Different Piercings

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بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Different Piercings

Salaamu Aleykum Sister, my just awsome sister from another mother.

 

Islam is common sense. From the pictures below one can get an idea what is OK and what is not OK. Similarly when asking learned people, the answer should be taken in the context that it came in.

Here are normal piercings in ears, nose and lip-chin called labret.

Turtle Island Labrets

Here are old Inuit lip-chin piercing called labret. The thicker ones were worn by men. Aztec labrets were only worn by men.

Labret
Arctic
Inuit
About 1870, 19th century
Stone
2 x 2.8 cm
Gift of Mr. Don C. Foote
ME969.80.14
© McCord Museum

African Muslims are Present in Practically Every African Nation
Stretched out Lips for Disproportionate Labret
Stretched out Ears for Disproportionate Earrings
Karen People in Burma. There are Karen Muslims as far as I know.

Stretched out Ears for Disproportionate Earrings

Stretched out Neck for Disproportionate Necklace

Islam in Burma

Persian Muslims arrived in northern Burma on the border with the Chinese region of Yunnan as recorded in the Chronicles of China in 860 AD. Bermese Muslims were sometimes called Pathi, a name believed to be derived from Persian. Many settlements in the southern region near present day Thailand were noted for the Muslim populations, with Muslims often outnumbered the local Burmese. In one record, Pathein was said to be populated with Pathis,  and was ruled by three Indian Muslim Kings in the 13th century. Arab merchants also arrived in Martaban, Margue, and there were Arab settlements in the present Meik archipelago’s mid-western quarters.
During the reign of the Bagan King, Narathihapate (1255-1286), in the first Sino-Burman war, Kublai Khan’s Muslim Tatars invaded the Pagan Kingdom and occupied the area up to Nga Saung Chan.

In 1283, Colonel Nasruddin’s Turks occupied the area up to Bamaw (Kaungsin). Turk people (Tarek) were called Mongol, Manchuria, Mahamaden or Panthays.

With the utmost highest respect, we hereby reported the following.

  1. The Mosque of Kataingti village, Phar Pun township, Karen State is the place where Muslims worship peacefully for 100 of years.
  2. On the 4th. of April 2009, the trustee of the above Mosque was visited by three officers from the DKBA (Democratic Karen Buddhist Army) Major Ka Baw Yu, Major Soe Lwin, Major Chaw Kae and informed to demolish the Mosque according to the MYAING GYI NGU ‘Sayadaw’’s wishes of building a Buddhist pagoda on the site of the present Mosque.
  3. The KAREN State Peace and Development Council summoned the Muslim leaders from Karen State and the respective above trustee and ordered to demolish the Mosque according to the MYAING GYI NGU ‘Sayadaw’s wishes.
  4. Therefore, all the Myanmar Muslims residing in the Myanmar are sad because of the forced demolition of their worshiping places, Mosques without the authority or order from the relevant higher authority or official government orders. As it may cause misunderstandings over the Myanmar Government’s policy of FREEDOM OF WORSHIP, we hereby respectfully requested the Chief of the Government, Senior General to make the necessary guidance and order to rectify the situation.

http://sanooaung.wordpress.com/2009/08/04/masjids-in-burma

 

From this picture with woman going naked to her waste with heavy earrings stretching out the ears and when you ask what religion she is turns out that she and her people say the Shahadah and the woman is working that’s why she’s uncovered????

Their beliefs are full of superstitions and talk about spirits, Jin, Sufi Sheykhs etc.

 

From all this you can see what Ulama’a have to address. Then you have Western society in a different situation. Not only that but you also have Turtle Island Natives who are nothing like the Africans, Asians and Europeans, with a very different approach to belief and nothing to do with worshiping statues, graves etc. People have customs in their societies that play an important role in keeping their society stable. All factors need to be taken into account and to be realistic, objective and not in a lala world.

Most importantly one should not to generalize and not make stereotypes and not label people and not based on generalizing, stereotyping and labeling make judgments. Turtle Island Native folks are divided into many nations all unique and different and definitely different from stereotypes made about Africans, Asians and Europeans.

Wallaahu Musta’an

Next I want to get into beadwork and leatherwork and other jewellery if it’s OK with you. Things like the lazy stitch, the straight stitch, beading around an object like a stick, things like that. Maybe you know more than me about some type of beadwork, so I could learn that from you, we could exchange tips.

 

Jezakallahu Khayran Ya Ukhty Aziza va Kareema

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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