Bilal Ismail gives an extensive insight into the biography of Imam Al Nawawi. The lecture starts with the purpose of reading the book, “40 Ahadith of Imam al Nawawi” and continues with explanation on the life of Imam al Nawawi, the reasons behind being unmarried, his job as a student as well as a teacher, his ikhlaas and different books written by him on various attributes of Islam which are being used as part of syllabus in the middle eastern universities.
The talk gives an introduction to the book “40 Ahadith of Imam al Nawawi” which begins with the praise of Allah SWT and blessings of Allah SWT thereby continues with an extensive discussion about the definition, usage and opinions of different scholars on weak hadith. It also includes the purpose of Imam al Nawawi compiling the book and hadith connecting it.
This episode gives an extensive detail about the first hadith mentioned in the book titled 40 Ahadith of Imam Al Nawawi narrated upon the authority of the one of the great companion, Umar Ibn Khattab RA who narrates 539 hadith from Prophet SAW. This hadith is also termed as hadith of intention and was mentioned by our beloved Prophet SAW on the mimbar. Tune in to find out why intention is so of vast importance in Islam.
This audio further details on all the aspects of intention which is the yardstick for evaluating actions in terms of reward and sin. Additionally there is a small discussion about verbalizing the intention for any type of ibadaah, discussion about riyah, ikhlaas, munafiqs, and possibility of having multiple intentions.
It is an obligation to seek knowledge for every Muslim and this audio provides extensive knowledge about the different categories of intentions combined with actions, the rewards and sins associated with and the circumstances for hijra to be undertaken by a Muslim.
This episode is about the legal and universal maxims derived from the hadith of intention which plays a vital role in understanding the entirety of this hadith and the exceptions of this hadith and the exception of the exceptions is also made mention of. Tune in to learn about the importance of correctness of intention which is exceptionally important in Islam.