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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Is there any prescribed/Sunnah way of apologizing or saying sorry to someone?

There are certain Islamic terms we Muslims are to use, for example, while thanking someone we say "Jazak Allahu Khayran" and before starting something "Bismillah", intention to do something in the ...
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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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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 this miswak (tooth stick) method from authentic sunnah?

I was watching this clip from the founder of Dawateislami. There are some things which are new to me about the use of miswak (tooth stick): Miswak shouldn't be longer than a hand-span as it will ...
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Is it acceptable to pray any number of rakahs in Sunnah prayer?

I am a self-taught Muslim. It is my understanding that the number of rakahs in Sunnah prayer (any Sunnah prayer) should be 2. If you want to pray 4, then you break it up (2 + 2). Even in taraweeh, we ...
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Is there any importance for Toe Rings in Islam?

I was searching about importance of Toe Rings in Islam. They carry some importance in Hinduism. Married women wear it for various reasons. I also seen some Muslim women wearing them. So I searched ...
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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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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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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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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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How far apart should one's feet be in Salaah?

I've seen two extremes: some put their feet very close to each other (some group state 4 fingers width apart) and others stand very wide with the feet even further away from their shoulders and it can ...
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What portion of Sura al-Hashr should minimally be recited as post salat and dua supplication?

I am Sunni hannafi muslim and the tradition at the masjids I attend, the imam recites the last portion of ayas from sura al-Hashr (Quran:59) after the duas of the morning (Fajr) and noon (Zuhr) salats,...
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Is a little urinary incontinence forgiven?

Because sometimes when I take off my clothes I find that a little urine has come out without me realising it. Do I have to change my underwear for every prayer? Or i should just put tissue May Allaah ...
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Umrah related-particularly Ihraam

We traveled from Medina where we stayed for 2 days. We drove to Mecca for performing our umrah. On the way on inquiring about ihraam and meeqat (for our first umrah) we were advised by our taxi driver ...
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How should I perform prostration of forgetfulness (sujuud al-sahw) when I forget one rak'a in prayers

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 wisdom behind going to the Eid prayer from one path and returning from another?

Most of us know that is sunnah to go to the Eid prayer from one way and return from a different way. Narrated Jabir bin `Abdullah: On the Day of 'Id the Prophet (ﷺ) used to return (after ...
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I missed the four rakath sunnath salat before dhuhr, should I perform that later according to Hanafi madhab?

I entered the mosque during the time of iqamath of Dhuhr salat, so I joined the congregation and prayed the fard salat and then prayed two rakath of sunnah salat. So should I perform the four rakath ...
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Did prophet Muhammad ever claim to be the best man of all time?

Did prophet Muhammad in his narrations ever claim to be the best man of all time?
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Can a Shia boy marry an ahl e hadith girl in the light of shariah?

AOA! I am Ali and my question is "can a Shia boy marry an ahl e hadith (Wahhabi) girl"? I have been asking this question in the light of Quran and hadith. According to the Shia point of view it is ...
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Is a procession / march on Mawlid an- Nabi a Sunnah or bid'ah?

Some Muslims who celebrate the birthday of the Prophet [saws] do a march (called a juloos) through their city on that day. If we were to accept that the celebration of the birthday of the Prophet is ...
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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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Is spreading the word of Islam a sunnah?

Can we get sunnah from spreading the word about islam, or by guiding someone to Islam?
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Celebrations in ISLAM

What’s the issue of celebrating certain cultural events, that has nothing to do with religion? That’s to say, would celebrating Birthdays, New Years or maybe Independence day be HARAM? I know (at ...
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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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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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Can we conclude last prophet was NOT best of entire creation?

A hadith in Sahih Muslim mentions, the prophet was called the best of creation. Prophet replied that's not me that's Ibrahim. Anas ibn Malik reported: A man came to the Messenger of Allah, peace ...
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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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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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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 ...