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Is it sunnah to put hands on chest/heart after shaking hands?

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: ...
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How is the Sunnah different to the Hadith?

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 (...
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What is the modern-day applicability of "teach your children... horse riding"?

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 ...
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Does Islam support putting flowers on a grave to reduce punishment?

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)...
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What are we recommended to do or frowned upon on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

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 ...
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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?

The test 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 ...
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Is it permissible to give the name Manaf (مناف)?

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. ...
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Is it part of the Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan?

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 ...
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Why don't we pray the Sunnah Rakaats of Salah in Jamaat (Congregation)?

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 ...
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My father gets angry every time I pass Salam. Does that mean I should stop saying Salam when he's around?

"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 ...
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Salam to non-Muslims

Assalam-O-Alaikum is an Arabic phrase meaning "Peace be on you". So applying the same logic of your question, can it be sin to say "Peace be on you" in English? Obvious answer is no.
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What are we recommended to do or frowned upon on Friday's according the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Here some prohibitions and recommendations which maybe an additions to the given answer: Prohibitions We are discouraged to fast Friday only (see for example in sahih Muslim and in sahih al-Bukhari)....
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Is it part of the Sunnah to fast for 6 days in the month next to Ramadan?

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 ...
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What are the complete writings of Islam? Qur'an, Hadith, Ahadith, Sunnah, Tafsir, etc? How do they relate to each other? Chart? Map?

The Quran: Is the book or the words of Allah, it is a divine text. Tafseer: Refers to any kind of human interpretation of the Quranic text. It might be based on other Quranic verses, Ahadith, ...
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What is the prescribed duration of breast feeding?

Walaikum salammm warahmatullahi wabarakatuh, Allaah has enjoined breastfeeding in His Book, when He said (interpretation of the meaning): “The mothers shall give suck to their children for two ...
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If I e.g. breathe, is it Sunnah because prophet also used to breathe?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companions, Say, [O Muhammad], "If you should love Allah , then follow me, [so] ...
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What is the sunnah of cutting nails?

All Praise to Allah Subhanahu wa Taala and blessings of Him be on Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him His family and companion 'A'isha reported: The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) loved to start from the ...
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Is it generally important to eat an odd number of dates?

No, it even isn't Sunnah There is no evidence from the Sunnah that the Prophet intentionally ate an odd number of dates. Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him) said: It is not ...
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What happened to the slave girls of the prophet?

The hadith appears in about the same wording in sahih al-Bukhari in the book wills and testaments and the book of military expeditions and in sunan an-Nasa'i and in al-Hakim's al-Mustadrak. Similar ...
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How many Sunnah and Nafl rak'at one should offer in Jumuah salah according to all the 4 Imaams?

Evidences for sunnah or nafl before the jumu'ah prayer Let's start by some evidences: "Whoever takes a bath on Friday, purifies himself as much as he can, then uses his (hair) oil or perfumes ...
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Is there any reason to not follow only the Quran and reject the sunnah?

You may want to refer to this answer to the question "Is the Quran complete? If so, why do we need Hadith?" on Islam Stack Exchange. The Qur'an has a verse that explicitly says it is the Book about ...
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Due to the quarantine is it mandatory to shower on Friday?

Some say that ghusl on Friday is obligatory, some say it is recommended, but nevertheless: Al-Bayhaqi narrates: Ibn `Umar reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Men and women ...
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Are these hadith about mushroom authentic?

These ahadith are about desert truffles. Extending them to mushrooms is not self-evident. The first hadith is saheeh as it is present in Bukhari and Muslim, who have aimed to only include authentic ...
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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?

I think you refer to the following hadith which is from الشمائل المحمدية Shama'il Muhammadiyah: Sayyidina Anas ibn Malik radiyallahu anhu relates that Rasoolullah sallallahu alaihe wasallam drank ...
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Is it permissible to give the name Manaf (مناف)?

What our brother @Sayyid quoted is true: Manaaf مناف was a per-Islamic deity or Idol the people in Mekka were worshiping. And according to the fatwas I'm adding as a reference it is not permissible to ...
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Can I fast without suhoor (not during Ramadan)?

You may fast without suhur for any fast obligatory (like in Ramadan or in case you need to make up missed fasts of Ramadan or a fast in fulfilment of a vow) or optional (like for the day of 'Arafa or ...
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Is it allowed for 3 sisters to 3 brothers marry at same time?

In Islam, the default is what is not explicitly forbidden is allowed. I am scratching my head on this one. Reviewing all conditions for a marriage, I don't see why a "group" marriage would violate ...
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Which source says the Prophet left behind the Quran and Sunnah in his last sermon?

The Prophet ﷺ delivered at least three sermons on his farewell pilgrimage: on the day of Day of 'Arafah, on the day of Nahr and in middle of the days of Tashriq. The hadith which mentions him leaving ...
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Are insects (e.g. locusts) halal to eat according to the Qur'an and Sunnah?

Most of the scholarly opinion that declares eating insects as haram rests on this ayah: “and prohibits them as unlawful Al-Khabaa’ith (i.e. all evil and unlawful as regards things, deeds, beliefs, ...
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Why do we use left feet to enter washroom?

There is no particular evidence for this sunnah excatly! but scholars agree that we should enter the bathroom by left foot, and the there're two evidences for this: there's a main rule that say: we ...
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