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Adab 07: The Proprieties of Earning a Living

When we live up to the ideals and deep, moral standards of the religion, we can be hopeful of something tremendous from Allah in the hereafter. After all, this life is merely a means to the next, and not an end-goal in and of itself. Earning a livelihood is something that most of us can probably relate to, but our fast-paced lives, however, can sometimes hinder our ability to simply pause for a moment and review our trajectory into eternity. Seldom is a moment of contemplation void of any lasting benefit when it is for Allah.

Adab 06: The Adab of the Mosque Pt II

Ustadh Tabraze Azam reminds is of the honor Allah has bestowed upon the mosque as a place of worship and the importance of right conduct in it. Allah Most High says: Light upon light! Allah guides whoever He wills to His light. And Allah sets forth parables for humanity. For Allah has perfect knowledge of […]

Sura al Kahf: Musa, Khidr and Knowledge – Shaykh Walead Mosaad

Shaykh Walead explains the story of Musa and Khidr, peace be upon them. He highlights the key lessons from the story and its major theme. Now we get to the parable of Musa and of Khidr, peace be upon them. Tribulation with one’s knowledge – what one thinks one knows. It’s mentioned that Musa, peace […]

Islam and the Spiritual Realm by Sheikh Ahmed Abdo

How much do you know about the spiritual realm? We think we know ourselves. We know that we need fresh air, water, food, and shelter for our bodies to survive. We know that because we are discomforted when these things are absent. In addition to the physical realm, there is another: the spiritual realm. This […]

Did the Prophet Use the Qur’an to Justify His Behaviour and Marriages?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalam alaykum There is a story about the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and Mariyah a coptic christian slave girl with whom he had relations while his wives did not want him to. Then revelation came down defending the Prophet’s actions. My other question is the significance […]

Will Jesus (Isa) Come Back as a Prophet?

Answered by Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael Question: Assalam alaykum, I have heard that when Jesus (Peace be upon him) comes to this world he will come as a prophet. But I am confused because we know that Prophet Muhammad (Peace and blessings be upon him) is the Final Prophet and Messenger. Could you clarify? Answer: […]

Can I Call the Prophet as “The Beloved of the Universe”? (Habib Umar bin Hafiz)

Answered by  Habib Umar bin Hafiz Question: Assalam aleykum Some discussion has recently arisen concerning a festival slogan, “You are the Beloved of the Universe”, intending thereby the Messenger of Allah (may Allah’s blessings be upon him and his folk). Some object to this, and claim this is not so since the universe includes Satan among […]

You Don’t Have To Be In Madinah For The Prophet To Hear You, by Shaykh Faid Said

Whether you are in Madinah or in a far corner of China, there is no inherent barrier between you and Allah’s beloved messenger, Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him. As Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains, this is a promise from Allah Himself. Bismillah-ir Rahman-ir Raheem Allah, the Most High, said in Surah Al-Ahzab (56): […]

What Is the Significance of the Sandals of the Prophet?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaykum Is there any special significance to the Prophet’s sandals? I’ve seen others use three fingers and kiss it, but never had the courage to ask them what they are saying when kissing. They carry it and every so often they will kiss it. Answer: Jazakum Allah Khayr […]

How Do I See Prophet Muhammad in My Dreams?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How do I see Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in my dreams? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten […]