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Sister Doesn't Pray Due to OCD

Sister Doesn't Pray Due to OCD

 In this counseling answer: “Whilst you are concerned about her not praying, do be careful not to force her into it or make her feel bad for not praying. If you are forceful or negative about her behavior she may eventually develop an even more negative association with prayer. This will make it even more …

Repel Satanic Whispers?

How to Repel Satanic Whispers?

Short Answer:  It is good that you know what you are going through are just Satanic whispers. Do not worry about the consequences of the bad thoughts you have as they are a sign of your firm belief. The first weapon that you can use to protect yourself from Satanic whispers is to make Dhikr (remembrance of Allah).  You should …

ego waswasa

What's The Difference Between Ego and Waswasa?

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Shaykh Faraz Rabbani from SeekersHub addresses this question in the video below. Transcript: Moderator: “What is the difference between waswasa [satanic whispers in one’s heart/mind] and ego?” Sh. Faraz Rabbani: “Waswasa is misgivings. Waswasa is internal whisperings… whether those whisperings come from the Shaytan [Satan] …

I Feel As If Satan Has Overtaken Me

I Feel As If Satan Had Overtaken Me

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Thank you for writing. I am sorry to hear all that you are going through, but I am happy that you are on the road to recovery in sha’ Allah. The feelings, emotions and perceived evilness may be a side effect of your medication. I cannot say for sure as I …

All About Waswasa and How to Overcome It

All About Waswasa and How to Overcome It

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum, We have to distinguish between two different types of conditions. One is an actual clinical diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. People who have this disorder often become religious to the point of developing a disorder as well. This is called religiosity. Don’t get that confused with being very, very devout. These are actual mental …

Islamic Solution for OCD (Waswaas)

Islamic Solution for OCD (Waswaas)

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, Suffering with OCD can be very debilitating due to the excessive thoughts of anxiety and the negative impact on one’s life in so many ways. There are a number of things to consider in your question. I begin with your actual question: “Is evolutionary psychology a theory or fact?” If you are …

Extreme Waswasa in All My Acts of Worship

Extreme Waswasa in All My Acts of Worship

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaykum Sister, Waswasa is a very uncomfortable state of anxiety with obsessive thinking and rumination. These fears and doubts enter our minds because we forget the truth about how merciful our Allah (swt) is. I hope that the approaches and suggestions that I give are helpful to you. You deserve to enjoy your …

Anxious About My Child's Conception, Help!

Asalamu Alaikum brother, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. It is quite clear from your description of your mental and psychological state, that Shaitaan (Satan) has successfully targeted and afflicted you with a major onslaught of whispers (waswaas). It is precisely for the protection from such disturbing thoughts, debilitating doubts, and productivity-stunting fears and …

Can Bad Thoughts Lead To Disbelief?

Asalamu Alaikum Mohammed,  Thank you so much for your contacting Ask about Islam.  In fact, I was extremely happy when I read your question. I noticed your sincerity and faith. I noticed your grief while talking about the bad thoughts that usually come to you, and I see the strength that you have to prevent them, …

Stopped Praying & Hoping to Get Rid of Waswasa

Stopped Praying & Hoping to Get Rid of Waswasa

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum Sister, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry that you are struggling with this problem. I am also sorry to hear about the sudden loss of your father. I ask Allah to have mercy on your father, grant you and your family patience, and give you the strength and …



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