Is a woman’s face awrah?

Q:

  1. If the face of women considered awrah in front of non-mahram?
  2. It is not haram to see the breast of mahram women (aunt,sister) but against modesty – is it correct?

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A: 

  1. It is compulsory for a woman to cover her face from na mahram men.
  2. Refrain from this.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)