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Faith Breeds Safety, Surat al-Baqarah (verse 126): Duas from the Qur’an Explained

You’re listening to a series of lessons on important duas found in the Qur’an, as explained by Shaykh Ahmed Sa’ad Al Azhari – a distinguished master of the Qur’an and scholar in residence at Seekershub Toronto during Ramadan 2015. All SeekersHub programming during this blessed month is freely available at the Ramadan Hub. Your financial support is […]

Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz’s advice on duas to read during pregnancy and labour

[cwa id=’cta’] Students of Habib ‘Umar bin Hafiz collected this list of recommendations some years ago, for those amongst us who are pregnant or struggling with infertility. Daily Surah Inshiqaq (Surah 84) – to be recited daily throughout the pregnancy Surah Luqman (Surah 31) – to be recited daily during the 1st trimester when the baby’s brain, mental […]

Why Does It Seem That Allah Never Answers My Prayers?

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question:Jazak-Allah for your reply to my question from this link: Not Fasting in Ramadan to Study for an Important Exam. I had a follow-up question/s. I wanted to ask in relation to what was mentioned regarding barakah, such as: “as Muslims we believe that we can do less and Allah […]

Selected Prophetic Prayers for Spiritual, Physical and Emotional Wellbeing by Chaplain Ibrahim Long

A BRIEF SELECTION RECOMMENDED FOR SPIRITUAL, PHYSICAL, AND EMOTIONAL WELLBEING Working as a Muslim Chaplain, I have come to see and experience a genuine need for greater resources for  supplications that bring aid to those in spiritual, physical, and emotional distress. For this reason, I have compiled the verses below and narrations that have been […]

Brief Prophetic Supplication (dua) for Difficulties

Brief Prophetic Supplication for Difficulties عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِك قال: كانَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيهِ وسَلَّمَ إِذا كَرَبَهُ أَمرٌ قال: {   يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّومُ بِرَحْمَتِكَ أَسْتَغِيثُ } Anas ibn Malik (Allah be pleased with him) relates that if any distress befell the  Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace), he would say: […]

At What Time Should I Recite Supplications Recommended for the Morning and Evening?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: My question is regarding the Prophetic supplications that we are recommended to recite in the mornings and evenings. Should the evening supplications be recited after Asr or after Maghrib? I am confused about when the evening starts. I used to recite them after Asr until Maghrib until someone mentioned […]

Dealing With Depression Caused by Unemployment and Loneliness

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Abdul-Razacq Question: I would like some help inshaAllah. I attend Islamic courses and feel my imaan is boosted after. But then I cannot maintain this afterwards. I feel depressed about my life situation such as unemployment and loneliness due to not being able to find a spouse and this gets […]

Video: Powerful Duas from Habib Umar – Taleef Collective

Video: Powerful Duas from Habib Umar – Taleef Collective

How Do I Raise My Resolve to do Good & Overcome Hardness of the Heart?

Answered by Shaykh Muhammad Qaylish Question: When I began practicing, I used to be very motivated to perform the good. Now, I feel a hardness in my heart and less motivated to do good deeds. Can you please give some advice on how I can raise my motivation? Answer: Bismillah Allah Most High says, “O […]

Dealing With Non-Muslim Parents (II)

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: My non-Muslim parents and relatives are against my practicing of Islam. Obedience and submission to God has no place in their mind. Since I am with them now, far away from scholars and people to ask for advice, my faith is terribly low. Here, I’m involved in sin […]