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Inner Peace

How to Attain Inner Peace and Strength?

Short Answer: All Muslims are encouraged to work on self-development, the struggle against the self. It involves dissolving negative emotions such as greed, jealousy, envy, deceit, and hypocrisy. When we do that, we are more able to have control of our ego and our will, and we find inner peace. ______________________________________ Salam (Peace) Janet, Thank you …

What a Proper Relationship with the Prophet Entails

What a Proper Relationship with the Prophet Entails

he circle of ittiba` is wider than that of ita`ah (obedience). The latter covers obligatory and compulsory requirements whereas the former covers optional and supererogatory works. Obedience at times may be superficial and lacking sincerity whereas ittiba` can only be performed with love and devotion.

prophet intercede

How Will the Prophet Intercede for Us In The Hereafter?

Short Answer: Intercession is not the same thing as intermediation. We have a direct connection to God himself, without any need for an intermediary. That being said, out of his love for Prophet Muhammad, God has given him alone the special right to intercede on our behalf before God on Judgment Day. But, it’s important to know that …

Why Follow the Prophet to Be Successful?

Why Follow the Prophet to Be Successful?

Salam Dear Dinshaw, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. As you may know, there are some Muslims who believe that, since the Quran is the word of Allah, there is no requirement for Muslims to follow the example of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). After all, they say, whose words …

How to Owe Respect to the Prophet?

How to Owe Respect to the Prophet?

Salam Dear Samira, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. First, we all have to ask God for faithfulness. No one can guarantee being religious all the time, so it is Allah’s mercy to us that He renders us steady. Allah says what means: {And ye have no good thing but is …



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