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Questions tagged [sunnah]

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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I know you have jealousy about your religion. But I have even more jealousy than you but unfortunately my OCD interferes with my ability to understand

I know you have jealousy about your religion. But I have even more jealousy than you but unfortunately my OCD interferes with my ability to understand. So please give me a sincere answer. Please don'...
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Reading sunnat prayers and its importance

I have heard some people said that sunnat prayers are a must after each/after each salah. What is the ruling about reading sunnat and why people says that reading Jummah (friday prayer) Sunnat and ...
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Origin of the word, “Hadith”?

So I understand that the word, “hadith” is taken to mean the teachings of the Prophet PBUH, but it’s literal translation is “statement.” When did the phrase start to refer to the actions/words of the ...
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Is this a major sin?

We know that it is major sin to look at pictures of beautiful top model women on the internet and beautiful songs. No matter how beautiful they are it is major sin. But someone might skip this by ...
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Halal Or Haram Earning

Assalam O Alikum I want to know that the students working more than on their visa conditions which only allows them to work 20 hours per week. I want to know that the money that earned like that is ...
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What did the Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-Salam) offer when worshipped all night?

The Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-Salam) used to worship all night during the last ten nights of Ramadan, what did he do in them? Like did he make part of it praying, part of it istighfar, part of it ...
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Is it permissible to pray while leaning on the wall?

When someone want to pray all night, his back hurts because of how long he stood. Is he allowed to pray leaning on the wall or would that go against the Sunnah of the Prophet (alaihi As-Salat wa As-...
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Is Mohammad (sm)'s everything sunnah

From some person I came to know that Mohammad (sms)'s everything is not sunnah. For example he married Ayesha (R) when she was at the age of 6, This is not sunnah. He used to ride on camel this is not ...
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What's the Sunnah number of sending blessings to the prophet (ﷺ) daily?

How much is the prescribed amount of sending blessings to the prophet (ﷺ) daily according to sound ahadeeth?
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Is this the biggest sin that will ever happen? What effects most size of the sin?

Iblis said. Should I bow to the one you created out of mud and clay. I am better than him. I was created out of fire. Is this the biggest sin that has ever happened and will ever happen until the end ...
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A big and long question about the deeds of the heart

I have the most special question to make that if honorable contributors like mehdi saif and others would reply, I would thank them in eternity. I want to understand the relationship between the deeds ...
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Entreating, beseeching Allah as you are embracing the legs of the table with the intention of making it with as strong as possible feelings

I want to make duas that contain as much feelings as possible. In order to fill my body with feelings I lie down on the floor or carpet, I stretch and embrace the legs of the table because it fills my ...
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Making a vow for worldly matter

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. Some people make vows like if my child passes this exam or if I get a job, I will pray 2 extra raka’, or slaughter animal or give charity. Is it ...
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Confusion about lie under same cover

Reference 1 Reference 2 The first reference says lie under the same covering is prohibited. And the second reference says lie naked under the same covering is prohibited. Why is the difference? ...
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About one talaq if the girl not returns to husband after iddah is considered three talaq

Assalamulekum....my question is my husband gave me only one talaq...so after three months do he have to give me two more talaq for the completion of islamic talaq process or it will automatically ...
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Can a muslim who follows Ahl al-sunnah wa al-jamaah, also follow some sufi teachings?

Can a muslim who follows Ahl al-sunnah wa al-jamaah, also follow some sufi teachings? those sufi teachings that don't violate Quran and Sunnah.
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What would a see through / transparent woman/houri/wife in jannah/paradise look like (as described by Sahih Bukhari)?

What would a see through / transparent woman look like in jannah/paradise (as described by Sahih Bukhari)? If they are transparent then you would see their their bones, and the hadith mention this. ...
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Why did some Sahaba and Imams overdo the Sunnah?

As-Salamu alaikum brothers and sisters, there's a Hadith that says the best prayer to Allah, Subhannahu wat'ala, is praying the 4th and 5th part of a 6-part night (from maghrib to fajr) and sleeping ...
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What is different from the extreme non-believers and Iblis?

The 'extreme' non believers and Iblis will of course be punished. If they were at the highest jahannam, will they be in the same position as Iblis. Will Iblis punishment be any different than the Non ...
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Is it allowed to play quran on speaker while praying?

I really want to recite 1000 ayas while praying qiyam (link to the hadith https://www.ummah.com/forum/forum/islam/general-islamic-topics/479612-pray-at-night-reciting-either-10-ayaat-or-100-ayaat-or-...
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Harassment in Islam?

In Islam is it permissible for a women to speak up about harassment tell her family if yes than any referral text from hadees or ayatof qur'an?
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Can the 2 sunnah Fajr rakats be offered before going to sleep? [duplicate]

For example, you pray Isha, then after midnight before going to sleep you perform the sunnah for Fajr, instead of sleeping, waking up, and doing it right before Fajr.
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Are there different positions or manners to raise hands for du'a depending on the situation?

My question is about the fiqh of du'a: In the sunnah we read: Anas b. Malik reported that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) prayed for rain pointing the back of his hands to the sky. (Sahih Muslim) The ...
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Did Muhammad ever instruct anyone to write down the Quran or Hadith?

I am wondering if at any points during his lifetime he instructed people to write down the Quran and Hadiths or were they simply remembered and written down later voluntarily?
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Is this thing bid'ah or it is perfectly normal and good?

If you make it a habit that after every salat you repeat for 4 minutes estagfirullah after fajr; 4 minutes la ilahe ilallah after zuhr; 4 minutes el hamdulilah after asr; 4 minutes ja mukal-libel-...
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Making a mistake when praying aloud when you’re alone

I’ve heard that you can pray the fard of fajr, maghreb and isha aloud when you’re alone. How about when you make a mistake in prayer, do you still have to give Salam to both shoulders and then go back ...
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Holding the Qur'an [duplicate]

Is there a punishment for holding the Qur'an in a unclean state like after having sex or for a woman after giving birth I've not seen anything about it
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Should a muslim woman meet with male colleague for condolence about his deceased relative?

It is sunnah to visit people whose relatives passed away. I am a muslim woman and I work with male as well as female engineers. One of my male colleague's cousin recently passed away. Should/Must I ...
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Shubuhat about demolition Dhul-Khalasa by Jarir(RA) and Ahmas

Assalamu aleykum wa rahmatuLlahi wa barakatuh dear brothers. Help please with one hadith from Islamophobes: the Pre-lslamic Period of Ignorance there was a house called Dhu-l-Khalasa or Al-Kaba Al- ...
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Hadith about Licking others fingers after eating?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, Regarding etiquettes of eating : It was narrated from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Prophet (ﷺ) said: “When one of you eats food, let him not wipe his hand until he has ...
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Why aren't all commands of the Prophet treated as obligatory?

Muslims are commanded by Allah(SWT) to obey Him and His Messenger without exception: O you who believe, obey Allah, the Messenger, and those in command among you. If you disagree about something, ...
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Is Al-Kafa'a (Compatibility) for Nikah in fact Racism and Casteism?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I found myself a bit queasy reading what the Great Imams and Scholars of Fiqh had to say regarding Al-Kafa'a. Here are some of their views, Imaam Abu ...
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Dua to be protected from being answerable/subjugated to a Kaafir?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, I'm searching for a dua that our Beloved Prophet (Saw) made, IF any, regarding protection by Allah Swt from the humiliation or subjugation of the kaafir. Can you ...
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After Fardh salah saying a wazifah then blow on your fingers and rub your eyes Sunnah?

Some Muslims after a Fardh Salaah recite a wazifah (Allah's name or Ya Nur or Quranic ayah) so many times you then blow on your fingers and rub over your eyes. Virtue of doing so is Allah will ...
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Exact Fasting Protocol of Dawud (a.s)

Prophet Dawud's (AS) fasting is termed as Alternate Day fasting. I've been following daily fasts but now switching to Alternate Day Fasting Protocol since Muhammad SAW called it the best way (...
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If Prophet did two things, that are contrasting in nature, which among them is the Sunnah?

Prophet used to eat and drink sitting. Now, there are Hadith reports of him eating or drinking while standing. My question is, which is the Sunnah among them? Is it one of them or both or neither? I ...
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Talking and Mentioning Allah in Public Bathrooms

Al Salam Alaykum, I have read/heard before that one should not talk in bathrooms and especially not mention Allah. Can anyone let me know if talking and mentioning Allah at the sinks area in public ...
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What conditions make actions reported to be done by the Sahabah Sunnah?

I believed only actions of our Prophet were counted as Sunnah. But, I came across the ruling that turning our head while saying ‘Hayya alas-Salaah’ and ‘Hayya alal-Falaah’ during the Adhan to be a ...
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Is it sunnah to say “wa barakatuhu” while saluting at the end of the prayer?

Is it sunnah to say "wa barakatuhu" while saluting at the end of the prayer? Will you evaluate the narrations regarding the issue?
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Gemstones in the light of Islam

In there any related Sunnah or hades about stones that we often wear.can woman wear them?
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What does the Quran and Sunnah say about telling one's dreams to someone else?

I had listened from elders that you should not tell your dreams to someone else, some says that you should not tell your bad dreams, some says never tell your good dreams,please explain according to ...
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Is there any effort to verify the aphorisms of ibn 'Ata' Allah based on the Qur'an and sunnah?

There are basically two distinct views on Sufism and the connection to Islam. Some reject Sufism and consider it not being part of Islam, while others say as long as it follows the Qur'an and sunnah ...
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Can I call a non-Muslim as “My Brother”?

If a Muslim lady works with non-Muslims, can she call the males as her brother out of respect. Does Islam give her permission to do so?
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What is the proof that spiritual struggle is greater jihad?

I have heard this from many places that Jihad means struggle and spiritual struggle is greater Jihad. I was chatting with my cousin yesterday and I said to him that the best jihad is controlling your ...
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Does tahiyyet al masjid count as part of the before-fard sunnah prayers? [duplicate]

Al salam alaykum. I'm reading about the sunnah rakaat before fard prayers (i.e. 2+2 before and after dhur). Does tahiyyet al masjid count as part of the 2 before prayer?
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Can I pray Tahiyyat al Masjid during the Quran recitation before Friday Azan?

Al salam alaykum brothers. Yesterday I went to the mosque for Friday Prayer and arrived before the Adhan, during the Quran recitation. I didn't really look around looking to see if anyone else is ...
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Should we not cut our nails on Wednesday?

I have listened from someone that we should not cut our nails on Wednesday because it can cause some kind of disease (I do not remember the name of that disease). Is it right ?
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Proof for 2 rak'at Nafl after Zuhr, Maghrib, Isha?

In books it mentions that after the Fardh and Sunnah for the above prayers you can optionally pray 2 Rak'at Nafl. Which Hadith says this please?
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Can you ask Allah for anything in Jannah?

This question is a bit odd. I have heard that when a person reaches jannah on day of judgement then they can ask Allah for whatever they want and their wish will be granted. Firstly does the level of ...
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Is this method of raising index finger in tashahhud correct?

With my right hand, I create a ring with my thumb and middle finger and raise the index finger from the very start of the tashahhud and drop it just before the tasleem. It is kept pointing towards the ...