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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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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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Lied about virginity to her husband

If a non virgin bride claims ,she had uterus problem in past and hospitalised for heavy bleeding that's how her virginity got lost though she was in complete relationship with her boyfriend got ...
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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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Cleaning the houses of worship of the polytheists?

Assalamu Alaikum Brothers in Islam, In a Kaafir Majority country Does it befit a Muslim to go and clean the polytheist's stone idols and their temples as a sign of good will and show them support? ...
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Do we make all those invocations supplications and dhikr when we read Koran (supplications of asking (our Lord give good things and protect us

Do we make all those invocations supplications and dhikr that are in the Koran when we read it like( our Lord give us good things in this world and the afterlife and protect us from the blazing fire. ...
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Holding the Qur'an

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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Nudity and sins of imagination

I feel mental pain over the fact that other people don't have patience to reply to my questions.imagining a nude woman is a minor sin if done with the intention of reaching sexual pleasure or it's a ...
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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 do we want to do during Wudoo in Azan?

Specialy in evening prayer there is a little time for prayer. Sometime we late. And when we do Wuddo Azan time occurs. During wuddo we recite some Ayats. In Azan there is neccesory to answer the Azan. ...
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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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Is it rewardable for the newlywed wife to be treated like a Princess?

Is there anything in the Sunnah where the new wife say for a time (a year perhaps) didn't have to do any house work? I know some families in some Muslim countries who are well off and have a higher ...
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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 ...
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Rabbana lakal hamd in women's prayer

I'm a woman, I want to know that it is compulsory to say rabbana lakal hamd after ruku in women's' namaz, somebody said to me it is important when you perform prayer with ja'mat, if you are praying ...
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What are the limits of verbally forbidding evil according to the sunnah/quran?

I recently came across a video which explains with certain references that a muslim should forbid the people near him regarding sins. This is very confusing to me as "don't judge me, my religion is ...
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Last step of taking wudu

I've already read this page full of information. Do I need to wash every part three times during ablution? My question is whether or not it is considered sunnah to wash your feeth thrice or just ...
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How long do we have to obey the parents?

Do we have to obey the parents in every condition or they say or put on us, what if it is something that is continuos forever until you die, such as: always offer the sunnah prayers for every prayer, ...
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Is the concept of Honeymoon foreign to Islam?

Over the recent months, I have a small but significant number of people tell me that going on honeymoon trips is contrary to Islam. They don't cite any references but say that Islam only encourages ...
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Does an action that Messenger of Allah did in private count as Sunnah?

The Messenger of Allah (P.B.U.H) did things in private, some of which may have been narrated by his wives. By private, I mean within boundaries of his home. Do these count as Sunnah ?
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Is it sinful not to wipe clean the dish after eating?

In this video, it is said that wipe cleaning the dish is one of the sunnahs of eating. But will it be considered a wastage of food and a sin if I don't do it?
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Why astronomical calculations supercede non-sighting of the moon in some Islamic communities?

While trying to analyze the difference of opinion among the scholar on moon sightings, I came across the below Hadiths: Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) as saying: Observe fast on ...
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Do I have to divide my zakat?

I owned around 700 US dollar for 1 lunar year. Now as far as I know, I am obliged to pay the zakat for this 700 dollar which is 2.5% of the amount. Now how should I divide this money for the zakat? ...
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Does My Taraweeh Prayers count as I did not read the Tasbeeh?

Assalamualaikum, I didn't know that we have to read Tasbih after 4 rakats of Taraweeh as pretty much a New Muslim. I watched a video on youtube of how to perform taraweeh, and I asked a Muslim Friend....
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If girl is touched by non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted in sin?

I have this question so please answer with the help of hadees or ayaah let me know about it. If girl is touched by a non-mehram mistakenly, will it be counted as a sin? I will be very thankful to you ...
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What is the reason behind Muslim remove foreskin from private part.? [duplicate]

When a new Muslim kid born their parent go to the doctor for removing the foreskin of private part, what is the Islamic history behind it..??
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Is eating food with left hand in Islam is allowed..? if possible any reference [duplicate]

Is it a sunnah eating with right hand.?
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Sequence of fard and sunnah salaah

As-salaam aleykum wa rahamatullah wa barkatahu. Can I change the sequence of sunnah and fard salaah? For example, if I am waiting for the congregation / jamaat for zohar fard can I offer 4 raqat ...
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Is Cupping or Hijama allowed for healthy men or women?

What is the historical backgroung of Cupping or Hijama in islam? Is islam recommended it to all muslims? Only patients are referred for cupping according to sharah? Did our beloved Prophet PBUH ...
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Is there any reason to not follow only the Quran and reject the sunnah?

The Quran starts with verse This is the Book about which there is no doubt, a guidance for those conscious of Allah In this verse God says that Quran is a guidance, so this means if follow Quran i ...
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Is it sunnah to have the walima on the same day as the nikah?

Following the completion of a nikah ceremony, can a walima reception be held on the same day? What considerations in the context of the Sunnah practice are given, having regard to today's customs, ...