This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Wearing a shawl

Answered by Muftionline.co.za

Q: I see many Qaris and imaams wearing a shawl over their shoulders and some use the Saudi scarf and put it over their shoulders. I wanted to ask if this is part of the Sunnah dressing of Muhammad صلى الله عليه وسلم and why do they wear this shawl / scarf? A: Wearing a… read more »

Wearing hijaab

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Q: I have always known that the fragrance of Jannah will be haraam for a woman that does not wear hijab and that it is compulsory on woman to wear it in Islam. However, I never really let that soak in until very recently when I started wearing the hijab. Nobody has ever ostricized me for… read more »

Wearing an Amaamah (Turban)

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Q: Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) used to wear ammamah and it can be any cloth wrapped on head? It is not specific to Indian pagri or Saudi sughra? Like the Arab sughra or like wearing kufi and then placing a cloth on it like what imams of haram wear is sunah? A: Amaamah is not just wrapping… read more »

Is Hijab Obligatory?

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Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Sometimes I feel strongly about wearing hijab, but what if my husband is no longer attracted to me? Isn’t hijab a concept of modesty? Why do women (generally) in scarves look more attractive these days with perfect makeup and scarf accessories compared to those without? Is Hijab really… read more »