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Is it that for woman if they tie their hair (make jooda) and say namaz their namaz will be invalid.

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Hump hair style of women

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There is nothing in the Quran or the Sunnah which prohibits the believing woman from cutting her hair as short as she wishes to, or to color, shape or style it in any way she pleases, provided certain stipulated conditions of Shariah are not violated:


  1. They do not copy the hair-styles of men


Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 8.820 Narrated by Ibn Abbas

The Messenger of Allah (saws) invoked the curse of Allah on men who imitate women, and those women who assume the similitude of men.


  1. They do not copy the hair-style of any pagan people or culture


Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 4649 Narrated by Abdullah ibn Amr ibn al-'As

Allah's Messenger (saws) said, "He does not belong to us who imitates other people.


Sunan of Abu-Dawood Hadith 4020 Narrated byA bdullah ibn Umar

The Prophet (saws) said: He who copies any people is one of them.


  1. They do not shape their hair by making a hump on the top of their heads.


Sahih Muslim Hadith 6840 Narrated by Abu Hurayrah

Allah's Messenger (saws) said: There are two types, amongst the denizens of Hell, I have yet not seen them. One possessing whips like the tail of an ox and they flog people with them. (The second one) the women who would be naked, in spite of their being dressed, who are seduced (to wrong paths) and seduce others with their hair high like humps of the bukt camels, inclined to one side. These women would not get into Paradise, and they would not perceive the odour of Paradise, although its fragrance can be perceived from such and such distance (from great distance).


If the tying of the hair of the woman behind her head resembles anything like the hump as described in the above hadith, it would not be permissible for the believing woman who sincerely fears Allah and the Last Day to tie her hair in such a manner.


To the best of our knowledge there is nothing in the authentic and established Sunnah which declares that the prayer of the woman who ties her hair in a hump is invalid, but without an iota of a doubt, such tying of the hair in the manner of a hump is absolutely discouraged and prohibited in Shariah.


Most scholars hold it permissible for a believing woman to tie her hair below her head, but in light of the guidance of the above quoted hadith, hold it absolutely discouraged and prohibited for the woman to tie her hair like a hump above their heads. And Allah Alone Knows Best.


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