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Purify Intention

How to Purify My Intention When Leading Prayers at the Masjid?

Short Answer: Here you are, at age 15, chosen by Allah to recite His Glorious book whilst leading other Muslims in prayer. He has chosen you for the best of work, so rejoice about this! And intend to work hard from now on, to give this noble position of Islamic leadership your best shot. You …

forcing niqab

My New Husband is Forcing Me To Wear Niqab. Must I?

SalamDear Sister, I am really surprised and I am re-thinking again and again before advising you. I was a bit surprised at many of the details you have provided here. Whenever I think of a suggestion to help you, I find that, somehow, you have had it cross your mind! He Cannot Force You Well, …

Sincerity to God: The Fourth Step on the Journey

Sincerity to God: The Fourth Step on the Journey

Sincerity is the most important step on the journey. But it comes here after reliance on Allah (SWT), because relying on Allah is important for sincerity. Sincerity is so difficult to attain, you need lot of reliance on Allah.

Fasting Break

Two Questions About What Breaks The Fast in Ramadan

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your questions. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani from SeekersHub addresses these question in the videos below: Should I Continue Fasting if I Break My Fast Deliberately? Transcript: Yes. So, if one breaks one’s fast whether by accident or deliberately in a moment of weakness. You decide to eat …

Did You Curse Me With Your Heart Or With Your Tongue? - About Islam

Did You Curse Me With Your Heart Or With Your Tongue?

Ammar (may Allah be pleased with him), cursed Prophet Muhammad (SAW) when under torture from the Quraysh. It made him depressed. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) asked him did you curse me with your heart or with your tongue?

Those Who Are Best in Deeds

Those Who Are Best in Deeds

The manner in which God extols the value of work exposes the foolishness of two tendencies that are far removed from the truth. The first of these tendencies is to perform works without guidance or insight, deeds carried out in disregard of both Islamic and natural causes.

Improve Interpersonal Skills

How to Improve Interpersonal Skills When I Talk Too Much?

Short Answer:Excessive talking without the Remembrance of Allah hardens the heart.Nothing softens the hearts likethe remembrance of Allah, as by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured.Ask Allah, sincerely, and He will respond. Engage with the Quran and with the purification of your heart. Make your intentions for His sake andHe surely will open doors …

Seeking Attention

Seeking Attention: How Can I Get Rid of Bad Habits?

Short Answer:I advise you to look deep within your heart and ask yourself why you want attention. In Islam we aren’t supposed to purposely attract the opposite sex. Men and women are told by Allah to be modest in dress and manner.I advise you to examine your intentions. _____________________________________ Salaam alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh …

A PurposeFULL Life of Intentions

A PurposeFULL Life of Intentions

As days melt into weeks and months become years, it’s easy to lose sight of your intentions and fall astray. Yet it is your intentions that count the most! Are you praying because Allah Almighty decreed prayer for you? Or are you praying to show…

only for reward

Should We Do Good Only for Reward?

Short Answer:Allah has given us everything; and even those things we give to the poor or the needy are reallyHisgift to them. And as we have chosen to be a channel for that gift, we get reward.If we reject that reward, it is somewhat of a rebellion against God. Allahwill certainly reward them on the …

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