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3 Intentions You Should Avoid When Reading Qur'an

3 Intentions You Should Avoid When Reading Qur'an

Purpose and intentions are like the soul of a body, the inner capability of a seed. Many seeds look alike, but as they begin to grow and bear fruits, their differences become manifest. The purer and higher the motive, the greater the value and yield of your efforts are.

How Should I Formulate the Intention for Prayer

Does One Need to Make Verbal Intention for Prayers?

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- When starting to follow the imam, you just join him in prayer with your inner intention to follow him. 2- When a person prays …

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. In this fatwa: A non-Muslim wife is not required to abide by the Islamic Shari`ah-related matters such as “intention” or following the exact method of performing ghusl. Therefore, as long as …

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?

forcing niqab

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

Salam Dear 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, …

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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