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The Story of Qarun (Korah) in the Quran

The Story of Qarun (Korah) in the Quran

Qarun was from the nation of Moses, he is from the children of Israel. Allah said that he became a transgressor and tyrant against all the people of Bani Israel and he was one of the most transgressors during the time of Moses.

What Does God Say About the Backbiter?

What Does God Say About the Backbiter?

The Backbiter, named for the word humazah in the first verse, is one of the short chapters towards the end of the Quran. Many of these chapters deal extensively with the concept of Hell. However, although there are ten more chapters to follow…

Dua For Family, Wealth, Forgiveness

Here is a beautiful dua for family, wealth and forgiveness. It has English subtitles for those who don’t know Arabic and it repeated throughout.

Muslim and a Shopaholic? Islam and Consumerism

Muslim and a Shopaholic?

Consumerism is spreading like a plague in today’s culture. People are transformed into tireless shopping machines whose lifestyles are centered on malls, sales, and new offers. In the words of  Tyler Durden, from Fight Club, the movie: “We’re consumers. We are by-products of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty, these things don’t concern me. What concerns …

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Prosperity Gospel: Does Prayer Increase Our Wealth?

Short Answer: “That “hadith” is fabricated, meaning we have no proof that Prophet Muhammad ever said such a thing… If Allah would base His sustenance on belief and disbelief then He would simply withhold water from disbelievers… The more we have, the greater the responsibility; therefore, the greater the accountability will be… If people in a certain area …

Poverty asceticism

Does Islam Encourage Poverty & Asceticism?

Salam Dear Sister, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Context is King At times, Islam presents information about realities in separate texts. If one looks at one of these texts in isolation, it may lead one to an incomplete picture. For example, the statements of the Prophet that suggest poor …

Demanding Husband's Entire Wealth: Allowed?

Demanding Husband's Entire Wealth: Allowed?

Wa `alaykum as-Salam 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. In this fatwa: 1- Accommodation is one of the wife’s rights in Islam, which means that her husband should prepare accommodation for her …

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What Foreign Muslims Get Wrong About Americans

Asalamu Alaikum, Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. It is good that you have chosen to examine your beliefs and of course we are not offended. Here’s a great response to your question from islamwich.com, written by Ask About Islam counselor, Theresa Corbin. As an American and a Muslim, I am trying …

He Forgot The Masjid – Powerful Story

He Forgot The Masjid - Powerful Story

This is a very powerful story we all need to learn from. A man went to Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and asked him to make dua that he will be blessed with wealth. Before this he was regular at the masjid. When he gained his wealth he forgot the masjid.

How to Distribute Father's Property after Recovering It from My Uncle

How to Distribute Father's Property after Recovering It from My Uncle

Wa `alaykum As-Salamu waRahmatullahi 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. In this fatwa: 1- Your uncle has no right to your father’s property. 2- Your study and marriage expenses are the responsibility of your brother if he has …



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