Singing naats and singing Durood in a chorus

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Q: Is singing of Nath Shareef allowed in Islam? Further is sending Salaam on Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) in standing position and by
singing it in a group allowed?



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  2. While standing before the grave of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam) one should convey the Salaam individually with utmost respect and reverence. Singing the Salaam collectively in a chorus form is incorrect.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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