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The Two Eyes of Faith – Shaykh Yahya Rhodus

Shaykh Yahya Rhodus reminds us that simple acts arising from complete submission to the will of Allah can do more than move mountains, they can bring people to the religion.   We always begin by praising our Lord, Exalted and Most High, and recognizing that al-hamd, that is all praise, is due to our Lord, […]

The Unconditional Hope – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani reminds us of one of the sunnas of the Prophet, blessings and peace be upon him, which is that he never lost hope, had complete trust in Allah, and His plan.   One of the key sunnas of our beloved Messenger, blessings and peace be upon him, is that our beloved Messenger, […]

A Dua to Make Someone My Spouse

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked whether there are specific dua one can recite that makes the desired person become one’s spouse. Question: Assalam alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa barakatuh. I am interested in marrying my friend, but the problem is that he does not want to get married right now. He likes me, but […]

How Can I Stay Positive and Trust in Allah in Difficult Times? (Video)

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum How can I stay positive and trust in Allah in difficult times? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersHub Global After ten years […]

Should I Move on from Marrying a Girl My Family Does Not Approve on, or Do I Keep Hoping in Allah?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: I was in a relationship with a girl for a few years. I taught her more about Islam and made her religious. Recently, I told my parents about her. But they are not at all satisfied with her. I believe that Allah will help me and reply to […]

How to not be Overwhelmed by my Fear of Unemployment?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: I can’t help it but think of long-term unemployment after graduating. Perhaps my degrees won’t be convincing to future employers. Yes, I network, I do internships…but right now I am just overthinking it all the time. Please help me put my mind at ease and rely on Allah subhanahu […]

Trust in Allah and Provisions for Seekers of Knowledge

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalamu alaykum (1) Has Allah promised that if a person busies himself with seeking and teaching sacred knowledge and worship, He will provide for him and those dependent on him without them having to look for provision, neither by asking to people nor by finding a job (since the […]

Divine Decree, Contentment, and Lessons From the Prophet’s Life

Answered by Ustadh Faraz A. Khan Question: I was interested in a brother for a while but it never worked out. Now this brother is getting married. I know this is ultimately for the best but it’s been very difficult for my heart to accept. I feel envious of the sister he is marrying and […]

Dealing with Death: Inward & Outward Manners

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: My grandmother is about to die, it seems. How does one deal with death? What can I do for her? Answer: Walaikum assalam, Inwardly: 1. Patience, 2. Submission to the Divine Will, 3. Reflection on the fleetingness of live, 4. Taking admonition for one’s own situation. Shaddad ibn Aws […]

Saving for Retirement & Trust in Allah

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: In many countries, people save up money for retirement. I know there is nothing wrong with this but isn’t this sort of against the concept of tawakkul that one fears for his future and saves up money each year so he may have a “secure” life? I know that […]