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 ask another person who is more faithful than us to ask our demands from Allah ? is this Tavassol or not?(Sunni view )

There is a Hadith in Sunni sources which reads: Narrated Anas: Whenever there was drought, Umar bin Al-Khattab used to ask Allah for rain through Al-Abbas bin Abdul Muttalib, saying, "O ...
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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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What are the benefits of giving Zakat?

I agree with everything that came from Islam and I submit myself to the will of the Almighty. And I don't criticize the pillar of Zakat at all. A non-muslim person told me that giving Zakat has no ...
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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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Why is location of Fatima the daughter of Prophet Mohammad not known?

Why is the tomb of Sayda Fatima Zahraa(as) hidden? I know she asked Imam Ali(as) to not show her tomb for some guys who have tyrannize and abuse Her and Her family. What is the goal of not ...
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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?

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? ...
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Cutting the hair or nails according to islam

Is there any particular days that one can not cut his or her hair or nails?
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Is it halal to use gold phones for men?

There are some electronics like iPhone 5(S), were made of gold. Is it halal to use them for men? My general question is, Is it permitted on Islam for men to use gold products(not as a jwell)? It ...
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Where is praying 2 and 2 sunnah prayers before Zuhr comes from?

I do know its been a sound Islamic practice to pray 2 and 2 sunnah prayers before Zuhr. I just wondering if I prayed ahead to catch with a group prayer without sunnah, will that be haram or its ...
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What should I do when sneeze or yawn comes during salat?

I know that when I sneeze, I should say Alhamdulillah. and If I gets yawn, then I should cover my mouth with my hand(left) and say A'oothu billahi mina sh shaithaanir rajeem. But, these are all in ...
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Best to wake up for fajr by alarm or by nyyah(intention)?

I believe not only me, but many Muslims around the world has experienced one great challenge---wake up for fajr. I heard a practice that the best way to wake up is to wake up by making niyyah ...
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Is it correct to use Al-Haj before the name of persons who completed their haj?

I saw most of the muslims who were completed their Hajj, add the prefix Al-Haj or Hajito their names like adding Al-Hafiz to those who finished memorizing the whole Al-Quran. Haji is an honorific ...
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Can I use a miswaak while fasting?

Some brothers told me not to use miswaak after Zuhar up to Ifthar. But, some brothers told that it is permissible to use. Can I use a miswaak while fasting?
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Is sujood is permissible outside salat when it is only for asking Dua?

Is it permissible to ask dua in state of sujood outside salat? i.e. just for sake of DUA, can we do sujood?
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Would it be sinnful to shave a beard for a job?

Would a person become sinful if he shaved his beard, unwillingly, in order to comply with the requirements of a career that he entered (not knowing, at the time, the ruling on beards). He may not be ...
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Is it mandatory (Fard) for a man to go to masjid for all 5 prayers?

Asalam alaykum, I wonder if there is specific Hadith / Quran verses stated that Muslim men are mandatory to attend masjid for the five times prayer? What if you are not able to? What are the ...
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Is it sunnah to make group dua after Fard jamaath prayer?

I know that it is sunnah of prophet(PBUH) to make group dua and say ameen for that. But, my question is Is it sunnah to make group dua after Fard jamaath prayer? In our area(Tamilnadu, India) we ...
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Wipe off after wudu

After making wudu, is it allowed to wipe the water off the face and other parts or must simply let the water to dry by itself? What is the sunnah over that?
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Is it acceptable to cut nails, and trim hair and beard on Tuesdays?

Some people say not to cut your nails, or trim your hair and beard on Tuesdays. Is there any hadith or verse in support of this, or is it just a superstition?
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Is it mandatory to kill someone for leaving Islam?

There is a similar question on this. It is a commonly known fact that Muhammad SAWS and many caliphs punished apostasy with death. However, my question is whether it is commanded to punish someone ...