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How the Prophet Treated New Muslims

We all like this moment, when a brother or sister enters the masjid on a Friday, and announces the shahada (declaration of faith), and the whole masjid start saying “Takbir, Allahu Akbar”. I cannot deny that this is such an amazing moment, to witness someone who just found the right path, and took that extra step …

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How Can I Guide Someone of the Opposite Sex to Islam?

Salam Dear Alaeddine, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your goal is very noble! With the correct intention and a concerted effort, Allah may use you to spread His light around the world. It is because of this effort of dawah (inviting to Islam) that Allah has made the nation …

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Muslim Youth in the West... How to Change Current Paradigm

Most, if not all problems and challenges facing Muslim youth in the West stem from two major factors: doubts and desires. The doubts factor shows up in the form of questioning Allah almighty; misconceptions about His revelation; doubts related to faith; misunderstanding of certain practices of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him); etc. …

Dealing with Argumentative Questioners of Islam

Dealing With Argumentative Questioners of Islam

Salam Dear Umm Bassel, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. I must say; I don’t envy your position! It is much easier to answer questions in writing so that you can think of what to say. I myself am not usually good at answering questions from the top of my …

Tips on How Western Youth Utilize Summer

Tips on How Western Youth Utilize Summer

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- Muslims everywhere should try their best to utilize their time wisely. 2- Muslim youth organizations, especially in this part of the world, should initiate useful youth …

FUNNY | 5 Mistakes When Correcting Others (Video)

FUNNY | 5 Mistakes When Correcting Others (Video)

Good intentions are not enough. Sometimes you offer a sincere advice to a Muslim brother or sister, but the way you present the advice may be not so friendly; correcting people my alienate them rather than attract their attention to the right path. Allah Almighty says, {Invite (people) to the way of your Lord with wisdom and …

When a Prophet Is Jailed.... How Yusuf (PBUH) Coped

When a Prophet Is Jailed.... How Yusuf (PBUH) Coped

How Prophet Yusuf (peace and blessings be upon him) faced the difficult experience of being jailed for no reason? What did he do when approached by his two mates in prison who as ked him to interpret their dreams? And what lessons can we learn from the story and apply in our daily life? Join Sheikh …

Patience & Dawah: 6 Quranic Tips

6 Verses on Patience & Dawah

In parts one and two, we discussed the concept of dawah and the challenges the da`iyah faces in its cause. We categorized them into three categories: challenges from within, people’s resistance, and people’s opposition. It was quite obvious that it is not easy to overcome those challenges except with great and continuous effort. The most important quality one needs to succeed …

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How to Introduce Islam to Others?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question today is: I want to ask you how should I introduce Islam to my non-Muslim friends. Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, the question is very general and for, of …

Giving a Copy of the Qur’an to Non-Muslims

Giving a Copy of the Qur’an to Non-Muslims: Permissible?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. 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: If a Muslim realizes that distributing copies of the translation of the Qur’an among non-Muslims or offering them as presents will …



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