If one of them requests that I convey their ‘salaam’ to someone I know, then am I obligated to do that?
It was not the habit of the Salaf to the time of the Prophet (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) and his rightly guided Khulafaa…
What is the ruling regarding extending [the greeting of] as-salaam [‘alaykum] to the disbelievers, particularly if it is for the sake of da’wah?
If a Muslim extends the [greeting of] salaam [‘alaykum] to his [Muslim] brother with a sign [with his hand] – whilst moving his lips, should the response [to him] be with the right or left hand if he is at a distance?
Some people – [and] may Allaah guide them – when they pass by others who are seated or passing them, they nod their head towards them – intending [by doing so] to extend the greeting [of as-salaam ‘alaykum]; [so] should we respond to them [when they do this]?
He extended greetings to one child who recognised him, and who then gave the Shaykh a miswaak (tooth stick). The Shaykh accepted it, smiling with complete humility and a welcoming heart.
If the presenter on television or radio extends the greeting or [likewise] the writer in a magazine, then is it obligatory upon us to respond in this case?