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3 Tips to Get 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…

Want to Have a Successful Ramadan? Here is Step #1

Want to Have a Successful Ramadan? Here is Step #1

Few weeks separate us from the blessed and beloved month. Do you want to achieve a really successful Ramadan? The first step is to have a burning desire and great passion for success. That is the starting point. Cherish the intention to make the upcoming Ramadan the best in your life. Start developing this motive …

Intention

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 …

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. In this fatwa: As for your vow to leave your job, if you just intended it, you do not have to fulfill it. But …

Purity of Intentions

Purity of Intentions

The Arabic term ikhlas literally means purity, which is used in the Quran to refer to various things. For example, a verse mentions the purity of milk: We produce, for your drink, milk, pure and agreeable to those who drink it. (16:66) Purity in this verse refers to something that is natural, pure, wholesome, and …

Vow

Changing the Intention of Vow: Allowed?

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: The money you made a vow to give should be spent as you have intended. As for the family, you can give them from other charities you …

hobbies

Are Hobbies A Haram Waste of Time for a Muslim?

Short Answer: Not necessarily. It depends on the nature of the hobby, and how much time one spends on it, as well as whether or not it brings one benefit in this life or the next. In general, as long as it’s halal and it’s not taking too much time away from other more important pursuits, it’s …

Do I Need to Make Wudu' after Ghusl

Do I Need to Make Wudu after Ghusl?

I have a quick question. I have been told that one must perform wudu (ablution) after taking a shower or bath. If so, then why is this necessary?

Sincerity and Facebook: How to Fix my Intention

Sincerity and Facebook: How to Fix my Intention?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you so much for this very important question and for contacting Ask About Islam. This question shows that you are sincere and that you are seeking the reward of Allah and you are worried if something else gets in your heart other than the pure desire of pleasing Him (Glorified and …

How to Travel the World as a New Muslim?

Traveling the World as a New Muslim?

Traveling as a Muslim is not different as compared to traveling before becoming a Muslim, as long as certain guidelines are adhered to. Tourists, Muslim or not, are required to be respectful of their place of travels, to represent themselves and their own country in a positive light.



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