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Can We Ask: What Does Allah Look Like?

Salam Dear Brother, Let’s agree first that your keenness on knowing Allah and worshipping him the right way at such an early age is an indication of a promising Muslim youth. Thank you very much for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. We ask Allah the Almighty to help you remain steadfast in your …

How Can Allah Be Our Hearing?

How Can Allah Be Our Hearing?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- We are commanded to worship Allah and obey Him as this is the essential purpose of our creation. 2- When a Muslim follows the commands of …

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Does God Need Our Worship?

Salam Dear Sister,  Thank you very much for your extremely important question. May Allah Almighty help us all to obey His teachings and rules. Concerning the first part of your question: what is the reason for the creation of human beings? Does Allah Almighty need to be worshiped and glorified? Satan’s Whispers Sister, I believe that …

"In the Name of Allah," All Universe Sings

"In the Name of Allah," All Universe Sings

Bismillah, “In the Name of Allah,” is the start of all things good. We too shall start with it. Know, O my soul! Just as this blessed phrase is a mark of Islam, so too it is constantly recited by all beings through their tongues of disposition. If you want to know what an inexhaustible strength, …

What You Have Versus What God Has

The Transcendent and His Names

There is no “Islamic theology.” It is meaningless, and in actual fact wrong, to compare the often peripheral discussions that took place among Muslim scholars (particularly from the tenth century) with the radical reflections that gave birth to “Christian theology.” Admittedly, some debates were lively, and in the course of history in the Islamic Schools …

Being Thankful to Allah…Why It Matters

Being Thankful to Allah…Why It Matters

Each day in our salah, we repeatedly make one humble request to Allah, our Creator and Sustainer: {Guide us the Straight Way.} (Al-Fatihah 1:4) It is only by seeking and staying on the Straight Way, that we can ever hope to attain true salvation and success. What then must we do to ensure that Allah …

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

Never Despair! Allah's Mercy Is Always There

“When Allah created creation, He wrote words that were placed at His throne. They said, “My mercy will prevail over my anger.” (Al-Bukhari) Knowing that the mercy of Allah will prevail over His anger is reason never to lose hope. When we are overcome, we should remember that all is never lost. If you ever think …

Qur'an Explained: Tafsir of Surat An-Nas

Qur'an Explained: Tafsir of Surat An-Nas

The final chapter of the Qur’an, Suart An-Nas, teaches us to take refuge in Allah only since He is the Almighty with full control over all things. He needs nothing while everything in creation needs Him. Three of Allah’s attributes are mentioned in the Surah: His Lordship, Sovereignty, and Godship. Thus, it is He Who can grant us protection and care we need. …

What Does Allah Do All Day?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Safiyyah Ally: Ok, Dr. Shabir Ally, here is a question from a young viewer. The question is: what does Allah actually do the whole day? Does He sit all day long only looking at …

What Is The Description of God in Islam? (Part 1)

Salam (Peace) Zamir, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. From the Islamic point of view, there is no way of knowing about the nature of God, except for what we can know …



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