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Getting Over the Ramadan Wall

3 Tips to Get Over the Ramadan Wall

How can we prevent these precious moments of Ramadan from slipping through our fingers? Sometimes we have to train ourselves to overcome the negative thoughts that can prevent us from finishing at our best. Here are three strategies for how we can do…

Ramadan prep tips

6 Tips for Ramadan - A Preparation List

Ramadan requires us to tweak our lifestyles so as to make it healthy and productive. It’s not everyday that we get up an hour or so before Fajr to prepare for suhoor meals or to pray Tahajjud (night prayer). Therefore, before the arrival of Ramadan, it is a good idea to start adjusting our sleeping habits.

Praying Two Rak`ahs with More Than One Intention

Praying Two Rak`ahs with More Than One Intention: Valid?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- If one of the two sunnahs is not implied by the other, then the intentions thereof should not be combined in one act, such …

Is Everything Considered Vain Talk?

Wa alaikum ussalam. Thank you for sending in your question to our website. The Arabic word “laghw” means vain or useless talk, actions, and pastimes: anything that has no benefit in this world, and brings no rewards for the believer in the Hereafter. According to Tafsir ibn Kathir, in an explanation of the verse of …

Competition and Showing Off - Any Difference?

When we show off and compete with one another only so that it is said of us that we are good or brave or wise, etc. we seek praise from the creation. This is our intention. But when we compete for the pleasure of Allah, we recognize that our ability and our reward is from Allah, and our intentions are for Allah.

Do I Need to Make Wudu' after Ghusl

Do I Need to Make Wudu' after Ghusl?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we are greatly pleased to receive your question, which shows the confidence you place in us. May Allah reward you abundantly …

Job

Vowed to Leave Job: Must I Fulfill It?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, thank you for your question that shows your interest in commitment to the teachings of Islam. As for your vow, if …

Job

Vowed to Leave Job: Must I Fulfill It?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear sister, thank you for your question that shows your interest in commitment to the teachings of Islam. As for your vow, if …

Should My Non-Muslim Wife Take Ghusl After Menses

Should My Non-Muslim Wife Take Ghusl After Menses?

Wa`alaykum as-salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother in Islam, thank you for your question, which reflects your care to have a clear view of the teachings of Islam. Allah commands Muslims to refer to people of …

How Should I Formulate the Intention for Prayer

How Should I Formulate the Intention for Prayer?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.  All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …



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