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Seeking Out A Culturally-Sensitive Counsellor, by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil

Working for the SeekersHub Question and Answer service constantly reminds Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil about the importance of looking after our emotional and mental health. So many Muslims around the world are struggling with different forms of psychological imbalance. To name a few: anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and so on. These inward fractures mirror […]

Du’a – Supplication for one whose affairs have become difficult

Du’a – Supplication for one whose affairs have become difficult An authentic Prophetic supplication for ease and facilitation: “O Allah, nothing is easy except what You make easy. And You make the difficult, if You wish, easy.” See: Qur’anic Reflections: Divine Tests and the Great Virtue of Steadfast Patience

Qur’anic Reflections: Divine Tests and the Great Virtue of Steadfast Patience

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful Divine Tests and the Great Virtue of Steadfast Patience   Allah Most High tells us in the Qur’an: “And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient, who, […]

Family Problems: Maintaining Conviction in Allah During Difficulty & Tribulation

Answered by Ustadha Sulma Badrudduja Question: I recently discovered that my husband is cheating on me and I am greatly disturbed and upset by this. He is unrepentant and is telling me I have to live with it. I have been very patient and am constantly making du`a to Allah, but his family and him […]

Istikhara – A Powerful Prayer When In Need Of Guidance

What is the istikhara prayer and how does one perform it? The istikhara prayer is a very simple prayer of seeking guidance. One prays two rakats at any time that is not disliked, after which one recites the supplication of istikhara. It is best to recite it before sleeping, though in no way necessary. Like […]