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Why Muslims Believe in the Unseen?

Why Muslims Believe in the Unseen?

It is an everyday experience that when you do not know a thing, you look for somebody who knows it and you repose faith in his word and follow him. If you get ill and you cannot treat and cure yourself, you look for the doctor and accept and follow his instructions without question. Why? …

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Ammar's Heart & Omar's Shirt: Why Faith Matters

Imam Omar Suleiman recounts in this video two stories that both show how and why faith matters. Suffering horrible torture, Ammar had to speak ill of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him). We follow the conversation between him and the Prophet on this incident. What about the Omar’s shirt? How does it relate to iman? …

Angel Gabriel Asks Prophet Muhammad About Faith

Angel Gabriel Asks Prophet Muhammad About Faith

One of the important and famous hadiths in the Sunnah is the hadith of Gabriel (peace be upon him). In this hadith, `Umar ibn Al-Khattab (may Allah be pleased with him) recounts an interesting incident:  An unknown man approached the Prophet and asked the Prophet a number of questions. Interestingly, he confirmed the answers as …

A Surah that Consoled the Prophet… It will Relieve You Too

A Surah that Consoled the Prophet… It Will Relieve You Too

Do you feel disconnected with Allah, feel down, feel depressed or think maybe Allah doesn’t love you anymore… feel like your du`as are not being answered? Watch this, Sheikh Tawfique Chowdury gives a beautiful Tafsir of Surah Ad-Duha and shows how Allah choose the best for us. A must watch lecture for anyone looking for …

Ibn `Atta' on Ascending Levels of Worship

In his well-known book, Al-Hikam (Words of Wisdom), sheikh Ahmad Ibn `Ataa’illah As-Sakandari says: Allah diversified the acts of worship for you because He knows how quickly you get bored. And He did not permit you certain acts of worship at certain times so you do not go to extremes. The objective is to perfect your prayers …

Some Sixty Branches of Faith: Which One is the Best?! (Part 2/2)

So Many Good Deeds... How to Prioritize?

Editor’s note: Your time and energy are such scarce resources. A smart believer seeks to maximize his/her gains from the good deeds and look forward to higher ranks in the hereafter.   How to tell if one deed is better and more rewarding than another? Dr. Wael Hamza discusses in this series a number of …

How Strong is Your Iman? Take the Test

The great beauty of iman is that the more actions (done with sincerity) you take, the more you will build strong iman and increase in all the positive emotions that come along with it. To help you evaluate what state your iman is in, answer the following…

Collective Iman: An experiment and Reflections

Collective Iman: An experiment and Reflections

The term ‘Iman,’ that linguistically means “faith” or “belief,” is used in this article in its comprehensive sense. It includes belief that resides in the hearts, words uttered by the tongue, and actions that follow. It includes rituals as well as character. It is what the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) meant when …

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

5 Ways for New Muslims to Strengthen Their Faith

Short Answer: In learning to practice your new faith, take things slowly. The first priority would be to learn the five daily prayers. Making new Muslim friends is also very important while gradually increasing your knowledge of Islam. _________________________________________ Salam Dear Abdul Hadi, Welcome to Islam! May Allah continue to guide you and strengthen your faith. …



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