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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 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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Authentic Dua for increasing memory [closed]

Is there any authentically reported Hadith or Quran ayat for Supplication to enhance memory?
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Should I say two rakat or four rakat salat before faraz salat?

I am from Bangladesh, generally in our country we perform four rakat salat (Sunnah) before Faraz salat at Zohr, Asar and Isah, but at Macca they performed only two rakat sunnah. Why is that so? Is ...
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Is Polygamy still accepted in Islam

Website SecondWife.com promotes polygamy. This is a Sunnah but is it still applicable to modern times? Would it be okay to go ahead with this in western societies where monogamy is more traditional ...
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Should we say 10 rakat sunnat moqada prayer at the Friday prayers?

In accordance with the Hanafi school I want to know about the Friday prayer, that whether it's compulsory to say 10 Rakat Sunnat moqada in the Friday prayers?
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How to positively and politely avoid eye contact with the opposite sex in non-Muslim societies?

I live in Jordan (Arabic and Muslim country) and I'm traveling to USA. There's one issue to me that people there expects eye contact during conversation, which is something I don't do - as part of ...
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When you make dua, when do you stop?

when you make dua, when do you stop? If what you asking for doesn't seem to come to light, virtually impossible, do you stop then?
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Can men watch sport competitions of women via TV?

I was wondering if it is permissible for men to watch the sport competitions which their players are women. (Note: I said that because of the cover of the women in different sport competitions. Since ...
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What is the sunnah minimum and maximum beard length?

Can anyone quote a Hadith on minimum and maximum length of beard in Islam?
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Time distribution to take rest each day

Is there some limitation for Moslem to take a while to rest on each day may be 4 hours or some thing that said by verse or sunnah?? I want to use my time properly since my live seem not efficient ...
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What is the correct thing to do about apostasy in countries where Sharia is not the official legal system?

Many muslims live in secular law countries where there are other religions and sometimes members of the islamic community convert to other religion. Since Sharia could not be enforced in those ...
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Must one perform the sunnah/nawafil prayers as well as the fard? [duplicate]

As we all know almost all prayers consist of Sunnahs, Nawafils and Fard. For example, the the Dhuhar prayer consists of, 4 rakat Sunnah, 4 rakat Fard, 2 rakat Sunnah, 2 rakat Nawafils. Now my ...
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Marriage Reception (Walimah)

Can we have marriage reception (Walimah) on the third day after the Nikkah. Because we already planned and communicated to the bride`s family. But I heard that Walimah will be invalid on the third ...
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How to be a proper Imam in a congregation of fardhu correctly? (Leading of Prayers)

Assalamu Alaikum all I'm new here and I can't find any questions that is related to "How to be an Imam." Just would like to establish that my question is here for my own setting (and hopefully for ...
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Pray only fard rakaat

I have a doubt, can we pray only fard avoiding sunnah rakaat? After visiting several web pages I didn't find one solid answer to my question. I'm not saying that sunnah rakaats are useless but can we ...
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Is giving EDIEE to the younger ones a sunnah?

In our country, on eid day there is a custom of giving some money as gift (to people younger than us) and it is called EIDEE. i want to know how and from whom this custom is started.? this custom ...
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Would my prayers be invalid if I read a letter of durood shareef wrong unintentionally?

Had my prayers been valid if I had been reading a letter of durood shareef wrong unintentionally
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If I don't perform ghusl according to sunnah, would my ghusl be valid?

The information I got while searching for Ghusl on internet. There is Farā'id and Sunnah in Ghusl where Farā'id are important steps and Sunnah are optional. By the information I got, Farā'id are ...
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Some people eat Sehri until they hear Fairj adhan, Is this acceptable?

Consider that sehri time is before 4.30 AM and Fajr time is around 5.30 AM. But, some of my friends and relatives do sehri after 4.30 AM and they try to complete it before the call to prayer(Adhan) ...
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How to calculate jewlery zakat while in debt?

My husband and me recently bought a house and staying there. But since we couldn't manage the full price of that house so we we took bank loan based on our salaries. 50% of the price of that house is ...