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What is the ruling for women tying a Camel Hump Hijaab? 

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Q. Is there anything wrong for women to tie a camel hump Hijaab?

A. Abu Hurairah Radhiyallahu Anhu reports that Rasulullah Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam said: “There are two categories of people of the fire (jahannam) which I haven’t seen (non-existent at that time). Amongst them are……women who are clothed yet they are naked, attracting (to males) and are attracted to (by males). Their heads are like that of a camel’s hump which are tilted. Such women will not enter Jannah nor will they smell its fragrance although its fragrance can be smelt from a long distance.”(Muslim)

In the above Hadeeth, “a camel’s hump which are tilted” refers to women hair-styling their heads by tying head cloths or scarfs on them which look like the tilted hump of a camel. (Takmilah-Fathul Mulhim 5/118-119)

In different parts of the world this type of hairstyle is called “camel hump hijab”, “beehive hijab”, “volumanized hijab” or “khaleeji hijab” etc.

Accordingly, this type of ‘hair-styling’ for women is not allowed as it is understood from the above Hadeeth.

Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

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