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Is Everything Considered Vain Talk

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 …

Islam does not just look at the deed irrespective of its motives. God evaluates peoples’ deeds according to the intentions behind them.

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 …

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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 …

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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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Changing the Intention of Vow: Allowed?

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. Sister, first of all, we’d like to say that we are impressed by your question, which emanates from a thoughtful heart. May Allah …

How Do I Fix My Intention?

How Do I Fix My Intention?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, Thank you so much for asking this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is true, as you mentioned, that intentions are absolutely crucial to having our deeds accepted by Allah Almighty. As the Noble Prophet (peace and blessings upon him) said: It has been narrated on the authority of …

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Before Action, Double-Check Your Intention

“Actions are according to intentions, and everyone will get what they intended. So whoever migrates for the sake of Allah and His messenger, the migration will be counted truly for Allah and His messenger. And whoever migrates for the sake of worldly increase or to marry someone, then the migration will count for whatever it …



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