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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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 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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Is it haram to hang duas, or an ayah, on the bathroom wall (i.e. in a picture frame)?

When entering restroom facilities, it is nice to be reminded of the many sunnahs that relate to using the bathroom, hygiene, etc. But is it haram to have a framed dua or Quranic verse hanging on the ...
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Is it Sunnah to be in an abluted state all the time?

السلام‌عليكم، I want to know whether it Sunnah to be in an abluted state all the time? I mean in a state that one can offer salah. For example, when ablution is invalidated, one immediately renews ...
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What is the rule of Gift “ElHiba” in Islam?

There is no talk about the gift "Elhiba" on koran and there is a talk in Hadith , but for example a person has two children gives them a gift of money or Houses and gives the first more than the ...
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Is fighting for the freedom of Syria and Palestine Jihad? [closed]

Asalamualaikum, Is fighting for the freedom of Syria and Palestine Jihad? Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "There is no Hijra (i.e. migration) (from Mecca to Medina) after the Conquest (of Mecca), but ...
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What is the correct way of performing Wit'r prayer of 3 Raka'ats?

The way I pray wit'r prayer has come to my knowledge to be wrong as I pray it exactly like the fard prayer of Maghrib (which the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) has told us not to do). So I have looked up the ...
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Is it permissible not to smile because of my teeth? [closed]

I'm aware it's a Sunnah and a charity but I'm shy to smile because my natural colour of my teeth is not white but a little yellowly white of the front six and bottom six in particular. I'm aware of ...
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Etiquette of eating according to prophet?

Do we need to eat with 2 finger and 1 thumb or 3 finger with 1 thumb can anyone mention any hadith related to this.
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How often should we eat meat?

I was watching this short clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RY-c65As_c and in particular Sh Hamza Yusuf says Muslims are eating meat far too much. What is the evidence from the Book and Sunnah?
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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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At prayer time, when reading the Kuran, can Shaitan misguide me?

When I read the Quran, negative thoughts are produced in my mind about parents. Then I feel guilty, but this thought is not going away. What can I do according Qur'an and sunnah? Can Shaitan trick me ...
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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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Is Salaat an-Nabi (Darood) acceptable before Adhaan?

Some Muslims do this practice of reciting the Salaat an-Nabi or "Darood Sharif" as it is called in the Indian subcontinent. Is this halaal according to the Book of Allah (the Qur'an) and the Sunnah ...
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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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Is it better to cover the head with a turban?

I believe the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم covered his head most of his life with a turban. Now is it better to copy that exact headgear or rather the lesson from this is it's better simply to cover the ...
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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 there a distinction between prayer and worship?

I noticed a particular line in the Tashahhud Salutations to God and prayers and good deeds. Peace be upon you, O Prophet, and the mercy of God and his blessings. Peace be on us and on the righteous ...
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Hadith forbidding the killing of Monks

I am looking for the Hadith reference with the following words "Do not kill monks in monasteries and do not kill those sitting in places of worship" ( Musnad Ahmad)
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Is taking off shoes when entering your house Islamic?

This practice is no doubt hygienic especially so if you have a baby crawling on the floor and carpets but is there anything in Qur'an or Sunnah? We take our shoes off for the mosque so is this ...
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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 trimming the hair below the bottom lip allowed?

I follow the Hadith where it is said to "Leave / grow the beard and trim moustache". I have hair growing right below my lower lip; some brothers have a big hairless gap there either they don't grow ...
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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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In Sunnah, can marriage be only based on love?

Salam Alikoum, Please do not take my question as "hollywoodean romantic" question. I am a man in age to get married, and I guess for many young persons, this is a critical period, to choose the ...
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Drinking Camel Urine? [closed]

I have read about hadith where the prophet pbuh advised drinking camel urine for medication. Is this true? I mean, its urine,which is a liquid that contains toxins being expelled from the body. I ...
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Halal or haram marriage [closed]

Salamalaikum! My question is regarding my marriage When I met my husband I wasnt paying much attention to the religion so we married in court as civil marriage. My father and mother left me alone in ...
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how to pray Salatul Duha(sunrise prayer)

Assalamum Alaykum, please how and when do i pray satul Duha (Sunrise Prayer).Thank Sir for your kind assistance
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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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How many Sunnah and Nafl rak'at one should offer in Jumuah salah according to all the 4 Imaams?

I want to know how many sunnah and nafl rak'ats one should offer in Jumuah prayer/salah according to all the 4 Imaams? It would be great if you could tell me in details about all 4 Imaams.
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Is returning home on a different way a sunna for jum3a

On Eid, it's recommended not to return at home using the same way you used to go to prayer. I want to know if this sunna applies to the prayer of jum3a
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Positive feedback in Islam? [closed]

In our life, we have some goals that sometimes we can fulfill and sometimes we fail. Among us, there are those who their love work and can move on even if the result is negative. And among us, there ...
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What happened to the slave girls of the prophet?

According to the following hadith: 'Amr ibn al-Harith, the brother of the Umm al-Mu'minin, Juwayriyya bint al-Harith, said, "When the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, ...
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Did the Prophet advise against eating in excess on Eid?

You are permitted to cook and prepare nice, sumptuous special foods, but can you eat in excess? Some non Muslims think that we do this to "compensate" for fasting in the month. Or is the advice of ...
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How to greet a group of people in Islam?

I am always confused when I enter a place full of family members, and I greet Asalamu Alaikum to each member separately. Is this the correct way ?
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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 ...