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Mom Doesn't Pray, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: The best thing to remember, especially when dealing with our parents and elders, is to be kind, to teach them by setting an example and not to be condescending with them. Therefore, the counselor suggested the questioner approach her mother and her sister with love, talk to her mother; tell her how …

Who Arranged the Verses and Chapters of the Quran?

Who Arranged the Verses and Chapters of the Quran?

It is a historical fact that the collection of the Quran came to an end on the very day that its revelation ceased. The One who was responsible for its revelation was also the One who fixed its arrangement. The one whose heart was the receptacle of the Quran…

Prostration – The Ultimate Position of Humility

Prostration - The Ultimate Position of Humility

Being close to your Lord is the most beautiful virtue of sajdah. But did you know doing sujood also has an amazing impact on your body? When you go into the position of prostration, your whole body is in an active motion. When you rest your forehead on the…

How Do I Keep Up the Prayers After Ramadan?

How Do I Keep Up the Prayers After Ramadan?

It’s said that it takes twenty one days to build a new habit. If you’ve been praying every day in Ramadan, congratulations! You’ve just built the prayer habit. But then, so many of us do just that every Ramadan, and yet give it all up after Eid. How do we hold on to our prayers and other acts of worship after Ramadan?

A Prayer for Pardon

A Prayer for Pardon

Pardon me for the wavering of my heart and the hesitation of my tongue. Bestow Your grace upon me by giving me the firm resolve to do what is right, engage in righteousness, and remain free from sin.

Itikaf: Are all Mosques Proper?

Itikaf: Are all Mosques Proper?

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: Itikaf is valid in any mosque in which the five prayers are held and which has a congregation. Dealing with the …

pray period

Why Aren't Women Allowed to Pray During Their Period?

Short Answer: Almighty Allah lifted the load of prayer and the burden of fasting from woman’s shoulders during this period. Menses is neither a funny nor a nice experience. There is an important maxim in Islam: “difficulty brings ease,” meaning that when a person is experiencing anything difficult, Islam will give him some concessions that make life easy …

This Hadith Will Help You Maintain Focus in Prayer

This Hadith Will Help You Maintain Focus in Prayer

How do I focus in Prayer? We all want to be focused in our Salah. Are there any specific things I can be doing to help myself concentrate more while I pray? Does one strategy work for everyone? Watch this short video by Imam Suleiman Hani for the answer More on Prayers: …

Fast Reminders: Masjid Clothes

FAST Reminders: Masjid Clothes

As you go to Taraweeh tonight after breaking your fast, consider this reminder about masjid clothes. It talks about a simple but important etiquette of Prayer in Masjid. We probably do not realize that our homes have a scent; when we are smiling the beautiful food of Ramadan being cooked, we are not aware that it is …



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