Niqaab and Veil

Q: I would like to enquire about niqaab (pardah). If you could please enlighten me on all the information that I need to know. I would like to go into pardah. A: NIQAAB According to all the mazhabs, it is waajib for a woman to cover her face if she fears fitnah, i.e. attracting lustful […]

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Son-in-Law as Mahram

Q: Can I as a son-in-law be a mehram to my mother-in-law in order to perform Haj? A. Although a father in law or mother in law is considered Mahram for the daughter-in-law or son-in-law in terms of Shari'ah, but if the age gap between the two is not big then they may not travel […]

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Lady Covering Face

Q: Is covering the face obligatory in Islam upon a baaligh Muslim woman? A: It is obligatory on a baaligh female to cover her face if she is appearing in front of men. In the Holy Quran, surah 33, verse 59 Allah Ta’ala commands the women to “draw over themsleves their jilbaabs (cloaks) when going […]

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Non Muslim Servants

Q: Can we keep non Muslim servent for our daily domestic work at home? A. A certain degree of Hijaab must be observed with female domestics such as: not being alone with them, not talking to them directly except in the presence of a Mahram, and even asking them to dress modestly. If the maid […]

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Removing Veil Occassionally

Q: Is it allowed for someone that wears to niqab (face veil) to take it off sometimes? A: 1. The Niqaab should not be removed in front of those with whom Hijaab is necessary. It can be removed in front of Mahrams. 2. It will not be correct to sometimes wear the Niqaab and sometimes not. […]

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Removing Veil Occassionally

Q: Is it allowed for someone that wears to niqab (face veil) to take it off sometimes? A: 1. The Niqaab should not be removed in front of those with whom Hijaab is necessary. It can be removed in front of Mahrams. 2. It will not be correct to sometimes wear the Niqaab and sometimes not. […]

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Lady Attending Awards Function

Q: I am a lady who is a specialised accountant for a listed international corporate. For the passed 2 years, I have received performance awards, but have never attended the function. Now my company is giving me the group md's award, ceo award and divisional md's award. I also have been allocated 10 minutes to […]

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Lady Attending Awards Function

Q: I am a lady who is a specialised accountant for a listed international corporate. For the passed 2 years, I have received performance awards, but have never attended the function. Now my company is giving me the group md's award, ceo award and divisional md's award. I also have been allocated 10 minutes to […]

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Covering Face in Shafi Math-hab

Q: I am a Shafi Math-hab Muslim. I understand that in that Math-hab for ladies niqaab (covering the face) is not mandatory. Can I force my wife to wear niqaab? A: In the Shaafi math-hab it is also waajib or mandatory for a woman to cover her face with a niqaab or jilbaab in front […]

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Covering Face in Shafi Math-hab

Q: I am a Shafi Math-hab Muslim. I understand that in that Math-hab for ladies niqaab (covering the face) is not mandatory. Can I force my wife to wear niqaab? A: In the Shaafi math-hab it is also waajib or mandatory for a woman to cover her face with a niqaab or jilbaab in front […]

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