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Divine Gift

Is Guidance a Divine Gift For the Chosen?

Asalamu Alaikum Uzair,  Please let me congratulate you for such a great question that reflects deep insight and a true desire to seek knowledge. May Allah purify our hearts from heedlessness and grant us hidayah, ameen!  First of all, the Arabic word “hidayah” means guidance. The verb “yahdi” means to grant guidance. Of course, it is Allah who grants …

How Can I Show My Father The Way to God?

Short Answer: No matter what your father decides, Islam teaches that you continue to give him the rights he has over you (of love and respect). Free choice and special status as a parent are his lawful rights granted to him by God and asserted in the Quran. Check the suggestions below for further details. …

Istikharah Answer

Istikharah: How to Read the Answer?

Short Answer: The guidance sought is usually felt within the heart, rather than sensed by any of our physical senses, or dreamed while in a state of unconsciousness. Muslims should always be striving to purify the state of their inner senses in order to be more capable of interpreting and receiving Allah’s guidance. ______________________________________ Salam …

guidance responsibility

Between Divine Guidance and Personal Responsibility

Short Answer: Guidance to Islam is absolutely a divine gift from Allah. But we, as human beings, are responsible for heeding that guidance or not, and we must face the consequences of that choice, good or bad, pleasant or unpleasant. Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. It is very …

Could A Muslim Go Astray?

Asalam Alaikum Ali, Thank you for contacting About Islam with such a great question. Let me, first of all, commend and praise your reflection on the Quran, which is highly encouraged by the Quran and the Sunnah. Muslims are thus invited to ponder on, understand, and follow the instructions of the Quran. As for the …

O Allah, Guide Me or I'll Become Christian

O Allah, Guide Me or I'll Become Christian! (P. 1)

Part 2 Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Daniel, Thank you for your question and for contacting us. There are a few problems with this type of question, for example, can we believe everything we see in print or in videos? The obvious answer is No! Then, we should look and see if the portrayers of such …

Why Doesn't Allah Want Me to Be Close to Him?

Why Doesn't Allah Want Me to Be Close to Him?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First let me assure you that writing such a long question with lots of emotions and feelings is a clear indication of your sincere intention to have your sins forgiven and your pitfalls wiped out. Sister, you are facing such difficulties because …

O Allah, Guide Me or I'll Become Christian

O Allah, Guide Me or I'll Become Christian! (P. 2)

Wa Alaykum Assalam Dear Daniel, Thank you again for your question. This is a continuation of Part 1. Verse 11 of Chapter 13, Ar-Raad, also tells us that our condition depends on the state of our heart, if the heart is sound then it will be content, happy and satisfied and if it is corrupted then …



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