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It means: "Peace be upon you, O prophet!" Your concern is valid and can be dealt in two ways: During lifetime of the Prophet these words were to be taken literally. After he passed away they should be taken as a figure of speech; just like poetic apostrophe. Second person should be replaced with third person. The following narration testifies that at least ...


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In the described situation, the person has performed all the physical actions required to become a Muslim. Another Muslim would ordinarily accept this person as a Muslim. Beyond that, it's impossible to be sure; it depends on the individuals heart, and is up to Allah. It is plausible that not wanting to accept Islam (depending on what that means) is ...


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Nope. Islam does not make this distinction. Per Islam, prayer is an act of worship. 'Humans' are acknowledged as created beings who themselves are helpless so to think they have any kind of power or influence to 'grant' people their requests is not right. The only one to whom prayers and worship should be directed to is God. ولا تدع من دون الله ما لا ...


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Making dua' (supplication) after the last tashahud and before the salam is permissible and recommended without any restriction. This is based on the sahih narration on the authority of Abudllah ibn Mas'ud explaining tashahud and ending with the statement: ...Then select the invocation you like best and recite it. (Quoted in Sahih al-Bukhari, sahih Muslim, ...


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Bismillah. Alhamdulillahi rabbil-'alamin was-Salatu was-Salam 'ala Sayyidil-Mursalin wa 'ala 'Alihi wa Sahbihi Ajma'in. After Attahiyat, aka Tashahhud, in the last rakaat of Salah the worshiper recites Salawaat, then makes duas, then performs Taslim saying Salaam to his right and left with which Salah ends. This is the only diffirence between the previous ...


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According to the majority of scholars (the Hanafis, Malikis, and Hanbalis), saying the Salawat in the first tashahhud shouldn't be done. The Hanafis say it requires Sajdah Sahu if you do it forgetfully. The Malikis would even say the Salah breaks if you do it intentionally. The Shafiis, on the other hand, say that saying Salawat in the first tashahhud is ...


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Some scholars allow raising hands during the prayer for example during a du'a like that of al-Qunoot, but there's no backup for doing so during (or after) tashhahud and before salam. So considering this bid'ah seems correct. As it was not mentioned that the prophet () raised his hands for du'a in this position. And it is important that acts of worship ...


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Let me know if I couldn't understand your question correctly - You are asking that if there is anything which doesn't belong to any sect but only to Islam without any sect right? If you want to find answers to your problems you just need to follow Quran and Sahih Hadith even if the person who is telling you belong to any other sect but should be a person. ...


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Excessive movement, which is not part of Salah will nullify Salah except for making necessary movements when needed such as: wiping the nose, scratching, etc. But for the Rocking back and forth during Tashahud which is inadvertently and not for changing the shape of Salah, it is better not to do. Actually it does not invalidate Salah but would reduce ...


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Meaning السلام عليكم is often translated as peace and Allah's mercy and blessing be upon you. Scholars (here an Explanation of the words of tashahud by ibn Baz ) say that in this special context in السلام عليك أيها النبي, salam refers to السلامة which may mean safety, well being etc.: so by this we ask Allah to protect and keep His Messenger (peace be upon ...


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