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August, 2020

  • 31 August

    The harms of marrying with the incorrect intention

    Question Please mention the status of this Hadith. It would be appreciated if you could quote the Arabic text as well. It is mentioned in a Hadith that the person who marries to acquire fame then Allah will increase him in disgrace and the person who marries to acquire wealth then Allah will increase him in poverty and that person …

January, 2020

December, 2019

  • 17 December

    A narration regarding a person who habitually performs Tahajjud but oversleeps

    Question Can you confirm the source of this Hadith? ما من امرئ تكون له صلاة بليل فيغلبه عليها نوم إلا كتب له أجر صلاته وكان نومه عليه صدقة

  • 2 December

    The importance of going out in battle with the correct intention

    Question Is the following narration authentic: عن معاذ بن جبل عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم أنه قال الغزو غزوان فأما من ابتغى وجه الله وأطاع الإمام وأنفق الكريمة وياسر الشريك واجتنب الفساد فإن نومه ونبهه أجر كله وأما من غزا فخرا ورياء وسمعة وعصى الإمام وأفسد في الأرض فإنه لم يرجع بالكفاف

November, 2019

September, 2019

June, 2018

  • 27 June

    Caution against having the incorrect intention when seeking knowledge

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration please: Sayyiduna Ka’b ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever seeks knowledge in order to compete with the ‘Ulama, or to debate with the foolish, or to draw people’s attention, Allah will put him into Jahannam.”

May, 2018

  • 3 May

    The intention one should have when giving charity

    Question Is this statement of Sayyiduna ‘Uthman (radiyallahu ‘anhu) authentic? “Your charity will not be accepted until you believe, “I need the reward more than the beggar needs the money.”

February, 2018

  • 19 February

    Warnings against having improper motives

    Question What is the status of this Hadith “Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wasallam) said: ‘Seek refuge in Allah against the pit of grief.’ The Companions asked, ‘Allah’s Messenger, what is the pit of grief?’ He replied, ‘It is a river in Hell against which even Hell seeks refuge four hundred times a day.’ They again asked, ‘Allah’s Messenger, who will enter …

November, 2017

  • 27 November

    Doing good with the intention of reward

    Question I know when we do good deeds like dhikr, salah etc we should be only doing them for Allah or to please Allah. What if your intention is to do good deeds to get rewards in Jannah? Will Allah accept the good deeds if your doing to get rewards in Jannah? Is there any Hadith about it.

September, 2017

  • 7 September

    Actions are judged/rewarded according to their intentions

    Question What is the authenticity of this narration? Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily actions are but by their intentions, and a person will only be [awarded according] to his intention. So whosoever emigrated for Allah and His Rasul, his hijrah will be for Allah and His Rasul. And whosoever emigrated to attain something of this world, or to …

March, 2017

October, 2016

  • 25 October

    How to correct one’s intention

    Question Is there any Hadith that advises us to check the sincerity of our intention before doing an action, while doing it, and to make tawbah afterwards if our intention was deficient in any way?