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Plagued by Thoughts of Faith in Allah

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil advises on how to deal with troubling and recurring thoughts. I am troubled with waswasa concerning the rightness of my belief in Allah, and nothing helps to put me at ease. What do I do? I pray this finds you well. May Allah reward you for reaching out to us. Troubling […]

Ethics of Healing – Dr. Ingrid Mattson

We need to step back and look at our community holistically and ask ourselves: is this a healthy community? How is the Muslim community at a global and domestic level? Join Dr. Ingrid Mattson at an interdisciplinary theological conference regarding the relationship between ethics and medicine and its direct impact on the Muslim community and  polity. She […]

"They Are Not Our Teachers" – Ustadh Amjad Tarsin

“They are not our teachers”  said Omar Mukhtar, the leader of Libyan Mujahideen, when asked why he would not avenge the way Muslims had been treated by the Italian Colonists. His declaration demonstrated a deep understanding of the way of the Prophet ﷺ. In this video, Ustadh Amjad Tarsin uses this example and others from the life of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ to show how […]

What Dua To Recite When Sick, from Habib Muhammad bin Ali al-Junayd

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus mentioned what he described as a “prayer for healing” that was given to him by Habib Muhammad bin Ali al-Junayd. With his permission, we produce it here for all to benefit. BISMILLAH AL-RAHMAN AL-RAHIM Allahumma Salli wa sallim ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammadin al-Hadi ila tariq al-milla. Allahumma salli wa sallim ‘ala Sayyidina Muhammad […]

What Would Be the Safest Way to Behave Towards the Person Who Assaulted Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I was physically assaulted a few weeks ago but unfortunately live in the same house as the assaulter. Neither of us are in a position to move out. This person now wants to apologize but I do not wish to have any interaction with this person. Can I […]

Feeling unmosqued, demosqued and no-thank-you-mosqued?

Are you a Muslim woman who feels unmosqued, demosqued and no-thank-you-mosqued? You’re not alone but you must be part of the change. Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray has some excellent advice on how to move forward, with healing and positivity, in this video for Muslimah Media.