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    Question ID: 35038Country: India

    Title: Correct way of doing Musafaha (Shaking hands)

    Question: What is the correct way of doing musafaha (shaking hands when meeting with other people) with one hand or both the hands and its benefits if any? Please provide with some references.

    Answer ID: 35038

    Bismillah hir-Rahman nir-Rahim !

    (Fatwa: 2175/1257/H=1432) It is sunnah to do musafaha with both the hands and it is also allowable to do it with one hand. Musafaha causes love and amity and it removes sins. It is proved by hadith.

    Allah (Subhana Wa Ta'ala) knows Best

    Darul Ifta,

    Darul Uloom Deoband, India