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Problems in My Life.

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum This year has been tough for me.Everyday I am facing some sort of problem.I pray five times a day but still I am going through the toughest time of my life. Please tell me why this is happening to me. Answer: As-salamu ‘alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatuh […]

I Live a Life of Ease. Does Allah Not Love Me?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Assalam aleykum, I have recently watched some Islamic lectures stating that the more Allah loves a person, the more trials they face. However, I don’t face any trials. I asked for easy child labour, and it was relatively painless. I once lost a job, only to be offered […]

If God Is Good, Why Is There So Much Evil In The World?

Why would Allah, who is the Source of all that is pure and good, allow evil and injustice to thrive in this world? Why does He test us with trials and tribulations? Shaykh Faraz Rabbani goes back to the drawing board on this perennial question.

Staying Connected to Your Purpose Even When Your Marriage is Rocky

Do you feel pressured into having a perfect marriage? Do you engage in self-blame or blaming your spouse for imperfections to your marriage? How do you stay grounded – and fulfill your duty as a vicegerent of Allah, which is your primary purpose in life, while facing trials in your home? Ustadha Anse Tamara Gray offers […]

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. […]

In Times of Need Turn to and Rely on Allah

Allah has told us that He has created this world as a test, and He has promised us that we will be tested – of this there is no doubt. The question is, how do we respond? Allah gives the answer to this too. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani explains in this podcast.

The Struggle and Strife Of A Believer’s Life

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani narrates stories of struggle of the Prophet’s (peace and blessings be upon him) companions form Imam Kandahlawi’s masterpiece, Hayat al-Sahaba. This lesson is part of the ongoing class: Studying the Life of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). The inspirational stories of Abu Bakr, Uthman, Talha, Zubayr and others portray the deep concern […]

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 […]

How Do You Distinguish Between a Test From Allah and Punishment? [Follow-Up Questions]

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum, I have follow-up questions regarding this answer: How Do You Distinguish Between a Test From Allah and Punishment? 1) Can you further distinguish between expiation of sins vs raising of ranks? 2) Specifically, how is calmness distinct from mere patience? 3) How is contentment distinct from merely […]

Abuse and Breaking the Ties of Kinship

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: As-salamu alaykum, Fisrt: Can you please tell me the Islamic ruling for a person who wants to distance themselves from a family who repeatedly subject them to various kinds of abuse such as emotional, discrimination, neglect almost on an everyday basis over many years, with no signs of stopping? […]