Monday, August 23, 2010

Hijab is an Attitude, not a Fashion

Hijab being an attitude and a way of thinking, it means that when Muslim women go out, they must act like proper Muslim women. No flirting, talking to men casually, talking too loudly (the voice is also an awra! A man could find a woman’s voice attractive.) etc. We should conduct ourselves with dignity at all times; after all, whenever we go out in the world, we are representing Islam.
There will always be people out there who don’t understand the hijab and direct negative comments and stares towards us. But eventually, you won’t notice those people staring. You will be comfortable in your hijab, you will be strong. It should get to the point where you would feel naked without your covering over your clothes!
But hijab is not only for women, it is for men too. Men have an awra, from their navel to their knee (that is the absolute minimum; it is recommended that men should dress fully and modestly as well). They should also lower their gazes. Although in most Muslim countries, men do not usually walk around without a t-shirt on.....Read Full Article


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Hello MSN;

This is a great post; it shows that amongst the core of Islam is that of respect - for oneself, to others and above all; to Allah.

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Anonymous said...

i am a shia guy from lucknow , can you please let me know where the shia mosque are located in mumbai?

MSN said...

contact Tanveer on phone no 23461019 for Shia Masjid in Bombay.