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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mens head covering today

acording to some reaserch i have done, i understand that there is no mentioning in the Qoran or the Hadith of head covering for males. It is a costom learned from the Profit anr there for a Sunnah. I ...
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Are Sunnah prayers obligatory in Islam?

Are Sunnah prayers obligatory or are they nafl?
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Are videos haram or halah (given that images are haram)

As salam!! I read in many articles that pictures, images are haram in Islam!! since, i ask myself a question. videos are made of images (generally 30 frames by second). are videos forbidden or not?? ...
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Can we give Walima before nikkah [duplicate]

Nowadays people are arranging and giving Walima before nikkah (mostly the previous night of nikkah day) as per convenience and availability of auditoriums. Doing like this, will it meet the sunnah of ...
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What is the definition ties of Kinship?

Which family members fall under kinship? If a person has a big family, does it mean he has to tie Kinship with all aunts, uncles and cousins? Or is holding ties of Kinship with only maternal ...
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Number of Rakahs in Sunnah Prayer

Asalamu Alaikum, I am a self-taught Muslim. It is my understanding that the number of rakahs in Sunnah prayer (any Sunnah prayer) should be 2. If you want to pray 4, then you break it up (2 + 2). ...
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Is it Sunnah of Islam to always make dua?

Does Muhammad S always make alot of dua or little? My uncle discouraged me to stop nagging Allah. But, is Scholar Bilal Assad said Allah loves naggers. Is that also true?
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Why is the prayer or dua “peace be upon him” used for someone not alive?

To pray for someone to have God's blessings and God's peace only makes literal sense for someone who is alive and in the mist of the trails and tribulations of this world. After all, to be at peace in ...
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Sunnah vs Ahadith

I have been a Muslim since birth. But my real journey in Islam began not so long ago. So please forgive my question if it is naive. How is the Sunnah different to the Hadith? I know that when the ...
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Is Being Transgender Forbidden In Islam [duplicate]

Is being transgender forbidden in Islam, according to the Sunna, and Sira, in Sunni Belief
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Is it allowed for 3 sisters to 3 brothers marry at same time?

Is it permissible for a family to marry their 3 daughters to another family's 3 brothers at same time?
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Was Zoroaster A Disciple Of Prophet Jeremiah?

Was Zoroaster a disciple of prophet Jeremiah according to the Sunna?
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When should one stand during Iqama ? From the beginning or from qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh?

When should we (muqtadi) stand up during Iqama (the second call to prayers)? Some people sit on the saff till "qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh" is said. I found a Hadith Which says: The Messenger of Allah (Allah ...
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If 12th Rabi' al-awwal is the birthday of Prophet (s.a.w) then why Sunni brothers do madh e sahaba?

In India on this date many groups(anjumans) come on street with green flag doing madh-e-sahaba. As this is a birthday of prophet(s.a.w) why doing madh-e-sahaba? I want to know why they do this. What ...
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Shaking Hand After Faraz Salat

Is it sunnah to shake hands (musafaha) with other people in the mosque after finishing Faraz Salat (At the end of salam in right and then left). If so, then can you please provide any Authentic Hadith ...
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Purifying Things That Can Not Be Cleaned With Water

How Can I Purify Books Pages If Semen/Sperm Or Urine Fall On Them? I Mean, How Can I Purify Things That Can Not Be Cleaned Or Purified By Water?
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Sunnah days for Hijama

According to the the Hijri calendar for the month of Safar/Rabi Al-Awaal 1437 (Nov/Dec 2015) the sunnah days 17th, 19th, 21th would fall on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday respectively (Nov. 29, Dec 1st, ...
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Prayer, invalid or valid?

To answer this question you have to read the text below, and don't give me your opinion please (not to be rude of course) but this is not an opinion based question...Which many people always think... ...
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Offer all sunnah before farz

Can i pray all sunnah prayers before farz for all 5 prayers? Like if i pray all respective sunnah for respective prayer and then visit masjid for farz, is that acceptable? Please answer concisely
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What is the difference between innovation in Islam and introduction in Islam?

In a famous hadith we have that every innovation is an error. It was narrated that Jabir bin 'Abdullah said: "In his Khutbah the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) used to praise Allah as He deserves to be ...
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Its really confusing . Plz help me out . I m a true beliver [closed]

Can anyone proof that muhammad (pbuh) is just a prophet . Not a scientist ??? The athiest people say that muhammad (pbuh) is a scientist . There is not god . So what is the proof plz help me in this ...
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Trees already on graves

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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Can Shias pray at a Sunni mosque?

Regarding using a Sunni mosque as a Shia: 1- Can the aasna ashariah (the 12-imam Shias) use a Sunni mosque and pray alongside their Sunni brothers and Sisters? 2- Are they expected to fully observe ...
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Nikah of the daughters of Rasool ullah

Was the nikah of the daughters of Rasool ullah sallalaho alaihi wa Salam held in Masjid?
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Why did Ibrahim greet his father with the Salam, if one shouldn't greet disbelievers with salaam?

It happens that I am told not to greet disbelievers with Salaam, or peace. However in the Quran Surah Maryam, Ibrahim clearly said peace to his father who at the time was a disbeliever, a polytheist. ...
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What hair length am i allowed to keep?

i'm a girl. How long must i keep my hair? what is the minimum length required? my hair grow fast and my mother doesn't let me cut them saying that women must keep their hair long. I dont mind the long ...
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What are the methods/strategies out there in Islam that motivate/describe how to take care of one's brain

Salam Alikum, We have been ordered to take care of our bodies because they are given to us by Allah and we shall return them (after death) in the best shape possible. We do sports, work out, swim, ...
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What is dua-e-noor?

What is dua of noor and when did Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) recite this dua? And what are the exact words of this dua?
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woman asks for talak

I would like to know that in an argument between husband and wife, if a woman says to her husband "leave me", then "divorce me" and the husband replies back "are you sure?" and he gives her 3 talaks ...
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Mistake in salah

I was leading the Isha prayer. I forgot the last raka and the people reminded me by saying 'Subhan Allah'. So, I got up and completed that raka and I did the taya. When the taya was complete I did 2 ...
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Should we use “Jazak Allah khair” instead of “Shookran” or “Thanks”?

I have heard people using the phrase "Jazak Allah khair" at times when it was appropriate to thank others and always wondered if that is something advised to do. But I've also seen some people who ...
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Is it a sin to offer only fard salat?

Is it sinful to not offer sunah salat but offer only fard salat? e.g to offer 2 faraz in fajar slat? to offer 4 fard in zuhar salat? to offer 4 fard in asar salat? to offer 3 fard in maghrib salat? ...
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What is the truth behind saying azan in the ear of a new born?

I am having baby in few months and I want to learn the truth behind saying azan in the ear of a new born. If someone know, please provide reference from Quran and Hadith.
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Permissible to talk to someone in my mind who has died?

My mum returned to allah a year ago... I'm finding it very hard to cope... I often find myself "talking" to her in my mind... Is this allowed in Islam? I pray for her all the time.... But I still talk ...
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Cursing In Islam (is it haram)

I curse a lot because I am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. Is it harm to curse in Islam? What is the punishment? How can I prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. I ...
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Why do sunni muslim make athan outside of the mosque

I made athan the other day, inside the mosque in front of the microphone because that is how I usually do it. But this time I went to a local mosque closer to me, which I never went before. When I ...
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Definition of friendship in Islam [closed]

Is there a solid definition of friendship in Islam, and way of making friends in Islam? Are there specific references that we are abid to for making friends? Please referencing Quran and Hadith ...
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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 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 (Taslim) because even that is Du'a, why ...
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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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Ruling on celebration of birth; Is the term 'Bidah' applicable here?

There is a word Bid'ah in Islam and it means innovation in religious matters. Some Islamic scholars says that birthday is Bid'ah as it was not celebrated by any of the prophets, apostles and their ...
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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 behead males of Banu Qurayza?

I read somewhere 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 ...