Category Archives: Khushoo’

Khushoo’ in salah


“Those who offer their Salât (prayers) with all solemnity and full submissiveness” [Surat Al-Mu’minūn 23:2] Abdullaah ibn Umar said in commentary to this verse: ‘When they stood for prayer, they faced forward in their prayer, they lowered their gaze to … Continue reading

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“Someone who turns away in prayer…”


“Someone who turns away in prayer, either with his eyes or his heart, is like a man whom the king summons and seats before him: just when the king starts to call out his name and addresses him, the man … Continue reading

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7 Practical Tips for praying Qiyaam al-Layl


Qiyaam’ means ‘standing’ and ‘Qiyaam al-Layl’ means ‘standing in night.’ In the Islamic terminology, both terms refer to, ‘the voluntary night prayer, whose time extends from after Isha prayer until dawn.’ Other common names for Qiyaam al-Layl are, Salaat ul-Layl … Continue reading

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Humility in Prayer


It has been reported in a hadith that when the slave begins to pray, Allah turns His Countenance towards him and He does not turn away from him until he finishes, or turns to the right and left. It is … Continue reading

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Showing off (Riyaa) in worship


Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah) said: Showing off may affect worship in three ways:  1 – When the basic motive for worship is to be seen by others, such as one who stands and prays so that people will see him, … Continue reading

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Concealment of khushoo’


Hudhayfah (may Allah be pleased with him) used to say: “Beware of the khushoo’ of hypocrisy.” He was asked, “What is the khushoo’ of hypocrisy?” He said, “When the body shows khushoo’ but there is no khushoo’ in the heart.” … Continue reading

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Some of the Benefits of Khushoo’


[1] A lawful and good subsistence. Allaah, the Most High Says: “Whoever fear Allaah and keeps his duty to Him, He will make a way for him to get out [from every difficulty]. And he will provide for him from … Continue reading

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How To Maintain Khushoo’ In Prayer


Allaah – Subhaanahu wa Ta’aalaa – said: “The Believers will prosper. Those who have khushoo within their prayers [Mu’minoon][23:1-2] and He – Taa’aalaa – also said: “And stand before Allaah with a devout frame of mind” [Baqarah 2:238] Abu Hurairah … Continue reading

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You Know Allaah,Yet You Do Not Obey Him


Ibraheem ibn Adham, may Allaah have Mercy upon him, was a third century scholar, a teacher and a companion of Sufyaan ath-Thawree, and he was asked about the saying of Allaah – The Most High: “And your Lord says: ‘Call … Continue reading

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Acting without Knowledge


Hasan al-Basri (rahimahullaah) said: I saw a people from the Companions of the Messenger of Allaah (sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam)  saying: “Whoever acts without knowledge, then that which he corrupts and ruins is greater than that which he sets aright. … Continue reading

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