[What is the ruling regarding] extending the greeting [of as-salaam ‘alaykum] upon entering the masjid – whether someone is in there or not?
Initiating the greeting of as-salaam ‘alaykum with the disbelievers
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?
Men and women shaking hands with one another
Is it permissible for a man to shake the hand of a woman he is not a mahram for; bearing in mind [where we live] there are men who stand up out of respect and shake their hands?
Free-mixing amongst relatives, friends and neighbours
From the habits in our village, which I suspect are bad, is that a woman in her home sits in the company of her male relatives who come to visit…
Extending the greeting by a nod of the head
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]?
Saying “shafaa-kAllaah” (شفاك الله) when someone sneezes
Is there anything [authentically reported] from the Messenger (sal-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) that we should say “shafaa-kAllaah” (شفاك الله) to the one who sneezes a third time?