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How To Get The Courage to Pray in Public

How To Get The Courage to Pray in Public

In this counseling answer: • You may find an Islamic restaurant, mosque, or another semi-private place to make your prayer. • You may also wish to seek out other Muslim brothers to pray with. • Talk with brothers at your mosque who are familiar with praying in your community and can offer real-time tips. • Remember how important …

5 Things For Muslim Reverts to Remember

5 Things For Muslim Reverts to Remember

Don’t let others make you feel “less Muslim” because you are still learning how to read Arabic. On the flip side, don’t let others make you feel “too Muslim” because you wear hijab. Find moderation in all you do, and strive to be the best person you can be…

Surah Luqman: Wise Man Advises His Son

Surah Luqman: Wise Man Advises His Son

Luqman (may Allah be pleased with him) was one of the very few individuals who were quoted by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala in the Quran. Although he was not a prophet, he was a famous person in the Arabic literature renowned for his wisdom and wise quotations. Luqman was mentioned in the glorious Quran and …

Muslim Prayer - The Best Spiritual Trainer

Muslim Prayer - The Best Spiritual Trainer

It is this training which makes a man a perfect Muslim. Prayer reminds him of his covenant with God, refreshes his faith in Him, and keeps the belief in the Day of Judgment alive and ever present before his mind’s eye. It makes him follow the Prophet and trains him in the observance of his duties.

I Struggle to Pray; How to Commit to Prayer?

I Struggle to Pray; How to Commit to Prayer?

In this counseling answer: • How to commit to prayer? Remember: prayer is a reminder, a way for us to structure our day and not forget that Allah SWT is there for us and that we need to be aware of His presence. • Our relationship with Allah SWT is supposed to be much stronger than …

Photo of This Muslim Worker Praying with His Safety Gear On Goes Viral

Phoebe Olivia posted a photo of a construction worker on a rooftop with his head bowed down to the ground. While his helmet and boots were laid down beside him, the man still had his high-visibility vest strap and safety gear on His head was bowed down on what looked like a small blue plastic …

Why do Muslim Players Perform Gratitude Prostration after Scoring Goals?

What Is Gratitude Prostration Muslim Players Do After Goals?

In many football games,  Muslim players celebrate goals with prostration. That is called Sujud Ash-Shukr. So what exactly is Sujud Ash-Shukr or Gratitude Prostration? What are its rulings? How is it performed? How to perform Gratitude Prostration This video gives a short explanation on what to do. Join Shaykh Yaser Birjas as he explains the conditions …

How A Yoga Class Made Me Fall in Love with Prayer

How A Yoga Class Made Me Fall in Love with Prayer

I remember the exact moment I fell in love with praying. It was February and I was numb. My heart had experienced loss, and as a result my life had consisted of profound emptiness. That cold Saskatchewan morning, I met with a friend for breakfast before heading to a yoga class nearby. I was exhausted. …

Mom Asks Me to Pray But I Refuse

Mom Keeps Asking Me to Pray But I Refuse

In this counseling answer: •While your mom asks you to pray, I suggest that you commit to praying for one month. During this time I would also kindly suggest that you read about the benefits of prayer and really get to know about the importance of your relationship with Allah. •You may not initially feel …



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