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Salam Alaikum

The following question has been kindly answered by Dr. Liyakatali Takim. 

Khuda Hafiz

Mahmood Kara
Acting Moderator
The Alim Network

Assalamu alaikum

Please provide me with the ruling of Ayatollah Sistani and 
Ayatollah Javad Tabrizi (if his rissaleh is available to you) for the 
following question:

Is it necessary that a woman cover the upper part of her feet, up to ankle in 
front of a non-Mahram man? I know that this part is not required to be covered 
in prayers, but I couldn't find whether it should be covered in front of men, or 
not. What about the sole of the feet?

Best wishes,

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Salaamun 'Alaykum;

Ayatullah Seestani states that a woman should conceal her body & hair from
non-mahram man. She is allowed to leave her hands and face upto the wrists
uncovered in the presence of na-mahram porvided it does not lead to
lustful glances. I trust this will answer the question as to what must be
covered and what can remain uncovered. I do not have the risala of Ayat
Tabrizi. 

Fi Amanillah

Liyakatali







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