The world is silent on the burkini attack

To be silent is one thing,

To be silently guilty is another thing” – Ammaara Uddeen

You think for yourself. You don’t need crutches. Rely on your own judgement. Don’t let the media think for you!!!

How can these clothes be dangerous for you?

Haven’t you learnt about skin cancer? Exposure to the sun gives you skin cancer and other illnesses but you have to follow blindly….”If being half naked is fashion, then the dogs who do not wear clothes at all, are more fashioned than you!!! ” Policemen too should be in bikini on the beach because their attires look closely to the burkini!!!

“To undress or not to undress, that is the question!!!”

France is asking women to unclothe in public because this is their way of life!!!

 

People have eyes, but they do not see,

People have ears, but they do not hear,

People have a voice, but they are dumb,

People have a heart and mind, yet they do not understand,

Yes, they are laically soaked and secularly brainwashed.

They are alive, yet dead!!!

Girls, you are banned !!! Now in France!!! because you wear the burkini

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No, no, mum can’t wear her burkini anymore now…

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What is happening to France? when you fall out of ideas, you become just foolish. This is how these leaders look to the intelligent people, those who can still reason, whether they are Muslims or not. Many non Muslims can analyse the actual law of banning a decent swimsuit to protect their people. From what?

They are afraid of Islamization. It is too late however. Islam is in every single country and this is going to increase, whether anyone likes it or not. The sensible thing is to allow them to live normally as citizens because there is wisdom in diversity.

Where is the right to freedom when you dictate women what to wear? Silly France who says fighting for freedom and dictating women.

Who is creating Islamophobia? Guess!!!

Note that Muslims are not the only one who wear burkini, many non Muslim women have opted for the burkini because it is decent, pleasurable to wear, comfortable and it covers the body from strange men. Why do women who do not look nice in a bikini, should continue to wear them and look horrible with tons of fat, cellulite….?

The burkini was invented in Australia and was designed as a means to allow Muslim women to participate in Australian culture. The burkini did not originate in Afghanistan.

Sadly, Muslim scholars and preachers are silent….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bible found after 1500 years which contradicts the essence of Christianity

he leather-bound text, written on animal hide, was discovered by Turkish police during an anti-smuggling operation in 2000.
It was closely guarded until 2010, when it was finally handed over to the Ankara Ethnography Museum, and will soon be put back on public display following a minor restoration.
A photocopy of a single page from the handwritten ancient manuscript is thought to be worth £1.5million
The Oldest Bible rejects the ideas of the Holy Trinity and the Crucifixion and reveals that Jesus predicted the coming of the Prophet Muhammad.In one version of the gospel, he is said to have told a priest: ‘How shall the Messiah be called? Muhammad is his blessed name’.And in another Jesus denied being the Messiah, claiming that he or she would be Ishmaelite, the term used for an Arab.
The oldest copies of the book date back to that time, and are written in Spanish and Italian.
The Vatican had made an official request to see the scripture – a controversial text which Muslims claim is an addition to the original gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke and John.
In line with Islamic belief, the Gospel treats Jesus as a human being and not a God.

 

VATICAN VERY CONCERNED ABOUT THE 1500-YEAR-OLD BIBLE WHICH WAS FOUND IN TURKEY

The 1500-year-old Bible, which was discovered during 2000 in Turkey, deeply concerns the Vatican, as it discards the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. If this Bible is proven real, it could easily change the religion we knew.

But if this particular Bible is fake, a Medieval hoax, then they all are. The Vatican wants to see this Bible. Based on the results of several carbon dating tests, this Bible is at least 1500 years old. This Bible holds the gospel of Barnabas, and is referred to as the ‘Gospel of Barnabas’ Bible. The Bible resides in the depositum of Ankaran Justice Palace, a Turkish courthouse for safe keeping.

According to the gospel of Barnabas which is the gospel of one of the disciples of Jesus Christ, it is stated that Christ was never crucified. Instead, the Judas was the one who was crucified and Christ rose to heaven while alive. Moreover, according to this Bible, Christ was just a prophet who spoke the word of God and not the Son of God.

The Apostle Paul is referred to as The Impostor. According to official press statement, the Bible was taken from a mob of smugglers in a Mediterranean region operation. Mob of smugglers was accused of trafficking antique relics, performing illegal archaeological digs, and being in the possession of explosives. This ancient Bible is said to be worth at least $28 million

Religious experts and specialists in Tehram are certain that the Bible is an original. It is written in Aramaic in gold letters on loosely bound blackened leather. During the Council of Nicea, it is believed that the Catholic Church chose some Gospels and tossed many others which do not appear in the regular Bible. Among those rejected gospels is the Gospel of Barnabas.

But the Vatican appears to be worried about this ancient Bible. In August 2015, the Vatican Insider, a project run by the Vatican newspaper La Stampa, published an article stating the Gospel of Barnabas Bible was possibly a forgery written during the Middle Ages by a European Jewish scholar, offering reasons why this Bible might be a very old hoax.
The Vatican has made an authorized request to the Turkish government to examine the Bible. However, anything that the Vatican concludes will be supported by the believers of the Christian faith, while atheists, agnostics or others might wonder whether it is real or not.

Author’s argument: if this Bible is authentic, then Christianity as we know it is a lie, if this Bible is fake then all Bible’s are fake, ergo Christianity as we know it is a lie. ( via mirrorspectrum.com)

http://beforeitsnews.com/paranormal/2015/12/vatican-very-concerned-about-the-1500-year-old-bible-which-was-found-in-turkey-2501420.html

PARIS’ ATTACK – Who comes out as the winner here?

I was about to have dinner on Saturday night, 14th November, when I heard the news of Paris attack. I was not aware of it until I turned on my post at night! I was shocked. In fact, no words can express the multiple feelings I had at this very moment: shocked, sad…thinking of all those people who were there …..and their near ones.

I have been watching French TV till late at night….

 I have read a few articles, all of them about Muslims, Muslims, Muslims….

I heard the Imam of France: he appealed to Muslims

I heard a journalist from France say: “He was dressed like you and me; his skin was white, he has a ‘polo’ on the head, may be he is a maghrebin

And a commentary from a Muslim woman struck my mind: she said:

“I want a bomb proof passport just like the Paris terrorists had…I wonder what it’s made of as the bombs destroyed the human body but not a paper passport……hmmmmm (scratches head) truly makes one wonder”

And another one said: 

“They [meaning the government] rule the world by Terrorising people and enslaving them”.

A humanitarian protest or a Muslim protest? 

Many Muslims have fallen into the trap. They are being apologetics to their non-Muslim friends. If a non-Muslim does a crime, must all non-Muslims apologize for it? No!!! If a person has a non-Muslim name, must he feel ashamed when a crime is committed by someone who bears a non-Muslim name? No

There are many Muslim converts who do not bear Muslim names yet they are Muslims. What I want to say, does it mean, when a person has a Muslim name, does that mean he is Muslim? Not at all!!!

So what does the Paris attack has to do with Muslims? Why must Muslims manifest for it? Why some media say: “It is time now for all Muslims to come out on the road, to show their solidarity….etc” Why do they want Muslims to come outside, on the road?

Isn’t it supposed to be a humanitarian act, of all humans together? because among the victims, there are Muslims as well as non Muslims? Isn’t it?

Please listen to this video attentively and be your own judge, do not let the media do the job for you

Hey Muslims, didn’t they blame you after the 9/11? Now after Friday 13, they are blaming you again?

May God, the Knower of all, guide us and protect us against our enemies

What does it mean to associate something to Allah?

In the name of Allah, The most Beneficient, The most Merciful

The concept of Islam is based on tawheed. Tawheed means unity.

All Muslims agree that Allah is One and He alone deserves our worship.

However, in practice it is unfortunately not so….

The truth is to negate everything and to worship Allah alone

All these we are already aware of. isnt it?

But the negation of the self????

We often take ourselves for something, the titles, etc…

The moment you feel you are something in front of Allah, and that you can do things by yourself without the assistance of Allah, then Allah leaves you alone and see what you really can do…

You are left alone with your ego…you struggle and struggle but you cannot succeed…

Remember: we are the servants of Allah [Abd-Allah]. We are nothing…really nothing.

We depend upon Allah for everything. Please reflect upon it. dont let your ego tell you this and that. Reflect. You have been given the most powerful gift: the faculty of reason. Use it to understand the secrets of this world.

Let us ponder upon surah Al Fatiha and consider the words of Allah: Iyyaka nabudu wa iyyaka nastagheen

May Almighty Allah save us from the tribulations of shirk

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You are nothing in front of Allah. So be humble…success lies in this humility insha Allah

Tests and trials in the Deen

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The Deen of Allah is made up of tests and trials because this life itself is a test for all of us.

Believers should learn the Deen and its reality in order not to be deceived by the accursed plan of Shaytan and its cunningness.

Every body will be tried in some ways or others. we are tried in our everyday life about those who surround us. sometimes we feel people do not care enough about us, they do not understand us enough, they do not show us enough love and affection. We are tried in our health. whenever we have some pain, our morals go down. When you are tried with poverty and great need…When you are tried with shaytan itself, with his waswass [whispers]…When Allah decides to take a family member, our mother or father or children away from us….this is a very big trial.

But how are we supposed to react ? This is an important matter to ponder upon?

“Or do you think that you will enter Paradise while such [trial] has not yet come to you as came to those who passed on before you? They were touched by poverty and hardship and were shaken until [even their] messenger and those who believed with him said, “When is the help of Allah?” Unquestionably, the help of Allah is near.” Surah Baqarah verse 214

“Or do you think that you will enter Paradise while Allah has not yet made evident those of you who fight in His cause and made evident those who are steadfast?” Surah Al imran verse 142

“And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient, Who, when disaster strikes them, say, “Indeed we belong to Allah, and indeed to Him we will return.”surah Baqara verse 155-156

May Allah give us hidaayah and protect our iman until Last Day

Sister Ammaara

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Humanity: Save Burma and save humanity. You will be responsible for your act on Judgment Day

Turkey comes to help Muslims in need

Can somebody be killed just because of his religious appurtenance in 2014-2015?

YES, this is still possible….Muslims are being killed mercilessly whether they are babies, children and women.

Torture is a terrible thing to bear for those who remain alive and watch the horrible scene of ‘unhumanness’

Who cares?

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This is brotherhood among Muslims – when the Prime Minister of Turkey and his family decide to step there as a moral support….

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Emine Erdogan at the Banduba refugee camp in the Myanmar coastal state of Rakhine.

“Turkish people have come forward to help Innocent Muslims of Burma who are facing worst conditions in their own country of residence. Wife of Turk Prime Minister starts weeping after seeing the worst condition of Burmese Muslims. We appreciate the courage of Turk Govt. and hope they will continue their leading role to support Burmese Muslims” Dawa.TV

They brought aid to the Banduba refugee camp in the Myanmar coastal state of Rakhine.

this video is heartbreaking

An impotent man – verdict

I am sharing an important issue as an eye opener for men and women

What to do in case a woman is infertile or a man is infertile [low motility?

Very often, Muslims themselves have created chaos and confusion in the society by mixing culture, traditions of their respective countries to Islam

They have encouraged men to divorce their wives or to seek another wife in case a woman could not conceive of a baby. Can you imagine the threat this causes upon the psychology of a woman, when you reject her, when you debase her, when she needs you and you take her as an object?

Isn’t Allah full of compassion, love and mercy for you? Has not the prophet [peace and blessings be upon you] showed you how to live respectfully and lovingly towards your wife?

“Well, have you considered the fact that you, as a man, you cannot have children and your wife nags you, hurts your feelings everyday and hates you or leaves you and goes to another man? Think about it a hundred times over before you criticize women”

 

Well, I will not be able to provide the whole man’s question: in brief he says that he tested his semen and it had no motality.

Answer from [http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=showfatwa&Option=FatwaId&Id=143497]

Answer

All perfect praise be to Allaah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allaah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger.

It is not permissible for a wife to describe her husband with a description that displeases him in order to humiliate him and despise him even if this description is real. Indeed, the matter of having children or being sterile is predestined by Allaah and the people have nothing to do with it; Allaah Says (what means): {To Allaah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what He wills. He gives to whom He wills female [children] and He gives to whom He wills males. Or He makes them [both] males and females, and He renders whom He wills barren. Indeed, He is Knowing and Competent.}[Quran 42:49-50]

Hence, such a treatment from a wife to her husband is contradictory to his rights on her and it is considered as disobedience and misconduct on her part towards him; so the husband has the right to discipline her according to the Sharee’ah as we clarified in Fataawa 85402 and 84120.
It should be noted that a wife should be patient with her husband and help him treat himself (medically) instead of criticizing him for him being infertile. For more benefit, please refer to Fatwa 88807.

We advise both the husband and wife to do whatever leads to the stability of the family and maintain the spirit of harmony and love between them as these are the most important objectives of marriage.

Allaah Says (what means): {And of His signs is that He created for you from yourselves mates that you may find tranquility in them; and He placed between you affection and mercy. Indeed in that are signs for a people who give thought.} [Quran 30:21]

Also, among the matters that help achieve this objective is that both spouses fulfill the rights of the other. For more benefit on the rights of the spouses towards each other, please refer to Fatwa 85308 and 83157.

Allaah Knows best”

Now the problem lies with a known hadith reported by Abu Daoud, and Muslims are taking a hadith ABOVE THE VERSES OF THE QURAN

Muslims should know that the Quran has full authority over a hadith

Muslims should not take a hadith above Allah’s words

Muslims should know how and in which context to use a hadith

Muslims should not take a recommendation as an act of Fard [obligatory act]

Muslims should not burden women unnecessarily

Muslims should not take it an offence if their wives, daughters cannot have children

Muslim women should not always think that if they do not have children, it is their responsibilities, it may be the husband’s semen do not have any motility

Whenever you  hear a hadith, confront it with the Quran. If it contradicts the Quran, then it is rejected. A hadith must also be taken in its right context

do not frustrate yourself, your family, your son and daughter unnecessarily.

Know that the prophet [peace be upon him] came to spread Tawheed, the unity of Allah and not to burden people

Allah knows best

These are the 70 major sins in Islam. You should know them in order to avoid these major sins

70 MAJOR SINS IN ISLAM
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01. Associating anything with Allah [shirk]
02. Murder
03. Practicing magic [sorcery
04. Not Praying
05. Not paying Zakat
06. Not fasting on a Day of Ramadan
without excuse
07. Not performing Hajj, while being
able to do so
08. Disrespect to parents
09. Abandoning relatives
10. Fornication and Adultery
11. Homosexuality (sodomy)
12. Interest (Riba)
13. Wrongfully consuming the property
of an orphan
14. Lying about Allah and His
Messenger
15. Running away from the battlefield
16. A leader deceiving his people and
being unjust to them
17. Pride and arrogance
18. Bearing false witness
19. Drinking Khamr (wine)
20. Gambling
21. Slandering chaste women
22. Stealing from the spoils of war
23. Stealing
24. Highway Robbery
25. Taking false oath
26. Oppression
27. Illegal gain
28. Consuming wealth acquired
unlawfully
29. Committing suicide
30. Frequent lying
31. Judging unjustly
32. Giving and Accepting bribes
33. Woman imitating man and man
imitating woman
34. Being cuckold
35. Marrying a divorced woman in
order to make her lawful for the
husband
36. Not protecting oneself from urine
37. Showing-off
38. Learning knowledge of the religion
for the sake of this world and
concealing that knowledge
39. Betrayal of trust
40. Recounting favours
41. Denying Allah’s Decree
42. Listening to people’s private
conversations / eavesdropping
43. Carrying tales
44. Cursing
45. Breaking contracts
46. Believing in fortune-tellers and
astrologers
47. A woman’s bad conduct towards
her husband
48. Making statues and pictures
49. Lamenting, wailing, tearing the
clothing, and doing other things of this
sort when an affliction befalls
50. Treating others unjustly
51. Overbearing conduct toward the
wife, the servant, the weak, and
animals
52. Offending one’s neighbour
53. Offending and abusing Muslims
54. Offending people and having an
arrogant attitude toward them
55. Trailing one’s garment in pride
56. Men wearing silk and gold
57. A slave running away from his
master
58. Slaughtering an animal which has
been dedicated to anyone other than
Allah
59. To knowingly ascribe one’s
paternity to a father other than one’s
own
60. Arguing and disputing violently
61. Withholding excess water
62. Giving short weight or measure
63. Feeling secure from Allah’s Plan
64. Offending Allah’s righteous friends
65. Not praying in congregation but
praying alone without an excuse
66. Persistently missing Friday Prayers
without any excuse
67. Usurping the rights of the heir
through bequests
68. Deceiving and plotting evil
69. Spying for the enemy of the
Muslims
70. Cursing or insulting any of the
Companions of Allah’s
Messenger (S.A.W)

TEN MOST COMMON QUESTIONS ASKED BY CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES AGAINST ISLAM

TEN MOST COMMON QUESTIONS ASKED BY CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES AGAINST ISLAM
by Dr. Zakir Naik
1. QUR’AN PLAGIARIZED FROM THE BIBLE:

Question

Is it not true that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) has copied the Qur’an from the Bible?

Answer
Many critics allege that Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) himself was not the author of the Qur’an but he learnt it and/or plagiarised (copied or adapted) it from other human sources or from previous scriptures or revelations.

i.MUHUMMAD LEARNT THE QUR’AN FROM A ROMAN BLACKSMITH WHO WAS A CHRISTIAN
Some Pagans accused the Prophet of learning the Qur’an from a Roman Blacksmith, who was a Christian staying at the outskirts of Makkah. The Prophet very often used to go and watch him do his work. A revelation of the Qur’an was sufficient to dismiss this charge – the Qur’an says in Surah An-Nahl chapter 16 verse 103:

“We know indeed that they say, ‘It is a man that teaches him,’ The tongue of him they wickedly point to is notably foreign, while this is Arabic, pure and clear.” [Al-Qur’an 16:103]

How could a person whose mother tongue was foreign and could hardly speak little but of poor broken Arabic be the source of the Qur’an which is pure, eloquent, fine Arabic? To believe that the blacksmith taught the Prophet the Qur’an is somewhat similar to believing that a Chinese immigrant to England, who did not know proper English, taught Shakespeare.

ii. MUHUMMAD (PBUH) LEARNT FROM WARAQA – THE RELATIVE OF KHADIJAH (RA)
Muhummad’s (pbuh) contacts with the Jewish and Christian Scholars were very limited. The most prominent Christian known to him was an old blind man called Waraqa ibn-Naufal who was a relative of the Prophet’s first wife Khadijah (r.a.). Although of Arab descent, he was a convert to Christianity and was very well versed with the New Testament. The Prophet only met him twice, first when Waraqa was worshipping at the Kaaba (before the Prophetic Mission) and he kissed the Prophet’s forehead affectionately; the second occasion was when the Prophet went to meet Waraqa after receiving the first revelation. Waraqa died three years later and the revelation continued for about 23 years. It is ridiculous to assume that Waraqa was the source of the contents of the Qur’an.

3. PROPHET’S RELIGIOUS DISCUSSIONS WITH THE JEWS AND CHRISTIANS
It is true that the Prophet did have religious discussions with the Jews and Christians but they took place in Madinah more than 13 years after the revelation of the Qur’an had started. The allegation that these Jews and Christians were the source is perverse, since in these discussions Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was performing the roles of a teacher and of a preacher while inviting them to embrace Islam and pointing out that they had deviated from their true teachings of Monotheism. Several of these Jews and Christians later embraced Islam.

4.THE PROPHET LEARNT THE QUR’AN FROM THOSE JEWS AND CHRISTIANS THAT HE MET OUTSIDE ARABIA
All historical records available show that Muhummad (pbuh) had made only three trips outside Makkah before his Prophethood:

At the age of 9 he accompanied his mother to Madinah.

Between the age of 9 and 12, he accompanied his uncle Abu-Talib on a business trip to Syria.

At the age of 25 he led Khadija’s Caravan to Syria.

It is highly imaginary to assume that the Qur’an resulted from the occasional chats and meetings with the Christians or Jews from any of the above three trips.

5. LOGICAL GROUNDS TO PROVE THAT THE PROPHET DID NOT LEARN THE QUR’AN FROM JEWS OR CHRISTIANS
The day-to-day life of the Prophet was an open book for all to see. In fact a revelation came asking people to give the Prophet (pbuh) privacy in his own home. If the Prophet had been meeting people who told him what to say as a revelation from God, this would not have been hidden for very long.

The extremely prominent Quraish nobles who followed the Prophet and accepted Islam were wise and intelligent men who would have easily noticed anything suspicious about the way in which the Prophet brought the revelations to them – more so since the Prophetic mission lasted 23 years.

The enemies of the Prophet kept a close watch on him in order to find proof for their claim that he was a liar – they could not point out even a single instance when the Prophet may have had a secret rendezvous with particular Jews and Christians.

It is inconceivable that any human author of the Qur’an would have accepted a situation in which he received no credit whatsoever for originating the Qur’an.
Thus, historically and logically it cannot be established that there was a human source for the Qur’an.
6. MUHUMMAD (PBUH) WAS AN ILLITERATE

The theory that Muhummad (pbuh) authored the Qur’an or copied from other sources can be disproved by the single historical fact that he was illiterate.

Allah testifies Himself in the Qur’an
In Surah Al-Ankabut chapter no.29 verse 48

“And thou was not (able) to recite a Book before this (Book came), nor art thou (able) to transcribe it with thy right hand: in that case, indeed, would the talkers of vanities have doubted.”
[Al-Qur’an 29:48]

Allah (swt) knew that many would doubt the authenticity of the Qur’an and would ascribe it to Prophet Muhummad (pbuh). Therefore Allah in His Divine Wisdom chose the last and final Messenger to be an ‘Ummi’, i.e. unlettered, so that the talkers of vanity would not then have the slightest justification to doubt the Prophet. The accusation of his enemies that he had copied the Qur’an from other sources and rehashed it all in a beautiful language might have carried some weight, but even this flimsy pretence has been deprived to the unbeliever and the cynic.

Allah reconfirms in the Qur’an in Surah Al A’raf chapter 7 verse 157:

“Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered Prophet, whom they find mentioned in their own (Scriptures) in the Law and the Gospel”

The prophecy of coming of the unlettered Prophet (pbuh) is also mentioned in the Bible in the book of Isaiah chapter 29 verse 12.

“And the book is delivered to him that is not learned.”
[Isaiah 29:12]

The Qur’an testifies in no less than four different places that the Prophet (pbuh) was illiterate. It is also mentioned in Surah A’raf chapter 7 verse 158 and in Surah Al-Jumu’a chapter 62 verse 2.

7. ARABIC VERSION OF THE BIBLE WAS NOT PRESENT
The Arabic version of the Bible was not present at the time of Prophet Muhummad (pbuh). The earliest Arabic version of the Old Testament is that of R. Saadias Gaon of 900 C.E. – more than 250 years after the death of our beloved Prophet. The oldest Arabic version of the new Testament was published by Erpenius in 1616 C.E. – about a thousand years after the demise of our Prophet.

8. SIMILARITIES IN THE QUR’AN AND THE BIBLE DUE TO COMMON SOURCE
Similarities between the Qur’an and the Bible does not necessarily mean that the former has been copied from the latter. In fact it gives evidence that both of them are based on a common third source; all divine revelations came from the same source – the one universal God. No matter what human changes were introduced into some of these Judeo-Christian and other older religious scriptures that had distorted their originality, there are some areas that have remained free from distortion and thus are common to many religions.

It is true that there are some similar parallels between the Qur’an and the Bible but this is not sufficient to accuse Muhummad (pbuh) of compiling or copying from the Bible. The same logic would then also be applicable to teachings of Christianity and Judaism and thus one could wrongly claim that Jesus (pbuh) was not a genuine Prophet (God forbid) and that he simply copied from the Old Testament.

The similarities between the two signify a common source that is one true God and the continuation of the basic message of monotheism and not that the later prophets have plagiarised from the previous prophets.

If someone copies during an examination he will surely not write in the answer sheet that he has copied from his neighbour or Mr. XYZ. Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) gave due respect and credit to all the previous prophets (pbut). The Qur’an also mentions the various revelations given by Almighty God to different prophets.

9. MUSLIMS BELIEVE IN THE TAURAH, ZABOOR, INJEEL AND QUR’AN
Four revelations of Allah (swt) are mentioned by name in the Qur’an: the Taurah, the Zaboor, the Injeel and the Qur’an.

Taurah, the revelation i.e. the Wahi given to Moosa (a. s.) i.e. Moses (pbuh).
Zaboor, the revelation i.e. the Wahi given to Dawood (a.s.) i.e. David (pbuh).
Injeel, the revelation i.e. the Wahi given to Isa (A.S.) ie. Jesus (pbuh).
‘Al-Qur’an’, the last and final Wahi i.e. revelation given to the last and final Messenger Muhammad (pbuh).

It is an article of faith for every Muslim to believe in all the Prophets of God and all revelations of God. However, the present day Bible has the first five books of the Old Testament attributed to Moses and the Psalms attributed to David. Moreover the New Testament or the four Gospels of the New Testament are not the Taurah, the Zaboor or the Injeel, which the Qur’an refers to. These books of the present day Bible may partly contain the word of God but these books are certainly not the exact, accurate and complete revelations given to the prophets.

The Qur’an presents all the different prophets of Allah as belonging to one single brotherhood; all had a similar prophetic mission and the same basic message. Because of this, the fundamental teachings of the major faiths cannot be contradictory, even if there has been a considerable passage of time between the different prophetic missions, because the source of these missions was one: Almighty God, Allah. This is why the Qur’an says that the differences which exist between various religions are not the responsibility of the prophets, but of the followers of these prophets who forgot part of what they had been taught, and furthermore, misinterpreted and changed the scriptures. The Qur’an cannot therefore be seen as a scripture which competes with the teachings of Moses, Jesus and the other prophets. On the contrary, it confirms, completes and perfects the messages that they brought to their people.

Another name for the Qur’an is the ‘The Furqan’ which means the criteria to judge the right from the wrong, and it is on the basis of the Qur’an that we can decipher which part of the previous scriptures can be considered to be the word of God.

10. SCIENTIFIC COMPARISON BETWEEN QUR’AN AND BIBLE
If you glance through the Bible and the Qur’an you may find several points which appear to be exactly the same in both of them, but when you analyse them closely, you realise that there is a difference of ‘chalk and cheese’ between them. Only based on historical details it is difficult for someone who is neither conversant with Christianity or Islam to come to a firm decision as to which of the scriptures is true; however if you verify the relevant passages of both the scriptures against scientific knowledge, you will yourself realize the truth.

Creation of the Universe in Six Days
As per the Bible, in the first book of Genesis in Chapter One, the universe was created in six days and each day is defined as a twenty-four hours period. Even though the Qur’an mentions that the universe was created in six ‘Ayyaams’, ‘Ayyaam’ is the plural of years; this word has two meanings: firstly, it means a standard twenty-four hours period i.e. a day, and secondly, it also means stage, period or epoch which is a very long period of time.

When the Qur’an mentions that the universe was created in six ‘Ayyaams’, it refers to the creation of the heavens and the earth in six long periods or epochs; scientists have no objection to this statement. The creation of the universe has taken billions of years, which proves false or contradicts the concept of the Bible which states that the creation of the Universe took six days of twenty-four hour durations each.

Sun Created After the Day
The Bible says in chapter 1, verses 3-5, of Genesis that the phenomenon of day and night was created on the first day of creation of the Universe by God. The light circulating in the universe is the result of a complex reaction in the stars; these stars were created according to the Bible (Genesis chapter 1 verse 14 to 19) on the fourth day. It is illogical to mention the result that is the light (the phenomenon of day and night) was created on the first day of Creation when the cause or source of the light was created three days later. Moreover the existence of evening and morning as elements of a single day is only conceivable after the creation of the earth and its rotation around the sun. In contrast with the contents of the Bible on this issue, the Qur’an does not give any unscientific sequence of Creation. Hence it is absolutely absurd to say that Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) copied the passages pertaining to the creation of the universe from the Bible but missed out this illogical and fantastic sequence of the Bible.

Creation of the Sun, The Earth and the Moon
According to the Bible, Book of Genesis, chapter 1, verses 9 to 13, the earth was created on the third day, and as per verses 14 to 19, the sun and the moon were created on the fourth day. The earth and the moon emanated, as we know, from their original star, the Sun. Hence to place the creation of the sun and the moon after the creation of the earth is contrary to the established idea about the formation of the solar system.

Vegetation Created on the third day and Sun on the fourth day
According to the Bible, Book of Genesis, chapter 1, verses 11-13, vegetation was created on the third day along with seed-bearing grasses, plants and trees; and further on as per verses 14-19, the sun was created on the fourth day. How is it scientifically possible for the vegetation to have appeared without the presence of the sun, as has been stated in the Bible?

If Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) was indeed the author of the Qur’an and had copied its contents from the Bible, how did he manage to avoid the factual errors that the Bible contains? The Qur’an does not contain any statements which are incompatible with scientific facts.

The Sun and the Moon both Emit light
According to the Bible both the sun and the moon emit their own light. In the Book of Genesis, chapter 1, verse 16 says, “And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night”.

Science tells us today that the moon does not have its own light. This confirms the Qur’anic concept that the light of the moon is a reflected light. To think that 1400 years ago, Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) corrected these scientific errors in the Bible and then copied such corrected passages in the Qur’an is to think of something impossible.

11. ADAM (PBUH), THE FIRST MAN ON EARTH, LIVED 5,800 YEARS AGO
As per the genealogy of Jesus Christ given in the Bible, from Jesus through Abraham (pbuh) to the first man on earth i.e. Adam (pbuh), Adam appeared on the earth approximately 5800 years ago:

1948 years between Adam (pbuh) and Abraham (pbuh)
Approximately 1800 years between Abraham (pbuh) and Jesus (pbuh)
2000 years from Jesus (pbuh) till today
These figures are further confused by the fact that the Jewish calendar is currently on or about 5800 years old.

There is sufficient evidence from archaeological and anthropological sources to suggest that the first human being on earth was present tens of thousands of years ago and not merely 5,800 years ago as is suggested by the Bible.
The Qur’an too speaks about Adam (pbuh) as the first man on earth but it does not suggest any date or period of his life on earth, unlike the Bible – what the Bible says in this regard is totally incompatible with science.

12. NOAH (PBUH) AND THE FLOOD
The Biblical description of the flood in Genesis chapter 6, 7 and 8 indicates that the deluge was universal and it destroyed every living thing on earth, except those present with Noah (pbuh) in the ark. The description suggests that the event took place 1656 years after the creation of Adam (pbuh) or 292 years before the birth of Abraham, at a time when Noah (pbuh) was 600 years old. Thus the flood may have occurred in the 21st or 22nd Century B.C.

This story of the flood, as given in the Bible, contradicts scientific evidence from archaelogical sources which indicate that the eleventh dynasty in Egypt and the third dynasty in Babylonia were in existence without any break in civilisation and in a manner totally unaffected by any major calamity which may have occurred in the 21st century B.C. This contradicts the Biblical story that the whole world had been immersed in the flood water. In contrast to this, the Qur’anic presentation of the story of Noah and the flood does not conflict with scientific evidence or archaeological data; firstly, the Qur’an does not indicate any specific date or year of the occurance of that event, and secondly, according to the Qur’an the flood was not a universal phenomenon which destroyed complete life on earth. In fact the Qur’an specifically mentions that the flood was a localised event only involving the people of Noah.

It is illogical to assume that Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) had borrowed the story of the flood from the Bible and corrected the mistakes before mentioning it in the Qur’an.

13. MOSES (PBUH) AND PHARAOH OF THE EXODUS

The story of Moses (pbuh) and the Pharaoh of the Exodus are very much identical in the Qur’an and the Bible. Both scriptures agree that the Pharaoh drowned when he tried to pursue Moses (pbuh) and led the Israelites across a stretch of water that they crossed. The Qur’an gives an additional piece of information in Surah Yunus chapter 10 verse 92:

“This day shall We save thee in thy body, that thou mayest be a sign to those who come after thee! But verily, many among mankind are heedless of Our Signs!”
[Al-Qur’an 10:92]

Dr. Maurice Bucaille, after a thorough research proved that although Rameses II was known to have persecuted the Israelites as per the Bible, he actually died while Moses (pbuh) was taking refuge in Median. Rameses II’s son Merneptah who succeeded him as Pharaoh drowned during the exodus. In 1898, the mummified body of Merneptah was found in the valley of Kings in Egypt. In 1975, Dr. Maurice Bucaille with other doctors received permission to examine the Mummy of Merneptah, the findings of which proved that Merneptah probably died from drowning or a violent shock which immediately preceeded the moment of drowning. Thus the Qur’anic verse that we shall save his body as a sign, has been fulfilled by the Pharaohs’ body being kept at the Royal Mummies room in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.

This verse of the Qur’an compelled Dr. Maurice Bucaille, who was a Christian then, to study the Qur’an. He later wrote a book ‘The Bible, the Qur’an and Science’, and confessed that the author of the Qur’an can be no one else besides God Himself. Thus he embraced Islam.

14. QUR’AN IS A BOOK FROM ALLAH
These evidences are sufficient to conclude that the Qur’an was not copied from the Bible, but that the Qur’an is the Furqaan – ‘the Criteria’ to judge right from wrong and it should be used to decipher which portion of the Bible may be considered as the Word of God.

The Qur’an itself testifies in Surah Sajda chapter 32 verse 1 to 3

Alif Laam Meem.

(This is) the revelation of the Book in which there is no doubt – from the Lord of the Worlds.

Or do they say, ‘He has forged it’? Nay, it is the Truth from thy Lord, that thou mayest admonish a people to whom no warner has come before thee: in order that they may receive guidance.”
[Al-Qur’an 32:1-3]

7. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MARY AND MIRIAM

Question

It is mentioned in your Qur’an that Mary was the sister of Aaron (pbuh). Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who wrote the Qur’an did not know the difference between Miriam the sister of Aaron (pbuh) and Mary the Mother of Jesus (pbuh), the time span between both of them was about a thousand years.

Answer

1. IN THE SEMITIC LANGUAGES SISTER ALSO MEANS DESCENDANT

The Qur’an mentions in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19 verses 27-28

“At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: ‘O Mary! Truly an amazing thing hast thou brought!

O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste!’”
[Al-Qur’an 19:27-28]

Christian missionaries say that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) did not know the difference between Mary the mother of Jesus (pbuh) and Miriam the sister of Aaron (pbuh). The time span between both was more than a thousand years.

In the Arabic construction of the sentence, sister is also considered as a descendant. Thus, when the people said to Mary, Ukhta Haroon i.e. ‘sister of Aaron’ it actually means descendant of Aaron (pbuh).

2. SON ALSO MEANS DESCENDANT
It is mentioned in the Gospel of Mathew, Chapter 1 verse 1

“Jesus Christ, the son of David,….”.
[Mathew 1:1]

Gospel of Luke Chapter 3, verse 23

“And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, …..”
[Luke 3:23]

DID JESUS (PBUH) HAVE TWO FATHERS?

What do you call a person who has two fathers? The explanation of the phrase that Jesus (pbuh) was the son of David (pbuh), is that Jesus (pbuh) was a descendant of David (pbuh). ‘Son’, here means a descendant.

8. JESUS (PBUH) DID NOT DIE

Question

Is it not true that your Qur’an mentions in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19 verse 33 that Jesus (pbuh) died and was resurrected?

Answer

JESUS (PBUH) SAID, “THE DAY THAT I DIE”, NOT “THE DAY THAT I DIED”

It is mentioned in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19 verse 33

“So Peace is on me the day I was born, the day that I die and the Day that I shall be raised up to life (again)”.
[Al-Qur’an 19:33]

The Qur’an mentions that Jesus (pbuh) said “Peace is on me the Day I was born, the day that I die”. It is not stated “the day that I died”. It is in the future tense and not in the past tense.

1. JESUS (PBUH) WAS RAISED UP ALIVE
The Qur’an further says in Surah Nisa, Chapter 4 verse 157-158:

“That they said (in boast), ‘We killed Jesus Christ the son of Mary, the Messenger of Allah’ – But they killed him not, Nor crucified him, but so it was made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts, with no (certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for of a surety they killed him not –

Nay, Allah raised him up unto Himself; and Allah is exalted in Power, Wise.”
[Al-Qur’an 4:157-158]

9. JESUS IS “A WORD” OF ALLAH AND A “SPIRIT” FROM ALLAH

Question

Does not your Qur’an mention that Jesus is Kalimatullah –”The Word of Allah (swt)”, as well as Ruhullah – “The Spirit of Allah”, indicating his Divinity?

Answer

1. JESUS (PBUH) “IS A WORD FROM ALLAH” NOT “THE WORD OF ALLAH”

The Qur’an mentions in Surah Ali ‘Imran Chapter 3 verse 45

“Behold! The angels said: O Mary! Allah giveth thee glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be Christ Jesus. The son of Mary, held in honour in this world and the Hereafter and of (the company of) those Nearest to Allah.
[Al-Qur’an 3:45]

Jesus (pbuh) is referred in the Qur’an as a word from Allah and not as ‘the word of Allah’.

“A word” of Allah means a message of Allah. If a person is referred to as “a word” from Allah, it means that he is a Messenger or a Prophet of Allah.

2.THE TITLE OF A PROPHET (PBUH) DOES NOT MEAN THAT IT EXCLUSIVELY BELONGS TO THAT PROPHET (PBUH)

Different titles are given to different prophets (pbut). Whenever a title is given to a prophet (pbuh), it does not necessarily mean that the other prophets do not have the same characteristic or quality. For e.g. Prophet Abraham (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as Khaleelullah, a friend of Allah. This does not indicate that all the other Prophets (pbuh) were not the friends of Allah. Prophet Moses (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as Kaleemullah, indicating that God spoke to him. This does not mean that God did not speak to others. Similarly when Jesus (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as Kalimatullah, “a word from Allah”, it does not mean that the other Prophets were not “the word,” of Allah.

3. JOHN THE BAPTIST (PBUH) IS ALSO CALLED “A WORD” OF ALLAH
Yahya (pbuh) i.e. John the Baptist (pbuh) is also referred to in the Qur’an as Kalimatullah i.e. a word of Allah in Surah Ali ‘Imran, Chapter 3, verses 38-39

“There did Zakariya Pray to his Lord, saying: “O my Lord! Grant unto me from Thee a progeny that is pure: for Thou art He that heareth prayer!

While he was standing in prayer in the chamber, the angels called unto him: “Allah doth give thee glad tidings of Yahya, witnessing the truth of a Word from Allah, and (be besides) noble, chaste, and a Prophet – of the (goodly) company of the righteous.”
[Al-Qur’an 3:39]

4. JESUS (PBUH) REFERRED AS RUHULLAH – A SPIRIT OF ALLAH

Jesus (pbuh) also never referred to as Ruhullah “a spirit of Allah” but as a spirit from Allah in Surah Nisa Chapter 4 verse 171

“O People of the Book! Commit no excesses in your religion: nor say of Allah aught but the truth. Jesus Christ the son of Mary was (no more than) a Messenger of Allah, And His Word, which He bestowed on Mary, and a Spirit proceeding from Him: so believe in Allah and His Messengers. Say not ‘Trinity’: desist: it will be better for you: for Allah is One God: glory be to Him: (Far Exalted is He) above having a son. To Him belong all things in the heavens and on earth. And enough is Allah as a Disposer of affairs.”
[Al-Qur’an 4:171]

5. SPIRIT OF ALLAH IS BREATHED IN EVERY HUMAN BEING
A spirit from Allah does not indicate that Jesus (pbuh) is God. The Qur’an mentions in several places that Allah breathed into the human beings “His Spirit” in Surah Al-Hijr, chapter 15 verse 29 in Surah Sajdah, chapter 32 verse 9

Surah Al Hijr Chapter 15 verse 29

“When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him.”
[Al-Qur’an 15:29]

Surah Sajdah Chapter 32 verse 9

“But He fashioned him in due proportion, and breathed into him something of His spirit. And He gave you (the faculties of) hearing and sight and feeling (and understanding): little thanks do ye give!”
[Al-Qur’an 32:9]

10. IS NOT THE QUR’AN WRITTEN BY SATAN?

Question

The Qur’an is not the Word of God but on the contrary the handiwork of Satan.

Answer

In reply to a similar allegation put forward by the pagans of Makkah, that the prophet (pbuh) received the revelations from Satan, the following verses were revealed:

Surah Waqiah, chapter 56 verses 77-80

“That this is indeed
A Qur’an most honourable,

In a Book well-guarded,

Which none shall touch
But those who are clean:

A Revelation from the Lord
Of the Worlds.”

Kitabim Maknoon means a book well guarded or a protected book, referring to Lauh-e-Mahfooz in the heaven, which none shall touch except the Mutahhareen. i.e. those who do not have any uncleanliness or impurity or evil like sin. This refers to the angels. The satan is absolutely prohobited.

Thus since it is impossible for satan to come anywhere close to it or touch it, the question of him writing the verses of the Glorious Qur’an does not arise.

It is further mentioned in Surah Shura, chapter 26 verse 210-212

“No evil ones have brought
Down this (Revelation):

It would neither suit them
Nor would they be able (To produce it).

Indeed they have been removed
Far from even (a chance of)
Hearing it.”

Many people have a wrong concept of satan. They think that satan can probably do everything, except a couple of things that God can do. According to them, satan is slightly below God in power. Since the people do not want to accept that the Qur’an is a miraculous revelation, they say that it is satan’s handiwork.

If satan would have written the Qur’an, he would not have mentioned in the same Qur’an in Surah Nahl, chapter 16 verse no. 98

“When thou does read
The Qur’an, seek Allah’s protection from Satan the Rejected One.”

Is this how you feel satan would write a book? Does he tell you; “Before you read my book ask God to save you from me?”

There are several verses in the Qur’an which will give enough evidence that satan is not the author of the Qur’an.

In Surah Al Aaraf chapter 7 verse 200

“If a suggestion from Satan assail your (mind),
seek refuge with Allah; for He hears and knows
(all things).

Why would satan tell his followers, that whenever he gives any suggestions to them, they should seek refuge in Allah (swt) to whom he is an avowed enemy.

In Surah Baqarah, chapter 2 verse 168

“O ye people!
Eat of what is on earth, lawful and good;
and do not follow the footsteps of the Evil one,
For he is to you an avowed enemy.”

In Surah Yasin, chapter 36 verse 60

“Did I not enjoin on you,
O ye children of Adam,
that ye should not worship Satan;

for that he was to you an enemy avowed?”

Satan is intelligent, no wonder that he can put this idea into the minds of people that he himself wrote the Qur’an. Compared to Almighty God, Satan is insignificant, and Allah (swt) is far more intelligent. He knows satan’s evil intentions and hence no wonder that He has given the reader of the Qur’an several proofs to show that Qur’an is God’s word, and not satan’s word.

The Bible mentions in the Gospel of Mark, chapter 3, verses 24-26

“And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that
kingdom cannot stand.”

“And if a house be divided against itself,
that house cannot stand.”

“And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.”

Questions asked by Christians to prove the false notion of concept of God in Christianity

1. The Christians’ Concept of God is the Trinity i.e. the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost, but these three are one. We believe in one God who is a Triune God.

2. The concept of Trinity can be explained by giving the example that water can be present in three states, as solid i.e. ice, liquid i.e. water and gas i.e. vapour, yet it is one and the same water.

3. A person can also be a father, a brother and a businessman at the same time, but yet he is one and the same person. Then why cannot God be “one in three” i.e. God the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost?

4. Jesus indicated that he was God when he said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”

5. Is it not mentioned in the Bible that Jesus is the “Begotten Son” of God thus making him God?

6. Jesus clearly claimed Divinity when he said in the Gospel, “I and my Father are one.

7. It is mentioned in the Gospel of John that “In the Beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the Word was God” proving without doubt that Jesus is God?

8. Is it not mentioned in the Bible that Jesus is the “Begotten Son” of God thus making him God?

9. Jesus claimed Divinity when he said, “I am Alpha and Omega”.

10. Jesus himself said that he is God, when he said “Before Abraham was I AM”

11.Thomas called Jesus “My Lord and my god”

Sent by brother Mohammed

The Islamic Dress Code: a must for all muslim women

The Islamic Dress Code

By Khalid Baig

What would you think of a home that provided no shelter and no privacy? What would you think of a meal that provided no nourishment and no energy? It does not take much to realize that if one were in the business of selling any of these he would go bankrupt very quickly. Yet, amazingly the rules seem to be different when it comes to another basic need: clothing, especially women’s clothing.

Every year fashion centers in Europe and America come up with the latest designs. And what have they designed?

Another way of not covering the body; the dress equivalent of the home that provides no shelter and no privacy.

One might ask, if a person did not want to cover themselves why would they buy anything, least of all expensive fashions, to achieve that? If we think about it, we may see the tension between two forces. All human beings (except for the handful of deviants who call themselves naturalists) have an inborn sense of shame. People of all religions agree on the need to cover themselves in public. Yet we also find a force that promotes nudity. Large segments of humanity are caught between two impulses: to cover or not to cover. Our clothing designs reflect different levels of compromise between these opposing forces.

Why? What is going on?

Science cannot answer the question. It cannot trace the origins of forces that take place deep in our mind. In addition, most of the scientific establishment is still dominated by the followers of Mr. Darwin and Darwinism is a system of belief not science. Their beliefs keep them from dealing honestly with a simple fact: while all other animals have a skin that provides them protection against the elements, human beings don’t. Monkeys can live without clothing, human beings cannot.

The Qur’an answers the question. Our bodies did not develop our skin— so thin and fur free that it requires external covering for protection—because of some unexplained evolutionary accident. Our Creator designed it this way so we will always need clothing. He also put in us the sense of shame that forces us to cover ourselves. On the other hand, the first act of Satan was to cause Adam and Eve to expose themselves: “So by deceit he brought about their fall:

when they tasted of the tree, their shameful parts became manifest to them, and they began to sew together the leaves of the Garden over their bodies.” [Al-A’raf 7:22].

This is the source of the tension we see. Two opposing forces. Good and evil.

With that background we can understand the importance of clothing. “Oh Children of Adam! We have bestowed raiment upon you to cover your shame as well as to be an adornment to you. But the raiment of righteousness—that is the best.” [Al-A’raf 7:26]. The address here is to all humanity, emphasizing thereby the universal human need to cover ourselves properly.

The Qur’an then warns that Satan was not finished after his first attempt: “Oh Children of Adam! Let not Satan seduce you in the same manner as he got your parents out of the Garden, stripping them of their raiment, to expose their shame.” [Al-A’raf 7:27].

Once we realize the nature of the dress issue, it is natural that we should turn to our Creator to seek guidance for the proper dress code. Qur’an and Sunnah have provided ample guidance on the subject which can be summarized in four essential principles.

    1. Our dress must cover our body adequately. Again we cannot determine what is adequate coverage on our own, as any witness to the misery of those who have tried it can readily ascertain. Shar’iah, as always, takes us out of this misery by defining it for us. For men, it is the middle part of the body from navel to knee. For women, it is the entire body except hands and face. These parts must never be exposed to any other person (except in case of genuine need e.g. medical treatment). In addition, the cloth must be neither see-through nor tight fitting.
    1. Our dress should provide adornment. It should provide for decent appearance. Our appearance should not be an eyesore for decent human beings. For men, this extends the coverage requirements to include most of the body. For women, the essential requirement is that their dress should identify them as respectable ladies who would be honored not harassed. Additionally, hijab rules aim at protecting them from the gaze of other men.
    1. Our dress should establish our Islamic identity. At the least it should not identify us as followers of another religion. But, additionally it should positively identify us as Muslims.
    1. The design of our dress must avoid three deadly sins: show off, arrogance, and self indulgence. These are very serious diseases of the heart in their own right that we must avoid at all times. Our garments provide an easy opportunity to nurture them. Hence the need to be extra cautious. One Hadith states “Eat what you feel like and wear what you feel like. But avoid two things: extravagance and arrogance.” [Bukhari]. At the risk of stating the obvious one should be reminded that this Hadith establishes an overriding concern that limits our choices within the realm of what is considered halal. It does not do away with the distinction between halal and haram.As one implication of this general requirement, men are also required not to wear their lower garments below the ankle. (Many well-meaning Muslims today have been persuaded that this is a petty issue. This misgiving can be put to rest in a hurry if we just refer to the Hadith of Jabir bin Sulaym, Radi-Allahu anhu, in Abu Dawood. He asked the Prophet, Sall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam for some advice when leaving him after his very first meeting. Of the six pieces of advice given him one was: “Never let your lower garment go below the ankles because that is arrogance. And Allah does not like arrogance.” Another was “Never belittle a good deed.”)

Islam has not prescribed a particular dress style, giving us ample room to accommodate our needs, circumstances and tastes. However, these principles are for everyone and forever. Any garment that accommodates these principles will be Islamic dress. This is Islamic formula to dress for success. Eternal success

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