When I wear the hijab

Until I visited the main mosque in Paris I had nothing to do with Islam; neither the prayers nor the Hijab were familiar to me. The benefits of observing Hijab became clear to me following a lecture at the mosque when I kept my scarf on even after leaving...

121 Facts about Islam

Dare to find a mistake If someone doubt the Quran’s authenticity, the Quran itself offers you the challenge to find a mistake in it. And inevitably, after accepting it’s challenge and discovering that it is true, these people will come to believe it because they could not disqualify it....

Hijab – Unveiling the mystery

“Say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their...

Hijab and modesty

“Every religion has its characteristic, and the characteristic of Islam is modesty.” This statement made some 1400 years ago by the Prophet Muhammad is just as relevant today as it was then. The Prophet lived in turbulent times, when slavery, debauchery, drunkenness and sexual abuse was rife; when poor...

Why Islam order women to wear veil?

The status of is often the target of attacks in the secular media. The ‘hijab’ or the Islamic dress is cited by many as an example of the ‘subjugation’ of women under Islamic law. Before we analyze the reasoning behind the religiously mandated ‘hijab’, let us first study the...