I have a question about the veil as um a muslim female who is newly moved to the states.
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I have a question about the veil as um a muslim female who is newly moved to the states , i like to wear my veil in the usual way as it makes me more comfortable and it shows me to other muslim females but i notice that me wearing the veil in the streets make the ppl staring at me and sometimes they hurt me with thier talkings which it badly affects me so i start to think about wearing hats and scarf instead but um really not happy with that decision as am afraid that it might leads me to more thoughts and actions also i feel like ppl r forcing me to do this which is something that I dont like.um really confused to ask but my questions r
1-is it okay to cover my hear and neck with hat, scarf and wearin my usuall islamic cloths just to keep ppl looks out of me even i might not be shown to others as a muslim female
2- which is the best be patient as Allah might reward me back in elakhra although it will affects me or just do what it takes me as long as um doing nothing 7aram or bad um really sorry for my long e-mail but ensha ALLAH u could answer my e-mail in a way that makes me comfortabl
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Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Al Ahzaab verse 59:
O Prophet (saws)! Tell your wives and daughters, and the women of the believers, that they should cast their outer garments over their persons. It is expected that they will be recognized and that they will not be molested. And Allah is Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 24 Surah An-Noor verse 31:
And O Prophet (saws), enjoin the believing women to restrain their gaze and guard their private parts and not to display their adornment except that which is displayed of itself (their face and hands), and to draw their veils over their bosoms and not to display their adornment except before their husbands, their fathers, the fathers of their husbands, their sons and the sons of their husbands, their brothers, their brothers sons, their sisters’ sons, their female associates, and those in their possession and male attendants incapable of sexual desire, and those boys who have not yet attained knowledge of sexual matters. Also forbid them to stamp their feet on the ground lest their hidden ornaments should be displayed.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, one of the wisdoms behind the commandment of wearing the veil or ‘hijaab’ in Islam is so that the believing woman is recognized by those who dare to cast a sight upon her…..that she is not like the other women, but she is one who sincerely fears Allah and the Last Day; and she is one who strives to obey and follow every Command of her Lord Creator and His Messenger (saws).
It should be an honor for any women, who sincerely believes in Allah and the Last Day, to be dressed in the uniform which none other than the Lord Most High, Most Majestic Himself has prescribed for her. As long as she does deeds which are in obedience of and pleasing to her Lord, she should absolutely ignore what the ignorant and ungodly disbelievers might have to say or think about her….if indeed she believes with conviction in Allah and the Last Day.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, if the only reason the arrogant and ignorant disbelievers laugh, mock, revile, or abuse you is because you have chosen to obey the Commandment of your Lord and adorn yourself in the dress of righteousness as Commanded by Him…fear not, nor grieve, nor despair….and rest absolutely assured that your Lord Most High is recording every word and every act of yours and theirs, and both you and them, will be recompensed in full by The Lord Most Majestic and Most Supreme on a Day which no one will be able to escape!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39 Surah Zumar verses 47-48:
47 Even if the wrongdoers had all that there is on earth and as much more (in vain) would they offer it for ransom from the pain of the Penalty on the Day of Judgement! But something will confront them from Allah which they could never have counted upon!
48 For the evils of their deeds will confront them, and they will be (completely) encircled by that which they used to mock at!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 45 Surah Jathiyaa verses 33-35:
33 Then (on that Day of Judgment) will appear to them the evil (fruits) of what they did, and they will be completely encircled by that which they used to mock at!
34 It will also be said: "This Day We (Allah) will forget you as ye forgot the meeting of this Day of yours! And your abode is the Fire and no helpers have ye!
35 This because ye used to take the Signs of Allah in jest and the life of the world deceived you." (From) the Day therefore they shall not be taken out thence, nor shall they be received into Grace.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 45 Surah Jathiyaa verses 9-11:
9 And when he (the disbelievers) learns something of Our Signs he takes them in jest: for such there will be a Humiliating Penalty.
10 In front of them is Hell: and of no profit to them is anything they may have earned, nor any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides Allah: for them is a Tremendous Penalty.
11 This (Islam) is (True) Guidance: and for those who reject the Signs of their Lord is a Grievous Penalty of Abomination.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, for every single mockery, for every single jest, for every single abuse, for every single taunt and for every single evil that these arrogant and ignorant disbelievers shoot at you only because you have chosen to obey the Command of your Lord Creator, rest absolutely assured that not even an iota of their evil done towards you will remain or go un-recompensed when in the Presence of your Lord Most Majestic on that Tumultuous and Inevitable Day of Resurrection!
Respected sister, bear their abuse with patience and perseverance…and let the arrogant and the ignorant laugh a little…for Allah is our witness sister, much will they weep! Allah is our witness sister, when these arrogant and evil are paid their full recompense for their jest and their mockery of the Commands and Signs of Allah Subhanah in the Hereafter, it is the believers who will have all of ‘Eternity’ to laugh at them and their state, Insha Allah.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 9 Surah Taubah verse 82:
82 Let them (the disbelievers) laugh a little: much will they weep! A recompense for the (evil) that they do!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 63 Surah Mutaffefeen verses 29-36:
29 Those in sin used to laugh at those who believed!
30 And whenever they (the believers) passed by them (the disbelievers), they used to wink at each other (in mockery);
31 And when they (the disbelievers) returned to their own people they would return jesting;
32 And whenever they (the disbelievers) saw them (the believers), they would say "Behold! These are the people truly astray!"
33 But they had not been sent as keepers over them!
34 But on this Day (of Judgment) the believers will laugh at the unbelievers!
35 On Thrones (of Dignity); They will command (a sight) (of all things).
36 Will not the unbelievers have been paid back for what they did?
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, whatever you choose to do….never ever go against or disobey a clear Command of your Lord Creator; for that then would be a manifest loss! Bear the few laughs and taunts of the arrogant and the ignorant for a while, and bear them with a deserving patience and perseverance only for the Sake of Allah Subhanah. Allah is our witness sister and without an iota of a doubt, you will have your Day of retribution in the Presence of your Lord Most Majestic, Most Supreme.
If one trusts, obeys, and follows the guidance and commands of Allah and His Messenger (saws), one can be assured of never ever being misled; but if one believes, obeys and follows any other guidance, other than that of Allah and His Messenger (saws), one can be assured of being led astray.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allah’s Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,