Love and guide hindu woman to islam.
Mu' meneen Brothers and Sisters,
As Salaam Aleikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. (May Allah's Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon all of you)
One of our brothers/sisters has asked this question:
I have been subscribed to your e-mails for a long time and Alhamdulillah you are doing a good kob ,may Allah help you and make your reach to others to . My Question is , i like a girl , but she is a hindu and i intend to convert her to islam , but i am facing a problem of my intention , i dont know whether my intention should be converting her for the sake of pleasing Allah subhanu-wat-Aa`la or both to please Allah and bcoz i like her , because i heard that having any other intention with the intention of Allah is `shirk` . And i request you to not foward this message to someone as i dont want anyone else to know about my intentions.
So i please request you to look upon this topic and reply me as soon as possible as it is urgent and i need some more proper guidance.
May Allah bless you .
Jazakallahu Khair and Allahhafiz
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Love and guide hindu woman to islam
In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.
Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 1.1 Narrated by Umar bin Al Khattab
I heard Allah's Messenger (saws) saying, "The reward of deeds depends upon the intentions and every person will get the reward according to what he has intended. So whoever emigrated for worldly benefits or for a woman to marry, his emigration was for what he emigrated for."
Respected brother in Islam, what is of paramount importance and significance is that whenever one does a good deed, the prime intention which inspires the doing of that deed should be the Pleasure and Good Will of Allah Subhanah. If the doing of that good deed helps another or ones loved one there is absolutely no harm, provided the prime intention behind the deed was the Pleasure and Good Will of the Lord Most Gracious.
There is absolutely no harm in inviting the Hindu sister to the Truth of Al-Islam, but what will determine your reward in the Presence of your Lord is your intention which inspired your striving..if the intention behind your striving was so that you may fulfill your duty unto your Lord and invite those who are willing to listen to good caution unto the Truth of Islam, or help one more soul recognize the Truth regarding their Creator, their mission in life, and help her in attaining salvation in the Hereafter..then indeed your striving is for Allah Subhanah and His Cause.
But if the intention behind your striving is for personal or material benefits.for example, the sister might be impressed with your noble deed, or she in turn might begin to like you, or because you intend to befriend or even marry her, etc.then your striving is obviously for your own personal benefits and not for Allah Subhanah and His Cause..in such a situation one may or may not get what one might have desired for themselves, but they will have no reward in the Presence of their Lord for their striving.
Hadith Qudsi 6
The Messenger of Allah (saws) said: The first of people against whom judgment will be pronounced on the Day of Resurrection will be a man who died a martyr. He will be brought and Allah will make known to him His favors and he will recognize them. [The Almighty] will Say: And what did you do about them? He will say: I fought for You until I died a martyr. Allah will Say: You have lied! You did but fight that it might be said [of you]: He is courageous. And so it was said! Then he will be ordered to be dragged along on his face until he is cast into Hell-fire. [Another] will be a man who has studied [religious] knowledge and has taught it and who used to recite the Quran. He will be brought and Allah will make known to his His favors and he will recognize them. [The Almighty] will Say: And what did you do about them? He will say: I studied [religious] knowledge and I taught it and I recited the Quran for Your sake. Alllah will say: You have lied! You did but study [religious] knowledge that it might be said [of you]: He is learned. And you recited the Quran that it might be said [of you]: He is a reciter. And so it was said! Then he will be ordered to be dragged along on his face until he is cast into Hell-fire. [Another] will be a man whom Allah had made rich and to whom He had given all kinds of wealth. He will be brought and Allah will make known to his His favors and he will recognize them. [The Almighty] will Say: And what did you do about them? He will say: I left no path [untrodden] in which You like money to be spent without spending in it for Your sake. Allah will say: You have lied! You did but did so that it might be said [of you]: He is open-handed. And so it was said! Then he will be ordered to be dragged along on his face until he is cast into Hell-fire.
Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me alone. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.
Your brother and well wisher in Islam,