Applying itr and combing the hair before Salaah

Q: Before going to the Masjid for salaah or when performing Nafl Salaah at home, I aply Itr, comb my hair, apply some olive oil to my beard, use the Miswaak, and ensure that my kurta is clean. What intention should I make before doing these actions?

A: Make the intention that Allah Ta`ala will be pleased and the Muslims around will also be comfortable. It also brings happiness to the malaa'ikah.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)