Presented by Noora Qadari THME Presentation June 12, 2012
For the sake of Allah only..During the time of Prophet Musa, there was a pious man, who used to pray day and night on the roof of his house. One day some people came and told there was a tree.....
Shaiytan soiling the intentions of a pious man.. He succeeded!
What is Ikhlas?“Ikhlas means purging actions of all impurities.” And the ‘impurities’ mean desire to please oneself and other creatures.Sincerity has been interpreted as being upright, sincere, truthful, pure and distant from show and ostentation in ones intention and conduct.
• ين َ ً۬ ۡ ُ ۡ ٓ ِ ۡ ُ ۡ ۡ َ ه ِّقُل إِنِّى أُمرت أَن أَعبُد ٱَّللَ مخلِصا لههُ ٱلد َ ِ ۡ ُ ۡ َ َ ِۡ ُ ِ ۡ ُ َ ه (11-12)وأُمرت ِلَن أَكون أَول ٱلمسلِمين “Say: ‘Verily, I am commanded to serve Allah with sincere devotion; and I am commanded to be the first of those who bow to Allah in Islam.” (Az- Zumar: 11-12)
A Prerequisite of worshipومآ أُمرُو ْا إَِّل لِي َۡعبُدوا ٱَّللَ مخلِصين لَهُ ٱلدين حنَفَآء ويُقِيمواْ ُ َ َ ُ َ ِّ َ ِ ُۡ ُ ْ ه َ َ ِ ٓ ه ِ َ ۡ ُ ِ َ َ َ َٰ ْ ه ٱلصلَوةَ وي ُۡؤتُوا ٱلزكوةَۚ وذٲلِك دين ٱلقَيِّمة َ ٰ هAnd they are ordered naught else than to serve Allah, keeping religion pure for Him, as men by nature upright, and to establish worship and to pay the poor-due. That is true religion. (5) (surah al- bayyinah)
Ibn al Qayyemsaid.."Deeds withoutsincerity are likea traveler whocarries in hiswater-jug dirt.The carrying ofit burdens himand it brings nobenefit."
How to have sincerity?• By making du’a.• By checking our intention before doing every action.• By keeping our private and secret life the same.• Analyzing ourselves do we want praise and acknowledgement?
Reminder!Pause a moment before you act andremind yourself Who you are doing thisfor…