Monday 21st Jan 2019
Radiance Views Weekly
You are here: Home »  Guidance - II
Text size: A | A

Resemblance to Opposite Sex

Guidance - II

Ibn Abbas relates that the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be to him) has uttered curses for those who try to resemble women, and for those women who try to resemble men.

(Bukhari)

The pattern of moulding of men and women is not similar as there lies a natural, palpable difference between the two. Similarly, the psychology of both the sexes is also different. Man represents strength and protectiveness while woman weakness and domesticity. This difference in the nature and psychology of the two sexes demands that their dresses, their appearances and their behaviour should also be different from one another.

Opposed to this, attempts made by men to look like women and vice versa amount to fighting against nature and for this reason they attract the wrath of Allah.

The Western civilization which encourages the blind following of fashion has created such a tendency in women to resemble men and in men to resemble women that nowadays we can see in public men looking like semi-women and women looking like semi-men; sometimes it becomes difficult to ascertain whether a certain person passing by is a man or woman.

In their attempts to look like women, men first shave their beard, which is acknowledged as manly dignity, and then they begin to imitate women in their clothes and even in ornamentation. They have also started braiding their hair. Similarly, women have also begun to don men’s dresses. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be to him) has cursed such men and women.



Top
Social Justice  vs. Maoists Violence
Vol. LI No.12, 2013-06-23
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
ISLAMISTS UNDER FIRE 
From Egypt to Bangladesh
Vol. LI No.20, 2013-08-18
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Political Implications of Ban on Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
Vol. LI No.19, 2013-08-11
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Egypt's Al-Sisi Dragged the Country into Civil War
Vol. LI No.18, 2013-08-04
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
The Scourge of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Vol. L No.43, 2013-01-20
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Arab Spring: Promises and Challenges
Vol. L No.21, 2012-08-19
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Just World Order
Vol. XLIX No.43, 2012-01-29
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Let Us Refuse to Be Provoked
Vol. L No.27, 2012-09-30
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
The Islamists and Western Blinkers
Vol. L No.15, 2012-07-08
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Death, Disappearance and Despair in India
Vol. L No.13, 2012-06-24
Social Justice vs. Maoists Violence
Subscribe 
 
Focus Issue
 Enter your Email:
Submit