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Ten Qualities of Those Seeking Closeness to Allah

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains the ten qualities or stations of those seeking closeness to Allah. Using the classical work Manazil al-Sa’ireen by Khawaja Abdullah al Ansari of Herat, Shaykh Faraz gives a description of each quality, its basis in the Holy Qur’an and a brief commentary. The ten qualities are: 1. Resolve (القصد) 2. Determination […]

Feeling Emotional? This Nifty Qur’an Website Can Help.

Someone very clever has developed a website, Sujood.co, where you select the emotion you’re currently feeling and it automatically gives you a verse from the Holy Qur’an or a prayer that helps you cope with it. Now, why didn’t we think of that?

Supplications for Having Children and For Dealing With Pain

Answered by SeekersGuidance Answers Service Question: Assalamu Alaikum, I want to know if there is any Dua for having a baby as well as to cure backbone pain. Can you help me? Answer:Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I pray that you are in the best of health and faith, insha’Allah. A Du’a to […]

Neediness & Thankfulness: Two Keys to Divine Assistance

In the Name of Allah, the Benevolent, the Merciful Allah’s blessings & peace be upon His beloved Messenger Muhammad, his folk, and companions Two of the keys to Divine assistance are neediness (faqr) and thankfulness (shukr).   A practical way to this before one’s actions is to take a deep breath, bringing to mind one’s […]

Prophetic Supplications to Cure Illnesses

Answered by Sidi Tabraze Azam Question: If one is afflicted with an illness, especially one  that could be life threatening,  what are specific supplications or acts of worships  that one and one’s loved ones can perform? Are some more desirable than others? Answer: Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, I hope you are in the […]

Good Deeds & Salvation: Putting Our Works Into Perspective

Answered by Sidi Salman Younas Question: What role do actions play in salvation?  There are, of course, Muslims out there who have adopted ideas similar to the Christians that belief is all that you need to be saved. What would you advise that I tell them. Answer: assalamu `alaykum All that one needs to be […]