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Responding to As-salamu 'Alaykum

It’s Sunnah to start with the Salaam even in text messages. Using shorthand is fine as mentioned by some scholars. However, it’s obligatory to respond whether face to face, shorthand and so on. 14 more words


Peace Be With You

Have you ever wondered why someone decided to wear that dress, shoes, or pants? Well, some people thanked me for wearing my favorite t-shirt today, my blue” Peace” t-shirt. 390 more words

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Peace Tattoo

At the age of forty-nine, I got my first tattoo. I always said that I would only get a tattoo if I could think of one that I would still want to have on my aged body, at 80 or 90 years old. 165 more words

Another Salaam

Got another salaam at work today

2nd, maybe third one now

Am I the only one that gets excited upon receiving salaams from total strangers? 50 more words


Eid Mubarak

السلام عليكم و رحمةالله و بركاته

Wishing everyone a beautiful Eidul Fitr insha Allah.

Eid Mubarak from The Avant-Garde Muslimah


How should we return the greeting of salaam from a non-Muslim?

Praise be to Allaah.

It is not permissible – firstly – to initiate the greeting of salaam to a non-Muslim. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Do not initiate the greeting of salaam to a Jew or a Christian…” (Narrated by Muslim, 2167). 1,190 more words