Are Prayers Repeated If Hair Is Showing?

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat clears up confusion about hair inadvertently showing during prayer. I was praying dhuhr. I read four sunna, four fard, then two sunna. After the two sunna I realized some hair was visible. I am unsure at which part my hair became visible. I made sure to tie the scarf well before starting […]

Can a Son Force His Mother to Wear Hijab?

Ustadh Farid Dingle is asked whether a son can force his mother to wear hijab. Can a teenage son force his mother into hijab or certain types of clothing? A teenage son cannot force his mother to do anything, but he can and must, just like anyone else, command her to comply to Sharia which […]

Am I a ‘Dayyuth’ If I Let My Wife Go out Without Hijab and How Do I Maintain Protective Jealousy (Ghayrah)?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I saw a post online that if my wife doesn’t wear hijab, that I am a “dayyuth”. Is this true? I want to maintain a proper level of jealousy, but I do not want to tell my wife what to do as if I am her father. […]

Women Working in Fashion and Finance and Covering Properly

Ustadha Zaynab Ansari answers questions on Muslim women working in fashion and finance, and how to cover properly in the company of in-laws. Question: Assalamu alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. 1. I have a question regarding a career in fashion design or banking–finance. Is it allowed in Islam to have a career in these […]

Can a Woman Wear a Wig Instead of a Hijab on a Job Interview?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Can a woman wear unattractive synthetic wig, instead of hijab, on a job interview? (considering that other parts are already covered, like neck and ears etc) Answer: Assalam ‘alaykum. Thank you for your question. It would not be permitted for a woman to wear an unattractive wig […]

Can I Remove My Hijab for My Safety?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum I’m visiting UK for my studies. I wear hijab. The issue is that due to Islamophobic attacks increasing in the UK, a lot of people are suggesting me to not wear hijab for my safety. I’ll be living with my brother however I would have to travel […]

I Struggle to Wear Hijab Daily – Does That Make Me a Hypocrite?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I struggle to wear hijab daily – does that make me a hypocrite? What is the ruling behind listening to music? My husband’s parents want us to live with them, but we do not want to. What do I do? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

Does Hijab Have to Cover the Chest?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, Is it mandatory for hijab to cover a woman’s chest? Is clothing that is not tight sufficient in covering this area? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching out to us. Hijab Please refer to […]

Should I Remove Photos Online of Me Without Hijab?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, As a young women who recently started wearing hijab, there are countless photos on the internet with me without hijab. At what age is acceptable for the photos without hijab to be seen? Answer: Wa alaykum al-Salam May Allah bless your intentions. If the photos that have […]

How Should We Understand the Obligation of Khimar (Head Covering)?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Asalamo Alekum, 1. Traditional scholars have always stated that the legal ruling for the headscarf has never been debated (since the time of the companions) up until the 20th century, therefore it is absurd to assert they were incorrect for all these centuries. I have two issues with this […]