Hijab in the Qur’an: The Beginning Essay

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Hijab in the Qur’an: The beginning
Woman has to struggle to survive in this world. Woman faces variety of challenges everyday starting from cultural to economics. It is even harder to live for a Muslim woman when she is hijaabi. Wearing Hijab is a very popular thing among Muslim woman just as wearing Turban for shikh man. Hijab may seem like a simple head cover, worn by Muslim women for many years, but it is very meaningful to a muslim women. The word hijab comes from the Arabic word “hajaba” meaning to hide, to conceal the body, beauty from strangers gaze, and act as a barrier, like a curtain . Wearing hijab started many years ago with scholars’ argument does it refer to the outer surface of a woman's garments, that she covers every part
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Research, theory of hadiths, and interpretation has proved that the main reason behind wearing a hijab lies in to being modest, having protection, and having freedom. In addition through wearing hijab one is following Allahs commands, and sunnah. It is known to be a powerful weapon for Muslim women who practices hijab.
I. Modesty
A woman seen with hijab is understood to be Muslim, however the clothes are not only for understanding. In a Muslim society this hijab holds other important values. Hijab can be seen as a symbol form, representing modesty. Wearing hijab does not mean that she is isolated in her home. Hijab does not restrict a woman's freedom-to express her views and opinion, to have an education and a career. It does not symbolize control, oppression, and silence. If women were to stay at home Allah would have not ordered women to observe hijab; it is for the public. Islam does not have the exact type of clothing that must be worn however, there is some requirement. "Ayesha (R) reported that Asmaa the daughter of Abu Bakr (R) came to the Messenger of Allah (S) while wearing thin clothing. He approached her and said: 'O Asmaa! When a girl reaches the menstrual age, it is not proper that anything should remain exposed except this and this. He pointed to the face and hands." (Abu Dawood). This quote proves the first requirement in only showing face and hands; other requirements are not to wear loose clothes, clothes should be thickness, and

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