Can you pray with niqab?

Is it haram to pray with a face mask on?

Answering a question on covering the face while praying, it said as a precautionary measure, wearing masks while praying is permissible.

Is wearing niqab mentioned in Quran?

The niqab is not mentioned by the Quran – which mandates only modest clothing for both men and women more generally. The Quran (24:31) says: “And tell the believing women to lower their gaze and guard their chastity, and not to reveal their adornments except what normally appears.

Do you have to wear a hijab while praying?

Hijab and prayer

It is well accepted by most scholars that while praying, women must cover everything except the hands and face. It is forbidden to cover the face while praying. Men must cover from the navel to the knee.

Is it a major sin to not wear hijab?

Taking off the headscarf (hijab) by women is not a “major sin” in Islam, according to Muslim scholars, and there is no dispute about whether it’s a “major sin”, Ali Gomaa, the former Grand Mufti of Egypt, said.

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