Fatwaa ID: 768
I was wondering if you can tell me how authentic this website is? Can it be used as a source for information?
I am a little confused because I asked if it is mandatory to wear the hijab, and it stated that it is recommended but not mandatory.
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
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Hijaab is mandatory and an obligation. It is not a choice. There is no difference in this matter. A woman must don the complete hijaab irrespective of whether she feels like it or not. The common distorted forms of “hijaab” must be avoided.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
08/11/1444 AH – 03/03/2023 CE | AML1-7220
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