If the wife is refusing to put Hijaab, is it wrong to divorce her?
- 27 Aug 2000 15:51:40
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.There are two aspects here: One is I'elaam (to inform) and the other is I'emaal (to make others practice). Informing is merely a means of making others practice. The purpose (to make others practice) should be placed first and then wisdom should be applied in trying to achieve the purpose.
and Allah Ta'ala Knows Best
Mufti Ebrahim Desai
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