Reciting the Most Beautiful Names of Allah

Shaykh Jamir Meah is asked the proper way to make remembrance or dhikr of the Name of Allah, Al Latif, and the benefits thereof. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I was wondering about the difference in reciting the names of Allah Most High using the different forms. For example is there a […]

Was Uways al Qarni Martyred?

Shaykh Gibril Haddad gives a full and rounded answer to the question of the martyrdom of our master, Uways al Qarni, including biographical sources. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. 1. Was our master Uways al Qarni, Allah be pleased with him, martyred in the Battle of Siffin while fighting on the side […]

Strengthening One’s Aspiration

Ustadh Tabraze Azam answers a question about a constant feeling of discouragement in studies and how to strengthen one’s aspiration. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. Sometimes I get discouraged because I feel like when I move one step forward in my studies, I feel like I also jump ten steps back. In […]

Can I Hide My Interest in Sufism from My Husband?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have been reading and studying about Sufism, and I really want to start my path to Ihsan, to Allah Ta’ala. My husband is totally against that. For him, the Sufis make innovations, their practices are out of Qur’an and the sunna of our Beloved Prophet […]

How Do I Calm My Worries?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Are there any specific duas or Surahs I can recite to help me with my constant state of anxiousness, depression and paranoia that I have been feeling due to a multitude of heavy things and it’s been weighing me down.I just need a way of easing my difficulties. Answer: […]

When Does the Intention to Sin Become Sinful?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I read that a sin is not recorded unless it has been committed but I can’t seem to reconcile it with a hadith I read about two men fighting and both the killed and the killer would go to hell. Does that mean that if one intends […]

What Is the Best Way to Put the Ego in Check? (Habib Umar bin Hafiz)

Answered by  Habib Umar bin Hafiz Question: Assalam aleykum What is the best way to attain beneficial knowledge in such a way that puts the ego in check? Answer: [Assalam alaykum] Seeking Knowledge With Excellence The best way to attain beneficial knowledge that puts the ego in check is: sincere focus, with humility, attentive listening, and concentration […]

Is It Wrong to Perform a Daily Amount of Dhikr With a Specific Number?

Answered by Ustadh Sharif Rosen Question: Assalam alaykum I have recently become the student of a Scholar, and as students we were assigned to a series of daily Dhikr, that we are to do a certain number of times. Some individuals have mentioned that this is something wrong. As a result I am very conflicted […]

Is Repentance Accepted If You Sin Again? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Is repentance accepted if you sin again? 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 years overseas, Shaykh Faraz returned to […]

Why Do So Many Muslims Struggle With Stopping Sexual Sins?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Myself included, it looks so many people who practice Islam are not capable of breaking the sinful desires of the body. What could be the reason for this? How can we overcome it? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for […]