Wa Alaikum Assalam
Wikipedia has some good explanation here and here.
Please note that there is a Hadith that requires you to return Salam same or better. That means if someone said:
Assalam-o-Alaikum Wa Rahmat-ul-Allah
You should say one of these:
- Wa Alaikum Assalam Wa Rahmat-ul-Allah
- Wa Alaikum Assalam Wa Rahmat-ul-Allah Wa Barakatuhu
No, it isn't Sunnah
Shaking hands is something that is encouraged in sharia, and it is a cause of sins being forgiven.
It was narrated that al-Bara’ ibn ‘Aazib (may Allaah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said:
“There are no two Muslims who meet and shake hands, but they will be forgiven before ...
Well you can answer:
Alaikum as-salam عليكم السلام
wa alaikum as-salam وعليكم السلام
Both are perfectly fine and good answers!
Also available are the singular forms:
'alaika as-salam عليك السلام
wa 'alaika as-salam وعليك السلام
and also to repeat with the same word
'alaika as-salam السلام عليك ... etc. all this five expressions can be ...
Salam is a way of greeting when you meet another Muslim whether you know them or not. The proper way of Salam is saying Asalamu Alaikum(Peace be upon you), Asalamu Alikum Warahmatullah(Peace and mercy of Allah be upon you) or Asalamu Alikum Warahmatullah Wabarakatoh(Peace, mercy and blessing of Allah be upon you). If I were to put them on a scale of good, ...
Yes, men may give the salam to women, even if they are not their Maharim. The obligation, or the order to give the salam and return it is general for all Muslims. When salam is given to a women, or the other way round, it must be kept professional, there is no shaking of hands, and if the women is young and there is fear of Fitnah the rule changes. But in ...
You're confusing things.
"Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala" (meaning "the most glorified, the most high")
"assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah" (meaning "peace and mercy of Allah be upon you")
The first one is meant to praise Allah, and in doing so we mean he is exempt from evil doings. Of the dictionary meanings of تسبیح/سبح/سبّح is: عَظَّمَهُ وَمَجَّدَهُ ...
It is Wajib to reply “Salam-on-Alaikum”?
Yes, it is Wajib (mandatory) to reply that. Actually, based on the narration: it is Mustahab (recommended) to start by Saying Salam, but it is Wajib to reply that.
This narration is related to the following book:
(Kolaini, muhammad ibn Yaqub, al-Kafi, volume 2, page 644 ...) .
کلینی، محمد بن یعقوب، الکافی، ...
As an Arabic language rule, when there is the words (letters) "AL" at the initial part of a word, if the first letter is “s” (س), then the word "AL" would changes to "A" (We recite “A” instead of “AL”). Perhaps it could be say that “A” (AL) SalamonAlaikom is the complete (more complete) shape of SalamonAlaikom that both forms of them are correct.
On the ...
Mo’aneqeh is considered as hugging or embracing each other (and putting the hands on the neck of each other). In fact, it is a sort of embracement when two Muslims visit each other. In other word, Muaniqah (المعانقه) is a kind of greeting (physical greeting) that when you visit each other, shake hands and hugging each other.
( کلینی، محمد بن یعقوب، الکافی،...
المصافحة is merely the action of shaking hands, and it is not specific to Muslim.
It is mentioned that if a muslim were to greet another muslim, and shake hands, his sins would fall away like the leaves of a tree.
إِنَّ الْمُؤْمِنَ إِذَا لَقِيَ الْمُؤْمِنَ فَسَلَّمَ عَلَيْهِ وَأَخَذَ
بِيَدِهِ فَصَافَحَهُ تَنَاثَرَتْ خَطَايَاهُمَا كَمَا يَتَنَاثَرُ
I Got answers of my questions.
Yes, We can greet non-muslims with Good Morning or Good Night.
But, We can not wish non-muslims to on their Religious Festival.
Fatawa Mahmoodiya 19/567,
Kitabul Fatawa 1/304
In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful
Briefly speaking, typically, the first person who intends to say hello (as a greeting), he or she says:
But the second one who want to reply to his or her Salam, tells:
Alaikum/Alaika Salam (which demonstrates being the second part who is
saying back his/her hello
as far as I know there is a hadeeth in "muslim" that "anas ibn malek" reported that " Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) addressed me 'O My Son' "
Reference : Sahih Muslim 2151
In-book reference : Book 38, Hadith 38
USC-MSA web (English) reference : Book 25, Hadith 5351
the hadeeth reference
also check this fatwa - but in Arabic -...
Narrated Abu Huraira:
Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "The riding person should greet the
walking one, and the walking one should greet the sitting one, and the
small number of persons should greet the large number of persons."
Sahih al-Bukhari 6233
In his book, (al-Adhkaar),
Al-Nawawi (RA) said: Note that initiating the greeting of salaam is
Its a shame that today we have lost touch with the spiritual side of islam. In chapter 2 of the holy Quran Allah states verse 2 , the ones that believe in the unseen.
Then Allah says
وَلَا تَحْسَبَنَّ الَّذِينَ قُتِلُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أَمْوَاتًا ۚ بَلْ أَحْيَاءٌ عِنْدَ رَبِّهِمْ يُرْزَقُونَ
Think not of those who are killed in the Way of ...
face to the grave of prophet Muhammad (PBUH) say Salam directly to prophet
Not only the prophet's(pbuh) but to say the following in your inner self when ever you come across any grave(Muslim) is highly recommended.
Peace be upon the inhabitants of the graves, believers and Muslims. May Allaah have mercy upon those who have gone ahead of us and those who ...
Salam(islamicic) - peace...with so much more meaning than just one word behind it. Shalom(jewish) - peace...with so much more meaning than just one word behind it.
When you look these words up in the dictionary, you can write a whole book about just the word and its intent! In English...it just has a jew words of explanation. It does not convey the ...
Respect of elders is a must in Islam. How this respect is shown vary from culture to culture and time to time. If, in your culture, it is considered rude to pass by an elder, then you should not do that.
If you come face to face to a person, it is good to say "Salam". If he is at some distance, you can skip it. Choose what is the norm in your society.
In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful
As a concise answer from the perspective of Shia Islam, in regards to saying hello (Salam) from a non-mahram man to a woman non-mahram and vice versa:
All Maraja’ (Marja’al-Taqlids – religious authorities/scholars of Shia-Islam): there is no problem (it’s permissible) if there is no ...
Sorry but I totally disagree with Maythux's answer. It's forbidden in Islam to wish non-Muslim on Diwali and Christmas and other religious festivals as it's the biggest sin (shirk) in Islam and wishing on Christmas and Diwali (like saying "happy Diwali") implies we are greeting that "I'm really praying that you enjoy your day associating partners with Allah"...
وَإِذَا حُيِّيتُم بِتَحِيَّةٍ فَحَيُّواْ بِأَحْسَنَ مِنْهَآ أَوْ رُدُّوهَآ
(When you are greeted with a greeting, greet in return with what is better than it, or (at least) return it equally.) meaning, if the Muslim greets you with the Salam, then return the greeting with a better Salam, or at least equal to the Salam that was given. Therefore, ...
In Arabic, we often say this to greet other people when we meet them:
حياك الله --- الله يحييك
The literal translation of these two phrases is:
"may Allah greet you", "Greetings of Allah upon you"
So there is no problem to use the phrase if it has that meaning.
If you want to get it really right, then you need to say:
To one woman: as-salāmu ʻalayki (or ʻalayk)
To two women: as-salāmu ʻalaykumā
To three or more women: as-salāmu ʻalaykunna (or ʻalaykunn)
To a mixed group (men and women): as-salāmu ʻalaykum
It is permissible to say Allah Hafiz as you asked:
Is it okay to say “Allah Hafiz” at the end of conversation?
In truth, concerning using some greeting words (and at the end of the conversations, such as Allah hafiz or Khoda Hafez or …) it should be said that those words would be related to the cultural matters which apparently are not haram in general ...
In the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful
What is the meaning of aslamwalequm? … What will be the reply to him?
The mentioned phrase “aslamwalequm” seems to be the incomplete or wrong shape of ASsalamo-Alaikum. And apparently a miss-pronunciation as you said. Hence, you’d better inform him concerning his wrong if he says it unintentionally.