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assalamva alaikum, if any hindu greet us with assalamva alaikum , what will we reply him

Answer : 4228

Published on: Jun 9, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 293/293=M/1429)


You should say in reply of greetings from a Hindu: وعلیک  or ھداک اللہ as it is mentioned in Durr-e-Mukhtar:

ولو سلم یھودی او نصرانی او مجوسی علی مسلم فلا باس بالرد و لکن لایزید علی قولہ و علیک کما فی الخانیۃ (الشامی: 9/591)

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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