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Satanic Whisperings (Waswasa) as a Trial from Allah: Punishment or Blessing?

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: I read the other day on a fellow Islamic teacher’s Twitter, as a type of saying, that the way a person reacts to a test and trial from Allah determines whether or not it is a punishment or a blessing in disguise. I wonder this about my waswasa.  For […]

Advice on Dealing with the Financial Crisis

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Can you give some information -advice – on how Muslims should respond to financial crisis both in the public and private lives? Answer: Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah, I pray this finds you in the best of health and states. In short, the answer to dealing with any crisis—whether […]

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 […]

Guidance of the Prophet Muhammad on the Virtues of Patience (and Thankfulness) in Tribulation and Hardship

These are a few hadiths of the Beloved Messenger of Allah (peace & blessings be upon him & his folk) on the great honor that trials, hardships, and tribulations can represent for a true believer, and how these are opportunities to exhibit one’s patience, trust, reliance, contentment, and thankfulness to Allah Most High. 34. Anas […]