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
There's no age difference recommended in the shariah. Only thing that's obligated is that the marriage must be done properly with the consent of the two individuals.
The issue of age old and young is a cultural matter and not religious.
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 ...
There is authentic evidence that the Prophet (peace be upon him) had long hair.(length of his hair was till his Earlobe)(according to: http://en.islamtoday.net/node/1126)
Long hair for men is allowed (actually short hair is better for men, although long hair is allowed too but they should take care of their hair).
Our actions are only by our intention. If ...
Note: This is a controversial topic.
When Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) said his companions to do something, by that he meant it. Which means there is no other go for the followers. And that is Fard. But, Sunnah is either what deduced from the behaviour of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) or if he has explicitly said that it is 'voluntary upon one if he performs so and so ...
I don't know from where people get that it is prohibited, as this has no backup unless from local customs!
Here is a reference to the Fatwa @Abdel Rahman Shamel mentioned.
You find in Sahih Muslim
Abu Salama ibn 'Abd al−Rahman reported: I along with the foster brother
of 'A'isha went to her and he asked about the bath of the Naby
(Messenger of Allah) (may ...
The hadith is in Sahih Muslim:
Once the Prophet, while passing through one of the graveyards of
Medina or Mecca heard the voices of two persons who were being
tortured in their graves. The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "These two persons are
being tortured not for a major sin (to avoid)." The Prophet (ﷺ) then
added, "Yes! (they are being tortured for a ...
Who are the members of the Ahlul-Bayt?
Initially it ought to be clear that the term ‘’Ahlul-Bayt’’ is a Qur'anic, Hadith (tradition), and theological expression meaning the family of the Islam Prophet(s). Of course The term "Ahl" lexically means closeness and love, and the meaning of "Bayt" is place for living.
The names of Ahlul-Bayt members?
This is an amazing question, and hopefully I can provide an answer that will clear your confusion.
What is the Sunnah?
Sunnah is what the Prophet (SAW) did on regular basis, said, or approved (approved an action that was done by the companions, whether he approved it verbally or did not object it). I will provide an example for each one.
a Sunnah that ...
Manaf was a pre-Islamic idol which the Arabs believed was God and touched it for blessings. There's no actual meaning of the name.
I think it's not a good idea to name oneself after false deities.
 Tarikh at-Tabari, Volume 6 - Muhammad at Mekka, topic: Abd Manaf. Who was Abd Manaf and his lineage.
Assalamu alaikum, so as you know Fridays are special days in Islam. If
you want to worship in the best ways you must look at to messenger of
Allah and the prophet Rasulallah (Pbuh). How is he doing, we should do
likewise. Our worship is precious as similar to his worship. If we
look at prayer with only this approach, we can be a best Muslim.
Allah created this world in such a way to serve the purpose of testing people, he says:
[He] who created death and life to test you [as to] which of you is
best in deed - and He is the Exalted in Might, the Forgiving -
Do the people think that they will be left to say, "We believe" and
they will not be tried? But We have ...
Ahadith on the recommendation to fast 6 days of shawwal
Generally we are recommended to fast outside of Ramadan. The only days we are not allowed to fast are: the two Eids and the three days of tashreeq (after Eid al-Adha) and we are also not allowed to fast on Friday (if we don't fast a day before or after it too) and all the year or life time.
For the ...
Authenticity of the hadith
The hadith you mentioned is not actually a hadith attributed to the Prophet; rather, an athar attributed to ‘Umar ibn Al Khattab without authentication:
Teach your children swimming, archery and horse riding
علموا الاودكم السباحة والرماية وركوب الخيل
It was narrated in Kanz al-Ummal by Al Hindi on the authority of Mak’hool ...
Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah (may Allah have mercy on him) said:
Voluntary prayers done in congregation are of two types, one of which
it is Sunnah to do in congregation, such as the eclipse prayer,
prayers for rain, and qiyaam during Ramadaan (Taraweeh). These are
always done in congregation as is the Sunnah. The second type are not
done in ...
"Obedience is only in righteousness (الطاعة بالمعروف)" means you do not obey anyone who commands to commit misdeeds or to abstain from obligatory duties. However in affairs in which you have choice you can obey parents even if they stop you from a good thing.
'Abdullah ibn 'Amr said, "A man came to the Prophet, may Allah bless
him and grant him peace, ...
You can make as much du'a as you like in sujud in any language outside of prayer. The only exception is that you can't say the Quran while in sujud.
The Prophet said [nearest translation] =
إِنِّي نُهِيتُ أَنْ أَقْرَأَ رَاكِعًا أَوْ سَاجِدًا فَأَمَّا الرُّكُوعُ فَعَظِّمُوا فِيهِ الرَّبَّ وَأَمَّا السُّجُودُ فَاجْتَهِدُوا فِي الدُّعَاءِ قَمِنٌ أَنْ ...
MASHA ALLAH very informative your Question.
From [here] I have follow the list
Salat al-Fajr - Total 4 Rak'ats, 2 rak‘at before Must offer, none after until after sunrise.
Salat al-Dhuhr - Total 12 rak‘at, 4 Rak'at before and 4 Rak'at with Jamaat, Then after 2 Rak'at Sunnah, and 2 Rak'at Nawafil
Salat al-‘Asr - Total 4 Rak'at, 4 Rak'at Fard
No, Caliphs are not allowed to change the orders of allah nor the prophet.
However, the prophet (PBUH) specifically asked us to follow the 4 rightly guided caliphs(Abu baker, Umar, Othman, Ali) because they are the best people Islam has seen. The hadeeth found in At-tridmhi and Abu Dawud
The Messenger of Allah (PBUH) gave us a sermon by which our hearts ...
Should I be doing Iqamat too since there's no other male around?
Yes you can do the adhan and iqamah. It's not necessary to have someone else do it.
After which, I made the niat to be the imam and pray the salah fard of
2 raka'at followed by takbir, "Allahu Akhbar".
You don't have to have niyat to be an imam. But it's ...
Brother @Sayyid has given you specific answers to your questions.
And i want to give you some general rules as an Imam:
If there is an other brother who can do Iqama or Adhan let him get the tawab, if not you need at least to do the iqama!
During a prayer you have only to say loudly:
All of the Takbirat (Allahu akbar) as an Imam and at maximum in normal ...
Bazars are place where people buy and sell worldly goods. Though there is nothing wrong in doing business, it is place where we can easily forget about worshiping Allah in the eagerness to earn more.
[Are] men whom neither commerce nor sale distracts from the
remembrance of Allah and performance of prayer and giving of zakah.
They fear a Day in which ...
Know that the life of this world is but amusement and diversion and adornment and boasting to one another and competition in increase of wealth and children - like the example of a rain whose [resulting] plant growth pleases the tillers; then it dries and you see it turned yellow; then it becomes [scattered] debris. And in the Hereafter is severe punishment ...
At the initial step, I ought to mention that it doesn't justify your negative practice that you said "I curse a lot because i am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot.".
At the second step, as a Briefly speaking, generally cursing (using bad language or word) is considered as a bad act. It would be beneficial for you to pay attention to the ...
Brother there may not be specific verses or hadiths that tell us "do this and that to take care of your brain", but we believe Islam is not just a religion, but a way of life, so to follow the rulings of islam is to live life perfectly. This means your brain is automatically taken care of, along with everything else when you take care of your religion. But ...
Here some prohibitions and recommendations which maybe an additions to the given answer:
We are discouraged to fast Friday only (see for example in sahih Muslim and in sahih al-Bukhari). It is reported that both abu Hanifa and Malik have allowed it and even considered it mustahab see for example in the Muwatta' is also what Imam at-Thirmdhi ...
Yes, it is Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan which is the month of Shawwal. It was narrated from Abu Ayyub that the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said:
“Whoever fasts Ramadan then follows it with six days of Shawwal, it is
as if he fasted for a lifetime.” - Sunnah ibn Majah, Grade : Sahih (Darussalam)
The hadith cited above is from the ...
Is the book or the words of Allah, it is a divine text.
Refers to any kind of human interpretation of the Quranic text. It might be based on other Quranic verses, Ahadith, historical events. linguistic views or other sources. It might also be a book extracting rulings from the Quran etc.. So it is similar to exegesis as far as I know.