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Saying salam when departing

Question

Making Salam when entering home and meeting people is established. Is salam when leaving home, leaving ie departing from people also established?

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Difference between sunnah and adab

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What is the difference between sunnah and adab? Is sunnah something proven from hadith and adab not proven from hadith? What is the need for adab if we have the sunnah of Nabi (sallalahu ‘alayhi wa sallam)?

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The exact wording for the du’a before meals

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I saw a question on your site and became curious to other similar types of du’as which are still being taught to our kids. One of which is the du’a before meals; do the following words appear in the Hadith?

 bismillahi wa a’la barakatillah.

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Prohibition of slapping the face

Question

1) Is hitting/ disciplining on the face, for example slapping etc allowed in Islam?

2) Is there any reference to this statement?

‘The place where the ustad (teacher) hits the student, will not be touched by the fire of Jahannam’

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Exact wording of the du’a when leaving home

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The du’a that is read when leaving one’s home,

بِسْمِ اللهِ، تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَى اللهِ، وَلَا حَوْلَ وَلَا قُوَّةَ إِلَّا بِاللهِ

bismillahi tawakkaltu ‘alallahi wa la hawla wa la quwwata illa billah

Is the wa before la hawla found in the books of Hadith or is it an addition made from the side of people?

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Saying JazakAllahukhayra

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When saying thanking someone should one say JazakAllah or should the addendum             ” Khaira ” be added. Is there any narration which states or allows just the words “JazakAllah” without the addition of “Khaira” As I have heard that JazakAllah alone could possibly be a curse too,( i.e. may Allah extract retributive justice from you) and I was led to believe that this a vestige of the Khawaarij?

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Hadith on giving the elders first

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Is there any Hadith which mentions that Rasulullah (Sallallahu alaihi wa salaam) once gave some drink (after drinking some) to the sahabi on his right and advised him to give it to the elder Sahabi after him.

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Du’a when wearing clothes

Question

The dua that is famous for wearing clothes is:

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي كَسَانِي مَا أُوَارِي بِهِ عَوْرَتِي، وَأَتَجَمَّلُ بِهِ فِي حَيَاتِي

“Alhamdu Lillahiladhi Kasani Ma Uwari Bihi ‘Aurati Wa Atajammalu bihi fi Hayati”

Should this be read for wearing clothes on a daily basis or new clothes only?

What duas are mentioned for wearing clothes on a day to day basis in the hadith?

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