Using the miswak when entering one’s home

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Is it a Sunnah to use the miswak when entering one’s home to be with one’s family?



Yes. Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha) was asked what was the first thing Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) would do when he would come home? She replied, ‘He would use the miswak.’

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 253)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar

This answer was collected from The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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