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niyyah (an-Niyyah النية) or niyyat is an Arabic term which is usually translated as intention.

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Renewing my intention on knowledge shared online

Assalamu Alaikum, I do software development and I like to share the knowledge with people to help them learn and unblock them when they are blocked. In this logic, I have recorded multiple YouTube ...
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Is wudu invalid if you didn’t explicit form niyyah sentence in your head?

My question is, is it enough to just have the intention to do wudu and say Bismilliah or does it have to be something like ,,Allah I am taking the intention to do wudu (for you / in order to pray)“? ...
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Is your fast still valid if you forget to perform niyah on that particular day?

As the title suggests I sometimes forget to perform the niyah for fasting that particular day but I still fast and often I perform the niyah midday. وَبِصَوْمِ غَدٍ نَّوَيْتُ مِنْ شَهْرِ رَمَضَانَ
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Can I fast if I changed my mind during the day? No intention to fast or suhoor from the night before

I have an important presentation and a late exam today, so I decided yesterday to not fast today and did not wake up for suhoor. However, I feel guilty and was wondering if I could fast anyway (I have ...
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should i keep fasting if i didn’t make intention

i used to make intention to fast everyday of ramadan but today i forgot to make the intention but i’m unsure if my fast is valid or not’ but i did make intention to fast for everyday of ramadan ...
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question about intention to fast

i learned you can make intention to fast once for the whole month so on the third day of ramadan my fast was broken so i learned you can make an intention to fast for the whole month on the 7th day, ...
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Is this intention permissible?

Can I have the intention while doing and kind of a good deed or worship that I would like to do it for the sake of Allah ﷻ, seek the reward and to get closer to Allah ﷻ. Thank you
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Fasting niyat(dua)

Asslam o alikum. In Islam the new day begins after maghrib , right. When we do sehri and close our fast at fagr , we do the intention(niyat) of fast. From fagr to maghrib(when we open the fast) it is ...
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Making up salat because of incorrect intention of ada' or qada'

I woke up and performed salat thinking it might be on time but I was 50/50 on whether I was already late for Fajr because of the Daylight Savings change this today, so do I need to repeat my salah ...
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Can niyat (intention) be done by heart, or must it be declared verbally?

There has been a countless debate between people about intention or Niyat of namaz or fasting. Some people say it is ok to say it in the heart, while others require that it be spoken, be it niyat of ...
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