Intention ( نیت) for fast

When we make intention ( Niyyah ) ?

The Intention ( Niyyah ) Should be made daily before morning prayer ( Fajar Adhaan )

Allah’s messenger said:

“Who ever doesn’t commit himself to fasting before dawn ( Fajar ), there is no Fast for him”

Abu dawood no,2454 ( Authenticated by Al-Albāni ) ibn Mājah no. 1700, Tirmidhi no. 730

“There is no Fast for the one who didn’t make the intention to fast from the Night”

Dāruqutni 2/172. Authenticated by Al-Albãni in Al-Irwā no.914

How we make the intention ( Niyyah ) ?

The niyyah ( intention ) is an action of the heart. It is you to resolve in your heart that you are going to fast tomorrow.

Shaykh Al-Islam ibn Taymiyah said:

“If it crosses a person’s mind that he is going to fast tomorrow, then he has made the intention ( Niyyah )”

Al-Ikhtiyaaraat (p. 191).

It is not prescribed in Sunnah for us to utter out loud the Niyyah ( Intention ) and say :

" i intend to fast" or " I’ll Fast tomorrow " or other phrases that have been innovated by some people. The correct intention is when a person resolves in his heart that he is going to fast tomorrow.

Tag your family and friends because

“One who guides to something good has a reward similar to that of its doer”


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