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Henna is not mentioned anywhere in the Qur’an, bur it is mentioned several times in the adith. henna use for early Muslim h women was an acceptable ornament but not obligatory. It is also imply some connection between henna and celebration or happiness The early Islamic literature, therefore, shows that henna was used medicinally and ornamentally, as a dye for both hair and skin, and particularly for female adornment. It does not indicate, however, that early Muslims practiced any of the ceremonial uses of henna, which characterized later cultures, namely henna rituals surrounding birth, marriage and any other celebrations. The use of henna in Islamic cultures is emphasized as a sunnah [a behavior, usually learnt from the example of the prophet Muhammad, that is encouraged but not obligatory. As the hadith holds that he encouraged Muslim women to dye their nails with henna to demonstrate femininity and distinguish their hands from those of men. Thus, some Muslim women in the Middle East apply henna to their finger and toenails as well as their hands.
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  • Winter '17
  • Islam, Henna, hadith. henna, Bridal henna nights

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