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Prints of the Qur’an in the Living Room

Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat is asked if it is permissible to hang framed Qur’an verses in the house as decoration and remembrance. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I could really use some help right now for this issue I’m having and hoping it’s permissible to use this to ask. If not, can I […]

Don’t Forget to Mention Allah’s Name! – Shaykh Amin Buxton

Every year in the blessed month of Rabi al-Awwal, we should come to know our Prophet, Allah bless him and give him peace, a little better. In this series, we try to do this by looking at the things that brought a smile to his blessed face and at times made him laugh. Remembering Allah […]

Nasheed Hub: Biha Tathbut al-Iman

The Nasheed Hub, an initiative of SeekersHub Global, aims to showcase the traditional Islamic art of nasheed, or Islamic devotional songs. Biha Yathbut al-Iman (It Strengthens Faith) There are many hadiths that speak about why repeating the Testification of Faith is beneficial, such as this one. “Belief is seventy and some branches. Its lowest branch […]

Iman Beyond the Masjid by Shaykh Ahmed Abdo

What is Iman beyond the masjid? Look to the Messenger of God, peace and blessings upon him, and he will light the way, says Shaykh Ahmed Abdo. If the light of the sinning believer was revealed the light would envelop the entire universe, what then of the light of the Muslim who is in obedience? […]

What We Need More Than Food or Water, by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Allah, Most High, tells us in Qur’an about the most important thing we need in our life; the thing that we need more than food and drink, more than family and friends, more than the air that we breathe: peace and tranquility. Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said explains. Allah, Most High, placed absolute peace and tranquility […]

Is It Permissible for a Person to Say ‘Allah’ Repeatedly as a Form of Remembrance?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalam’aleykum, Is it permissible for a person to say ‘Allah’ repeatedly as a form of Remembrance? I thought we were supposed to worship Allah only in the ways He has delineated for us… Answer: Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and […]

Ten Qualities of Those Seeking Closeness to Allah

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the ten qualities or stations of those seeking closeness to Allah. Using the classical work Manazil al-Sa’ireen by Khawaja Abdullah al Ansari of Herat, Shaykh Faraz gives a description of each quality, its basis in the Holy Qur’an and a brief commentary. The ten qualities are: 1. Resolve (القصد) 2. Determination […]

Is There Any Supplication to Die in a Good State of Faith?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaikum 1) Is there any supplication we can make so that when we die, we die in a good state of faith and free from sins? 2) Can we recite any supplication while in the last prostration? How do I send blessings to the Prophet (Peace and blesings […]

How Do I Cure Satanic Whispers Causing Bad Thoughts About Islam?

Answered by Saira AbuBakr Question: As Salamu alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh, May Allah bless you all who are holding this website giving and helping us Muslims! I am suffering from some deeply bad whispers. It’s not the kind that I can just ignore. Sometimes I think of deep philosophic thoughts which I can’t handle. […]

Turning Towards the Truth Through Remembrance of Allah – Friday Sermon by Shaykh Faraz Khan

In this compelling Friday Khubah, Shaykh Faraz Khan speaks about the importance of disconnecting ourselves from the chaotic world that we are living in. On how to turn way from everything that distracts us from Allah. He speaks about turning to al Haq, the owner of the truth. Shaykh Faraz reminds us about how believers […]