Heard that it’s haram to greet with gesture(hand/finger).So, it is haram to wave the hand as a greeting? How about waving and smiling as a greeting? What about greeting someone while waving and saying hi/hello?What about the world leaders waving hands to public/media in meeting or seminars?
ANSWER: This is what Ibn Allah qayyem said as this was at his time part of the forms of greeting by the disbelievers. Nowadays, this is mainly common among the Muslims and it seems to be ok providing it is with mahrams or the same gender.Read more
At times I visit some other city, or few times it happened that I visited to Madina and was in a hotel near to Masjid Nabvi. Me and my wife came close to each other, but in the middle I hear the loud Azan and I instantly stop for a while till Azan completes. Now my question is what should we do in such situation if it ever happen or if we couldnt separate in emotions?R v si
ANSWER: No problem in having intimacy with your wife when athan is going on.Read more
ANSWER: No, this is an innovation.Read more
Can we say bismillah for everything halal or good that we do? For eg: When brushing teeth, opening and closing doors or windows. etc.
It is recommended to say bismillah over everything of importance.Read more
Sheikh, if a person fights with his brother and stops talking, then do he needs to give salam everytime he sees him in a day or is one salam sufficient for one day or is one salam sufficient for three days?
You need to give salam whenever there is a normal need for that as when entering a room.Read more
Assalamu alaikum, the prophet (pbuh) forbade turning the waterskin upside down & drinking directly from it’s mouth. is this applicable to water bottles which are used nowadays?
Wa alaikum salam, Yes, it is, as long as there are also others that drink from it.Read more
Assalamu alaykum Are we muslims allowed to name our child Noah instead of Nuh since we are living in Europe.
Wa alaikum salam, No problem.Read more
Asalamualaykum If one sells the best thing he has in his possession in order to buy a book of tafseer does he fall under the category o fpeople mentioned in this ayah: “Never will you attain the good [reward] until you spend [in the way of Allah] from that which you love. And whatever you spend – indeed, Allah is Knowing of it(3:92)
Wa alaikum salam, He might!Read more
ssalamu alaikum sheikh, Is it permissible to delete quranic verses and hadith from smartphone? Please give reference in case there is a fatwa regarding it.
Wa alaikumsalam wa rahmatullaahi wa barakatuhu, This is permissible.Read more