'Awra for women
'Awra for women

Book:

The Book of Prayer - كتاب الصلاة.

Chapter:

Covering of Private Parts and the Dress for Prayer.

Section:Covering the 'Awra
Topic/Issue:1253 - 'Awra for women --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malik, Imam Shafi'iEverything except face and hands.In verse 24:31, the words 'And to display of their adornment only that which is apparent' the intended exemption is for what is customarily not covered, that is, the face and the hands
They (further) argued for this on the grounds that a woman does not cover her face during hajj.
Imam Abu HanifaEverything except face, hands, and feet.
Imam AhmedEverything.In verse 24:31, the words 'And to display of their adornment only that which is apparent' the intended exemption is only for those parts that she cannot help but display while moving

They argued for this on the basis of the general implication of the words in 33:59
Disagreement
Reasons:
It is based on the possible interpretation of Ayah 33:59
Evidences :1 - Quran [24:31], 2 - Quran [33:59] [Hide/Show]
Tags :Worship, Salah, Prayer, Covering, Dress, 'Awra
See Also:Covering the 'Awra
Is covering the 'awra is a condition for the validity of Prayer?
'Awra for men
The dress permitted for Prayer
References:1[pg:126]
Last Updated:2011-01-09

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