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"Do what you love and you'll be good at it. Sounds simple enough. But what if you love reading comics, playing video games and watching korean dramas until your eyes pop out? Is it possible to make a career out of such things? What's the alternative? Spend all your time wishing you were brave enough to take that leap? Don't let fear stop you from doing what you love. Because ultimately, it's about being true to yourself."


Tuesday, 29 January 2013

A letter


Assalamualaikum, readers. It is such an honor if we can together share this letter to all our acquaintances, especially our Muslimah family and friends, in order to show our concern towards the rights of Muslim women. Please spread the message from the letter if you really think that our dignity as a Muslimah should be preserved and protected. 

*A beautiful Open Letter indeed. Please share this around!

Dear Hijabista, Hijabister

I am writing to express my concern over the portrayal of 'hijab' women in your magazine. I believe in the concept of modesty accompanying the muslimah attire (the hijab included) is a fundamental core one must 
embrace. The Hijab is not a replacement of the 'hair' we cover. The hijab 
isn't just a cloth or layers of cloth on your head. It comes with a 
package. Of intellect, manners and adab. It is a symbol of the believing 
women, her 'modesty'- A sign of dignity and pride. Your magazine bears no

sign of 'modesty' and I say this clearly, this is definitely very WRONG!

Portraying hijab women and "doll-ing" them up like models in Vogue but then 
only to cover her hair is an absolute disgrace and mockery to us the 
believing women. What more the women and cover girls who allow themselves to 
be exploited as an object and fool themselves into thinking they are on

their 'Deen' and pleasing Allah by just covering their hair... How can you 
even think you are pleasing Allah with all that make up, ridiculous styles 
whilst purposely showing off your beauty and body.

Your magazine just as the likes of vogue and cosmopolitan has NO 
intellectual nor spiritual dimensions to it except to brainwash and create 
an unnecessary desire to the 'hijabisters' to own more and more stuff. In 
reality, a real, true believing women DOES not need to display her 
adornments to entice others. The believing woman has self confidence that 
what is INSIDE her heart and MIND will indeed be of much more value than 
all the silly bangles, sunglasses, shoes and handbags you bombard the 
pages of your magazine with.

Your magazine corrupts young, sincere minds into foolishly thinking that 
they are more beautiful with more shoes, accessories or ridiculous tudung 
styles they do not need.

The best garments as the Quran states is Taqwa. And tell me where, in which 
page of your magazine do you propagate this message? None, not one I'm 
afraid. It is clearly a consumer driven magazine casting a spell with 
women, where one will then start to wish on owning and buying or to 'copy'

the 'Photoshop-ed' girls you portray.

I am afraid you are only destroying the hijab sisters filling their minds 
with superficial beauty. Please take a sincere step back and help many lost 
sisters out there to care more about diseases of their hearts instead of 
merely emphasizing a message of "what is important is how you look and tie

your tudung.'

A worried Muslimah

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