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The 2 Biggest Threats to Your Faith

The 2 Biggest Threats to Your Faith

The Prophet gave us a few things to deal with materialism. First, he taught us charity. It sounds simple enough, but if you dictate on yourself to give a certain amount of charity every time you earn, then it’s going to be routine and it’ll be already baked into anything that you’re going to receive.

Muslim and a Shopaholic?

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 …

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…

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 …

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Why Does God Allow Poverty?

Salam (peace), Thank you so much for your question. In the noble Quran, The Creator, Allah Almighty says: {And as for man, when his Lord tries him and [thus] is generous to him and favors him, he says, “My Lord has honored me.” But when He tries him and restricts his provision, he says, “My …

5 Secrets of Wealth You Should Know

5 Secrets of Wealth You Should Know About

Know that wealth is like a serpent, in it there is both poison and medicine. The religious benefits of wealth are three kinds: The first kind is money spent on yourself for the acts of worship, specifically the provisions necessary, to allow you to focus on remembrance and meditation…

Mother and Siblings' Share in Husband's Wealth

Mother and Siblings' Share in Husband's Wealth

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. In this fatwa: As an inheritance ruling, parents inherit but siblings inherit only if the deceased has no father or children. Responding to …

Spending on Next of Kin More than Children: OK?

Spending on Next of Kin More than Children: OK?

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. In this fatwa: 1- There are no specific proportions in the Qur’an stating what one should spend on his next of kin. Rather, …

Muhammad Ali: Why Is Wealth Important?

Muhammad Ali: Why Is Wealth Important?

Not only was he the heavy weight champion of the world, a much loved and admired athlete, but he was extremely smart. Listen to why he believes wealth is so important.

5 Things to Consider When Giving Charity

5 Things to Consider When Giving Charity

When you give in charity, you should present a pleasant face and a kind manner. Smile. Do not stretch out your hand while leaning back in disdain from them, as if you regard poverty as some sort of contagious disease you might just catch if you get too close.



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