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Yes, you can use miswaak while fasting. Amir Ibn Rabia narrates: “I saw Hz. Muhammad (PBUH) using a miswak while fasting more times than I can count.” -Sahih Bukhari Volume 003, Book 031, Hadith Number 154. It is not makrooh when a fasting person uses a miswak or a toothbrush dampened with water according to scholars. Imam Nawawi RA, who was one of ...


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It is: 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 ...


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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.


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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 ...


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NOTE: Some scholars say that *Wearing any ring is not Sunnah since the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) used to wear a ring for signing letters sent to other kings. Because they told him that kings would not accept any letter that has not been signed. Hence, Scholars say it is Sunnah for those who use it to sign papers and documents. And some say it is Sunnah even ...


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This has many views, but apparently the strongest view is this: the majority of the scholars (jumhur) are of the opinion that Walima is a meal that is prepared after the marriage has been consummated. This was the practice of the Messenger of Allah (Allah bless him & give him peace), as explicitly mentioned in one narration. Sayyiduna Anas ...


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It is obligatory to attend prayers in congregation at a Mosque as can be seen from the following hadith: It was narrated from Abu Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “By the One in Whose hand is my soul, I was thinking of ordering that wood be gathered, then I would ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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To cut, trim, shave the beard in any way for whatever reason is haram and clear disobedience of the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him). As was pointed out, to have the beard grow, and to trim the mustache short is of human nature, Source. So to do something against that nature because some disbelievers are on that nature, is absurd. The point is, ...


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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 major ...


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What you've been reciting after Durood-E-Ibrahim is called "Dua-E-Koonoot" (Allahumma inna nastainuka, wanastagfirukka....). We recite that in "Salaat ul Beet'ir" on third rak'at after an extra takbir. And the Du'a you are looking for to recite after Durood-E-Ibrahim, is called "Dua-E-Masoora". اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي ظَلَمْتُ نَفْسِي ظُلْماً كَثِيراً، وَلَا ...


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Your profile says that you are from India and this is an Indian tradition followed by Hindus for ages. Let me assure you that there is no day that Islam considers inauspicious for cutting nails or trimming hair. This tradition has penetrated into Indian Muslims through Hinduism. According to what I know and what I have heard about this tradition is that the ...


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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? The ...


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I don't know from where people get that it is prohibited,as this has no backup unless in the 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 ...


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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 ...


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Manaf was a pre-Islamic idol which the Arabs believed was God and touched it for blessings[1]. There's no actual meaning of the name. I think it's not a good idea to name oneself after false deities. [1] Tarikh at-Tabari, Volume 6 - Muhammad at Mekka, topic: Abd Manaf. Who was Abd Manaf and his lineage.


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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. So let'...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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"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, ...


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Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, The phrase بسم الله وعلى بركة الله (Bismillahi wa'alaa barakatillah) is not found in any books of hadeeth as far as I know. But the phrase بسم الله وبركة الله (Bismillahi wa barakatillah) omitting the 'alaa is found in the Mustadrak of Imam Hakim, from Abdullah Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him). But ...


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Yes, the soul does depart from the body when one is asleep, and returns by the permission of Allah: اللَّهُ يَتَوَفَّى الأَنْفُسَ حِينَ مَوْتِهَا وَالَّتِي لَمْ تَمُتْ فِي مَنَامِهَا فَيُمْسِكُ الَّتِي قَضَى عَلَيْهَا الْمَوْتَ وَيُرْسِلُ الأُخْرَى إِلَى أَجَلٍ مُسَمًّى إِنَّ فِي ذَلِكَ لآيَاتٍ لِقَوْمٍ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ Surat Azamar Ayah 42 The above verse, ...


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When a Mushaf becomes unreadable, then there are two sayings for scholars in regards to what to do with it. The Hanafiyah and the Hanabalah say to bury it in dirt. While others, like the Malikiyah and the Shaf'iyah say burn it, following the example of Uthman (Radiyallahu Anh) as narrated in bukari, and mentioned in Abdullah Answer. Of the reasoning ...


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Praying sunnah when/while the Jama'ah has started It is totally haram to pray anything sunna or tatwaoo' when the iqama has been called. when the Iqama has been called for any of the five Fard prayers, and one is praying sunnah or any other salat one must stop and go join the Jama'ah. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon Him said): إِذَا أُقِيمَتِ ...


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Prayer is the direct command of Allah conveyed to the Prophet (without intermediaries Jibril) at Isra 'Mi'raj. As for the number of rakaat in the sholah is delivered Prophet Muhammad and taught by the Prophet SAW Rasulullah said: "Pray ye as ye see me pray" So we just have to listen and obey Wallaahu a'lam


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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 ...


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When Shaykh Salih al-Munajjid was asked a related question ("What was the number of rak’ahs in Taraweeh prayer at the time of ‘Umar"), he explained that the reason for Hazrat Umar(R.A) to change the prayer twenty rakaats was to make it easier on those in the congregation. His interpretation is corraborated by the following excerpts from Majmoo' al-Fataawa, ...


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I can't find a hadith that deals specifically with this situation. But Here are some hints I learned from scholars that talks about Waking up for Fajir. I already have summarized them down because sometimes I too struggle to wake up. Let me share it here. The 1st and most important reason that can help you wake up for Fajir is your Niyah. you solely wish ...


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