01 December, 2023

18 Jamadi al-Awwal, 1445 H

"Silence saves you from regret"

- Imam Ali (as) -

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Modesty in Islam

Word: Niqab

Meaning: refers to a piece of clothing that covers the face.

Word: Burqa

Meaning: enveloping outer garment that also covers the entire body, including the face.

Word: Chador

Meaning: A large piece of cloth that covers the head, upper and lower body.

Word: Khimar

Meaning: Head covering, the Qur’anic term for hijab.

Word: Hijab

Meaning: Culturally speaking, it refers to the regular hijab where only the head is covered with a piece of cloth. The rest of the body is covered with regular loose fitting clothes.