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Is It Allowed to Practice Meditation Techniques to Calm Down?

Are Alternative Methods of Meditation Allowed for Muslims?

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: You are doing nothing wrong by using meditation techniques as long as you do not perform the specific rituals of Buddhism and as long as …

What Kind of Worship Should We Do in Shaban?

What Acts of Worship Are Recommended in Shaban?

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: 1- Shaban is a blessed month. 2- Every wise Muslim should seize the opportunity doing his best to achieve the most …

6 Things to Remember When Saying Basmalah

6 Things to Remember When Saying Basmalah

How will the basmalah make you more productive? Make it a habit. More important, make it a conscious habit. Habits are normally things we don’t even notice anymore; the key with the basmalah is to say it with your tongue and heart.

In a Minute 10 Easy Things Grant You Great Rewards

In a Minute, These 10 Easy Things Grant You Great Rewards

What if one utilizes the minutes that go by without us ever noticing and put them to good use? Here’s a list of little things you can do in under a minute to add to your book of good deeds and make those minutes count in not only this world but in your hereafter as well.

Remembering God - At One With His Creations

Remembering God - At One With His Creations

How do you strive for inner peace when everyone around you is partying out loud? It’s always hard to go against the flow. But there’s a way. It’s hard to go against the flow. But, think about this, in actively remembering Allah, are we going against the flow?

Huge Reward for Small Acts: Why?

Huge Reward for Small Acts: Why?

A good number of the Prophet’s hadiths promise huge rewards for seemingly small acts of worship. For example, in one hadith the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) tells us that reciting surat Al-Ikhlas is equal to reciting one third of the Qur’an. So, you can earn the reward of reciting the whole Qur’an in just …

Pearls of Islam Releases New Nasheed Album

Pearls of Islam Releases New Nasheed Album

If this is the first you’ve heard of The Pearls of Islam, then you are among the fortunate who have not been waiting up to ten years for the duo to put out a full-length album. For the rest of us, the album released just this Friday February 1, 2019 is totally worth the wait. …

A Very Powerful Dhikr to Face Life’s Challenges

A Very Powerful Dhikr to Face Life’s Challenges

One of the most powerful dhikr taught to you in the Quran and the Sunnah which you can and should use for all challenges you might ever face is: Hasbuna Allahu wa ni’ma-l wakeel means: Allah is Sufficient for us, and He is the Best Disposer of affairs…

10 Hadiths on Remembrance of Allah

10 Hadiths on Remembrance of Allah

Which status would be higher than having your humble person appreciated and mentioned by Allah Almighty to a gathering of high-esteemed Angels? That is only one of the many valuable advantages you gain trough frequent remembrance of Allah (dhikr Allah). The special position of this easy act of worship is frequently emphasized by the Prophet …

Always Keep Your Tongue Moist with Dhikr

Always Keep Your Tongue Moist With Dhikr

Always keep dhikr (remembrance) of Allah on your tongue no matter what. Why? Whenever Allah Almighty tries you and tests you, the first thing you’ll say is the dhikr of Allah. I have a friend back in Australia, who was a teacher from Uganda. And…



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