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Hijab in Islam

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Hijab literally means a "Veil", a "Curtain", a Partition" or a "Separation". In Shariah terms Hijab does not just refer to the head covering. It is about covering everything of a woman thus leading to a separation of her beauty from men who are not her Mahrem. This will also include her clothing, they way she smells, the way she talks and the way she walks.

Over the years Hijab has been mistaken for the head covering that Muslim women wear. The head covering is actually the Khimaar.

The History of Hijab, conditions of the Hijab and how to wear the hijab

Detailed discussion the Hijab and Niqab

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