Posts Tagged ‘requirements’

Why Men Don’t Wear Hijab

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Why Men Don’t Wear Hijab

It’s a warm sunny day at the park. You see a woman clad from head to foot, only her eyes and hands visible, carrying watermelon to her young child. You can’t imagine how she does it, how intense it must be boiling beneath that fabric. Wouldn’t she like to dress freely and comfortably like the man next to her, in a short sleeve T-shirt and shorts? Why is that men are not required to cover themselves as extensively as women have to in Islam? If Muslim men and women were truly equal, then why does this apparent disparity exist?

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Obligatory Conditions for Hijab

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Obligatory Conditions for Hijab

How can a sister know if her hijab is correct? The scholars agreed on the following eight conditions regarding hijab. 1) Covering all of the body, 2) The hijab must not be a display, 3) The hijab must not be transparent, 4) Hijab must be loose, and not tight, 5) The hijab must not be perfumed, 6) The hijab shouldn’t resemble the dress of a man, 7) The hijab must not resemble the garments of the kuffar, and 8) The hijab should not be for fame.

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