Saturday, January 31, 2009

Little Mosque on the Prairie

A sister i used to go to Islamic lessons with was telling me about this show and it sounded soo funny, and then i heard more people talk about it so i thought id watch it..

Its very funny, and the hijabis that are part of the cast have a really nice style you could use it for inspiration...

Below is part of one episode, if you enjoy it and want to watch more simply go to this site

Enjoy :D

Stylish Summer

Beat the heat with these cool accessories


I adore black abaya's that have subtle detailing on the sleeves, recently i bought the smaller version of the Louis Vuitton shown and think it looks super cute with abaya, a light fresh perfume is ideal for summer, i never go anywhere with out my dior sunnies and a funky watch or some bangles finishes off the outfit

abaya - by Nasiide on

Voyer in the masjid

While at jummat prayers yesterday we were all sitting listening to the imam talk before we prayed, and a lady whipped out a video camera in the women only section of the masjid!!
I was furious, there are some sisters who wear niqab and once in the prayer room take it off so they are just in hijab i was not only concerned for these sisters but for myself, whilst i do not wear niqab i would hardly want people to have pictures or video of me!!
I wanted to say something but it seemed that they didnt speak english so instead i shot a very concerned look at a sister she was with!! I was so angry, seriously what would motivate someone to do such a thing..
My father suggested that perhaps they were visiting the masjid as overseas guests and wanted to perhaps show people back home what the masjid looked like but i HIGHLY doubt that lol
Has anything strange happened to you like this whilst at the masjid??

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Hott Arabic makeup

I adore arabic makeup,smoky eyes,smouldering lips
Check out the links below the makeup featured is simply amazing
If you check out you can find some tutorials on their to show you how to do it yourself its lots of fun to experiment
i dont really like the coloured ones much i mainly stick to the darker colours on the lids and very light coloured lip gloss i sometimes even just use a lip ointment so i dont look over done..
tell me what you think =)

Does my head look big in this??

I just finished reading this book and it was great!! Funny,uplifting, and i couldnt put it down!
I was feeling a lil down so my beautiful mummy got me a present and this is what is was..
I started reading it straight away and the next thing i knew my alarm was going off to pray fajr i had read that much!
Its about a Australian/Palestinan girl trying to navigate her way through life and deals with her deciding to put hijab on and the challenges she faced amongst other things, i liked it so much as when i recevied this book i had only recently put on hijab and it was so nice to see how someone else coped with the challenges and the inner struggles. Although its aimied at teenagers its a must for any hijabi..
Im sad i finished it i didnt want it to end

Saturday, January 24, 2009

New hijab style

New Hijab style...give it a try it looks so nice

What do you think?

Thursday, January 22, 2009 cute

Please listen to this its the cutest nasheed ive ever heard

Wednesday, January 21, 2009


The latest trend in Aus that im loving is the boho indonesian inspired batik prints
Ive seen so many maxi dresses around with so many different colours and if you look around you can get them for a good price..
Big bangles,strappy sandles,big bags and statement sunnies all make this style super cool
add a plain hijab and cardi over the top or a vintage coloured denim jacket and your good to go
looking fab hijabi style


Batik by Nasiide

Indian Inspiration

I love indian saris, jewlery,henna and everything else amazing they offer, the gorgeous colours of the sari's make me go gaga
Recently i found a new shop that sells ethnic type jewlery lots of beautiful bangles and necklaces
I bought some gold bangles omg their so nice and some necklaces im yet to wear them cause im trying to come up with the perfect outit
I really want a dress thats made out of sari material so im off to go and hunt for some
Wish i lived overseas as all this type of stuff is crazy cheap


India by Nasiide

DIY...How to tie your hijab

I posted a pic of me recently rocking my hijab in a rather funky way a couple of my girlfrineds have asked how i did it and lovely Ange over at Hegab Rehab suggest i show u how... excellent idea i say!

Ok so get yourself a scarf and some gorgeous earings that match your hijab and an under cap...

  • Tie your hair up in a bun and put the under cap on
  • grab your hijab and place it over your head as u would normally do then pull each end of the scarf behind your head and tie it really tight just like a bandana
  • Then get one side and bring it around the right side of your neck making sure u cover up your neck and then do the same for the left side
  • so it should be almost perfect now..just tuck in the ends of the scarf around your neck so it stays nice and tight
  • then get your earings and place them under your hijab in your ears make sure that your hijab is both covering your neck and your ears and wallah your done!!

Hope that was an easy enough off u go give it a try practice makes perfect

and remember its all about matching scarfs to your accesories


Heres some examples to get your creative juices flowing


Untitled by Nasiide

How hott is this colour hijab! Only 50cents!!

I was buying material for my abaya and checked out the remants bin on the way to pay and look what i found!! Cost me only 50 cents no lie it was a perfect shape and everything i got lots of compliments when i wore it to uni the other day i looooooooov the colour! so next time u go to a material shop check the remants bin and u might get super lucky

Style Steal...Angelina Jolie

Shes so gorgeous i like what shes wearing here the ethnic jewlery and the brown, so heres an outifit i put togheter that you can draw inspirtaion from...

Style Steal...Angelina Jolie
Style Steal...Angelina Jolie by Nasiide

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

What do you think of my hijab?

Ive been dying to try this style and today i did
not sure wat its called if you know please let me know.. It was a lil annoying as i was stressing my hair would come out the side but it didnt =) ill def be wearing other hijabs like this

Style Steal..Sarah Jessica Parker

Style Steal..Sarah Jessica Parker

Style Steal..Sarah Jessica Parker by Nasiide

Add a lil flair to your style a lil pop of colour and a leapoard hijab is bound to have you hiding from the paparazzi

Monday, January 19, 2009

Black Magic

Black Magic

Cast a spell...

Looking Stylish Rocking a Keffiyah

I love Keffiyah's there so funky so i racked my brain while out shopping to put an outfit toghether to incoroporate the Keffiyah scarf and not look like a try hard terrorist loool
so i bought black patent ankle boots a black patent leather bag and ive had this exact chanel cuff for ages.. to make it look even funkier i put a white under cap and then a black one over the top for a cool layering effect under the Keffiyah and of course some hott aviators...
Looking Stylish Rocking a Keffiyah
What do you think of this outfit?
Looking Stylish Rocking a Keffiyah by Nasiide

Ive Been Dubbed The Colourful Ninja

So as ive only been wearing hijab for a short time alhumdulilah and some of my none Muslim friends are still getting used to the idea they like to make lil jokes but they never cross the line..

One of my friends a Macednonian Orthodox calls me the coulorful ninja and yeah its kinda caught on hahaha well i guess its better than being called just a plain ninja looool

So i thought id share with you some beautiful colourful abayas

Untitled by Nasiide

Untitled by Nasiide

Untitled by Nasiide

Which one do you like???

The Truth About the 2009 Gaza Massacre



Style Steal..Cleopatra

Style Steal..Cleopatra
Style Steal..Cleopatra by Nasiide

Draw inspiration from Cleopatra's style and take a journey back in time to Egypt

Purple Fever...a few of my fav things

Purple Fever
Purple Fever by Nasiide

Purple is my absolute fav colour..I love both of these dior lipglosses wen i use mine i layer them the darker underneath..Versace crystal is soo yummy i got it as a present recently..and purple shoes ooh i just bought suede purple ankle boots so hot with yet to find a hot purple bag to match..the wrap dress is so gorgeous waaay expensive but if u look around u could find something similar...purple scarves ooh i cant get enough of them looks so good on brown eyed hijabis..yummy i love it

Looking Fly UAE Style

Looking Fly UAE Style
Looking Fly UAE Style by Nasiide

I admit im a bit of a brand junkie and ladies in the UAE are no different.. Black abaya and gold gold gold is what im looking for!! I love big rings and black nail polish but only for that short time that us ladies arnt allowed to pray HOT HOT HOT

Sunday, January 18, 2009

Lunch with the girls
Lunch with the girls by Nasiide

I absolutley love this style, jeans a long top and a really long cardi over the top and a pair of patent black heels or wedges and dont forget the statement sunnies and gold accesories with a simple black chiffon scarf...This is a style i regularly rock..

Casual chic...lookin stylish at uni

Casual chic

I love long dresses soo much!! and for uni i like to look stylish but not too dressed up...

A big bag is essential and some statement sunnies always look hott under your hijab
Casual chic by Nasiide

But Your So Pretty...Does Your Father Make You Do It!!!

Selam Alaiykum =)

So im new to wearing hijab been about 2months now alhumdulilah =)

I was shocked to hear these words come out of a fellow Muslims mouth "Your so pretty why do you wear it?? (turns to look at my father) oh does he make u wear it??"

Umm what the?! for one my father is the furtherest thing from a muslim looking man he wears about 50 gold chains and 20 diaomond rings pimp style lol and has the funkiest hairstyle uve ever seen im pretty sure its quite obvious the man isnt into his din or forcing his daughter to wear hijab hahaha (i pray that Allah swt guides him)

But what shocked me the most was that it came from a sister who was born in Afgahnistan and raised in Iran i would think she would know that no one can force us, unless ur under taliban regeime maybe.. I laughed so hard and said no sister its my choice i love my hijab my father was actually opossed at first to me wearing it...

Subhanallah comments like these are so funny.. So has anyone ever accused u of being forced to wear hijab??

Nervous...First day back at uni wearing hijab

Selams sisters

So tommorow is my first day back at uni wearing hijab and boy am i nervous

what will i wear? will people talk about me? will i fall down the stairs in front of everyone in a packed lecture... soooo many scary thoughts

Inshallah Allah swt will give me strength tommorow to walk with my head held high and not be nervous...


Inshallah u all had a wonderful weekend

Saturday, January 17, 2009

The life and mission of Imam Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab

This article is based on a lecture given by Shaikh Abdul Aziz Ibn Abdullah Ibn Baz about the life and Mission of Imam Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab.

Imam Muhammad Ibn Abdul Wahhab was a great man, an outstanding reformer and a zealous preacher, who appeared in the Arabian Peninsula in the twelfth century A.H. He was educated by his father in his homeland, Oyayna, a village located at Yamama in Najd, northwest to the city of Riyadh. He learnt to read the Qur'aan at a very early age and exerted himself in studies and advanced learning at the hands of his father, Shaikh Abdul Wahhab Ibn Sulaiman, who was a great jurisprudent and the Judge of Oyayna.

Having attained puberty, the Shaikh traveled to Makkah and then to Medina to learn from learned personalities there. Then he went to Iraq (Basrah) to seek after knowledge. It was in Iraq that he started his mission. There he called the people to Tawheed and the Sunnah of the Prophet (). He announced that it was the duty of every Muslim to follow his or her religion (Islam) strictly in accordance with the Qur'aan and the Sunnah. He engaged in debates and discussion with scholars and thus became famous. However, some characterless scholars rebelled against him and he faced some harms and persecutions from them. So, he left Basrah moving towards Az-zubair, then to al-Ahsa, and then finally to Huraymela, where also he faced much suffering at the hands of the wicked because he enjoined the good and forbade the evil and persuaded the rulers to punish the criminals severely.

So, some of them even attempted on his life, but Allah saved him. Then he moved to Oyayna, which was then governed by Prince Uthman Ibn Muhammad Ibn Muammar, who welcomed the Shaikh with hospitality and promised him all support and help in calling people to Islam.

People in Najd at that time lived in a condition that could not be approved by any believer. Polytheism had spread widely; people worshiped domes, trees, rocks, caves or any persons who claimed to be Awliya (saints). Magic and soothsaying also had spread. When the Shaikh saw that polytheism was dominating the people and that no one showed any disapproval of it or no one was ready to call people back to Allah, he decided to labor singly and patiently in the field. He knew that nothing could be achieved without Jihad, patience and suffering.

The Shaikh continued calling people to the Path of Allah and guided them to piety, righteousness and love in the cause of Allah. Gradually, the Shaikh became famous in and around Oyayna. People came to Oyayna to meet him from neighboring areas and villages. He also wrote to many scholars requesting their support and reminding them of their task of helping Allah's Religion and fighting against polytheism. Many scholars from Najd, Makkah and al-Medina accepted his request, while some disagreed with him, reproached his mission, condemned him and kept him away. The Shaikh and those with him were in between two types of people; one group consisted of the ignorant people, who knew nothing about Islam and followed deviations and innovations, superstitions, etc. which their forefathers had upheld. The Qur'aan says about them, "We found our fathers following a certain way and religion and we will indeed follow their footsteps."

The second group, on the other hand, was related to knowledge but responded negatively to the Shaikh because of their envy and also because they were ashamed and afraid that the people would question their integrity, 'why did you keep silent without warning us against such and such evils until Abdul Wahhab appeared?'But the Shaikh carried on patiently seeking the Help of Allah in all matters. He strove hard in studying the Qur'aan and reading useful books. He had a special skill of interpreting the Qur'aan and deducing from it. He also worked hard in studying the life of the Prophet r and the lives of his companions (radhi allahu anhum). The Shaikh went on teaching and preaching. Gradually, he exerted himself on practically removing polytheism when he noticed that his call to Islam had no affect on some.

One day, the Shaikh said to the governor, 'Let us demolish the dome at the grave of Zaid Ibn al-Khatab t (Zaid Ibn al-Khatab was the brother of Umar Ibn al-Khattab t and a martyr, who died in the fighting against Musailimah Khaddhab in 12 A.H, he was buried and later on people built a dome on his grave). It is erected on deviation and the Prophet r has forbidden building domes or mosques on graves. Moreover, this dome has destroyed the people's belief with polytheism. So, it must be demolished.' The Prince agreed and mobilized an army of six hundred soldiers and marched towards the grave, headed by the Shaikh. As soon as they approached the dome, the people came forward to defend it but when they saw the Prince with his army, they changed their decision. Then the Shaikh took the action of demolishing and removing the dome.

Allah removed it by his hands and Al-hamdulillah, none of its traces remains now. Similarly, there were other domes, caves, trees, etc. that were also destroyed and removed. The Shaikh, thus, continued his mission by words and action, for which he became very famous. Also, one day a woman came to him and confessed that she had committed adultery. After realizing that she was sane, married and had confessed without external compulsion, he gave the order according to the Sunnah that she should be stoned to death as a punishment, as he had now become the Judge of Oyayna.Meanwhile, the Prince of al-Ahsa (and surrounding villages) feared the Shaikh's position, because committing wrong, robbery, murder, etc, were usual for them.

He wrote to Prince Uthman threatening him and demanding him to kill the Shaikh. The Prince approached the Shaikh saying, "the nomad prince has sent me a message to do so and so. We never wish to kill you, but we are afraid of the prince and we are unable to fight him. So if you think you may leave." The Shaikh replied: "I am simply calling people to Islam and to the fulfillment of the testimony of Faith that there is no god except Allah and Muhammad is Allah's Messenger. Whoever holds fast to Islam and upholds it truthfully, Allah will help him and make him ruler of his enemy's countries. And if you endure and be righteous and accept this Religion, then be glad that Allah will help you and protect you from the nomad prince and others.

Allah will also give you power over his country and his kinfolk." But Uthman said: "O Shaikh! But we cannot fight him nor can we stand his oppression." So, the Shaikh had to leave Oyayna for Dareyya on foot because Uthman did not even provide him any means of transportation. On reaching Dareyya, the Shaikh stayed in the house of a man who was one of the best personalities in Dareyya, but he feared the prince of Dareyya, Muhammad Ibn Suad.

The Shaikh said to him, 'be glad and hope for the best. I am simply calling the people to Allah's Religion, and He will undoubtedly make it victorious.' The news of Shaikh's arrival in Dareyya reached Muhammad Ibn Suad. It is said that his wife first informed him of the Shaikh. She was a kind and pious lady and she addressed her husband saying, 'Here is a great fortune sent to you by Allah. A man who is calling the people to Islam, calling to the Qur'aan and the Sunnah of the Prophet r. What a good fortune! Rush to him and support him. Never resist him or stop him from that.' Muhammad Ibn Suad accepted her advice and went to the Shaikh and made a contract with the Shaikh that he should not leave the country. The Shaikh now settled in Dareyya. People started to come to him for learning from everyplace - from Oyayna, Iraq, Manfooha, Riyadh and other neighboring places. Respected, loved, supported by the people, the Shaikh arranged lectures on various topics; Creed, the Holy Qur'aan, the Qur'aanic commentaries, Islamic Jurisprudence and its principles, the Hadeeth and its terminology, and others. He arranged classes for the public as well as for the selected persons.

Thus, he continued his mission and activities of preaching in Dareyya. He wrote to the scholars and rulers establishing his arguments and warning them against polytheism and innovation. Because of his correspondence with scholars and rulers and his struggling in the cause of Allah, the Shaikh became famous. His mission continued and spread all over the Islamic world and also other countries.It is a known fact that every favor has its envier, as every preacher has his enemies. Allah, the Exalted, said in the Qur'aan: "And so We have appointed to every Prophet an enemy - devils among the men and Jinn - inspiring to each other adorned speech as a delusion.

And had your Lord willed they could not have done it. So, leave them alone to their fabrication." [Soorah al-An'aam (6): 112]When the Shaikh became famous for his teaching, and his writings received wide popularity among the people, many envious groups emerged as his opponents. One group consisted of characterless scholars who saw the truth as falsehood and falsehood as truth, and believed that building domes and invoking the engraved as pertaining to Islam. The second group was associated with knowledge but was ignorant of the reality of the Shaikh's mission. They simply believed others and kept aloof from the Shaikh.

The third group that opposed the Shaikh consisted such people who feared the removal of their positions and ranks. They showed humility so that the supporters of the Islamic mission might not reach them and remove their positions and take over their lands. So, some opposed him in the name of religion, while other opposed him in the name of politics though they hid under the cover of knowledge and religion and exploited the enmity of those scholars who had hated him and accused him of deviation.

Sometimes, his opponents argued that he belonged to the Khawarij, at times some criticized him out of their lack of proper knowledge, etc. Thus, the fighting between words continued through debates and arguments. He would write to them and they would reply to him, and he would refute them, and thus numerous questions and answers were accumulated and compiled into volumes. And Al-hamdulillah, most of them have been published.

Then the Shaikh turned to Jihad in 1158 A.H, he wrote to people to enter the field of Jihad and remove polytheism, which existed in their countries.The Shaikh, thus, strove in his preaching and Jihad for fifty years from 1158 A.H. until he died in 1206.

He resorted to all methods of his mission - Jihad, preaching, resistance, debates and arguments until people adhered to obedience and demolished the domes and mosques built by them on the graves and agreed to run their affairs in accordance with Islamic Law, discarding all rules and laws which had been applied by their fathers and forefathers. Then after the death of the Shaikh, his sons, grandson and supporters continued his mission and struggle in the cause of Allah.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Is this really hijab??

Is this really Hijab?

How many of us think we know the meaning of Hijab so well that we could practice proper Hijab, but only if we wanted to? While the Hijab serves as to preserve one's dignity, honor, and respect alongside the safety of one's beauty and chastity, these are all secondary reasons for observing Hijab. The fundamental purpose is that of obeying Allah's orders and striving to become obedient Muslims, so that we may be blessed with the promised rewards.

Whatever the situation, sisters in Islam are trying hard when it comes to practicing the Hijab, but are we trying our best? How many of you have seen a Hijabi smoking in public and thought, "Great, now people will label all Hijabis as smokers"? Now, let us not delve into the Islamic laws behind whether or not smoking is permissible in Islam or that females have just as many rights to engage in such acts as males. It doesn't have as much to do with smoking as with the fact that the Hijab is visibly the "flag of Islam", and as such, our sisters carry a great responsibility.

Just to emphasize the weight of this responsibility which the Muslim women carry, we may relate a female's Hijab as having a similar level of importance as a male standard-bearer's role during war. Furthermore, this Islamic responsibility is a combination of two factors: not just the physical Hijab, but also the social Hijab.The Qur’an reminds us: "And 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 (ordinarily) appear thereof." (24:31)We all know that the meaning of Hijab is to be modest. But for some reason, every Hijabi we see seems to have her own interpretation of modesty. Hijab is a fundamental element of the Islamic faith, universal amongst all Muslims irrespective of the differing schools of thought. Despite this, the women in Islam are incapable or choose not to maintain a universal – or at least a similar – context when it comes to the physical Hijab. Sure, Hijab is not a "uniform", and Hijabis need not be marching around in exactly the same garb so that people think the sisters are forming some kind of Hijabi military base at the local community center, but a little uniformity and attention to the "modesty" aspect of Hijab would be nice.

While it is natural for the so-called "Hijab Revolution" to have taken place recently, especially with the number of Muslims increasing in the West, there seems to be no "standard" with the Hijabis. This often leads to the Hijab aspect of Islam coming off as a "cultural" aspect rather than a religious one. Worse yet, due to the excessive differences among Hijab practices both physical and social, unfortunately our entire religion may come across as having no "standard" with an excessive amount of flexibility that lets individuals suit Islam to their own convenience.

An analysis of the Hijabi population will depict the variety of the Hijab methods practiced with the utmost differentiation when it comes to tightness, colors, sizes, and styles of Hijab. On one hand we have the fully-covered yet fully-colored Abaya Hijabis, and on the other hand, we have the Hijabis with clothes so tight (or see-through, for that matter) that if they wore a t-shirt, they would probably be revealing less. We also see those Hijabis who are covered well yet leave their bangs hanging out, or the very decently-dressed sisters with faces which are so immensely covered in make-up that their Hijab defeats the purpose of the abovementioned verse of the Qur'an, which is instructing women to not display their beauty in public except for that which is natural.With the recent trends of Hijabi Runways, we see models on the catwalk dressed in the latest fashion clothing with a tiny little covering over their hair.

Where is the value of Hijab in a catwalk if the purpose is to establish one's character and self-respect on everything but their physical appearance? While it is necessary for the sisters to dress appropriately to their physical appearance? While it is necessary for the sisters to dress appropriately to their lifestyle contexts and careers, sometimes the mind can't help but wonder if the idea of "blending in" but within the limits of proper Hijab is negated by the idea of "We wear Hijab, but still have a passion for fashion." Having a good sense of fashion doesn't attribute any negative aspects to a person's character, but if this fashion sense equates to beautifying one's self and displaying oneself such that our sisters appear to be physically appealing even while in Hijab, then something is very wrong with that type of Hijab.

The idea is not to point fingers towards the Hijabis and annoyingly peck at those areas where they falter, but rather to highlight to our Muslim sisters that the way we practice Hijab heavily affects the way non-Muslims interpret Islam as a whole. Not only this, but if there is fault in the way Hijab is being practiced, then the reward from God will also be likewise. Proper Hijab does not just consist of a tiny headscarf; rather, it can only be achieved when also combined with the maintenance of Islamic methods of social interaction. One could argue that Muslim males should be just as cautious as women, and agreeably, they must! But it is a woman's physical Hijab factor which, when intertwined with the social Hijab factor, forms a special combination which makes her responsibility towards portraying Islam much more delicate and unique.

The social Hijab is basically the way a female presents herself, behaves, and interacts with others in public. Looking back at the example of our sisters smoking in public, it is vital for Hijabis to maintain good manners while in the presence of others, because the truth is, Hijabis are judged by society based on their actions too. As women are being constantly judged by society, they deserve every right to demand respect. A few ways by which sisters can obtain respect from society is by being particularly careful of the way they interact in mixed gatherings with the opposite gender. More than often we see sisters in brilliant Hijab; however, the way some sisters joke and spend time with non-mahrams can only hint that a bit of flirtation (which leads to forbidden actions) is flying in the air. However, we also do have the overly-friendly sisters who do not intentionally act the way they do around non-mahrams, yet they need to realize that intentions aside, there may be room for improvement in their Hijab practice while in the company of men.Going right down to the bone of what "good behavior" is, all we need to do is that the next time we are in public, we must stop and remember that Allah is watching us. If we remember this reality that our Lord is monitoring us at all times, there will be a guaranteed immediate improvement in our social Hijab.

Out the window will go all the gossiping, coarse language, and disrespect towards elders and others, not to mention the flirting and excessive joking. Admirable are those sisters who manage to establish such respect and dignity for themselves amongst non-Muslims that without having to explain the "rules" of our religion, people who interact with the Hijabi are able to grasp her character through non-verbal vibes and act accordingly while in her presence. For example, when someone uses a bad word around a Hijabi and there is an awkward silence, people stop what they are doing and look at the Hijabi with embarrassment and mumble an apology. Or when there is ill talk about another person behind their back, and people realize that a Hijabi is present, the topic is quickly brushed off. This is the type of dignity and respect that Islam believes women must command and deserve from society.

While the world seeks to establish identity through attractive clothing and glitzy appearances, without giving much importance to behavior, morals, social conduct, and self-respect, it is absolutely imperative for us Muslim women to maintain both the physical and social Hijab in such a way that reflects its true purpose and as a result of which we can proudly stand before our Lady Fatima Zahra and Lady Zainab (peace be upon them) on the Day of Judgment without regrets.

Admirable are those sisters who manage to establish such respect and dignity for themselves amongst non-Muslims that without having to explain the "rules" of our religion, people who interact with the Hijabi are able to grasp her character through non-verbal vibes and act accordingly while in her presence.

For example, when someone uses a bad word around a Hijabi and there is an awkward silence, people stop what they are doing and look at the Hijabi with embarrassment and mumble an apology. Or when there is ill talk about another person behind their back, and people realize that a Hijabi is present, the topic is quickly brushed off. This is the type of dignity and respect that Islam believes women must command and deserve from society. While the world seeks to establish identity through attractive clothing and glitzy appearances, without giving much importance to behavior, morals, social conduct, and self-respect, it is absolutely imperative for us Muslim women to maintain both the physical and social Hijab in such a way that reflects its true purpose and as a result of which we can proudly stand before our Lady Fatima Zahra and Lady Zainab (peace be upon them) on the Day of Judgment without regrets.

New to the blogging world

Selam alaiykum wa barakatu

im new to this and looking forward to seeing how it all works =)

Selams xx