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Is Islam Really Easy for New Reverts?

God guides us during this journey and once the Shahadah, or declaration of faith, has been publicly confirmed, some may be left wondering what do you do next? Many reverts are left stranded after reciting the Shahadah and thinking what have I done? Did I jump in hastily into something where I will fail miserably?


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 …

Cargill Violated Muslim Workers Rights: Equality Commission

A leading American civil rights group welcomed on Wednesday, August 9, the determinations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) finding reasonable cause that Cargill violated Muslim employees right for religious accommodation.

How I Came to Love the Prayer as a Muslim

How I Came to Love the Prayer as a Muslim

I had begun to pray but the most important hurdle still remained – how was I going to fit so many prayers into my schedule. I was in my last two years at school, so I had to work hard which meant I had to do homework and study when I got back home.


10 Ways to Get Your Kids Love Prayer

As Muslims, we all know the importance of Salah (prayer). It is the first thing that we will be brought to account for in front of Allah (swt), and is the most important pillar of Islam after the Shahadah. Thus, it is so important that we encourage our children to form the habit of praying, …

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How Can I Improve Focus and Spirituality During Prayer?

Salam Dear Sabah, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Many Muslims are aware they could pray in a better manner so you are not alone in your concerns. The point, as you say, is what can be done about it? Prayer Is A Relationship Prayer in Islam is a pillar …

Can We Offer Supplication After Prayer?

Can We Offer Supplication After Prayer?

What should we say in our supplication after Prayers Some people favor long supplications while others go against it; what is the correct way of doing it according to the Qur’an and Sunnah?

How To Focus While Praying

How To Focus While Praying

We must focus when praying and many of us struggle with this. How many of us rush through the prayer and not focus on Allah? This is a powerful reminder of how to focus while praying!

Why Was the Qiblah Changed From Jerusalem to Makkah?

Why Was the Qiblah Changed from Jerusalem to Makkah?

The change of the qiblah is a declaration by God of the perfection of the first religion as the final religion for mankind. Through the two mystical events in the life of the final messenger, Muhammad, God completes and perfects the religion for humanity….

How to Pray Istikhara and How to Read the Decision?

Praying Istikhara - How to Read the Results?

The results of an istikhara prayer can take many forms. Basically, you go by your feelings, whether you now feel more favorable or not. Also, you may notice events have changed, either for what you have expected or not. Note that you must follow the results of an istikhara…

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