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  • Adding ‘wa Maghfiratuh’ in the response to the Salaam greeting Date: 2-11-2010

    As Salaam Alaikum Respected Scholar, Is it permissible to add supplements on greetings? When one greets by saying "Salaamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatu" and the other replies the same adding "...wa Maghfiratu", so it this practice alright in Shari'ah? I have also read that Sahaaba use to add up to 30 words in greetings, is this true about them?.. More

  • His old neighbour kissed him as her son Date: 4-4-2010

    Dear Sir, I am Yusuf, 28 years old. There is a nice family in the neighborhood that I visit from a day to another. I went with the grandma and her sister to the airport and in the airport the grandma kissed me as her son. I don't know if this kiss is OK because she is in the age of my mother or this kiss is still forbidden. And what should I.. More

  • Saying "Assalaamu ‘Alayk" when greeting a Muslim male or female Date: 8-2-2010

    As salaamu alaikum, Almost every muslim that I have ever met says "as salaamu alaikum" when greeting one muslim. However, someone told me that the greeting should change depending on who is being spoken to - "as salaamu alaika" for one man, "as salaamu alaiki" for one woman, "as salaamu alaik" for either one man or one woman, and "as salaamu alaikum".. More

  • Replying to the Salaam of a disobedient Muslim Date: 22-11-2009

    as salaamu alaykum dear respected scholars. My question deals with the precious phrase 'As salaamu Alaykum' and the response. is it a must to return this precious phrase in heaven to those who fight you for your faith and only use this precious phrase as a ruse to catch you off guard to their real intentions of working against you and the mu'mineen... More

  • Hello has nothing to do with the Hell Date: 27-9-2009

    has any Fatwa been given by Imaam-e-Kaaba about any connection between Hell and Hello, making Hello mean "Heller". Kindly clarify, as this is a major confusion in Pakistan nowadays... If yes, then kindly show the reference, source or anything reliable! Thanks.. More

  • Answering Salaam greeting by email Date: 18-8-2009

    as-salam 3alaykom. my question is concerning answering salam but in e-mail. i subscribed to a daily hadeeth (imaam al-Bukhari) and with each sent mail there's a salam to all the group. since we r obliged to answer a salam, is it an obligation on us to reply back with an e-mail or it's enough to say in urself the reply intending salam on these ppl who.. More

  • Audience clapping hands / Making shoes upside down Date: 12-8-2009

    what is the ruling on audience clapping and shoes being upside down.. More

  • Invoking blessings upon the Prophet while shaking hands Date: 6-8-2009

    Assalamu alikum wa rahmatou Allah wabarakatoho. Dear brothers, my question is concerning a tradition we have here where I live. People usually meeting each other greet using SALAM than shake hands. While shaking hands they say : "Allahoma sali wa salim ala sayidina Mohammed". Is doing so permitted ? Or it's some bat tradition that we must refrain from.. More

  • Raising the hand while greeting a person with Salaam Date: 11-2-2009

    Aslkum., I have a Question regarding salam in India there is a retual of raising there right hand and saying salam and if u are greeting an elder person then u are suppose to go closer and bowdown .. Will this act of greeting count as shirk ? .. More

  • The shortest form of Salaam Date: 11-2-2009

    As Salamu Alycom wa rahmutallah wa barakato. I have a quick question convcerning give Salam to other muslims. What is the minimum (or shortest) salam a muslim can give to another muslim? I know about the hadith of the people that came to a gathering that Rasoolallah (A) had, and as they gave salam, Rasoolallah (A) said 10, 20, and 30 depending on the.. More

  • Standing up for a coming person Date: 26-1-2009

    Assalamo Alaikum, is that right to stand up when your superior chef of the work, teacher or somebody who is superior than you when he is passing. For muslim this act is not like shirk. please I need the answer, because i live with this problem everyday i my office. Jazakullah Khair.. More

  • Greeting the Mufti with Salaam before asking him Date: 23-11-2008

    Assalaamualaykum, Can a questioner do salaam to an Alim before asking any question to him? .. More

  • Greet other Muslims whether or not you know them Date: 15-11-2007

    Assalaamu Alaykum. Dear Shaikh,I used to go to pray in a small mosque where i live, the problem is that people who pray there have no respect whatsoever towards you. If they don't know you you say Assalaamu Alaykum,they turn their face to the other side, but if they know you they smile at you, talk to you, greet you and as soon as we finish the.. More

  • Kissing hands of elders who are not Mahram Date: 3-6-2007

    with reference to fatwa # 83692, i would like to have further clearification " shall the one who is kissing and the one who is kissed must have a bllod relation or can say mahram to each other , or it is in general regardless of being mahram and namahram ".. More

  • Women kneeling in front of men when they meet Date: 22-11-2006

    i am a student in islamic university in uganda. Sine arriving here i've seen some p ratices done by both muslims and non-muslims, among them is women kneeling infront of men whenever they meet. ie a wife kneeling infront of the husband, or young ladies kneeling infront of elders. my question is... is this practice permissable in islam? and please give.. More