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Question # : 14705

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Asalamualaikum Q-Is it permissible or bidat when you meet a muslim or write a letter to say or write the word salaams for short instead of Assalamualaikum?

Answer : 14705

Published on: Jul 26, 2009

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 1381/1129=D/1430)


Greeting with Assalamu Alaikum is sunnah, it is bad to be habitual of greeting with any other form of greeting. Saying only ?salam? is not bid?ah (innovation) rather it is against sunnah.  

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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