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A Christian asked a Muslim: why do your women cover their bodies and hair?

The Muslim smiled and got two sweets he opened the first one and kept the other one closed. He threw them both on to the dusty floor and asked the Christian if I asked you to take one of the sweets which one will you choose.

The Christian replied: the covered one

Then the Muslim said: in the same way that the wrapper protected its sweet from the dust the hijab protects our ladies from the sins and bad of this world.

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Hijab prevents molestation

The reason why Hijab is prescribed for women is mentioned in the Qur'an in the

following verses of Surah Al-Ahzab:

"O Prophet! Tell thy wives and daughters, and the believing women

that they should cast their outer garments over their persons (when

abroad); that is most convenient, that they should be known (as such)

and not molested. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."

[Al-Qur'an 33:59]

The Qur'an says that Hijab has been prescribed for the women so that they are

recognized as modest women and this will also prevent them from being


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What is the difference between burka and hijab?

the difference between a burqa and a hijaab is that the burqa covers the whole face of the woman apart from the eyes, and the hijaab just covers your head hair :) hope this helps!

What is the head piece called that Muslims wear its something like a burqa what is the correct spelling of it?

The head scarf worn by Muslim women is called a Hijab. Burqa is the veil which some Muslim women wear covering the whole face. While Hijab is essential and compulsory for Muslim women, wearing of burqa is not, as it is a cultural and traditional garment worn by some Muslim women in remote areas of India, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. More recently however it is getting popular in the West due to traditional and extremists Muslims and continues to be a controversial issue

How do you wear hijab?

The purpose of wearing a hijab is to fully cover your hair and your chest. i put on my hijab making sure two equal sides are hanging down then i take the right side and wrap on top of my head and place a pin to hold the side down.

How does wearing a burqa affect the daily movement of Muslim women?

Muslim women are not required, per religion to wear burqa or veil that covers her face. Religion, on the other hand, does not forbid wearing burqa. However, woman that selects wearing burqa should arrange her daily life activities accordingly. See related question below for more information.

Does one have to cover ones hands to the wrists while wearing hijab?

No, you don't have to cover hands to wrists while wearing the Hijab. Face and hands to wrists remain uncovered.

Which European nation to pass a law banning the wearing of 'burqa' in public?


Should a muslim girl be forced to wear the hijab?

No she shouldnt she should wear the hijab when she feels ready but not wearing the hijab doesnt mean to stop doing other religious things start wearing it when you feel it is the right time Hope this helps:)

Is wearing hijab considered to be a sin in western community?

Not at all

Is maher zain wife wearing hijab or niqob or veil?

yes she wears hijab but i dont think she wears a niqab.

Why do some Muslim women cover their face and hands?

muslim women cover their body by wearing burqa/ fardha/ abaya. for covering hair they wear hijab. islam doesnt compel muslim women to cover their face , but it is liked by allah. the reason for covering is to prevent sights from stranger men

Do you like hijab?

The religion is a choice. If you made your choice to be Muslim, then you commit your self with Islam religion requirements, Allah (God in English) commands and prophet Muhammad teachings. Since hijab is a religion requirement, then there is no room to ask yourself whether you like it or not. It is a must and you should adopt wearing hijab, as a Muslim woman, since it is God command. Failing to do so, you should know, as a Muslim woman, that you committed deviation from Islam religion requirements.On the other hand, why I, as a Muslim woman, don't like the hijab although wearing hijab:makes me happy that I am satisfying Allah (God in English) and prophet Muhammad (PBUH),gives me feeling of modesty, andprotects me from being sexually attractive to others.In addition to the fact that wearing hijab is an Islamic requirement and is a command by God and Prophet Mohamed (peace upon him), the following are other logistics and benefits of wearing hijab:Men would not judge the woman by her appearance but would tend to evaluate her by her personality, character, and morals.Wearing a hijab helps in preventing indecent acts or thoughts.When wearing a hijab, one feels more modest, having more self respect and confidence.People actually evaluate the one wearing the Hijab based on who she is and not on how beautiful she wearing hijab, one doesn't worry about her my hair if not beautiful or needs more cosmetics.Hijab provides Muslims with an identity. They don't have to tell people they are Muslims. It shows.By wearing hijab, the woman is concealing her sexuality but allowing her femininity to shine.On top of the above, wearing hijab is something that is pleasing to Allah and in return one earns blessings from wearing it.

What special clothing or jewelry do islamic people wear?

For Muslim girls they wear a special clothing item called a burqa or hijab. It is a farz, or duty, of a Muslim girl to wear the Hijab in her life. Men really don't wear anything special, but they do grow beards.