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  • Training oneself to use Islamic forms of greeting is not hypocrisy or ostentation Date: 26-11-2014

    Alsalama 'alaikum warahmatullah. I am struggling to become a better Muslim and I'm finding myself having a difficult time adjusting. What I'm noticing about a lot of Muslims that I admire, is that they have beautiful speech. By this I mean they often say things like the salam and jazakallah khr rather than just hello or thank you. They say alhamdulillah.. More

  • Saying non-Muslim greetings such as Namaste Date: 12-10-2014

    I have com across some non-muslims living in Qatar, Bahrain and other muslim nations and found them using words like insha-Allah, Alhamdulillah while conversating with their muslim fellows. Is this allowed and accepted as they think its all just a language , nothing more. So using this theory can I as Muslim greet a Hindu saying namaste...? .. More

  • Shaking hands with opposite gender for fear of not getting hired Date: 29-5-2014

    Aslaam-o-Alaikum I had a quick question regard shaking hands with an opposite gender. I know that shaking hands with the opposite gender is not permissible. I have had few interviews in past and some of the interviewers were female. When they offered me to shake hands with them, I said no saying that I don't shake hands with females. Don't know whether.. More

  • Her husband kisses his young daughter on the lips Date: 10-4-2014

    salam alayk sheik, may Allah reward your effort. my question is about my husband. he like kissing our daughter to the extend that when she was a baby he use to bring his tongue out for her to suck but now she is 2 years old and he kiss her all around her face and most at times on her lips.it worries me a lot because i try to stop him but he is still.. More

  • Shaking hands with a female interviewer to get a job Date: 15-2-2014

    Asalama aleikum. I am unemployed individual. So i am in need of work because i have debts, and wish to start university, and it requires that i take a loan with rents or that i fund it myself. So i have decided to try to find work so that i can avoid the rents. In the country that i live roughly 50% of the employers/bosses are women. The problem is.. More

  • Women whom one is forbidden from touching Date: 13-1-2014

    Ma‘qil ibn Yasaar, May Allaah Be Pleased with him, narrated that the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, strictly forbade touching unlawful women. Does this mean that I am forbidden from touching my Mahram women?.. More

  • A woman shaking hands with boys Date: 12-1-2014

    Is a woman forbidden to shake hands with boys?.. More

  • Using the thumb to point at something Date: 21-3-2013

    Assalamualaikum wbt. I would like to ask a question about sunnah. There are an article spreading in my country in facebook. the tittle is the forgettable sunnah. it says that sunnah teach us to point at something using forefinger (first finger next to the thumb). if we use thumb finger to point at something. it will be same as Yahudi. Normally malays.. More

  • Saying 'Allaah Haafith' or 'Jumu'ah Mubaarakah' Date: 21-3-2013

    is saying allah hafiz or jummah mubarak a bid'ah .. More

  • Greeting worshippers before performing the prayer of Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid Date: 24-12-2012

    Upon entering the mosque, should I greet people in the mosque or perform the prayer of Tahiyyat-ul-Masjid first? Thank you... More

  • Salaam between men and women / Declaring someone as a non-Muslim has to be avoided Date: 1-12-2011

    Salam alaikum wa rahmatAllah wa barakatuhu, A brother just now blamed me for making Takfir on him, when I told him, I don't make takfir, it was him who constantly makes takfir on the Muslim rulers, he said, not saying "Salam" to a Muslim is automatically Takfir. I never say Hi and always say Salam, except when I am on the street and am just sending.. More

  • Shaking hands with someone who has touched his private parts Date: 28-8-2011

    It has been a common observation that people touch their private parts and perform their routine tasks after that without washing, is it right? and if I have seen someone carrying this touch am I allowed to not shake hand with him?.. More

  • Bad omen and the greeting of namaste Date: 5-5-2011

    Assalam u alaikum Wa Rahmathullahi Wa Barakatuhu, I have two questions to ask. This is the second time I am sending the questions. I request you to kindly answer my questions at the earliest. 1. I heard from my elders that place plays an important role in ones health, wealth and success. I mean to ask that if some one falls sick and unable to recover.. More

  • Prohibition on exchanging greetings for disbelievers' celebrations Date: 26-1-2011

    Is it permissible to send a greeting card to my friend for Christmas?.. More

  • 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