Musafahah

Posted on 06/12/2012 by marina

MUSAFAHAH مصافحة
Taking the hand. Joining or shaking hands. A custom expressly enjoined by Muhammad, who said, “If two Muslims meet and join hands (i.e. shake hands), their sins will be forgiven before they separate.” (Mishkat, book xiii. ch. iii. pt. 2.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam