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Ramadan prep tips

6 Tips for Ramadan - A Preparation List

Ramadan requires us to tweak our lifestyles so as to make it healthy and productive. It’s not everyday that we get up an hour or so before Fajr to prepare for suhoor meals or to pray Tahajjud (night prayer). Therefore, before the arrival of Ramadan, it is a good idea to start adjusting our sleeping habits.

7 Ways to Soften a Hard Heart

7 Ways to Soften a Hard Heart

I’m sure you have experienced it sometime in your life, when you just looked at a natural phenomena – it might have been looking at the vastness of a sea, or watching a sunset – and you were just mesmerized. Your eyes started watering from the sheer beauty of what you were beholding.

"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 Kind of Worship Should We Do in Sha`ban?

What Kind of Worship Should We Do in Sha`ban?

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- Sha`ban is a blessed month. 2- Every wise Muslim should seize the opportunity doing his best to achieve the …

Dhikr and Our Journey of Self-Actualization

By incessantly remembering and extoling Allah, man indirectly remembers himself and his weighty life purpose and mission, too, in the process effectively subduing and curbing his ego. By not forgetting Allah, man does not forget himself either.

What Dhikr Should We Recite During the Iqamah?

What Dhikr Should We Recite During the Iqamah?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon His Messenger.  Dear questioner, thank you very much for raising this good question that reflects a good understanding and …

Suffering from Death Phobia & Panic Attacks

Suffering from Death Phobia & Panic Attacks

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, I am sorry to hear you are going through difficult times with depression, panic, and anxiety.  It is definitely a challenge to deal with them, to say the least. As you are now experiencing thoughts and fears of death and dying, it compounds the issues. While fears of death and dying …

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 …

Making Dhikr

Is Making Dhikr in a Group Bid`ah?

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. Dear brother in Islam, thanks a lot for your question which reflects your care to have a clear view of the teachings of …

Get Rid of Sorrow

Why do you look so sad? What is the point of sorrow in your life? Are you living your life or just surviving? People may laugh and play, but does that mean they don’t harbor sorrow and regret? If all the world continually grumbled about their problems, the world would be overcome with sorrow and …



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