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A Woman Covering Her Face

A large amount of confusion prevails among the people about how much should a woman cover her body. Is it necessary to cover everything except the face, or is it necessary to cover everything except the eyes, or is it necessary to cover the whole body altogether? What...

The meaning of my daughters name Atiqua and Saira

My daughter born on 9th Zilhizza I named her Atiqua can you please give me the meaning and the significance Answer 1. The name Atiqua coule be explained in one of two ways in the Arabic language: a) Aatikah (with 'Kaaf') - which means a lady who is richly perfumed, b)...

AoA Interpretation and few questions Please

A few months ago a friend had this dream that he was sleeping inside the local mosque. And I came to woke him up with most joy and told him that my father agreed that I can marry him. We then went to talk to the Imam. Following that we went to the back of the mosque...

Should a woman pray with face covered if men are around?

When a woman is in the state of ehraam, if she covers her face in such a way that the cloth does not touch her face, (1)does she have to keep the veil down during the tawaaf and sai? (2) If she is praying salaah in an open area, and there are na-mehrams present,...