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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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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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I am pregnant with the third child and as per the doctor we cannot have more than three child after C section

So as per the researcher the doctor say that we need to have only three child through C section after that it is risky to have the baby so this is my third time I am having my baby and it could be C ...
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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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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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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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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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How is Female circumcision done?

السلام عليكم Since the strongest position regarding female circumcision is that it is wajib, how is it done? What part of the females organ is cut according to the fuqaha? Is it the labia minora or ...
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"No, except Allah's Book or the power of understanding" - Is Quran the only revelation?

In Sahih Bukhari,in the 3rd Book (كتاب العلم) in Chapter 39. (The writing of knowledge (باب كِتَابَةِ الْعِلْمِ), 111th Hadith states the following: Abu Juhaifa said, "I asked Ali, 'Have you got ...
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What hadith are shared by all sects?

What hadith do all sects of Islam (Sunnis, Zaydis, Twelvers, Ismailis, Ibadis, etc.) share in common?
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, is there any islamic evidence for or against it?

the most widely used definition for intellectual property is, Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names ...
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Atheist getting islamic marriage ceremony for the sake of tradition by parents?

Assalamuailakum, Is this sinful? My parents want to do an islamic marriage ceremony for my athiest brother (hes 28yo) and his girlfriend. They do not believe in Allah swt but my parents say as muslim ...
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Rule and benefits of joining feet's together during solat

Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu Please if anyone can help me with this question I will appreciate it What are the rules I mean is it compulsory to join feet's during prayer When I was ...
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why did not allah protect the sirah, sunnah, sayings and traditions of muhammad like he did with the Qur'an?

there are verses in the Qur'an which can't be understood without the sunnah, there are verses which cannot be fully understood without the sunnah and then there are those verses whose interpretation ...
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Is it sunnah to say Alhamdulillah when someone says how are you?

Is it instructed by the prophet to say Alhamdulillah When someone asks you how are you? Is it sunnah?
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How much time is required to slaughter the camel in order to recite quran after burial of ones parents?

I recently came across the quote that says to read Quran after the burial of ones parents for the time in which a camel is slaughtered and distributed i wanna know how much time is enough or it takes ...
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Is making dua by raising hand after sunnah prayer valid?

Assalamualaikum. I am seeing some hadith that making dua by raising hand after prayer is not valid. I found the following fatwa that is recommending making dua by raising hands after fard prayer. ...
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Is using trimmer equal to razor for shaving new born baby hair?

As the question applies that I am trying to find out if trimmer shave is equal to razor shaving.? People prefer trimmer as it’s more for layman and easy to use, but according to sunnah what is ...
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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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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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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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Is it permissible to wear tight leggings under over-knee shorts in public?

Assalamualaikum, Recently alhamdulillah I started to (try to) apply the Deen as best as possible and I have lots of shorts in my possession that do not cover the awrah properly (are a little over the ...
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Breaking relationship with someone

Assalamu alaikum brother, I've heard that prophet swaw has said that if any Muslim doesn't talk any other Muslim brother for 3 days none of his good deeds are acceptable. Does this apply to all ...
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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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Authentic dua for better eyesight

As salamualaikum After researching duas for better eyesight I’ve come across a few pages and videos claiming to recite Verse 22 of Surah Qaf then blowing it on your finger an rubing it on your eyes. ...
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Does working in a alcohol store and selling alcohol and other Stuff breaks your fast

I work in a store and I sell Alcohol,THC etc is my fasting valid?
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Is there anything different you read in sunah and farz

Do you read the same in sunah and farz apart from the intention of which prayer you are performing?
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Are there any other ways to urinate?

I'm a new muslim, I've reverted from Hinduism and as a new muslim I'm finding it quick difficult to urinate in a permissible way, I've been trying to sit down and then urinate but due to my pants or ...
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confusion Memory of Quran or Translate

I tried to memorize the Holy Qur'an in my childhood, but it didn't work. I used to forget the lesson after 2 days, but I completed the memorization and counted myself among the Quran memorizers, but ...
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Shyness and introvert

So I am very shy to talk to people and I don't even talk to my relatives that much as well and in school I feel weird to talk to others or opposite gender I only talk to friends openly and I don't ...
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Why did Allah create so many galaxies, planets and other astronomical phenomenas?

When we consider the vastness of the universe, is there any other reason or purpose for its existence beyond people being reminded of Allah and praising Him for the beautiful things he has created? ...
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Uncle and niece

Hi I want to ask about my friend he had engagement but his fiance hugging his uncle who is same age his him 17 years old can husbands stop his wife not to do because he is in same age
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Can I pray for the guy with whom I was supposed to be engaged but something happened and it got cancelled

Assalamualaikum, hope you are doing well. So few months ago my family arranged a guy for me to marry. I agreed to it and only talked to him once or twice. He also agreed to get married. His family ...
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I accepted an arrange marriage proposal but after sometime his parents did 3 istikhara they are negative.. what to now? we really like each other now

His parents sent his propsal to my parents ..it's completely arranged ..but after getting to know each other we really fell in love.His parents got insecure as he earns really well and spends all on ...
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Serious question please help

Salam alikum I know the waiting time is 4 months for husband and wife. But what about if it’s almost 2 years.
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Preference of rafidha over kaafir asli

السلام عليكم I recently came across a statement of sheikh ul islam رحمه الله regarding someone who prefers the kuffar asli over the rafidha, he رحمه الله says that it is not right to prefer kuffar ...
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Dua when seeing the moon

Is there any dua in the sunnah to say when seeing the moon? And if there is could you kindly give the reference? جزاك الله خيرا
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recording camera in home

Assalamualaikum my question is is it Halal or Haram for a Muslim to have a security camera inside of his home or a doorbell that takes a picture of every time you walk by to open the door is that ...
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What are all of the primary extant Sunni Hadith books?

Based on what I have usedand some googling, I currently have: Sahifah Hammam Musnad Abu Hanifa Musannaf Ibn Jurayj Al jami’ - Ma’mar Ibn Rashidmus Muwatta Maalik Al Athar - al Shaybani Muwatta Ibn ...
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