Replying to the salaam of a non-Musim

Q: If a non-Muslim says Assalam u alAikum, how should we answer? 

A: Do not reply to his salaam in the manner one replies to a Muslim. However you may reply by saying Wa Alayka.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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