Sunnats and Aadaab

December, 2017

  • 5 December

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 22

    1.One should not make salaam when greeting a non Muslim. If a non Muslim greets one with salaam, then one should reply by merely saying “Wa Alaik” (and upon you), and if many non Muslims greet one with salaam, one should reply by saying “Wa Alaikum” (and upon you all). …

November, 2017

  • 28 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 21

    1. It is an adab (Islamic etiquette) that the one who is walking should greet the one who is sitting first. The one who is riding a conveyance should greet the one who is walking first. Similarly, the young should greet the elders first, and a small jamaat (those that …

  • 20 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 20

    1.Upon meeting, one should commence the conversation with salaam. عن جابر قال قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: السلام قبل الكلام. (ترمذي رقم 2699) Hazrat Jaabir (Radhiyallahu Anhu) reports that Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam) said: “Salaam should be made before the conversation.”

  • 13 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 19

    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 …

  • 7 November

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 18

    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 …

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 17

    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.

  • 24 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 16

    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.

  • 18 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 15

    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.

  • 10 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 14

    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.

  • 3 October

    Sunnats and Aadaab of Greeting (Salaam) – Part 13

    1. It is not correct to write the salaam in an abbreviated form (e.g. slmz, salaams etc.). This is not in keeping with the respect of the salaam. If the salaam was written in an abbreviated form (e.g. slmz, salaams etc.), it is not waajib to reply to such a …