What Are the Requirements of Hijab?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Asaalam alaykum 1. In Ayah 31 of Surat Al-Nur, it states “and let them draw their Khimars over their bosoms.” With the usage of the word Khimar, is there any scholarly opinion that states that the Khimar (the long scarf that covers the chest and shoulders along with the […]

Can My Husband Force Me to Wear Abaya?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I got married recently and my husband says he follows the Hanafi school of thought, hence he wants me to wear a black abaya. I do not live in a country that requires wearing an abaya. I wear loose fitted clothes with a hijab. Only my hands, feet […]

How Can I Know If I Am Modestly Dressed? [Women]

Answered by Ustadha Shaista Maqbool Question: Assalam alaykum Should I check if I am modestly dress from afar? From mid view? From birds eye view? From a low angle? Answer: Wa’alaikum assalaam warahmatu Allah, May Allah bless you. Dressing modestly is not complicated. Just make sure you are covered (everything except hands, face, and feet), […]

Tightness of Clothes

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Tightness of Clothes Answer: Tightness is, indeed difficult to specifically define. The tighter clothing is, the more disliked it would be–and when it is reasonably likely to attract undue looks as a result of the tightness, then it would become sinful as well. Caution is best. This does include […]