Welcoming a coming person by Standing up and Kissing them

Question: What is the ruling on welcoming an approaching person by standing up and kissing them?

Answer: Firstly, With regard to standing up for an approaching person, Ibn Taymiyyah gave a detailed reply in this regard based on Shar`ee (Islaamic legal) evidence. It may be proper to cite these pieces of evidence here as they are of much benefit. He (may Allaah be merciful to him) said… read more here.

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