Is pardah/niqaab obligatory? What is the status of a woman who wears pardah?

DWQA QuestionsCategory: MiscellaneousIs pardah/niqaab obligatory? What is the status of a woman who wears pardah?
JonSnow Staff asked 3 years ago
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JonSnow Staff answered 3 years ago

Pardah is obligatory in front of non-mahrams. The wives of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) used to wear pardah, thus a woman who wears pardah is closer to the sunnat of Nabi (saw).