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Hadith Number 1: Actions Depend Upon Their Intentions
You can listen to the following recording for memorization of the current hadith being covered in our Literature Circle Class inshaAllah. Listen carefully for the reciter speaks quickly for those who like to work at a fast pace. For those who don't alhamdulillah you can pause the selection at will. However, continuous repetition is recommended. If we are able, each student will be asked to recite from what they remember even if it is only the English version inshaAllah. May Allah aide you and all of us to be of those whose memory sustains and increases Aameen. Enjoy!
Hadith Number One
Actions Depend Upon Their Intention
On the authority of the chief of the believers,
Abu Hafs ' Umar ibn Al-Khattab (radiAllahu anhu), who said:
I heard the Messenger of Allah (sallaAllahu alaihi wa salaam) saying: "The reward of actions depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. Thus, he whose migration was for Allah and His Messenger, his migration was for Allah and his Messenger, and he whose migration was to achieve some worldly benefit or to take a women in marriage, his migration was for that which he migrated." (Related by Bukhari and Muslim)
Also on the authority of Omar, who said : One day while we were sitting with the messenger of Allah there appeared before us a man whose clothes were exceedingly white and whose hair was exceedingly black; no signs of journeying were to be seen on him and none of us knew him.
He walked up and sat down by the prophet. Resting his knees against his and placing the palms of his hands on his thighs, he said:"O Muhammed, tell me about Islam". The messenger of Allah said: "Islam is to testify that there is no god but Allah and Muhammed is the messenger of Allah, to perform the prayers, to pay the zakat, to fast in Ramadhan, and to make the pilgrimage to the House if you are able to do so." He said:"You have spoken rightly", and we were amazed at him asking him and saying that he had spoken rightly.
He said: "Then tell me about eman ."He said:"It is to believe in Allah, His angels, His books, His messengers, and the Last Day, and to believe in divine destiny, both the good and the evil thereof." He said:"You have spoken rightly".
He said: " Then tell me about ehsan ." He said: "It is to worship Allah as though you are seeing Him, and while you see Him not yet truly He sees you".
He said: "Then tell me about the Hour". He said: "The one questioned about it knows no better than the questioner." He said: "Then tell me about its signs." He said: "That the slave-girl will give birth to her mistress and that you will see the barefooted, naked, destitute herdsman competing in constructing lofty buildings." Then he took himself off and I stayed for a time.
Then he said: "O Omar, do you know who the questioner was?" I said: "Allah and His messenger know best". He said: "He was Jebreel (Gabriel), who came to you to teach you your religion."
Hadith number in Sahih Muslim/10
On the authority of Abu Abdur Rahman`Abdullah ibn Umar ibn al-Khattab (radiAllahu ta`ala anhumma), who said:
"I heard the messenger of Allah (sallaAllahu alaihi wa sallaam) saying: "Islaam has been founded on five (pillars). To testify that none has the right to be worshipped in truth except Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah, to establish the prayer, to pay the Zakaat, to make the pilgrimage (Hajj) to the House (i.e. the Kabah in Makkah), and to fast in Ramadhaan.
Related by Bukhari and Muslim
Notes Taken from the lecture
1. Should be covered with her entire body, apart from what has been excluded by the shari'ah
2. That it (the clothing) should not be an adornment in an of itself. (The khimaar, Jilbaab, niqaab ect...)
3. The covering should be thick and not transparent. (Ex: Thin overgarments that in the light you can see the size of her bones.)
4. That the clothing should be light, loose, wide so it does not describe any part of the body. (The purpose is to prevent temptation)
5. The clothing should not be perfumed with bukhoor or fragrance. (The one who does this is an adultress/Prostitute) Listen for further details about lotions, soaps, and deodorants inshaAllah.
6. The clothing should not resemble the clothing of men. (Get rid of the boxer shorts ladies if you have them!)
7. The clothing of the women should not resemble or imitate the kaafir women
8. The clothing should not be of fame, and vanity.
The purpose for Jilbaab is not for zinaa (2nd type). For if it were for zinaa it would be defeating the purpose of covering your zinaa. Ex: If you have a Jilbaab that is decorative or attractive then you have defeated the purpose of Jilbaab. The Hijaab, when applied to the women means that it is a mind set! Jilbaab should not be thought of as apparell, it is a state of mind.
Please find out more by listening to the lecture inshaAllah. Don't be of those who cause harm, FITNAH for the men!