Tag Archives: Etiquette

June, 2014

  • 13 June

    Verification of Hadith: Whoever imitates a nation is of them

    Question Kindly verify these translations and provide the references : 1) Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:  Whoever imitates a nation is of them  2) Nabi (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: The one who imitates others is not of us

  • 3 June

    Hadith prohibiting Backgammon

    Question What is the authenticity of the following Hadith? He who plays Backgammon has disobeyed Allah Ta’ala and His Messenger

May, 2014

  • 20 May

    Prohibition of shaving only part of the head

    Question What is the meaning of the hadith below? نهى رسول الله صلي الله عليه و سلم عن القزع Translation: Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) prohibited from qaza’ (a way of cutting the hair). In the above hadith, the word qaza’ is used. What is the meaning of this word? To shave some parts and leave some parts or to merely …

April, 2014

March, 2014

  • 17 March

    The du’a whilst eating

    Question Are there any du’as mentioned in the Hadith that are to be read whilst eating? For instance, Allahumma Barik Lana Fima Razaqtana Wa Qina Adhaban Nar and Allahumma Lakal Hamdu Wa Lakash Shukr

  • 13 March

    When entering an empty house should we add something to the salam?

    Question When entering home and there is nobody at home should the words ‘Alayna wa ‘ala ibadillahis sawlihin be added after saying the normal salam?

  • 13 March

    Leaving the home with the left foot

    Question Is there a Hadith which says we should exit the house with the left foot?

  • 12 March

    The Sahabi who picked up the morsel of food

    Question There is a famous incident mentioned about a Sahabi having meals in the King’s palace when he dropped a morsel. Whilst cleaning and eating it one man told him how can you do that here. He replied: Should I leave the Sunnah of my beloved for these Fools?! Could you please source the reference.

  • 10 March

    Saying salam when departing

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

February, 2014

  • 24 February

    Saying JazakAllahukhayra

    Question When saying thanking someone should one say JazakAllah or should the addendum ” Khayra ” be added. Is there any narration which states or allows just the words “JazakAllah” without the addition of “Khayra” 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 …

  • 23 February

    Hadith on giving the elders first

    Question 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.

  • 23 February

    Hadith on Sleeping after Fajr

    Question There is a Hadith that the sleeping of the morning decreases the rizq (sustenance). Does this refer to sleeping and missing the Fajr prayer or does it refer to sleeping after performing the Fajr prayer? If someone sleeps after performing the Fajr prayer is he committing a sin and will he be punished for that?