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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If God does not like dogs to be kept as pets, why is it not in the Quran? Is the hadith about dogs untrue?

Please I need some clarification. If God does not like dogs to be kept as pets, why did he create them to be loving and caring? Why is it not in the Quran that having a dog pet is Haram? I learnt a ...
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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

Can I fast without suhur(not during Ramadan)? The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said : <"Eat Suhur(pre dawn meal).Surely there is a blessing in Suhur.">
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Saying |ameen“ when is it appropriate to respond with the word ”Ameen"

I see many people responding with this word on social networks for a simple postings such as Hadith, or a parable, or just a greeting for Eid or Ramadan etc, should it be pronounced on a network, as ...
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What are we recommended to do or frowned upon on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Of course -especially- men are asked to perform the Friday prayer. And there's a special "hour" in this day where our dua's may be "answered". ... But what other deeds are we asked to do or leave ...
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Drinking water in three sips: If a person is going to drink three glasses of water than can we take an interval between each glass?

In Islam we have to drink water in three sips. So if a person is drinking one glass of water then he/she should drink it in three sips. My question is: If a person is going to drink three glasses of ...
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Is it permissible to give the name Manaf (مناف)?

Is the name "Manaf" permissible? What does it mean? I haven't got any useful information anywhere till now . Was this the name of any Companion (may Allah be pleased with them)? Jazaak Allah Khair
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Is there a ruling that says a man has to wear a head cover, in general or during prayer? [duplicate]

I understand that there is no mention in the Quran or the Hadith of a head covering for males. It is a custom learned from the Prophet and is there in the Sunnah. I would like to know if there is ...
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Are Sunnah prayers obligatory in Islam?

Are Sunnah prayers obligatory or are they nafl?
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Are videos haram or halal (given that images are haram)

As salam!! I read in many articles that pictures, images are haram in Islam!! since, i ask myself a question. videos are made of images (generally 30 frames by second). are videos forbidden or not?? ...
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Can we give Walima before nikkah [duplicate]

Nowadays people are arranging and giving Walima before nikkah (mostly the previous night of nikkah day) as per convenience and availability of auditoriums. Doing like this, will it meet the sunnah of ...
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What is the definition ties of Kinship?

Which family members fall under kinship? If a person has a big family, does it mean he has to tie Kinship with all aunts, uncles and cousins? Or is holding ties of Kinship with only maternal ...
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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 it sunna to sit around a white cloth after magrib prayer?

Most African muslim places White cloth in the mosque and sits around it to worship and mentioning the numerous name of Allah after magrib prayer is been done. My question is: Is it a Sunna?
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Is it Sunnah of Islam to always make dua?

Does Muhammad S always make alot of dua or little? My uncle discouraged me to stop nagging Allah. But, is Scholar Bilal Assad said Allah loves naggers. Is that also true?
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Why is the prayer or dua “peace be upon him” used for someone not alive?

To pray for someone to have God's blessings and God's peace only makes literal sense for someone who is alive and in the mist of the trails and tribulations of this world. After all, to be at peace in ...
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How is the Sunnah different to the Hadith?

I have been a Muslim since birth, but my real journey in Islam began not so long ago. So please forgive my question if it is naive. How is the Sunnah different to the Hadith? I know that when the ...
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Is it allowed for 3 sisters to 3 brothers marry at same time?

Is it permissible for a family to marry their 3 daughters to another family's 3 brothers at same time?
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Was Zoroaster A Disciple Of Prophet Jeremiah?

Was Zoroaster a disciple of prophet Jeremiah according to the Sunna?
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When should one stand during Iqama ? From the beginning or from qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh?

When should we (muqtadi) stand up during Iqama (the second call to prayers)? Some people sit on the saff till "qad qāmat aṣ-ṣalāh" is said. I found a Hadith Which says: The Messenger of Allah (Allah ...
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If 12th Rabi' al-awwal is the birthday of Prophet (s.a.w) then why Sunni brothers do madh e sahaba?

In India on this date many groups(anjumans) come on street with green flag doing madh-e-sahaba. As this is a birthday of prophet(s.a.w) why doing madh-e-sahaba? I want to know why they do this. What ...
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Shaking Hand After Faraz Salat

Is it sunnah to shake hands (musafaha) with other people in the mosque after finishing Faraz Salat (At the end of salam in right and then left). If so, then can you please provide any Authentic Hadith ...
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Purifying Things That Can Not Be Cleaned With Water

How Can I Purify Books Pages If Semen/Sperm Or Urine Fall On Them? I Mean, How Can I Purify Things That Can Not Be Cleaned Or Purified By Water?
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Prayer, invalid or valid? [closed]

To answer this question you have to read the text below, and don't give me your opinion please (not to be rude of course) but this is not an opinion based question...Which many people always think... ...
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Offer all sunnah before farz

Can i pray all sunnah prayers before farz for all 5 prayers? Like if i pray all respective sunnah for respective prayer and then visit masjid for farz, is that acceptable? Please answer concisely
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Performing Aqiqa after Child has become Mature

If Someone has not done Aqiqa of His Baby after birth so can he perform Aqiqa after His Maturity any time? Would That be Valid? JazakAllah.
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What is the difference between innovation in Islam and introduction in Islam?

In a famous hadith we have that every innovation is an error. It was narrated that Jabir bin 'Abdullah said: "In his Khutbah the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) used to praise Allah as He deserves to be ...
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Its really confusing . Plz help me out . I m a true beliver [closed]

Can anyone proof that muhammad (pbuh) is just a prophet . Not a scientist ??? The athiest people say that muhammad (pbuh) is a scientist . There is not god . So what is the proof plz help me in this ...
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Is it necessary to drink water while sitting down and why doesn't the same rule apply while drinking Zam Zam?

I've always been asked by my elders to sit down and then drink water. Why is it so and why doesn't the same rule apply while drinking Zam Zam.
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Trees already on a Muslim's grave: what can I do, are there any rules?

Allahu Akhbar. Bismillah Arrahmani Arrahim. Peace and blessings of Islam to everyone. Before I became a Muslim, I planted two trees on top of my Muslim friend’s grave. They are growing well. After ...
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Salam to non-Muslims

Assalam-O-Alaikum! Friends I want to ask a question a part of which has already been asked before. Is my saying "salam" to non-Muslims sin? And the part which is asked before is How to return salam to ...
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Can Shias pray at a Sunni mosque?

Regarding using a Sunni mosque as a Shia: 1- Can the aasna ashariah (the 12-imam Shias) use a Sunni mosque and pray alongside their Sunni brothers and Sisters? 2- Are they expected to fully observe ...
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Where the nikah of the daughters of the Prophet held in masjids?

Was the nikah of the daughters of Rasool ullah sallalaho alaihi wa Salam held in masjid?
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Why did Ibrahim greet his father with the Salam, if one shouldn't greet disbelievers with salaam?

It happens that I am told not to greet disbelievers with Salaam, or peace. However in the Quran Surah Maryam, Ibrahim clearly said peace to his father who at the time was a disbeliever, a polytheist. ...
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What hair length am i allowed to keep?

i'm a girl. How long must i keep my hair? what is the minimum length required? my hair grow fast and my mother doesn't let me cut them saying that women must keep their hair long. I dont mind the long ...
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How to take care of one's brain?

We have been ordered to take care of our bodies because they are given to us by Allah and we shall return them (after death) in the best shape possible. We do sports, work out, swim, run, etc., and ...
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Are insects (e.g. locusts) halal to eat according to the Qur'an and Sunnah?

I was recently told that locusts are halal. Is there any proof from the Sunnah or the Qur'an that says insects are halal or is it just locusts?
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What is dua-e-noor?

What is dua of noor and when did Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H) recite this dua? And what are the exact words of this dua?
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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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Should we use “Jazak Allah khair” instead of “Shookran” or “Thanks”?

I have heard people using the phrase "Jazak Allah khair" at times when it was appropriate to thank others and always wondered if that is something advised to do. But I've also seen some people who ...
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Is it a sin to offer only fard salat?

Is it sinful to not offer sunah salat but offer only fard salat? e.g to offer 2 faraz in fajar slat? to offer 4 fard in zuhar salat? to offer 4 fard in asar salat? to offer 3 fard in maghrib salat? ...
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Is it harm to curse (i.e., use swearwords)?

I curse a lot, because I am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. Is it haram to curse in Islam? What is the punishment? How can I prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. I ...
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Is it sunnah to make athan outside of the mosque?

I made athan the other day, inside the mosque in front of the microphone because that is how I usually do it. But this time I went to a local mosque closer to me, which I never went before. When I ...
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Definition of friendship in Islam [closed]

Is there a solid definition of friendship in Islam, and way of making friends in Islam? Are there specific references that we are abid to for making friends? Please referencing Quran and Hadith ...
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Can we praise other people?

Can we praise other people for their deeds like "Nice work done", or "Hats off, you did a great job today", or even like "You're a very good person" or "you're very intelligent"? Any rulings which ...
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What is the meaning of “Let my parents be sacrificed for you” in Hadith?

What exactly is the meaning of the Phrase "Let (or Shall) my parents be sacrificed for you" while talking to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) the companions mostly used for showing respect. What ...
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Ruling of raising hands in Du'a before Taslim

Usually while making Du'a we raise hands. But right after Tashahud and Darood-e-Ibrahim in salah before we say "Assalamu Alaikum..." turning both sides (Taslim) because even that is Du'a, why don't ...
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How to control anger according to sunnah?

I pray regularly fives, give sadakas (voluntary charity) and do other ibadats (rituals). I have a very weak point that I sometimes fail to control my anger. Most of the time I have a very hot temper. ...
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What is the sunnah way to a morning routine?

I see a lot of very productive people and multi-millionaires with a regular early morning routine. As the Prophet Muhammad SAWS is supposed to be the best example, what morning routine did the Prophet ...
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Ruling on 4 rakah sunnah before zuhar fard. can we make 2 before and 2 later than fard?

Out of four rakah sunnah before zuhar fard, if first two is finished but not 2nd two in order to cathc fard, can the 2nd two rakah be prayed after fard? or is it must to complete all four rakah either ...
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Why the most disliked places on Earth are the bazaars?

Saw it somewhere that...."It is also stated that the most liked of places on Earth are the Masjids and the most disliked places on Earth are the bazaars." Found it below: http://www.ummah.com/forum/...

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