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Should We Cover Food?

Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, What does the following hadith from Bukhari mean? Abu Humaid came carrying a cup of milk to the Prophet. The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Will you not cover it even by placing a stick across it?” Is this hadith only about covering milk or any food? Answer: Wa […]

Is My Volumised Hijab Like A Camel Hump and Therefore, Cursed?

Photo from vice.com Answered by Shaykh Abdurragmaan Khan Question: Assalam alaykum, I wonder if you could answer my question – is volumizing my hijab haram? I have read online many people stating the hadith that women are cursed if they wear their hijab like camel humps. If I make my hijab rounded and nicely shaped so […]

What is Modest Clothing for Men and Women?

A woman in a headscarf or face veil is one of the most, if not the most, commonly associated image with Islam but the concept of modesty in Islam is a fascinating, profound concept. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani gives a methodical and thorough explanation of how it relates to both men and women.

Is It Permissible to Walk Around Topless in Front of Unmarriageable Kin?

Question: I am a married woman living with my in-laws i.e. father-in-law, mother in-law and my husband’s sister. My husband says I can merely cover between my navel and knees in front of them because they are unmarriageable to me and there is no sign of lust or fitna. My husband also says that they […]

Is There an Opinion that a Woman Can Reveal Her Forearms?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: I have heard that al-Qadi Abu Yusuf (God be well-pleased with him!) held the opinion that the forearms and the neck are not from the ‘awrah of the woman. Is this true? Does this mean that, according to Abu Yusuf, a woman must cover all her body except […]