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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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Where should i pray Sunnah rakat? at Home or at Mosque? [duplicate]

I know it's not compulsory, but i want to do it as prophet Mohammad(SAW) used to do. If i should pray Sunnah at home, what is the benefit of praying Sunnah at home than mosque? Should I Pray only Fard ...
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How did the Prophet SAW receive the sunnah from Allah?

Assalamualaikum and Hello to all, Considering that 1) the Prophet's (SAW) sunnah is from Allah (as evidenced in sources such as those described in this example: https://islamqa.info/en/answers/...
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Can a person give iqama while the adhan is being given?

The scenario is this, The adhan is calling out and in between the adhan (while still calling), someone gives iqama is the prayer valid or invalid (this was the adhan for maghrib). The context is ...
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Is this version of the hadith of “the two weight things” authentic: “the book of Allah and my sunnah”?

I recently noticed this old question which is an issue of contention among Shia and Sunnis. We've got two versions of hadith of "the two weighty things" with one identifying the two with Quran and ...
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Do I repeat the sunnah azkar of sleeping if I wake up in the night?

Before I go to sleep I follow the sunnah by reading ayat AL kursi, falaq, then Nas. If I wake up in the middle of the night for tahhajud, then go back to sleep for Fajr, do I have to repeat ayat AL ...
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Is swallowing saliva while doing miswak good?

I have searched on swallowing saliva that miswak produces in mouth according to sunnah, But nothing came up. Help me so I will do it in a proper way means wether spit out. or swallow it. JazakAllah
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Did the Prophet Muhammad PBUH believe he was to become a Prophet before Prophethood reached him?

Is there any Quranic verse, Hadith, athar or scholarly opinion that explicitly or implicitly states that the Prophet Muhammad PBUH knew he was to become a Prophet of God before he actually became one? ...
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Cleaning after urination?

After urinating I clean my penis with toilet paper and wash it with water. Recently I noticed that after cleaning it with toilet paper small amount of urine appears at the top of it, it is so small ...
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Owing to someone

If I commit a sin , for example I watch a movie and I don't pay the money to the person. Can he claim it on the judgement day. Because it is a sin which he helped to do. the exact problem is this- I ...
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My father gets angry every time I pass Salam. Does that mean I should stop saying Salam when he's around?

I pass Salam a lot, almost to every man I pass by, but when I say Salam (not to my father) when my father is with me, he gets angry and shouts at me. He says that if they wanted Salam they would have ...
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To raise hands or not after standing up from Ruku?

I have seen some people raising hands after standing up from ruku but some don't raise their hands. Should I raise my hands or not after Ruku? What is the correct method according to Sunnah?
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Must you commit outer sins for inner sins to be activated or it's possible for inner sins pride,jealousy to be activated even when you reading Quran!

When are sins of the heart activated the most? I mean, is it a must for you to be commiting outer sins in order for the inner sins to be activated or it is possible for the inner sins like pride, ...
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Alcohol has positive aspects. Putting aside aspect of sin, will the singer be rewarded for the fact that he is entertaining and making happy millions?

Quran says: Alcohol has some positive things but the negative things outweigh the positive things. In a similar fashion. Will they be rewarded for the positive aspects of their sin? Singing is a ...
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Is size of sin reflective of size of conceitedness(pride)? Is every minor sin conceitedness because it contains disobeying Allah?

Iblis refused to obey Allah's order because of conceitedness? Question: If someone commits a minor sin, is it undisputable that he has conceitedness because minor sin just like iblis's sin contain in ...
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I need large information on issue of heart. Why it looks sometimes as if sins soften the heart and prevent much bigger sins etj…?

A Hadith says that Abu Bakr has more Iman than the rest of ummah because of purity of heart. There are plenty of people that want a pure heart but they can't. It is striking that many of the people ...
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Scholars nowadays seem to have a reservoir of knowledge and brain on islamic sciences. Why then are the first 3 generations the most knowledgeable?

The scholars of Islam now days study Islam 16 hours a day. They read so many books that they seem to have a reservoir of brain. They read so many tafsirs, fiqh, akide and study in details even a ...
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Volontary fasting rewards and tavelling

As-Salam Alaikum I was wondering, if i do a voluntary fast (ie. not Ramadan) and due to traveling i would break the fast temporary for the travel time (ie more than 3 hours). Then resume the rest of ...
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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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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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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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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 is it 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?