I am a muslim 18year old living in an english area. i wear hijaab and jilbaab and currrently suffering from depression.
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assalamualikm. i am a muslim 18year old living in an english area. i wear hijaab and jilbaab and currrently suffering from depression. i feel really scared to leave the hose, and am aware of peoples reactions to me. i also had someone sticking their fingers up at me from their car. i feel very afraid and lonely, and i need an an answer from a mslims perspective. what can i do. jazakallah
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Mocking of hijaab veil
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 33 Surah Ahzaab verse 59:
O Prophet, enjoin your wives and daughters, and the believing women, that they should cast their outer garments over their persons. It is expected that they will thus be recognized, and not molested. Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Allah says in the Holy Quran Chapter 24 Surah Nur verse 31:
(O Prophet) enjoin the believing woman to restrain their gaze and guard their modesty, and not to display their adornment except that which is displayed of itself, and to draw their veils over their bosoms, and not to display their adornments except before their husbands, their fathers, .and also forbid them to stamp their feet on the ground lest their hidden ornaments should be displayed.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, Allah Subhanah, the Lord and Creator of the Universe, has Commanded the believing woman, who sincerely believe in Him and the Last Day to adorn themselves with the hijaab whenever they are in the presence of non-mehram males. Regardless of the reactions of the ignorant and the un-Godly upon her dress of righteousness, a believing woman should feel honored and proud to adorn herself in the uniform which none other than her Lord and Creator, Allah Subhanah Himself, has prescribed for her.
Your Statements.i wear hijaab and jilbaab and currrently suffering from depression. i feel really scared to leave the hose, and am aware of peoples reactions to me. i also had someone sticking their fingers up at me from their car.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, if the only reason the arrogant and ignorant disbelievers laugh, mock, revile, or abuse you is because you have chosen to obey the Commandment of your Lord and adorn yourself in the dress of righteousness as Commanded by Himfear not, nor grieve, nor despair.and rest absolutely assured that your Lord Most High is recording every word and every act of yours and theirs, and both you and them, will be recompensed in full by The Lord Most Majestic and Most Supreme on a Day which no one will be able to escape!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 39 Surah Zumar verses 47-48:
47 Even if the wrongdoers had all that there is on earth and as much more (in vain) would they offer it for ransom from the pain of the Penalty on the Day of Judgement! But something will confront them from Allah which they could never have counted upon!
48 For the evils of their deeds will confront them, and they will be (completely) encircled by that which they used to mock at!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 45 Surah Jathiyaa verses 33-35:
33 Then (on that Day of Judgment) will appear to them the evil (fruits) of what they did, and they will be completely encircled by that which they used to mock at!
34 It will also be said: "This Day We (Allah) will forget you as ye forgot the meeting of this Day of yours! And your abode is the Fire and no helpers have ye!
35 This because ye used to take the Signs of Allah in jest and the life of the world deceived you." (From) the Day therefore they shall not be taken out thence, nor shall they be received into Grace.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 45 Surah Jathiyaa verses 9-11:
9 And when he (the disbelievers) learns something of Our Signs he takes them in jest: for such there will be a Humiliating Penalty.
10 In front of them is Hell: and of no profit to them is anything they may have earned, nor any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides Allah: for them is a Tremendous Penalty.
11 This (Islam) is (True) Guidance: and for those who reject the Signs of their Lord is a Grievous Penalty of Abomination.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, for every single mockery, for every single jest, for every single abuse, for every single taunt and for every single evil that these arrogant and ignorant disbelievers shoot at you only because you have chosen to obey the Command of your Lord Creator, rest absolutely assured that not even an iota of their evil done towards you will remain or go un-recompensed when in the Presence of your Lord Most Majestic on that Tumultuous and Inevitable Day of Resurrection!
Respected sister, bear their abuse with patience and perseveranceand let the arrogant and the ignorant laugh a littlefor Allah is our witness sister, much will they weep! Allah is our witness sister, when these arrogant and evil are paid their full recompense for their jest and their mockery of the Commands and Signs of Allah Subhanah in the Hereafter, it is the believers who will have all of Eternity to laugh at them and their state, Insha Allah.
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 9 Surah Taubah verse 82:
82 Let them (the disbelievers) laugh a little: much will they weep! A recompense for the (evil) that they do!
Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 63 Surah Mutaffefeen verses 29-36:
29 Those in sin used to laugh at those who believed!
30 And whenever they (the believers) passed by them (the disbelievers), they used to wink at each other (in mockery);
31 And when they (the disbelievers) returned to their own people they would return jesting;
32 And whenever they (the disbelievers) saw them (the believers), they would say "Behold! These are the people truly astray!"
33 But they had not been sent as keepers over them!
34 But on this Day (of Judgment) the believers will laugh at the unbelievers!
35 On Thrones (of Dignity); They will command (a sight) (of all things).
36 Will not the unbelievers have been paid back for what they did?
Your Question: what can i do.
Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, whatever you choose to do.never ever go against or disobey a clear Command of your Lord Creator; for that then would be a manifest loss! Bear the few laughs and taunts of the arrogant and the ignorant for a while, and bear them with a deserving patience and perseverance only for the Sake of Allah Subhanah. Allah is our witness sister and without an iota of a doubt, you will have your Day of retribution in the Presence of your Lord Most Majestic, Most Supreme.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,