Can I Remove My Face Veil in Front of a Prospective Spouse?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum. I wear a face veil (niqaab). I have a second meeting with a potential for marriage. Am I allowed to reveal my face for the second time? JazakAllahu khayr. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, you should remove your face veil if the prospective spouse is […]

Is Niqab Obligatory in Our Religion?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum, Is niqab obligatory in our religion? And what are the proofs for it in our religion? What if I put it on while my parents were against it and are very unhappy with it? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are […]

Wearing the Niqab and Rulings Specific to the Family of the Prophet (Maliki)

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question: Salam aleykoum, If a woman finds out that she is from the Prophet’s (peace and blessings be upon him) offspring , does the niqab also become a duty for her, or does this only apply to the prophet’s (peace and blessings be upon him) wives and daughters? Because I found out […]

The Lawful Nature of Niqab (Face Veiling)

by Imam Zaid Shakir Source: Increasingly in the western world, nothing symbolizes the “otherness” of Islam like the veiled Muslim woman. If she chooses to remain quietly home undertaking domestic duties with patient dignity she is rendered invisible and mysterious, veiled by the walls of her home. If she emerges into the public square […]