Posts Tagged ‘knowledge’

Sister Nadia – The Smiling Pearl

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Sister Nadia – The Smiling Pearl

Everything about her was beautiful. Her face shone as did her character and persona, the way she walked, talked and mostly – her smile.

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The Hijab: A Choice or a Cage?

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The Hijab: A Choice or a Cage?

“I was always told to do this or that, but I was never told why and ironically I never even asked.” This seems to be the major problem in our culturally dominated, Islamically deprived societies, where many a time we are victims of blind following without even asking ourselves, “Why am I doing what I’m doing?”

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The Hijab Revolution Series Part 2

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The Hijab Revolution Series Part 2

In the previous part, I mentioned certain praiseworthy qualities of the hijab revolution. In this post, I will continue from where I had previously concluded. I will mention the shortcomings of this revolution (remember as mentioned in the earlier section, the shortcomings are of the revolution and not of the hijab because hijab is free of faults). It is highly recommended to read the first part before proceeding to read this one.

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Respect Required

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Respect Required

I was shocked at her words and looked around me but didn’t find anyone even looking my way. Everyone seemed to be totally fine with it, but then suddenly my friends jumped to my defense: “Don’t be mean!” they cried to the senior girl. The girl shook her head, “You don’t understand. Look I am older and I know more. You look ridiculous so take it off NOW!”

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Hijab is Tempting!

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Hijab is Tempting!

I called up my original friend and the first thing I uttered was “I am going to do hijab insha’Allah!” Then I went on to share my research with her; not only did she appreciate my stance but she joined me as well! Both of us were more than happy with our decisions, Alhamdulillah!

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