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I Feel Like I Lost the Man for Me, Because I Ripped up His Number. What Do I Do?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, A few years ago, I was going to college with my father on his bike and a boy wrote his number down and threw it on my bag. I tore it up, but now I feel like I lost the man Allah sent to me, and […]

What Is the Nature of Destiny? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What is the nature of destiny? 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 Canada […]

What is the Point in Supplicating?

Answered by SeekersHub Answers Service Question: Assalam walaikum, What is the point in supplications if everything is decreed by Allah in advance?  Answer: Assalam aleykum, Firstly, supplications can change relative destiny (al-qadar al-mu`allaq) in a manner that is of great benefit to the oppressed, as well as the entire Muslim community. [see:Can Supplication Change Destiny?] […]

Vulnerability as the Pathway to Virtue – Dr. Ingrid Mattson

Join the conversation regarding sacred wisdom and pathways to non-violence at the 2016 Festival of Faith conference in Louisville, Kentucky with Dr. Ingrid Mattson  as she profoundly connects the viewer and listener to the nature of need as the true human experience and Vulnerability as its gateway. It seems that all aspects of life stem down to the notion […]

The Impact of Our Choices – Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Oftentimes we pass the hours away not realizing how many choices we are making. We also don’t realize how many opportunities we are missing out on, says Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said. Syedina Abu Dharr (radiallah anhu), the great Sahabi of Rasulullah (sallallahu alayhi wasalam), in sharing his wisdom about the choices we make as humans, said: […]

Is Asking for Twins Being Ungrateful?

Answered by Shaykh Shuaib Ally Question: As salam alaykum, I really want to fall pregnant to twins. There is medication to help increase eggs for a female to increase the chances of falling pregnant to twins. I want to find out if it is permissible to ask for such a thing from Allah. Is it […]

Is It Haram to Like One’s Beauty and Appearance?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Is it haram to like one’s beauty and appearance, because it can be classified as arrogance? Is it also arrogant to wear nice clothes, put on makeup and do our hair in front of women in order to show off our beauty? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

Free Will and the Divine Decree: A Reader

“And you cannot intend (to do anything) unless it is so willed by Allah, the Lord of all the worlds.” [Quran 81.29] Destiny and Human Responsibility in Islam Affirming Free Will and the Divine Decree Why Does the Qur’an Say Allah Misguides the Disbelievers? The Question of Free Will Is Iblis Really from the Jinn? […]

Do We Have Choice? And Does Allah Prevent That Choice from Being Realized?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As Salaam alaikum, 1. Does Allah create our choices? 2. When we ask Allaah to give someone guidance how does Allah’s help to this person manifest itsef in regard to his free will? 3. When Allaah miraculously saves a Prophet or saves someone from some harm coming from the […]

Destiny and Human Responsibility in Islam

Answered by SeekersGuidance Answers Service Question: Assalam’aleykum, What is the relationship between Destiny and human responsibility in Islam? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. In this video Shaykh Faraz Rabbani answers a question on “Is Death Decreed by Allah?” in which […]