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Sunnats and Aadaab

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 19

This entry is part 1 of 19 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. It is sunnah for one to greet children with salaam. When Nabi (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) would see children, he made salaam to them

وعن أنس قال : إن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم مر على غلمان فسلم عليهم (مسلم رقم 2168)

Hazrat Anas (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that on one occasion Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) passed by a group of children, and he made salaam to them.”

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 18

This entry is part 19 of 19 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. If one promises to convey the salaam of a person to someone else, it becomes waajib on him to fulfil the promise and convey the salaam.

2. One should not make salaam to non mahrams. If a non mahram woman makes salaam to a man, then if she is an old woman, regarding whom there is no fear of fitna, then one may reply to her salaam. However, if she is a young woman making salaam, then one should not verbally reply to the salaam. Rather, one may reply to the salaam within one’s heart.

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 17

This entry is part 18 of 19 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. One should not reply to the salaam of anyone while relieving himself. Similarly, one should not make salaam to anyone while relieving himself.

2. One should make salaam to his elders with humility in a low voice.

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 16

This entry is part 17 of 19 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. If one enters a gathering wherein a talk or discussion of Deen is taking place, one should not make salaam as this disturbs the speaker as well as the gathering.

2. It is not permissible (makrooh-e-tahreemi) to bow and make salaam.

Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 15

This entry is part 16 of 19 in the series Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting

1. It is better for one not to greet someone who is engrossed in a conversation or busy in some work.

2. It is makrooh to greet a person involved in any Deeni activity or while he is eating etc.