niyyah Archives - IslamQA

Find answers to your Islamic questions by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

Is it necessary to make intention for ghusal of janaabat?

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Q: Is there any niyyat specially for ghusl. I hear people say things like: Niyyah for Ghusl Bath after having sexual intercourse. “Nawaithu an’ahthasila huslan minal’janaabathi wathahaarathan lil’badni waa’sthibaahathan lis’salaathi ashhadu’anlaahilaaha il’lal’lahu wa’ashadu an’na’muhammadar’rasoolul’lahi. If I just say that I am taking ghusl to clean myself from janabat, is this okay or doI have to… read more »

Is niyyah for ghusl sunnah?

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Q: Is niyyah for ghusl sunnah? A: Generally, for the thawaab of all good works a niyyat is a precondition. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Cutting someone’s hair after ihram

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Last year I went for umrah with my mother, She was on wheel chair that I was pushing (we both doing Umrah together).We did all activities of Umrah.After getting my head shaved (without removing the ihram cloths), i cut the hair of my mother as according to requirement.Is that fine? Answer … read more »

Solutions to wake up for fajr

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I am doing niyyath before sleeping to offer tahajjud and fazar namaz. But I woke up after 5 minutes of completion time of is happening since 2 weeks, before I was able to offer fazar namaz. Even my sleep is not getting disturbing in night.for example if I sleep at 10 PM  I… read more »