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Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Can Allah Be My Best Friend?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Fiends are very important in our lives. It is a natural human desire to want to have a few close friends and, of course, a best friend to do things with, count on, and more importantly trust. You stated that after your completion of your studies you stopped talking to your …


How to Lower Your Gaze & Avoid Backbiting

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salaam sister, Ameen to your du’aa’. Yes, these are two things that we need to avoid to please Allah (swt) and prevent us falling into even more sinful activities. The fact that you are asking for assistance in overcoming these matters is a good sign and shows that you have the intention to change these …

How Can I Stop Backbiting with School Mates

How Can I Stop Backbiting with School Mates?

Wa Alaykum Assalm wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh Saba, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam with your question. As a student, your main concern at the moment is your studies, especially as this is your final year. Have you not considered how much of your own time and energy you waste when backbiting? You know …

Jealousy & Backbiting: I Want to Change Myself

Jealousy & Backbiting: I Want to Change Myself

Answer: As Salaamu ‘Alaikum my dear sister in Islam, Thank you for asking your question. It shows that you want to do good! The cure for sin is repentance and doing good, charitable acts. The prevention for sin is remembrance of Allah (swt) and seeking knowledge of Islam. Also, surround yourself with righteous companions who …

Do You Know the Worst Type of Bankruptcy?

Do You Know the Worst Type of Bankruptcy?

The Prophet once asked his Companions, “Do you know who the bankrupt is?” The Companions said, “A bankrupt is the one who has neither dirham (money) nor wealth.” The Prophet said, “The bankrupt among my Ummah is he who would come on the Day of Judgment with prayers, fasting, and zakah; but he had offended …

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Backbiting: Causes and Remedy

Ghiebah, or backbiting, is forbidden in the Glorious Qur’an where a person who commits it is given the similitude of a person who eats the flesh of his dead brother. It is also condemned in the Sunnah. We read in a Prophetic hadith, “Verily, your blood (i.e., life), your property, and your honor are inviolable …

How Do I Stop Backbiting

How Do I Stop Backbiting?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for contacting Ask About Islam and for your question. It is commendable that you are concerned for your Akhirah and for the correctness of your deeds by contacting us to check whether you are engaging in the destructive sin of backbiting with your mother, telling her about your friends/classmates at school. You …

Your nafs (ego) if you don't keep it busy with truth it will keep you busy with falsehood.

The Ills of the Tongue

Although Backbiting and Slander are notorious, they are still quite widely spread and even approved of in many gatherings! Human nature has a negative side to it that needs to be monitored…

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