Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

April, 2017

  • 18 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 1

    1. When one meets his Muslim brother, he should greet him with salaam. عن علي رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم : للمسلم على المسلم ست بالمعروف يسلم عليه إذا لقيه ويجيبه إذا دعاه ويشمته إذا عطس ويعوده إذا مرض ويتبع جنازته إذا مات ويحب …

  • 25 April

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 2

    1. Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) has encouraged us in the mubaarak Ahaadith to make salaam a common practice among ourselves. Making salaam will be a means of creating love and unity among ourselves. عن عبد الله بن عمرو: أن رجلا سأل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: أي الإسلام خير؟ …

July, 2017

  • 3 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 3

    1. When making salaam, one should make salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaikum.”  One may add to the words of the salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah ” or “Assalaamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa barakaatuhu”. The more words one uses in the salaam causes the reward to increase. عن عمران …

  • 11 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 4

    1. If one is greeted with salaam,  it is waajib for one to reply to the salaam. 2. When replying to the salaam, it is permissible for one to reply equally to the greeting received. However, if one increases the words in the greeting, it will be better and more …

  • 18 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 5

    1. The words of salaam end with  “Wa barakaatuhu”. One should not add any other words after “Wa barakaatuhu”. عن محمد بن عمرو بن عطاء قال : كنت جالسا عند عبد الله بن عباس فدخل عليه رجل يماني فقال : السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته ثم زاد شيئا مع ذلك …

  • 24 July

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 6

    1. When replying to the salaam of someone, one should reply to the salaam verbally and not by a mere sign of the hand or a nod of the head. وعن عمرو بن شعيب عن أبيه عن جده رضي الله عنهم أن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم قال : …

August, 2017

  • 1 August

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 7

    1. From an entire group of people, if one person among them makes salaam to someone they meet, his salaam will suffice on behalf of the entire group. Similarly, if a person meets a group of people and greets them with salaam, the reply of one person among them will …

  • 8 August

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 8

    1. One should make salaam upon entering the home. If there is no one present within the home, he should make salaam by saying “Assalaamu Alaina Wa ‘ala ‘Ibaadillahis Saaliheen”. عن أنس بن مالك رضي الله عنه قال : قال لي رسول الله صلى الله عليه و سلم يا بني …

  • 15 August

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 9

    1. When leaving the home, one should leave the home with salaam. عن قتادة قال : قال النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم: إذا دخلتم بيتًا فسلموا على أهلِهِ فإذا خرجتم فأودعوا أهله بسلام (شعب الايمان للبيهقي رقم 8459) Hadhrat Qataadah (Rahimahullah) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “When you …

September, 2017

  • 12 September

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 10

    1. The person who makes salaam first obtains greater reward. عن أبى أمامة قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم إن أولى الناس بالله من بدأهم بالسلام (ابو داود رقم 5199) Hadhrat Abu Umaamah (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “The one who greets the people …