Making salaam to the opposite gender

Q: Is it permissible in Islam for a strange man and women to make salaam?


A: In this day and age this should be totally avoided.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

روي عن عمر رضي الله عنه من سلك مسالك الظن اتهم (كشف الخفاء 1/44)

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)