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Get An Answer For Your Question From God

How Do You Get An Answer For Your Question From God?

Short Answer:  You asked Allah for something. But the question is: Do you know for sure that this thing will be good for you in the future? The Prophet taught us the consultation prayer (salatul istikhara) to help us answer this question. And remember that when you consult Allah, then this means you trust Him and you …

The Decision-Making Prayer

The Decision-Making Prayer (Istikharah)

The prayer of decision-making, Istikharah, is an indispensable tool that every Muslim must have to navigate their life. Life is made up of decisions. For many people, we only notice the decisions when they have huge, long-term consequences. But decisions of all kinds are there, filling up every moment and affecting our life.

Getting Conflicting Results for My Istikhara

Getting Conflicting Results for My Istikhara

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum dear brother, When people make istikharah, they learn the authentic desire and pure hope of their heart. A human being’s heart of hearts is always inspired by ALLAH. This can be confusing when outer circumstances do not match what the feeling of desire is. Your desire is innocent and pure. Indeed, what your intuition …

Can I Reject a Marriage Proposal from a Religious Person

Can I Reject a Marriage Proposal from a Religious Person?

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- The most fundamental question when choosing a partner is that of his or her religious piety, but this does …

Shall I Marry a non-Virgin Girl?

Shall I Marry a non-Virgin Girl?

In this counseling answer: If you are seeking a pious wife who has not indulged in any haram activity, you need to be practicing a similar lifestyle. The counselor, thus, advises the brother to make sure the both of them are serious about getting married, to talk to the parents of both sides, and …

I Finally Decided to Remain Single!

I Finally Decided to Remain Single!

Answer: As-Salaamu `Alaikum, Thank you for writing in. The situation you describe is sadly reflective of the zeitgeist of our time and, as you have found, one in which many sisters find themselves. The question you raise is an important aspect of any decision-making process – that of, accepting the decisions that we make and living …

Can I Wish to Marry an Engaged Person?

Can I Wish to Marry an Engaged Person?

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 sister in Islam, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty …

Can I Consult a Numerologist?

Can I Consult a Numerologist?

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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 questioner, we would like to thank you for the great confidence you place in us, and we implore Allah Almighty to help us serve His cause and …



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