The sunnah are the specific words, habits, practices, and silent approvals of The Prophet Muhammed (May peace and blessings be upon him)

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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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“Let my parents be sacrificed for you” in Hadith meaning?

What exactly is the meaning of the Phrase "Let(or Shall) my parents be sacrificed for you" while talking to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the companions mostly used for showing respect. What is ...
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Ruling of raising hands in Du'a in salah after tashahud & darood-e-ibrahim before Taslim

Usually while making Du'a we raise hands. But right after Tashahud and Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah before we say "Assalamu Alaikum..." turning both sides because even that is Du'a, why don't we raise ...
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Islam & transgenders? [closed]

Assalamu Alaikkum dear brother. I have some questions regarding Islam & transgender community. It'd be a big help if you help me to understand. Because, I am also a transgender & I am 21 ...
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How to control anger according to sunnah

I pray regularly fives, give sadakas and do other ibadats (rituals). I have a very weak point that I sometimes fail to control my anger. Most of the time I have a very hot temper. I sometimes ...
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What is the sunnah way to a morning routine?

I see a lot of very productive people and multi-millionaires with a regular early morning routine. As the Prophet Muhammad SAWS is supposed to be the best example, what morning routine did the Prophet ...
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ruling on 4 rakah sunnah before zuhar fard. can we make 2 before and 2 later than fard?

out of four rakah sunnah before zuhar fard, if first two is finished but not 2nd two in order to cathc fard, can the 2nd two rakah be prayed after fard? or is it must to complete all four rakah either ...
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Did muslims beheaded males of Banu Qurayza?

I read some where that muslims beheaded 400-900 males of Banu Qurayza after they were defeated in war. Is there any reliable reference supporting this claim? Update: This incident is allegedly ...
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Authentic Dua for increasing memory [closed]

Is there any authentically reported Hadith or Quran ayat for Supplication to enhance memory?
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Should I say two rakat or four rakat salat before faraz salat?

I am from Bangladesh, generally in our country we perform four rakat salat (Sunnah) before Faraz salat at Zohr, Asar and Isah, but at Macca they performed only two rakat sunnah. Why is that so? Is ...
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Blowing Quranic recitation in water

After reading a surah, is it sunnah to blow on the water for trying to get pregnant or healing purpose?
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Is Polygamy still accepted in Islam

Website SecondWife.com promotes polygamy. This is a sunnah but is it still applicable to modern times? Would it be okay to go ahead with this in western societies where monogamy is more traditional ...
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Should we say 10 rakat sunnat moqada prayer at the Friday prayers?

In accordance with the Hanafi school I want to know about the Friday prayer, that whether it's compulsory to say 10 Rakat Sunnat moqada in the Friday prayers?
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How to positively and politely avoid eye contact with the opposite sex in non-Muslim societies?

I live in Jordan (Arabic and Muslim country) and I'm traveling to USA. There's one issue to me that people there expects eye contact during conversation, which is something I don't do - as part of ...
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minimum and maximum length of beard in islam

I grow my beard which is not lengthy, till now I was thinking that I am practicing a sunnah. But a friend of mine told me that you have to grow it more as it's length is not enough for practicing ...
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Time distribution to take rest each day

Is there some limitation for Moslem to take a while to rest on each day may be 4 hours or some thing that said by verse or sunnah?? I want to use my time properly since my live seem not efficient ...
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Must one perform the sunnah/nawafil prayers as well as the fard?

As we all know almost all prayers consist of Sunnahs, Nawafils and Fard. For example, the the Dhuhar prayer consists of, 4 rakat Sunnah, 4 rakat Fard, 2 rakat Sunnah, 2 rakat Nawafils. Now my ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Assalamu Alaikum all I'm new here and I can't find any questions that is related to "How to be an Imam." Just would like to establish that my question is here for my own setting (and hopefully for ...
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Pray only fard rakaat

I have a doubt, can we pray only fard avoiding sunnah rakaat? After visiting several web pages I didn't find one solid answer to my question. I'm not saying that sunnah rakaats are useless but can we ...
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Would my prayers be invalid if I read a letter of durood shareef wrong unintentionally?

Had my prayers been valid if I had been reading a letter of durood shareef wrong unintentionally
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If I don't perform ghusul according to sunnah, would my ghusul be valid?

The information I got while searching for Ghusal on internet. There is Farā'id and Sunnah in Ghusal where Farā'id are important steps and Sunnah are optional. By the information I got, Farā'id are ...
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how to calculate jewlry zakat while in debt?

My husband and me recently bought a house and staying there.But since we couldn't manage the full price of that house so we we took bank loan based on our salaries.50% of the price of that house is ...
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How much should one eat in Suhoor?

Should one eat a lot in Suhoor? Or should one eat in the normal manner (filling one-third of the stomach with food, one-third with water and one-third with air)? I actually want to know if there is ...
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sitting in salaah

I am 7 months pregnant and I would like to confirm if it is correct to stand for salaah and perform all arkaans as normal and only sit on a chair for sujood n jalsa and at-tayyaat and salaam? Or if 1 ...
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What is the source for two weighty things(Quran and Sunna) in last sermon?

have read that in his last sermon Muhammad(PBUH) mentioned about Quran and Sunnah. I leave behind me two things, the Qur'an and my example, the Sunnah and if you follow these you will never ...
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Can I find the text for the books of Hadith online and in English?

I want the complete text for the books of Hadith: Sahih Bukhari Sahih Muslim Sunan Abu Dawood Jami al-Tirmidhi Sunan al-Sughra Sunan ibn Majah In English (and arabic). Does such a resource exist ...
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Cleaning/Washing hands in plate after meals

I have seen two different groups of people who say cleaning hands in the plate after a meal is considered sunnah due to which Shaytan will not sit on the plate. Whereas the second group of people say ...
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Do the caliphs have the right to alter an Islamic ruling established by the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?

Do Prophet's successors have the right to alter or abolish parts of Prophet's Sunnah or Sharia Law? The second caliph Umar bin al-Khattab (رضی الله عنه), for example, is known for having forbidden ...
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Turning hands upside down when telling bad things in du'a that we don't want to happen is bid'at?

Is turning hands upside down when telling bad things in du'a that we don't want to happen is bid'at or it is sunnah? For example in du'a Salâten Tuncina when they say "afat" which means disaster...
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Sunnah prayers; how many rak'āt?

As a recent convert to Islam, I have been a little confused by the issue of Sunnah prayers, I understand that these are extra rak'āt before and after the five daily prayers. The area that I am unsure ...
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Fast of Dawud (a.s)

As Salamu Alaikum, I couldn't get a clear answer by searching on the web, the fast of Dawud (a.s) which is to fast every other day. Does it Starts from Fajr to Maghrib like a regular fast or does it ...
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Age difference limit for marriage

Is there a limit for how much older or younger a bride an groom can be? There some very old men who get married to very young girls, Is this haram? Also is there any recomondation of the age ...
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signing Divorce agreement in presence of two witnesses without verbally saying it? Is this divorce valid?

Almost 6 months ago I asked for Khullah. Three months ago my husband signed the divorce papers without reading it through in presence of two witnesses. One witness was present in the room and the ...
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What is the correct format for replying to salam?

While saying salam to others, nobody will say Wassalamu alaikum or Assalamu Walaikum. But, while replying I can hear different format like Wa alaikum Wassalam Wa alaikum Assalam Alaikum ...
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Who is Part of Ahlul Bayt? (For Shi'as)

"Ahl" is a accusative masculine noun. In Arabic, it covers several meanings. It begins with Husband and wife. And if they have children, they become part of the "Ahl." "Bayt" is genitive masculine ...
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How much Sales Profit is acceptable in Islam?

I've heard about how selling something more than what it really values is a sin in Quran, but I wanted to ask then how much you can get more money from what you buy and sell (trading fee) to someone ...
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wearing animal hair or skin during salat?

I heard that if even a single hair of a Carnivore animal(even a cat) or one died in a Haram way be on your clothes; it will make your Salat not acceptable, any confirmation with references please?
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Gemstones in Islam?

I encountered few people wearing gems like ruby(Yaqoot), coral(Marjan), Turquoise(Feroza) and some other gemstones and asked about it Why you wear it ? Did prophet wore that ? Does that have ...
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Why Othman was called Ze-Alnourayn

The third Khalifa Othman ben Afan was called Ze-Alnourayn. What is the cause for this naming?
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Did the Prophet call himself Sunni or Shia? [closed]

Does anyone have any hadiths the Prophet Mohammed called himself Sunni or Shia?
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How long are men allowed to have their hair?

I have heard that the Prophet (PBUH) had his hair from earlobe to shoulder but then some people say men are not allowed long hair it should only be up to their earlobe because women have shoulder ...
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Niyat for Sunnah Umrah Namaz

Assalaamualaikum Please Share the Niyat for 2 Rakat Sunnah Umrah Namaz in Arabic with transliteration and translation
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Is planting on the graves forbidden?

I was told from Salafi guy that planting on the grave is forbidden as Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) did it only for himself and none of the Sahaba did it. The Hanafis, Shafi`is, and Hanbalis have all ...
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What is the procedure for mas'h (wiping) over sock/shoes, etc

Assalamualikum. I wish to know the method of doing mas'h (wiping over) socks or shoes, etc. Especially, how do I enter into a state wherein I can perform mas'h. Also, can I perform mas'h over cotton ...
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Move the index finger up and down in Salah

I have seen some people move their index finger up and down constantly in Salah while sitting down. I have also seen some people only move index finger up when saying: ash hadu al-La ilaha ...
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Why is taking notes in Friday-prayer sermon disallowed/prohibited/haram in Islam?

I have heard numerous times that taking note on Friday Jummah sermon is discouraged. I do not really understand the reason why? People who claim its not allowed because it will be a type of ...
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Azaan in a baby's ear?

What is the correct Sunnah when the child is born and how Azaan in a baby's ear should be performed? You shall be answering this question for male.
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What is the proper way of saying Takbir for Eid?

I could see the takbir in all masjids, so I think it wouldn't be an innovation. But, I would like to know, What is the proper way of saying these Takbirs for Eid? In my masjid, they are saying ...
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Difference between performing Fard and Sunnah prayer

A four rakaat fard prayer consists of: Takbeer, sana Two times Fatiha and a Surah Atehyat Two more times Fatiha (without aayah) Atehyaat, Durood and prayer (Rab-ee-Jaalnee...) Is there any ...
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What should someone do if he/she didn't pay zakat over 2 or 3 years?

What if someone didn't pay zakat for 2 years. Should he/she consider paying for the 2 years. What are the rules/punishment that he/she will receive from Allah. What does Quran say about those persons? ...