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Re: Ayesha needs help....
By:jawaid ahmed,uk
Date: Thursday, 20 July 2017, 5:03 pm
In Response To: Ayesha needs help.... (Faraz Ashkar, Haiti)

Limits are set by Allah and common sense, society and modesty:

Maximum or minimum that can be exposed, up to elbows, head and face, ankles and feet exposed, hands:

5:6 O You who have chosen to be graced with belief! When you congregate for Salaat, wash your faces and your forearms, hands to the elbows. Lightly rub your heads and your feet to the ankles. If you are in the post-coital state with your spouses, bathe your whole body. But, if you are ill or traveling, or coming from the privy, or are in the post-coital state and find no water, then observe dry ablution by touching clean dry soil (or a clean, soft substance) and lightly rub your faces and hands. God does not wish to place any difficulty upon you, but to make you (psychologically) clean and to perfect His blessings upon you, that you may be grateful. [4:43. Wudhu = Ablution will help prepare mentally for congregational prayer. Tayammum = Dry ablution]

Other garments needed to cover ‘assets’:

33:59 O Prophet! Tell your wives, your daughters, and women of the believers that they should draw their outer garments around their body (when outdoors). This is easy and proper so that they may be recognized (as decent women) and not bothered. God is Absolver of imperfections, Merciful. (24:31)
[Jalbab = Outer garment = Overcoat = Lengthened dress = Chadar = Shawl = Loose-fitting garment = Modest dress. Body Parts Women Can Show In Public: Face, hands and forearms, heads, feet and ankles as during ablution. See 5:6. A Hadith that agrees with the Qur’an: Ibn Umar said that during the times of Rasoolullah (S) men and women used to do Wudhu together. – Bukhari, Kitabil Wudhu]

Modest behaviour for men first, or else put them in donkey blinkers until they can look upon women as they look upon their mothers, daughters, sisters:

24:30 Tell the believing men to lower their gaze, and guard their modesty. This helps them grow in character. Surely, God is Aware of what they do.
24:31 And tell the believing women to lower their gaze, and guard their modesty. They should not show off their adornment beyond what may be decently and spontaneously apparent. Let them cover their chest area with their light covering. They should not let their attraction be apparent to any but their husbands or fathers or husbands’ fathers, or their sons or their husbands’ sons, or their brothers, or their brothers’ sons or sisters’ sons, or their women folk, or their close dependents, or such male attendants as are beyond all sexual desire, or children who have no carnal knowledge of women. And they should not strike their feet or swing their legs in walking so as to draw attention to their hidden beauty and ornament. O You who have chosen to be graced with belief! Turn all of you together to God so that you may be successful (in establishing a benevolent society). [33:59]

Messages In This Thread

Ayesha needs help....
Faraz Ashkar, Haiti -- Thursday, 20 July 2017, 3:08 pm
Re: Ayesha needs help....
jawaid ahmed,uk -- Thursday, 20 July 2017, 5:03 pm
Re: Ayesha needs help....
Sidqi.ca -- Thursday, 20 July 2017, 5:49 pm