The Extractors is one of the short chapters, only 46 verses, found towards the end of the Quran and was revealed in Makkah. The Makkans of the time emphatically denied the Resurrection thus The Extractor’s subject matter confirms the Day of Resurrection…
The best way to beat self-doubt is to do things that stop you doubting yourself and stop Satan making you doubt yourself. The fact that you care about your faith is wonderful. Now, put that guilt into action. Satan makes us do nothing so that we are doomed to hell.
If you’re a new Muslim, most likely the rest of your family is not. So you could start to feel very lonely and isolated during this month, especially when other Muslims are waking up early with their families and enjoying suhoor together…
One should walk towards Allah with feelings of deficiency. His Right is too great to be recognized and fulfilled; and without showering under His Mercy, there can be no salvation. Suppose people sacrifice their souls and wealth for His Sake.
Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Dr. Shabir Ally addresses this question in the video below: Transcript: Aisha Khaja: So, Dr. Shabir, the question that we have, it has several parts. Maybe I’ll start with the first part. Is it true that Islam teaches about the pre-existence of the soul? …
Life has a meaning and I can do a lot to fulfill this meaning. I remember sitting one day at my work feeling so absolutely and completely happy that when my colleagues had seen me, they would have known I had fallen in love.
Indeed, one of the most prominent attributes of great spiritual guides is the ability to trigger energy within those who approach them, releasing their hidden powers to serve the ultimate truth, each according to his gifts.
If we are worried and anxious – why not try God? Why not, as Immanuel Kant said: ‘accept a belief in God because we need such a belief’? Why not link ourselves now ‘with the inexhaustible motive power that spins the universe’?”
As I sifted through the countless logical facts that I read through and researched, one thing took my attention the most. “Islam”. The name of this religion. I noticed it is written many times in this Quran.
What can we learn from the Prophet’s character and how can we implement these learnings in our lives today? Can we always be truthful like him who was known as As-Sadik or the truthful one? Can we be kind in the face of adversity as he was? And can such kindness help us deal with Islamophobia?