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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.

UK Muslim Harassed While Praying, University Apologizes

LONDON – The manager of the Law Department at London School of Economics in the UK has apologized to a Muslim student who was physically and verbally harassed last week by an LSE security officer while she was praying. “LSE is investigating ‘the serious allegations’ and the relevant member of staff has been removed from …


Must I Make Up for Years of Missed Prayer?

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- Some scholars maintain that the one who missed prayers for many years may count the missed prayers and make …

Why Should I Make Duaa If God Has Already Decreed Everything?

Why Should I Make Duaa If God Has Already Decreed Everything?

I never make duaa though I am Muslim and definitely believe in God. What is the point in making duaa If God has already decreed everything?

Our destiny is already determined, why then should we make supplications?

Watch bother Fadel Soliman’ answer to this question.

Bulgaria’s Historic Mosques Await Restoration

SOFIA – The Office of the Grand Mufti of Bulgaria has declared 27 Ottoman-era mosques, which lost their minarets in the east Balkan’s nation, as historic sites, preventing the Muslim community from using them for prayers. “The Bulgarian officials aren’t allowing restoration because they say the mosques no longer have minarets and they are surrounded …

Prayer Strengthens You

Prayer will stop you from evil inclinations. That is one of the reasons it is there, so we focus on what is right. Prayer strengthens us.


Self- Development: Prayers As Productive Habit

You should aim to develop the following seven spiritually productive activities into habits so that you can hopefully continue benefiting from them throughout your life. I consider these activities as the spiritual ‘bread and butter’ of any productive Muslim. To develop them as habits is the essence of embarking on your journey towards the love …

Wisdom Behind the Postures and Phrases of Prayer

The Wisdom Behind the Postures and Phrases of Prayer

The postures of prayer are symbolic of humankind’s relationship with God. We stand and assert our existence, we bow to show humility and we prostrate in awe of our Creator’s Power and Strength. From this state of complete abasement we acknowledge our complete reliance on and need of God.

Analyzing Status of Brain during Prayers

Since the beginning of time, philosophers, psychologists, scientists, and many others have always questioned the presence of God. According to research done since the past few years, belief in God isn’t merely a play of the mind, or belief in the unseen, it is the reality. Researchers have found a strong connection between brain activity …

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