Unveiled Woman on TV

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, There is a pakistani muslim actress I love very much though I condemn the sinful acts she does. Yesterday I was watching an interview of her on YouTube. She was wearing modest clothes but not wearing hijab. If I watch her interview BEING A FEMALE MYSELF, am […]

How Should We Understand the Relation Between Umar and the Verse Regarding Hijab?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have encountered several narrations of Umar, May Allah be pleased with him, coming across one of the wives of the prophet relieving herself in the night and the verse of hijab being revealed soon after. This is a point of pain for me, because my Iman […]

Is the Fast of a Woman Not Wearing the Hijab (Veil) Valid? (Shafi’i)

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is the fast of a woman not wearing the hijab (veil) valid? Answer: Wa’alaykum assalam. Thank you for your question. The legal validity of fasting isn’t conditioned on wearing the hijab, so one’s fast would be valid if one didn’t observe hijab during it. For fasting to […]

Do Women have to Wear Hijab After Menopause—What About When They Are Elderly?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Do old women have to wear Hijab as there is a verse in Surah al-Nur which indicates that they don’t have to? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, Most Merciful, Firstly, let us look at the translation of the Qur’anic verse towards which you have alluded. […]

Have I Sinned Because My Male Workmates May Have Seen Me Accidentally Without Hijab?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I joined my online work meeting and my camera switched on accidentally. I am afraid that many of my male workmates might have seen my hair. Have I sinned? What can I do? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward […]

Can You Clarify the Standard Explanation of the Verse of Hijab? [Shafi’i]

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari, Question: Assalamu alaikum, I wanted to get clarification on the explanation Shaykh Nuh gave on the evidence for hijab. This has been a topic of debate since the hijab ban discussion in France and I’m unclear now on where the requirement comes from. Sh. Nuh writes: ‘There is no other […]

Should I Perform the Prostration of Recital Even If I Was Not in a State of Purity?

Answered by Shaykh Umer Mian Question: Assalam alaykum, When at home my daughter recites Qur’an while I do housework. I do not wear hijab nor do I have wudu when this occurs. She lets me know when she recites verses of prostration but are they valid in these conditions? If she recites while I am […]

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 […]