Re-Opening A Wound: Hijab and Practical Issues Part 4

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PRACTICAL ISSUES

Definition of Hijab

The chest, cleavage, back, neck and locks of hair from the sides are covered along with the forehead. Allah has said,

And say to the believing women that they lower their sight and that they preserve their private parts and that they do not reveal their beauty except what is apparent thereof from it and that they bring their khimars over themselves and that they do not reveal their beauty and ornaments except to their husbands or their fathers or their husbands’ fathers or their brothers or their brothers’ sons or their sisters’ sons or their women or their servants or attendant men or children who know nothing of women’s nakedness.

And let them not stamp their feet so as to reveal their adornments that are hidden. And believers! Turn to Allah together in repentance so that you might succeed.[1]

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