Tuesday 8 Ramadan 1442 - 20 April 2021
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If a person thinks that someone will not return his salaam, should he still say salaam?

Question

If a person thinks that if he greets someone, that person will most likely not return his salaam, should he still say salaam or not?

Answer

Praise be to Allah.

Yes, he should still say salaam.

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Source: From Fatawa al-Imaam al-Nawawi, p. 67