear the Turban (’Imama)?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani


Who is allowed to wear the turban (‘Imama)?


In this brief yet enlightening video, Shaykh Faraz Rabbani elucidates the parameters surrounding the wearing of the turban (‘imama) in Islam, exploring the religious rulings and considerations. Delve into the nuanced discussion of who can don this traditional headwear, while also examining how its cultural significance varies across different societies and environments, including workplaces. Gain insights into the intersection of religious practice and cultural adaptation with expert guidance from the Shaykh.

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, a distinguished scholar in the Islamic sciences, is the Founder and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance. He studied under renowned scholars globally for ten years, beginning in Damascus and continuing in Amman, Jordan. Notable mentors include Shaykh Adib al-Kallas and Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi. After completing his studies, Shaykh Faraz returned to Canada in 2007 and established SeekersGuidance, dedicated to spreading reliable, relevant, and inspiring Islamic knowledge online and on the ground.