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Is Suicide the Solution? Fadel Soliman Answers

Is Suicide the Solution? Check This Answer

The very idea that someone wants to die is frightening. As a result, suicide is not an easy topic to discuss. However, talking about it does save lives. Would suicide really help? The huge pains that many people go through may prompt them to consider ending their life, but is it a wise decision? Will …

What Is the Purpose of Life According to the Quran

What Is the Purpose of Life According to the Quran?

Salam Dear Reader, Thank you so much for this very interesting question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Indeed, among the issues that intrigue the reader of the Quran is how it encourages him/her to think, reflect and ponder on his/her own position and purpose in this world. Allah says in the Quran: “Does man …

My Purpose in Life as a New Muslim

My Purpose in Life as a New Muslim

It would take me years to find out what my purpose in life was. As a small child I can remember playing with my Barbie dolls while contemplating upon why I had lived. As the only member of my family to go to college, I remember sitting in philosophy class pondering upon why I had survived birth…

Power of the Quran – Changing Hearts and Minds

The Power of the Quran in Changing Hearts and Minds

I, personally, felt this pull when I was a young Christian mother grappling with the tragic death of my grandmother. On the same night I heard the heartbreaking news; I grieved in the darkness of my bedroom and had no idea how to cope with the loss. Suddenly, I felt this intense urge…

Hereafter According to Islam

What is the Purpose of the Hereafter According to Islam?

Short Answer: The hereafter is what makes this life make sense. None of the injustices, corruption or evil will go without account and no good deed will go without full reward __________________________________________ Peace be upon you, Dear Reader, Thank you for sending us your important question. There are two points to discuss in your question: …

The Purpose of Life in Light of the Quran

The Purpose of Life in Light of the Quran

What an individual has to remember is that he is answerable for his actions and God is watching over us all the time. God, exalted is He, keeps on reminding us that He is watching every action of ours and has informed all believers that He is All-Knowing and Wise.

Islam Gave Me What I Was Looking For

Islam Gave Me What I Was Looking For

It was a long journey and it took time. I knew there was and is a God… God for me has always been something so great and big that my mind is limited to understand what He is. This, as God has such great power…

Finding God

Finding Love or Finding God or Both? Part 2

Part 1 Salam (Peace) Brother, As I said in part one, you will say, as an agnostic, you do not believe that God exists. Alright. How do we know that YOU exist? Really. We have not seen or heard you ever before. But you know, the thought of you not existing didn’t even occur to …


Why Were We Created?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Safiyyah  Ally: So, how would a religious person answer the question: why are we here? Dr. Shabir Ally: Well, in the Quran, there are two verses that would say that God created jinns and human …

What is the Purpose of My Life?

What is the Purpose of My Life?

Answer: Wa á Alaykum As-salaam dear sister,     You are awakened, and you are experiencing a healthy discontent. This is the “struggle” that we are called upon as spiritual beings to engage in. This struggle begins when we are awaken to the existential questions that you are presenting here. Indeed, human beings are both beast …

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