Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing

March, 2016

  • 29 March

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 1

    1. One should not feel ashamed to expose his identity as a Muslim and adopt the sunnah attire in his life. Adopting the sunnah attire is a means of identifying with the way of Islam and a means of showing our true love for Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) and his …

April, 2016

  • 5 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 2

    1. The clothes that one wears should not be tight fitting or body hugging. One should wear loose clothing. 2. The clothes should not be so thin and flimsy that the satr becomes exposed. عن أبي هريرة قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم صنفان من أهل النار لم …

  • 12 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 3

    1. The kurta and topi is among the sunnah attire for men. It is reported in the Ahaadith that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) and the Sahaabah used to wear kurtas and topis. عن أم سلمة رضي الله عنها قالت: كان أحب الثياب إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم القميص …

  • 20 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 4

    1. Women should conceal their entire bodies by wearing loose-fitting and concealing clothing and by also donning the niqaab. يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِّأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِن جَلَابِيبِهِنَّ ، ذَٰلِكَ أَدْنَىٰ أَن يُعْرَفْنَ فَلَا يُؤْذَيْنَ ، وَكَانَ اللَّـهُ غَفُورًا رَّحِيمًا (أحزاب 59) O Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam)! …

  • 26 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 5

    1. One’s garments should not flow beneath the ankles. Grave warnings have been sounded in the mubaarak Ahaadith for the one who allows his garment to flow beneath his ankles. عن أبي هريرة رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : ما أسفل من الكعبين من …

May, 2016

  • 3 May

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 6

    1. It is preferable for one to wear white clothing as the Hadith explains that white clothing is the best. عن ابن عباس رضي الله عنهما قال : قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم ألبسوا من ثيابكم البياض فإنها خير ثيابكم وكفنوا فيها موتاكم (الترمذي رقم 994) Hadhrat …

  • 10 May

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 7

    1. Males should avoid wearing bright colours that resemble the colours of women’s clothing e.g. saffron colours, pink etc. عن عمرو بن شعيب عن أبيه عن جده قال هبطنا مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم من ثنية فالتفت إلي وعلي ريطة مضرجة بالعصفر فقال ما هذه الريطة عليك. فعرفت …

  • 17 May

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 8

    1. One should not wear tattered and torn clothing. 2. If Allah Ta’ala has provided a person with wealth, then out of shukr to Allah Ta’ala he should wear clothing of a good quality. However, if one has not been blessed with wealth, then he should wear clothing according to …

July, 2016

  • 19 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 9

    1. One should not adopt the fashions and trends of the kuffaar in one’s dressing. عن عبد الله بن عمرو بن العاص قال: رأى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم علي ثوبين معصفرين فقال إن هذه من ثياب الكفار فلا تلبسها  (مسلم رقم 2077) Hadhrat Abdullah bin Amr (Radhiyallahu Anhu) …

  • 26 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Clothing – Part 10

    1. One should wear trousers or a lungi under one’s kurta. One should avoid wearing Bermudas/jammies under the kurta. 2. The clothing one chooses to wear should not have any emblem or logo that has a kufr connotation or is a sign of kufr e.g. the cross, devil, Nike tick …