Types of Showing Off in Worship – Dr. Saleh As Saleh

If a person shows off in his worship, then this falls under four categories. 1. If showing off is the driving force behind doing the act of worship, then the worship is invalid. It is reported in the hadeeth qudsi that Allaah (سُبْحَانَهُ وَ تَعَالَى) said, “I am the One, One Who does not stand …

Adding the title “Hajji” to the Name after completing the Hajj

Beware of Riyaa, which is doing a deed for the sake of being seen or heard. An example of this when someone goes to Hajj so that it can be said of him “Hajji so and so.” The title Hajji (or Al-Hajj in Arabic) was not a term that was known to the righteous predecessors …

Hypocrisy in Belief (Nifaaq I’tiqaadee) and Hypocrisy in Action (Nifaaq ‘Amaliy) – Shaykh Salih Fawzaan

Explanation of Sharhus-Sunnah of Imaam al-Barbahaaree by Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan Translated by Aboo Talhah Daawood Burbank, rahimahullaah Points discussed by Shaykh Saalih al-Fowzaan hafizahullaah in this excerpt include: There are two types of nifaaq (hypocrisy): I'tiqaadee (in belief) which is when someone manifests Islaam but conceals disbelief Amaliy (in action) which is when performs certain sins, …

Things not to be Considered as Showing off

Chapter 289 Things not to be Considered as Showing off 1621. Abu Dharr (May Allah be pleased with him) said: The Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu ’alayhi wa sallam) was asked: "Tell us about a person who does some good deed and people praise him, will this be considered as showing off?'' He replied, "This is …