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Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Towards Effective Mosques: Advice for Future Imams

Future Imams need to remember that every precious and great thing requires hard work and huge efforts. No different to this is knowledge, even more so knowledge in Islam. It is the noblest thing in life; it can never be attained but through continuous work, staying up nights, repetition, giving up comforts and denying one’s enjoyments. …

Know Everything

How Can I Know Everything About Islam?

Short Answer: God checks your actions and the intents behind the actions. In most cases you simply follow the dictates of your commonsense, the reason that Allah has given you. In cases where you are in doubt, you ask the opinion of someone who can help you in the matter. But, spend a part of your time for study …

7 Cs of Seeking Knowledge Every Muslim Should Go By

7 Cs of Seeking Knowledge Every Muslim Should Go By

What is your contribution? You have the Quran saying “Read in the name of your Lord,” you have to read and read many books, but we are not doing that. So we want superficial commitment to our religion. This is heavy.

Divine Gift

Is Guidance a Divine Gift For the Chosen?

Asalamu Alaikum Uzair,  Please let me congratulate you for such a great question that reflects deep insight and a true desire to seek knowledge. May Allah purify our hearts from heedlessness and grant us hidayah, ameen!  First of all, the Arabic word “hidayah” means guidance. The verb “yahdi” means to grant guidance. Of course, it is Allah who grants …

obligated study

Is Every Muslim Obligated to Study Islam In-Depth?

Short Answer: No. Islam is practical, and of course not all Muslims on earth have the time or capacity or interest in studying Islam in-depth. Such In-depth study is required of the community as a whole (fard kifaya), not of each individual. All individual Muslims are required, however, to know the most basic knowledge regarding …

Some Muslims' Bad Behavior Makes Me Doubt Islam

Some Muslims' Bad Behavior Makes Me Doubt Islam

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh dear sister, Ma sha’ Allah, you seem to be determined to do the right thing and follow the path of Islam in search of truth. Unfortunately, however, the influence of others makes this process difficult and at times causes you doubt Islam, too. Ma sha’ Allah, your intentions …

Can We Know God Through Science?

Salam Shakil,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  Islam- the final, eternal message of Allah to humanity- addresses the human intellect in order to convince if of its genuine truth. To be convincing to all people at all times, this final message is based on scientific reasoning that fits the evolving scientific knowledge of all generations.  Such …

Da`wah Camps

Are Da`wah Camps Bid`ah?

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

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