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Can I Shake Hands with My Wife’s Mother?

Can I Shake Hands with My Wife’s Mother?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: There is nothing wrong with shaking hands with wife’s mother because she is a mahram, Answering your question, Sheikh Salih Ibn Fawzan Al-Fawzan, A member of …

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Can Men and Women Shake Hands?

Short Answer: The simple answer is, yes. In general, we know that one of the principles in recognizing hadith which are not genuine is that if the hadith prescribes either a supremely great reward for a minor good deed, or a supremely great punishment for a minor misdeed. And then that probably is not a genuine hadith of the Prophet (peace be upon …

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Shaking Hands

This is a dilemma many of us face these days, especially at work. So we should shake hands? Is it permissible? Daood Butt discusses.



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