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Am I doing bid'ah?

Last updated: 13th September 2006
Question ID: #2430
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Muslimah
13th September 2006

 
Assalamu Alaikum Mufti Saab. I have developed the habit of reciting Basmalah before every mouthful of food (bcz I am very thankful for it from Allah) and I am very comfortable with it……..my question is that is it considered as extremity or any form of bid'ah?



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Bismillah

Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance)



It will be permissible. However, you should not consider it a must or an essential part of Deen.


Rasulullah (Sallallaahu Alayhi Wasallam) said, ‘Whoever innovates anything in Deen will surely be rejected.’ (Mishkaat)



And Only Allah Ta'ala Knows Best.