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Day 21: Be A Guardian – 30 Deeds 30 Days

Day 21: Be a Guardian Allah’s name Al-Ghaffar, can be simply translated as “The Most Forgiving.” A deeper meaning implies that Allah covers up our shortcomings with a sheltering veil. No one is perfect, and we all make mistakes. Part of Allah’s mercy is that He can ensure that no one else finds out about […]

Jinn, Black Magic and How to Protect Yourself, by Shaykh Amer Jamil

In just under an hour, Shaykh Amer Jamil explains the essential what-you-need-to-know about sihr (black magic). It’s a reality – do you know how to recognise the signs and how to protect against it? What is Black Magic and How Do We Recognise The Signs? How Do We Protect Against Black Magic? Resources on sihr (black […]

Is Using a Ta’wiz (Amulet) Permissible?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Some people say ta’wizes [amulets] are impermissible and entail disbelief. What is the view of Sunni Islam regarding this matter? Answer: Assalamu alaikum, In the Musannaf of Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shayba, the permissibility of hanging a ta`wiz is reported from many of the Companions and early Muslims (Salaf), […]

Are Formulas Recommended by Scholars to Achieve Some Goals Permissible to Use?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: The book ‘Remedies from the Quran’ contains different types of dhikr that can be done to achieve certain goals. For example it says that if you write Surah Yusuf on a piece of paper and wear it, your wife will increase in love for you. Is it something permissible? […]

Afraid to get groceries? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray on being a Muslim woman in today’s turbulent climate

Each time a high profile act of violence is committed by a Muslim or in the name of Islam, the fear of reprisal attacks rises acutely in Muslim communities. It has become almost par for the course, and the statistics prove the threat is real. Often, women who are visibly Muslim find themselves the primary soft target. […]

Finding Safety and Solace in the Sunnah

In the name of Allah the Most Merciful, The Most Compassionate. Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds. May Allah’s peace and blessings be upon Sayyiduna Muhammad and His Folk and Companions. In any matter that faces the believers, individually and communally, they would not find a better recourse than to the Sunnah of the […]

How Do I Seek Protection from Evil and Harm?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: As salam alaykum, What can be recited to completely undo magic that has been done to me by a recently deceased relative? I also have somebody bothering me in my sleep. What can I do about this? Answer: Walaikum assalam, I pray this finds you in the best of […]

Protection for Thoughts, Surat al-Nās (verses 1-6): 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 […]

Watch Every Breath, Surat al-Falaq (verses 1-5): 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 […]

Is Expiation Due for My Oath and Protection from Black Magic

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Once I swore that I would not forgive a person unless she asks for forgiveness. I didnt take swear on Allah or the Qur’an. So now should I have to make expiation if I break this oath? Also, what is the best thing to recite for personal security from […]