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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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 are some authentic Hadiths regarding Prophet Muhammad _p.b.u.h_ offered his prayers with his arms folded? (i.e. Qabz ul-yadain)? [closed]

I have been after some reliable Hadiths on the legitimacy of praying with one's arms folded (i.e.qabz ul-yadain). Those* who are strongly against this practice claim that this is Bid'ah, since it has ...
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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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Is it allowed to wish Happy Mothers day in islam

Title asks it all.. "Is it allowed to wish Happy Mothers day in islam" Edit: Here are the constraints. This is not a religious festival. And moreover, we don't wish non Muslims in this occasion. ...
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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. ...
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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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Does reading Surah Al-Kahf (The Cave) on Thursday night (as defined by the Gregorian calendar) count as sunnah?

To my knowledge, in the Islamic sense, what is considered Thursday night in the Gregorian calendar, is part of Friday. Is it still part of the sunnah to read Surah Al-Kahf on Thursday night? Will I ...
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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 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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When you make dua, when do you stop?

when you make dua, when do you stop? If what you asking for doesn't seem to come to light, virtually impossible, do you stop then?
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Can men watch sport competitions of women via TV?

I was wondering if it is permissible for men to watch the sport competitions which their players are women. Note: I’m looking for the viewpoint of Sunni about it.
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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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What is the correct thing to do about apostasy in countries where Sharia is not the official legal system?

Many muslims live in secular law countries where there are other religions and sometimes members of the islamic community convert to other religion. Since Sharia could not be enforced in those ...
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Must one perform the sunnah/nawafil prayers as well as the fard? [duplicate]

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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is giving EDIEE to the younger ones a sunnah?

in our country, on eid day there is a custom of giving some money as gift (to people younger than us) and it is called EIDEE. i want to know how and from whom this custom is started.? this custom ...
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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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Some people eat Sehri until they hear Fairj adhan, Is this acceptable?

Consider that sehri time is before 4.30 AM and Fajr time is around 5.30 AM. But, some of my friends and relatives do sehri after 4.30 AM and they try to complete it before the call to prayer(Adhan) ...
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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 with chain of narrations for the books of Hadith online and in English? [closed]

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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What is Islam's view on Patriotism?

Patriot: A person who loves his country and, if necessary, will fight for it. (Cambridge Dictionary) What does Islam instruct a human being on the responsibilities of a person as a citizen of a ...